Many people are injured while engaged in recreational activities being hosted or operated by a commercial business. So many of these recreational activities pose significant risks and the commercial business putting on that event can often be liable for the person’s injury because the injury was caused by some negligent act on the part of the commercial business that increased the risk of the activity beyond what is inherent in the activity itself. However, in almost all cases, the commercial business that is putting on the event or hosting the activity will have participants sign a release of liability as a condition of participating in the activity. The releasing language in these forms is often buried in a multi-page document and, like most of us, the injured person did not set aside two hours to read the 10 page release from front to back before participating in the activity. Further, the release is often drafted in complicated legalese so that even if a person had set aside the time to fully read the release, it is not likely that the reader would have fully understood what they were signing. Continue reading “I was injured in a recreational activity operated by a business, but I signed a release of liability before participating. Do I still have rights?”
While smartphones and access to social media may have made our lives more interconnected and easier in some situations, using them right after a traffic accident is a trap just waiting to be sprung by an insurance company or the other driver involved in the accident. By having quick access to social media through our smartphones technology allows us to share more information than ever before, including information that you would rather not openly broadcast to your legal opponents.
Everyone knows of an intersection that stands out from the others: the corners are blind, the intersecting traffic goes flying by and there are more accidents there than anywhere else nearby. The reigning advice at such actions is to be more careful and cautious than you would be elsewhere.
When serious accidents or death occur people are rarely thinking about the costs to represent them in a personal injury lawsuit. The first things that usually comes to mind would be the extend of the injuries, how their life will be forever changed or just pure shock. Continue reading “How Much Does A Personal Injury Attorney in Rancho Cucamonga Charge”
You just experienced a life changing accident with injury. You were not at fault and you know not only will you have medical bills and expenses, but that your life will never be the same. There are deadlines for court cases that must be met in most personal injury cases in California. Here is what you need to know about finding a Personal Injury Attorney/Lawyer to get you through the process.