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A Sign of God Leads to Personal Injuries

December 11, 2012

A faith-driven man, David Jimenez, 45, had his leg crushed by a 600-pound crucifix at a church, resulting in six-figure medical bills.  Jimenez, who emigrated from Mexico, started praying to the cross outside the NY church after his wife was diagnosed with cancer.  Treatment cured the cancer and Jimenez was swayed by faith. Apparently God…

Personal Injury Lawsuit Climate Overcast with a Slight Chance of Rain

December 6, 2012

Personal injury lawyers are suffering their own grievances: headaches. A lawyer-backed legislation is being fought over: who can sue whom and collect what. Lawyers are fighting against business, professional and insurance lobbies re: bills covering pain and suffering damages, medical malpractice and even negligent handling of insurance claims.  Basically, if there is a lawsuit to…

Motor-Psycho Killed in DUI Crash; Injury Attorneys Overturn Case

December 4, 2012

Who thought pulling a random bike stunt could overturn a conviction… 29-year-old Anthony Thomason, a motor bicyclist who had just purchased his 2007 Suzuki sport bike, was being reckless.  Thomason had been speeding, wasn’t wearing a helmet, had been drinking and didn’t even have a motorcycle license.  At one point Thomason popped a wheelie, his…

Worker Bee Bumbles; Winds Up Cooked to Death

November 28, 2012

Hansel and Gretel have been one-upped… Tragedy strikes: Jose Melana, 62, a Bumble Bee seafood worker, was cooked to death in an industrial oven.  Details are hazy and Erika Monterroza, a spokeswoman for the California Division of Occupational Safety and Hazard says she’s unsure how Melana wound up in the steamer machine. An investigation has…

Exposure to Pesticides and Personal Injuries May Lead to Parkinson’s Disease

November 27, 2012

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have made a startling discovery – exposure to pesticides and suffering a personal injury – such as a head wound – increases one’s changes of developing Parkinson’s disease. The disease itself transpires when nerve cells in the substantia nigra region of the brain are damaged and can…

Statistics Prove California Isn’t a Lawsuit Hungry State

November 19, 2012

California gets a rep for being a lawsuit-fixated state but new data provided by the National Center for State Courts’ Court Statistics Project proves that California ranks 28th in the number of civil suits per capita.  That’s 38% below the median of the group. Bran Kabateck, incoming president of Consumer Attorneys of California clarifies, “This…

California Budget Cut Pushes Personal Injury Court Dates Back

November 12, 2012

Trail court dates are being pushed back.  Clients suffering from personal injury claims are harassing their attorneys, demanding settlements.  And why is this?  Well, it’s all due to a California Budget Cut. Litigation Partner Kent Keller has been quoted, “The court system has been dealing with budget problems for a number of years now, but…

Personal Injury Lawyers Attempt to Obtain Plaintiff’s Social Media & Medical Records

November 7, 2012

George Zimmernan, a 29-year-old male accused of murdering teenager Trayvon Martin, awaits trial while prosecutors attempt to obtain his medical and social media records. Zimmerman, who suffers from attention deficit disorder and insomnia, claims that he shot Martin in self-defense.  Personal injury attorneys are trying to obtain medical records possibly indicating if he had been…

Attorneys Line-Up for Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuits

November 5, 2012

Drug giant Takeda Pharmaceuticals is the target of several lawsuits filed by loved ones of people who have died of bladder cancer.  The injured parties had been taking Actos, a type-2 diabetes drug. Actos comes loaded with a boatload of side-effects including: mental distress, displeasure, body impairments and a one-way ticket to a hole six-feet…

Personal Injury Lawyers Attempt to Obtain Plaintiff’s Social Media & Medical Records

November 2, 2012

George Zimmernan, a 29-year-old male accused of murdering teenager Trayvon Martin, awaits trial while prosecutors attempt to obtain his medical and social media records. Zimmerman, who suffers from attention deficit disorder and insomnia, claims that he show Martin in self-defense.  Personal injury attorneys are trying to obtain medical records possibly indicating if he had been…