Ventura Law Blog

Suing After a Semi Truck Accident

Can I Sue for Being Hit by a Semi Truck?

A semi truck is significantly larger than a passenger vehicle. We expect truck drivers to handle these massive vehicles and their tens of thousands of pounds of cargo safely. Unfortunately, though, truckers, the companies that hire them, and other players in the industry are sometimes negligent in their operations. When this negligence results in an […]

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When to File a Dog Bite Lawsuit

How Long Do I Have to Sue for a Dog Bite?

Most of the time, dogs are well-behaved, loyal companions. However, the loyalty to their owners can result in aggression in certain situations. Dog owners have an obligation to warn others and take reasonable precautions to prevent their pets from attacking. When they fail in these duties, the victims of dog bites and other injuries have […]

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Steps After a Vehicle Accident

Steps After a Motor Vehicle Accident

Most people will be involved in at least one vehicle collision in their lifetime. Minor accidents may only result in damage to the vehicles, with no injuries to the drivers or other occupants. However, severe injury and even death can occur in more serious accidents. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, […]

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Why You Need a Truck Accident Lawyer

Do I Need a Lawyer After a Truck Accident?

Truck accidents often result in serious injuries. The operations of semi trucks are governed by state laws and federal regulations. In the event of an accident, multiple parties (and multiple insurance companies) are likely to be involved. For all of these reasons and more, it is in your best interest to hire a truck accident […]

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What Should I Do After a Slip and Fall?

What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

The moments immediately after a fall are filled with pain and confusion. Many people are unaware of what caused them to slip or trip, oftentimes leading to the belief that the fall was the result of clumsiness or inattention. However, many slip and fall accidents can be traced to unsafe conditions on a property. If […]

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Fault for Injuries in Semi Truck Accidents

Who Is Liable for My Semi Truck Accident Injuries?

When the driver of a semi truck is at fault for an accident, you may assume that the responsibility for your injuries lies entirely with the individual behind the wheel. Although error on the part of the driver is the leading cause of collisions involving 18-wheelers, many factors may have actually resulted in the accident. […]

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Premises Liability Litigation

What Is a Premises Liability Claim?

Property owners are responsible for ensuring the safety of the grounds, buildings, and other areas of the premises which they own. Whether it is cleaning up, removing a hazard, or making repairs to alleviate a potential danger, there is a legal requirement for owners to be vigilant in the maintenance of their properties. If you […]

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Motor Vehicle Accident Investigation

Investigating Your Motor Vehicle Accident

The scene of any traffic accident is chaotic. Cars are backed up, debris is in the road, and police and rescue workers must often cordon off the area to assist victims and determine what happened. After an accident, the insurance companies for the drivers involved will send investigators to the scene as soon as possible. […]

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Choosing an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

Why Experience Matters in Personal Injury Cases

You were injured in an accident. Someone else was at fault, and this means that you are entitled to financial compensation. But, in order to recover the financial compensation you deserve, you need to be able to convince the insurance company to settle (or convince the jury to award a judgment), and you need to […]

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Your Medical Malpractice Claim

How Do You Know If You Have a Case for Medical Malpractice?

You are in pain, you are suffering, and you suspect that your doctor may be to blame. Could you have a case for medical malpractice? Unfortunately, this is a question that far too many patients in Connecticut and New York are forced to ask. Medical mistakes are alarmingly common, and the risk of malpractice is […]

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