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What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do?

Published June 14, 2023 by Harker Injury Law

Personal injury law protects victims who are injured or suffering property damage due to someone else’s negligence. Lawyers can help you use these laws to get compensation for your losses after a car accident, another injury, or wrongful death. How exactly do lawyers help? As you consider the following information about what personal injury lawyers...

When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

Published by Harker Injury Law

Deciding whether to hire a personal injury attorney after an accident can feel overwhelming. However, knowing when it’s in your best interest to seek legal representation is key to your financial recovery. In this article, we will analyze indications of when hiring an attorney is likely to be most beneficial for you. This gives you...

Are Wrongful Death Settlements Taxable?

Published April 27, 2023 by Harker Injury Law

Understanding the tax implications of wrongful death settlements can help you make informed decisions when pursuing legal action for your family. In most cases, wrongful death settlements are not considered taxable income by the IRS, but punitive damages should be reported on the recipient’s tax return. However, there are some exceptions to this rule that you should...

How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Paid Out?

Published April 19, 2023 by Harker Injury Law

When you secure financial compensation in a wrongful death suit, it will be paid as a lump sum or a structured settlement. A wrongful death attorney can fight for a fair settlement for you and negotiate an agreement that defines terms for the distribution of funds.  Various factors, including your personal circumstances and the defendant’s,...

Chances of Winning a Wrongful Death Suit

Published by Harker Injury Law

Chances of Winning a Wrongful Death Suit Losing a loved one in death is devastating under any circumstances. Yet, when your loved one loses his or her life due to the reckless actions of another person, it can make the burden even harder to bear. If you find yourself in this situation, you have every...

Personal Injury Statute of Limitations California

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A life-altering injury can happen to anyone, often unexpectedly. It could impact your ability to work, reduce your joy, and leave you with daunting medical bills. If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligent actions, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses.  In the aftermath of a personal injury, it can...

Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations in California

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Grieving family members need to know their legal options when a loved one passes away as a result of another person’s carelessness. But there is only a limited amount of time available to pursue a wrongful death claim. A California wrongful death claim could be against a person or company because of a negligent act....

California Car Accident Statute of Limitations

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A car accident can turn an ordinary day into one you will never forget. Injuries sustained in the collision can leave you wondering how to get your life back on track.  Getting the necessary medical treatment for serious injuries is essential. Yet, how can you afford it, especially if you cannot return to work? When...

Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents in San Diego

Published April 14, 2023 by Harker Injury Law

Californians love the fun and freedom of riding their motorcycles on all types of roadways, from urban San Diego to beautiful backwood trails. Yet, whether it be your preferred mode of transportation or your favorite pastime, riding comes with considerable risk. Due to the fact that there is simply far less protection offered than with...

Car Crash in Escondido on Southbound I-15 Near Via Rancho Pkwy

Published February 22, 2018 by Harker Injury Law

A serious Car Crash in Escondido took place today, Thursday, February 22, 2018 at around 1:30 p.m. Police, fire, and paramedics all responded to a multi-vehicle accident that left one car flipped on its side. The accident took place on the I-15 near Westfield North County Mall. It is unknown if anyone was injured and...

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