Personal Injury

Recent Posts in Personal Injury Category

  • The Consequences of Neglecting to Wear a Seat Belt

    Cars are equipped with incredible safety features these days, but none of them are substitutes for wearing a seat belt. However, despite the safety seat belts provide, many continue to ignore them, leading to terrible injuries and fatalities that might have otherwise been prevented. There are numerous accounts, for example, of individuals being thrown out of vehicles and suffering fatal or ...
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  • Who Has the Right of Way?

    Understanding the right of way is a critical element in keeping everyone on the road safe, whether it is a fellow driver, bicyclist, or pedestrian. Combined with common sense, being educated on right-of-way laws will help prevent you from getting involved in avoidable accidents. This sounds easy enough, but according to a Federal Highway Traffic Safety Administration (FHTSA) study, at least ...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 3 important things to do when you are in a car accident

    Getting into a car accident can be a scary and startling experience, especially if you are injured. Regardless, there are a few things that are important to try to remember to do after an accident. TELL SOMEONE IF YOU ARE HURT. If you are injured, at times the adrenaline and shock may cause you to not mention to the investigating police officer or emergency personnel that you were hurt. Sometimes, ...
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