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Documenting Every Dollar Spent Following a Personal Injury

By Aline Miranda on August 24, 2018

Getting injured in any type of accident is never an easy situation to handle. Whether you were hurt in a car accident, a slip-and-fall, a work-related accident or any other type of accident you will want to do everything possible to receive the compensation you deserve.

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Understanding a Statutory Offer to Compromise Under CCP Section 998

By Aline Miranda on May 8, 2013

California courts follow the rule known as “loser pays,” which means that the “prevailing party” in a lawsuit is awarded certain costs of litigation (not including attorney’s fees). The “prevailing party” is the party who obtains a monetary award from the jury.

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New Court Ruling Further Limits Evidence of Medical Expenses

By Aline Miranda on May 1, 2013

Yesterday, the Appellate Court issued another ruling in consolidated cases that unquestionably will further limit an injured person’s ability to prove at trial just how much the defendant’s negligence has cost her.

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State Budget Cuts Are Causing Trial Delays

By Aline Miranda on April 30, 2013

The governor announced another round of budget cuts and that’s got me thinking about how much longer good people who were hurt in accidents that weren’t their fault will have to wait for justice. Unfortunately, they may be waiting even longer.

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A Warning About Spinal Traction/Decompression

By Aline Miranda on February 2, 2011

Earlier this week, ConsumerAffairs.com reported that a California chiropractor has been charged with consumer fraud in a lawsuit by several district attorneys. The suit alleges the Danville, California chiropractor sold a $115,000 DRX-9000 spinal-traction (spinal decompression) machine to other chiropractors and encouraged them to provide expensive treatments for their patients.

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