It’s an unfortunate truth that anyone can face a personal injury at any moment. While it certainly won’t take away the stress, pain, missed opportunities, and other consequences of a personal injury, you may be entitled to compensation in cases where your injury was due to the negligence of another party. For example, if you were injured in a car accident where another driver was deemed at fault, you may want to seek the help of an Orange County injury lawyer to pursue your case. Settlement vs trial In the vast majority of cases, judges prefer settlements of trials in personal injury cases, and attorneys will generally push for this, as well. Reasons for this can vary, but it’s usually because trials are far more expensive and stressful for all involved compared to an out-of-court settlement. Trials are also far less predictable than settlements. California follows comparative fault laws for car accidents, meaning that more than one person involved can be deemed … [Read more...] about Your Guide to California Personal Injury Settlements
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Getty This story was originally co-published by the Sacramento Bee and ProPublica. On the night of Jan. 17, 2018, Lorenzo Herrera walked into the Fresno County Jail booking area and sat down for an interview. Yes, he had a gang history, an officer wrote on his intake form. But Herrera, 19, said he did not expect problems with others inside the gang pod he’d soon call home. His parents had encouraged him to barter for books and newspapers—anything he could to preoccupy himself until his trial on burglary and assault charges. His father, Carlos Herrera, offered advice: “Just be careful, and only trust yourself.” Herrera survived the violent chaos of the Fresno County Jail for 66 days, including living through a brawl that left another inmate unconscious. Then, on an afternoon in March, jail officers found him strangled. Herrera didn’t get a trial or a plea deal. He got a death sentence, his parents say. And even now, no one at the jail seems to know what … [Read more...] about California Tried to Fix Its Prisons. Now Its County Jails Are More Deadly.
Though she hasn’t received the public attention they have, Porter had some standout moments in committee hearings, including asking Equifax’s chief executive to disclose his Social Security number, birth date and address in a public, televised hearing. He refused, prompting Porter to question why the company’s lawyers argued in federal court in January that there was no injury caused by a 2017 data breach where hackers got the personal identifying information of 147 million people. … [Read more...] about Progressive or moderate? New Orange County Democrats in Congress carve different paths
By Todd Harmonson | [email protected] | Orange County Register PUBLISHED: December 21, 2018 at 6:46 am | UPDATED: December 21, 2018 at 7:24 am Orange County is loaded with influencers, from people who are determined to end homelessness to billionaire philanthropists and perhaps the best two-way baseball player since Babe Ruth. The Orange County Register again has selected the 100 Most Influential People in Orange County, and some of the choices will be exactly who you’d expect. Others, however, will surprise and maybe even delight. And, yes, we know there are many incredibly influential people who did not make the list for 2018. It’s not that they suddenly lost influence or did anything wrong. We try to spotlight people who help us understand the year and we try to mix in new faces. Let’s put it this way: Mike Trout has been influential every year for the Angels, but this time he did not make the list. Shohei Ohtani, however, did. So did some people you never … [Read more...] about Most Influential 2018: Meet the top 100 influencers in Orange County
Attorney profile of Curt Surls on Martindale Curt Surls, Employment Lawyer Office of Curt Surls, Employment Attorney Website of Curt Surls, Employment Law Specialist Articles by Curt Surls on CELA VOICE Paralegals are a key component of an efficient law practice, and their role continues to expand. In fact, the job outlook is quite bright. The Law Office of Curt Surls (N/A:N/A)Paralegals are found in every area work of legal practice, ... business litigation, bankruptcy law ... estate planning ... In fact, Paralegals are now common in virtually every legal practice area.”— Curtis Surls, Employment LawyerMANHATTAN BEACH, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, December 2, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- California-based Employment attorney Curt Surls has published the next article in his four-part series on the paralegal profession. The complete articles will be published on the blog of Mr. Surls at https://curtsurlsblog.blogspot.com/ Paralegal Training and Experience Paralegals are a key … [Read more...] about Continuing series of “Paralegal” articles, California employment lawyer Curt Surls publishes review of training issues