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…

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,…

Car Accidents Caused by Drunk Drivers

Can I file a personal injury claim against the drunk driver who hit me even if the driver was not arrested? Despite harsh criminal penalties and decades of anti-drinking and driving campaigns, drunk driving remains a top cause of injuries and deaths nationwide.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 300,000 Americans…

Most Common Spinal Cord Injuries Resulting from Car Accidents

A spinal cord injury from a car accident can be complete or incomplete and can cause paralysis and changes in sensation and body functions. The law does not force you to work with a lawyer on your claim, but if you sustained a spinal cord injury, working with a California car accident attorney can be…

Car Accidents During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Will coronavirus impact car accident cases? The coronavirus pandemic seems to be affecting every aspect of our lives in recent days.  Each day brings about new cases, concerns, and restrictions on movement. Several states, including the entire state of California, have ordered residents to stay home except for essential trips out.  As coronavirus tops our…

Make a New Year’s Resolution Not to Cause a Car Accident

Although millions of Americans are injured in car accidents annually, two-thirds of them suffering permanent disability and over one million dying, most of us travel by car daily without considering such sobering statistics. It pays to take a few minutes to focus on common causes of car accidents as a means to becoming safer drivers…

Q & A: Car Accident Injuries

Unfortunately, being injured in a car accident is not a rare experience. Even so-called “fender benders” can result in serious personal injuries or even long-term disability. If you have suffered physical and/or emotional harm due to another motorist’s negligence, you are entitled to collect damages. This is the time when you require the services of…

Car Accident Sends Construction Worker Down 20 Foot Hole

Car accidents happen all the time in and around Anaheim. However, a recent crash in the city sent one construction worker plummeting down a 20-foot hole at a job site. At the Compass Law Group, our knowledgeable and experienced team understands that each car crash is different. If you or a loved one are injured…