Dogs Unleashed: The Legal Process

I’m currently studying at UCLA and I’ve heard a lot of stories lately about dogs attacking and biting victims in the Los Angeles area. I always thought this was tragic because we usually consider dogs man’s best friend. When a dog bite accident occurs, it’s hard to know who’s responsible. Some dog bite injuries result in significant medical bills; so, as a victim, it’s important to understand California’s legal process regarding dog bites and dog owners. The Law Offices of Gary K. Walch, a Law Corporation, is one of many Los Angeles firms that handles dog bite accident cases. If…

The Trial Process for a Personal Injury Case

The trial process for personal injury lawsuits varies depending on the complexity of the case and how eager the prosecution is to fight for the maximum settlement. Some cases never make it to the courtroom because both parties agree on a settlement during the discovery phase; however, other cases go in front of a judge and jury because the plaintiff or defendant refuses to compromise. What Happens Pretrial? In the pretrial phase of a personal injury case, the plaintiff will kick off the lawsuit by sending a demand letter to the defendant. To send a demand letter, the plaintiff must…

A Guide to Indiana Personal Injury Law

As I was doing research to come up with a topic for my blog this week, I came across a case in Indiana where a thirty-two-year-old man won a $35 million settlement after being paralyzed in a drunk driving accident. This is one of the biggest settlements ever won in the state of Indiana, which got me wondering about personal injury laws in the state. If I got injured in an accident and filed a personal injury lawsuit in Indiana, I’d want to prepare so I could win the maximum settlement in my case. While I’m sure the exact amount…