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What Are the Causes of Wildfires in CA?

Wildfires are a terrifying reality for anyone living in California. Every year, wildfires destroy properties and take lives in the Golden State. In 2018, California experienced the most destructive wildfire season on record: 7,500 fires, 1.7 million acres burned, 93 lives lost and 23,314 structures destroyed. Humans are to blame for some of the worst… read more

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Wildfire Emergency Safety Tips

California experiences thousands of wildfires every year. While most are minor, some have made history as the deadliest and most destructive wildfires in the world. 2018 was the most devastating year for wildfires in California’s history. Ninety-three victims lost their lives in wildfires. Eighty-five died in a single fire: the Northern California Camp Fire. Although… read more

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Top 10 Pieces of Information Your Wildfire Lawyer Needs ASAP

Surviving a wildfire can lead to significant property losses, medical bills and personal injuries. While a wildfire lawsuit against PG&E cannot reverse these losses, it could help your family move forward with the financial assistance you need. You may feel overwhelmed by the amount of information a wildfire claim demands – especially with a claim-filing… read more

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7 Steps to Filing a Wildfire Claim Against PG&E With the Bankruptcy Court

The Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) filed for bankruptcy in January to restructure its finances. PG&E filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, meaning to reorganize its business affairs, assets and debts. The decision came after lawsuits against PG&E for contributing to multiple devastating wildfires in California. Now, a judge has given victims impacted by the… read more

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What’s the Difference Between Filing a Claim With the Emergency Wildfire Fund and Filing a Wildfire Claim Against PG&E With the Bankruptcy Court?

Investigators have tied the Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) utility company to several major wildfires in California over the last few years. These fires have damaged hundreds of thousands of acres of land, destroyed properties, caused serious injuries and taken lives. PG&E appears to have contributed to these fires through negligent power line maintenance and… read more

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Are Personal Injury Settlements Public Record?

Personal injury claims give citizens an avenue to pursue compensation for a wide array of damages. Some cases are more black-and-white than others, like minor car accident lawsuits, while others hit closer to home. No matter the context, claimants and defendants alike might wonder what parts of their legal case are open to public record…. read more

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Traumatic Brain Injury : What questions you should ask before deciding on an attorney

Traumatic Brain Injury Definition A traumatic brain injury (TBI) happens when a bump, blow, or other head injury causes damage to the brain. The symptoms of a TBI can appear immediately or over time; they can include temporary or permanent impairment of thinking or memory, movement, sensation (e.g., vision or hearing), emotional functioning (e.g., personality… read more

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Is There a Statute of Limitations on Car Damage in California?

If there’s one thing you don’t want to miss during your California car accident claim, it’s the statute of limitations. This is the legal term for “deadline for filing” in terms of civil claims (not car insurance claims). As in every state, there is a strict statute of limitations by which time a plaintiff, or… read more

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Potential New Development in Mild TBI Vulnerability Guidlelines

Potential New Development in Mild TBI Vulnerability Guidlelines As I always say, there’s no such thing as a “mild” brain injury.  But a new article in the Journal of Neurotrauma explores the window of time after an initial concussion when the brain may be most vulnerable to further damage. 

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Food For Thought: Proper Nutrition Found to Help Victims of Brain Injury

Traditional wisdom has always told us that good nutrition keeps us healthy, strong, and alert. It is why pregnant women are careful about what they eat, and moms across the globe vigilantly watch the amount of sugar and nutrients their children consume. More and more studies reveal that certain foods assist in brain development for… read more

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