Category Archives: Injury & Accident Law

Choosing a Safe Caregiver for Your Elderly Parent

If you have an elderly parent who has mobility problems, is having trouble caring for themselves, or is suffering from a chronic condition, you may need additional care. This situation is difficult for entire families and while nursing homes are one option, they are not the only option. In some cases, an elderly loved one simply does not want to go to a nursing home. In other cases, a nursing home may not be required since a family member can provide care some of the time and only occasional nursing care or caregiving is needed. Many families are also concerned about the level of care in nursing homes or about he high costs involved. If you are considering working with a caregiver rather than having your loved one placed in a nursing home, there are several things you will want to do: Speak to your physician or another medical professional about the options. Your doctor may be able to recommend a number of solutions that don’t involve nursing homes. Your physician can….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Damages for the Loss of Domestic Services

Wrongful Death Lawyer in Phoenix, AZ If your loved one has died due to the negligence, recklessness, or intentional misconduct of another party, then the state of Arizona may give you a legitimate right of action for wrongful death.  Wrongful death litigation is critically important, as it gives the surviving family members of the deceased an effective tool for securing the compensation they need to cover their various losses. Here at Hirsch & Lyon, we are compassionate advocates that understand the many challenges that families face in the wake of their loved one’s death.  It is perfectly normal to feel trepidation about moving forward with litigation.  We encourage you to contact us to learn more about what wrongful death litigation entails, and how we can help. Understanding Wrongful Death Damages Wrongful death damages are paid out to cover the losses sustained by the surviving family members of the deceased — not the losses sustained directly….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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3 Injured in Head-on Crash at Clinton and Maple Avenues

DUI Suspected in Fresno Accident Fresno, CA (April 18, 2019) – A head-on crash in Fresno has injured three people. The accident occurred on the evening of April 18 at […] The post 3 Injured in Head-on Crash at Clinton and Maple Avenues appeared first on Nadrich & Cohen, LLP... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Impersonating Another Carries Heavy Criminal Penalties in San Jose

As a child, you may have pretended to be another person, perhaps someone famous or a police officer. While this may have been a harmless way to have fun back then, as an adult, impersonating someone other than yourself can result in serious criminal penalties. As a form of fraud, a recent case of false impersonation in San Jose illustrates how it can result in both state and federal charges and why it requires a strong criminal defense.   San Jose Man Impersonates DEA Official Reports started surfacing in San Jose around Christmas about someone in the area attempting to impersonate a U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) official. The first incident involved an actual special agent with the state Department of Transportation. She was pulled over on Christmas Eve 2018 by a man who claimed he was an officer with the DEA. When she questioned his authority and revealed her own position, the man fled the scene. The agent alerted police and informed them that he drove a….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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What Happens When A Drunk Driver Caused My Injuries?

In Texas, as in most states, there is a distinct difference between a criminal case and a civil suit. A civil suit for drunk driving is a distinct procedure from any criminal actions a drunk driver may face. A criminal proceeding against a drunk driver is designed to protect the community from future injury by acting as a deterrent to drunk driving, as well as to discipline the drunk driver for acting in a careless manner. A drunk driver can face a criminal trial even if there is no accident or injury involved. The threshold needed is for an officer to see the drunk driver breaking the law in one way or another: They need probable cause to pull over the drunk driver.   The criminal side is handled by the District Attorney’s office and will often depend on the amount of evidence that was collected and if there was any violation of the Fourth Amendment reasonable search and seizure laws. Any violations of the….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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