May 4, 2023

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day: Protecting Yourself and Your Home

Saturday, May 6, 2023 is Wildfire Community Preparedness Day. This annual campaign – held in the US and in Canada – is sponsored here by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The goal of the campaign is to “encourage people and organizations…

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April 25, 2023

The Role of Vocational Experts in Traumatic Amputation Cases

The physical and emotional toll of a traumatic amputation can be immense. In addition to the challenges of adapting to a new way of lifethere are often significant financial costs associated with medical treatment, rehabilitation, and ongoing care. For amputees who are…

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April 18, 2023

Can Magic Mushrooms Help Treat Migraines Caused by Traumatic Brain Injuries?

Migraines are a debilitating neurological condition that affects millions of people  and are a common side effect of traumatic brain injuries (“TBI”). While there is no cure for migraines, researchers at Yale School of Medicine are studying the potential benefits of using…

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April 11, 2023

Is Emotional Distress a Personal Injury in California?

When you file a personal injury lawsuit in California, you may also seek compensation for emotional distress. However, not all cases involving emotional distress involve a physical injury. Today, we want to look more closely at what “emotional distress” entails, who can…

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April 5, 2023

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable in California?

Living with a serious personal injury can be challenging for victims and their families. When an award is granted by a jury or a settlement is reached between the parties, the award is typically granted in a lump sum payment or by…

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March 31, 2023

McNicholas & McNicholas Hosts Firm Culture Event at NeueHouse Hollywood

McNicholas & McNicholas gathered for a firm-wide event at NeueHouse Hollywood for a thought-provoking day where attorneys discussed new developments in direct and mass actions law, how to foster a thriving and supportive community in the workplace, long-term goals and shared personal…

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January 10, 2023

Compensation for Organ Damage Caused by Accident or Negligence

Catastrophic injuries often cause long-term pain and require continuing medical care. They can change your ability to function, work, and enjoy life. Organ damage is often considered a catastrophic injury, and if you suffered this injury because of someone else’s negligence, you…

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January 3, 2023

Truck Back-up Accidents in Los Angeles

Trucks regularly need to back in and out of loading docks, parking lots, and other locations. The longer the truck, the more dangerous a reverse maneuver can be. Backing-up accidents are especially dangerous for trucks, often because of operational errors, blind spots,…

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December 27, 2022

What Parents Should Know About Pediatric and Childhood Brain Trauma

It is hard enough when adults suffer a traumatic brain injury. Life can be even more difficult and more upsetting when a toddler or a child suffers a traumatic brain injury (TBI). TBIs are often life changing. Treating a youngster for a…

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December 21, 2022

Fatal Traffic Accidents Are Rising in Los Angeles

There are numerous highways and roads all across Los Angeles. The city has a national reputation for congestion; being stuck in traffic makes the commute to work unbearable. But now the city’s traffic may have a new reputation for being deadly. Despite…

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