San Jose California Personal Injury Legal Blog

A MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY CAN LEAD TO MAJOR PROBLEMS

Mild traumatic brain injuries may be less noticeable than more severe cases. However, this does not mean that a mild traumatic brain injury victim will have less symptoms, pains and medical expenses than a person who has suffered a severe traumatic brain injury. As a result, claims involving such injuries may be more challenging to prove in order to pursue financial compensation. Consequently, San Jose victims of mild traumatic brain injuries should speak with a seasoned personal injury lawyer right away. Make sure the attorney you hire has the experience you need by asking them direct questions about their cases. Neglecting to hire an e ...

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WHAT SHOULD YOU LOOK FOR IN A PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY?

If you were recently injured in an accident, you may find yourself in a disoriented state, unsure of what your best plan to move forward may be. When another party is at fault for your injuries, your most prudent available maneuver — after obtaining immediate medical care — is to seek legal counsel. In truth, however, there are a number of personal injury attorneys in the Bay Area, and selecting the right one for your needs can be a daunting process.At Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation, we understand that a personal injury is often accompanied by a degree of mental duress. We not only offer our clients an ...

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WHAT ARE THE LEADING CAUSES OF TRUCK ACCIDENTS?

Throughout the years, the frequency of truck accidents has been on the rise. In fact, over the past 20 years, the number of accidents has increased by 20 percent. The trucking industry is governed by federal laws and regulations and the determination of liability in truck accidents comes from these laws. Truck accidents can be the fault of the driver, the owner of the truck, the person leasing the truck, the manufacturer of the truck, tires or parts of the vehicle, or even the loader of the cargo. If you have been injured in a truck accident and are looking to hold the negligent party responsible, team up with a San Jose truck accident a ...

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HOW CAN YOU OBTAIN MAXIMUM COMPENSATION FOR YOUR CLAIM?

An injury can be a costly life event. If you were the victim of a severe accident, you may be unable to work, and medical bills may be accumulating at a staggering rate. Coupled with your own pain and anguish, this accompanying financial hardship can be a trying ordeal for you and your family. To ensure your financial stability, it is important to obtain maximum compensation for your claim — but how can that be done? An effective attorney, such as ours at Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation, can help you take measures to get the most out of your claim. Our lawyers have extensive experience in helping San Jose individuals ...

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INJURED MARITIME WORKERS MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR COMPENSATION

Injured seamen, longshoremen and maritime workers are eligible for benefits under the terms of the Jones Act. In order to qualify for benefits, a seaman or maritime worker must be injured while working in service to a ship in navigable waters. This means injuries that occur offshore, as well as those that occur on land, are covered if they involve work injuries related to ship duties and tasks.While the Jones Act covers work-related injuries, it also allows injured seamen and maritime workers to recover additional damages for pain and suffering when a shipowner or operator was negligent. At the law office of Shea & Shea – A Profess ...

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ACKNOWLEDGING THE IMPORTANCE OF CALIFORNIA’S STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

When a person has suffered injuries in an accident caused by a reckless, careless or negligent individual, the victimized person has a right to file a personal injury lawsuit to pursue financial compensation for damages caused as a result of the accident. However, individuals harmed in accidents must keep in mind that there is a time limit for which he or she can file a lawsuit against the responsible party. This limit is referred to as the “statute of limitations.”In California, a personal injury lawsuit must be filed within two years of the date of the accident that resulted in damage or injuries. Of course, there are some exceptio ...

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COVID-19 Update: We Are Always Here to Help

We are here to discuss personal injury cases with our clients over the phone or through video conferencing during this hard time. Our offices are currently closed, but we are still here to help! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we can no longer meet with our clients face-to-face in order to mitigate risk of spreading the virus. Wash your hands, practice social distancing, and be safe. ...

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My Lawyer is Not Fighting For Me, What Can I Do? — Finding the Best Representation For Your Personal Injury Case

Looking for a Personal Injury Lawyer who really cares? Shea & Shea Personal Injury Attorneys always keep your best interests in mind and act promptly in order to increase your chances of a successful resolution. Click here to start a conversation with a lawyer who will truly fight for you. People involved in a legal dispute dedicate a huge amount of time and effort to ensuring they receive a positive outcome and one that they deserve. It’s also common sense to expect your personal injury lawyer to do the same. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. If you are currently working to solve a legal dispute and you find ...

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Damage To the Pituitary Gland After Head Injury

Car collisions, sports injuries, and other accidents that cause severe traumas can produce long-lasting health complications. While some of these may be as obvious as a broken leg, many injuries occur internally. One of the most common internal injuries suffered by accident victims is traumatic brain injuries or TBIs. However, TBIs are not the only type of damage you can sustain. Pituitary gland damage is another common, yet the little-known effect of head injuries. The pituitary gland plays a crucial role in the regulation of different biological processes and it can suffer from severe damage after an accident. Below, we’ll ...

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What You Need to Know about Concussions

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Birth Injuries on Monday, February 20, 2017. Finding an accurate portrayal of concussions in the media can be difficult. Action movies and T.V. shows have a dangerous tendency to downplay the severity of this injury. Make no mistake, a concussion is a serious brain injury and securing medical treatment should be a victim's top priority. Concussions occur as a result of the brain slamming against the inside of the skull hard enough to disrupt normal brain functions. Below, our blog outlines four things you need to know about these injuries. You don't need to l ...

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