What If I’m Seriously Injured in a Hotel?

It’s never fun suffering an injury due to someone else’s negligence, but being hurt while staying in a hotel can seem like cruel and unusual punishment. Whether your injury interrupts your long-awaited vacation, interferes with a business trip, or keeps you from attending a friend’s wedding, you probably have to deal with financial complications in…

What Happens If My Child Is Hurt at a Friend’s House?

Childhood injuries are so common that your child getting hurt at a friend’s house is nearly inevitable. The majority of such injuries are minor and easily remedied with a bandaid or an icepack, and perhaps a hug. When more serious injuries occur, however, like a bone break, a deep cut, or a head injury, there…

Summertime and the Driving Is Risky

Compass Law Group, PC, a premium California law firm, is dedicated to assisting those seriously injured in traffic accidents year-round. When someone else’s negligence has caused you harm, you are entitled to just compensation for your medical costs, lost income, and pain and suffering. Although you may need legal counsel to assist you in filing…

Delayed Symptoms After a Car Accident

It is by no means uncommon for someone who has been seriously injured in a car accident to feel little or no pain immediately afterwards. The emotional shock of the crash and the adrenaline and endorphins circulating in the body at this time of crisis often mask symptoms that may indicate significant, even life-threatening, injuries….

Traffic Fatality Rate Spikes During Coronavirus

As if we don’t have enough to worry about with COVID-19, the National Safety Council reports that traffic fatalities per miles driven have increased greatly during the pandemic. This means that even some families not directly impacted by deaths due to the coronavirus are facing the anguish of burying their loved ones, often without even…

When Toys Are Dangerous

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in 2018, there were well over 200,000 toy-related injuries in the United States, 17 resulting in fatalities. The horrors implicit in that statistic are hard to comprehend. Imagine being the parent of a child who has suffered a severe, even life-altering, injury from playing with a…

When Are Drowning Accidents in California Considered Premises Liability?

The tragedy of a drowning is unfathomable, even if it occurs in shallow water. Although drowning incidents in California have decreased markedly over the last four decades,  drowning is still the second leading cause of unintentional injury death in children in the U.S. Compass Law Group, P.C., with offices throughout the Los Angeles vicinity, handles…

Your Personal Injury Case and Court Reopenings in California

What can I do to move my case along now that courts are reopening? During the months of March and April, most courthouses in California closed to all but critical matters and trials were suspended.  Some cases continued to be heard through telephonic court appearances, while other hearings were delayed until the courts reopened.  Now,…

10 Dangers Seniors Face Following Slip and Fall Accidents

After getting hurt in a slip and fall accident, many seniors find that their lives will never be the same as before. The experience can change things, including what the older adult is able to do and what he wants to do. A California slip and fall attorney can help you go after compensation if…

Is it Dangerous to Move Immediately After a Car Accident?

It is extremely dangerous to move someone immediately after a car accident if there is a possibility that the person has a spinal cord injury. Moving a person with an injured spinal cord could worsen the damage to the spinal cord, which could cause paralysis or death. A partially-cut spinal cord could become severed entirely,…