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Can You File a Lawsuit Using a Pseudonym and Not Your Real Name?

By Eric Ganci

Filing a lawsuit in California, or anywhere, requires big decisions. One decision may be if you file, you may need to put your actual name on file, for all the public to have access to.

In an MSJ, Show Your Expert Work, Not Just Expert Conclusions – Fajardo v. Dailey

By Eric Ganci

Fajardo v. Dailey filed 10/14/22

In civil law, Defendant can file a motion for summary judgment (an MSJ as we shorten it in the legal biz). I shan’t get deep into what is an MSJ or the law behind it, but at 30,000 feet the law is this: “A court may grant a motion for summary judgment ‘only when ‘all the papers submitted show that there is no triable issue as to any material fact and that the moving party is entitled to a judgment as a matter of law.’”

Can You Get a Concussion Without Hitting Your Head?

November 29, 2022 Personal Injury Blog

Can you get a concussion without hitting your head? The short answer is, yes you can. A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head.

What is a Hangman’s Fracture?

November 29, 2022 Personal Injury Blog

The impact of a car crash can cause serious damage to your body. The severity of your injuries will depend on different factors including whether you were wearing a seatbelt at the time of the impact, the side of your vehicle that was hit, the speed at which your car was hit, and whether your airbags deployed.

How is Pain and Suffering Calculated?

November 29, 2022 Personal Injury Blog

If you have been injured by another party’s negligence or wrongdoing, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your damages. Your damages may include economic and non-economic losses. Economic losses are tangible losses that can be objectively ascertained with receipts, invoices, and other documentation.

California Car Seat Laws

November 29, 2022 Personal Injury Blog

When you are traveling with little ones in your car, it is important that you abide by car seat laws to keep them safe. Just like adults can reduce the risk of serious injury in a car accident by using their seat belts, children are also protected when they ride in appropriate car seats.

What Not to Do After A Car Accident

November 29, 2022 Personal Injury Blog

If you have been in a car crash, the initial shock from the impact may leave you disoriented with irrational thoughts. The actions you take in the moments after the car crash can impact your ability to recover compensation for any damages you suffer.

What Are Punitive Damages?

November 29, 2022 Personal Injury Blog

When you have been injured by another person’s wrongful or negligent actions, you want them to be held accountable for the harm they caused you. Generally, there are two ways that a wrongdoer may be held accountable for the harm caused to you.