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  • How Social Media Can Affect an Injury Case

    Social media has rapidly become a commonly used form of communication across a wide spectrum of individuals, both young and old. In fact, according to a Pew Research Center report, 74% of adults were users in 2014. This number is estimated to have vastly grown since that time. Given that social media provides a forum for individuals to share everything from thoughts and feelings to experiences and ...
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  • How Long Does a Personal Injury Case Take to Settle?

    The length of a personal injury case greatly depends on the specific circumstances and how eager you might be to settle. If you are willing to accept less money, a personal injury case can settle quite quickly, though this is generally not advisable. You might not know the full extent of your injuries yet, which means the settlement might not be enough to adequately compensate you for the costs ...
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  • What is Pain and Suffering?

    In a personal injury case, individuals can pursue compensation for more than just the economic damages they suffer, such as medical bills, lost wages, or damaged property. They can also receive compensation for non-economic damages, commonly known as pain and suffering, which is an important component in such cases. These types of damages are less straightforward than economic damages, but it is ...
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  • Glossary of Common Personal Injury Terms

    No two personal injury cases are alike, but there are some terms that are so common, any individual involved in a personal injury case is bound to hear them. While your personal injury attorney will certainly guide and assist you throughout this process, answering any questions you might have along the way, it would still be helpful to sharpen up on some of the terms you might encounter as you ...
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  • Reasons Car Insurance Companies May Deny Your Claim

    When car accidents occur, drivers rely on their insurance to pay for a variety of costs related to a crash. Unfortunately, insurance companies can be unreliable. It is important to understand that insurance providers are only looking out for their best interests, which means that they will do whatever it takes to deny your claim entirely or award you with a reduced settlement. The following are ...
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  • Important Evidence You Need for Your Car Accident Claim

    In order to successful in filing your car accident claim, you need to gather evidence which proves that the collision wasn’t your fault and demonstrates the extent of your injuries. The more documentation you have to support your claim for monetary damages, the more likely you will obtain a settlement or verdict in your favor. The following are the important types of evidence you need to collect: ...
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  • What is My Personal Injury Claim Worth?

    Whether you sustained a serious injury in a car accident or a slip and fall accident , money is required to cover your medical expenses and pay your bills if you are ordered not to work until you make a full recovery. If a negligent party caused your injury, they are liable to provide your entitled compensation. At Haffner Law Group , the most common question we receive is “how much is my claim ...
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  • What if I Was Struck by an Uninsured Motorist?

    California law requires all vehicle owners to possess auto insurance. Unfortunately, there are many people who cannot afford insurance or decide not to carry insurance coverage. So if you are involved in a car accident with an uninsured (UM) or underinsured motorist (UIM) which results in serious injury, how are you financially protected? California Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Policies To ...
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  • Summer Swimming Accidents

    During the summer months, temperatures can get so hot, the only way to cool off is to hit the beach or local community pool. Sadly, during the summer months, there is a steady increase in swimming pool accidents. Below our Ventura injury lawyers discuss the most common pool injuries that occur during this time and how you can avoid them. Slip & Fall Injuries – Summer months mean swimming and ...
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  • How Can I Keep My Teenage Driver Safe?

    Parents of teenage drivers will have some anxiety about letting their teens drive freely after getting their license. Even if you know that your teen has excellent driving skills and are confident that they have the common sense to avoid any possible danger, remember that there are others on the road, whose actions none of us can control. You do not want to be lulled into that false sense of ...
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  • Can I Sue the Drunk Driver That Hit Me?

    According to a 2014 statistic, almost 10,000 people were killed in alcohol-impaired driving accidents. If you were involved in an accident caused by a negligent drunk driver, you and the other parties involved are likely feeling lucky to be alive. As you pay the hospital bill for your emergency room visit, the ambulance bill for transporting you there and the pharmacy bill for any medications the ...
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  • Road Trip Safety Tips

    As the end of summer slowly approaches, many college students and families are hitting the road to take those last minute road trip vacations. Whether you’re heading up north to visit relatives in Northern California or you’re driving across the country to Disney World, practicing the below road trip safety tips is crucial to the success of your vacation. In this blog, our Ventura car accident ...
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  • Our Attorney Appointed to Fee Dispute Arbitration Panel

    When a client or lawyer have a dispute over fees, they are able to use the local bar association to resolve the dispute. Fee arbitration gives clients and lawyers the opportunity to resolve the disputes without resorting to the expense of hiring an additional attorney. Our Ventura personal injury attorney , Matthew Haffner , has been appointed to the committee. In order for an attorney to become a ...
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  • Connect With Haffner Law Group

    Representing clients throughout Ventura and Los Angeles Counties, Haffner Law Group places clients as our top priority. We understand that the last thing you want to do while recovering from serious injuries or grieving the loss of a loved one , is fight for financial help. Let our Ventura personal injury attorneys fight for maximum compensation so that you do not have to. Together, our lawyers ...
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  • Four Common Types of Spring Break Injuries

    As spring approaches, many of us, especially college students and families, will be looking forward to the break. This is the time when many of us schedule that long-awaited vacation to visit sandy beaches, exotic locales, or just take a stroll to the friendly neighborhood bar. This is also a vulnerable time and there is so much movement happening—thousands of people encountering one another at ...
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