Dealing With Renal Trauma After a Car Accident

February 13th, 2024

Car crashes lead to serious injuries and fatalities every year. In the first half of 2023, 19,515 people died on the roads in the U.S. according to estimates by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. According to the National Safety Council, around 5.4 million people seek medical attention for injuries suffered in motor vehicle accidents every year. […]

The 5 Most Common Types of Bicycle Injuries (and How to Avoid Them)

February 12th, 2024

With the increasing popularity of cycling for transportation and as a recreational activity, riders need to be aware of its potential risks. California, in particular, has seen a surge in cycling enthusiasts, but with it, an increase in accidents. Our detailed guide offers insights into common bicycle injuries and their causes, along with strategies for […]

Liability When Improper Lane Changes Cause Truck Accidents

February 7th, 2024

According to California Vehicle Code (CVC) Section 22107, drivers must confirm that moving from one lane to another is safe and warn nearby road users sufficiently. The at-fault party may be liable for property damages and other injuries if an accident occurs. Occasionally, it may be challenging to identify the at-fault party. At first glance, […]

Can You File a Wrongful Death Claim in Cases of Workplace Violence?

February 7th, 2024

The families of victims of violence at their workplaces can sometimes file wrongful death claims against the perpetrators of these horrific crimes. Families may also pursue legal action against their deceased loved ones’ employers because the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires that employers set and enforce regulations to protect workers from acts of […]

Alcohol-Related Injuries at Parties: Can the Hosts be Held Accountable?

February 7th, 2024

Many states have laws that hold party hosts responsible for accidents resulting from the consumption of alcohol. California is different. The host is generally not liable for the actions of an intoxicated party guest as long as they are of the legal drinking age. Also, in the US, hosts of social events are typically governed […]

I Think My Medication Made Things Worse. What Should I Do Next?

February 5th, 2024

Taking medication as directed, only to find it is making things worse, can be a worrying experience. If you follow your doctor or pharmacist’s directions but experience symptoms like headaches, rashes, or fatigue, you may wonder what to do next. Understanding the impact of your medication on your health is crucial for your well-being. If […]

How Expert Witnesses Can Impact Wrongful Death Cases

January 22nd, 2024

Wrongful death cases are complex legal matters that rely on subtle details and thorough legal arguments. These cases arise when a person’s death is caused by the negligence or misconduct of another party, leaving the bereaved family seeking justice and compensation for their loss. In this emotionally and legally challenging situation, expert witnesses can offer […]

Who Is it at Fault for a Lane-Change Collision?

January 16th, 2024

Determining liability is not always straightforward in a lane-change collision. You’ll need to know which California laws apply to unsafe lane changes. You must also understand what factors are at play when establishing liability for a collision during a lane change. One of our experienced California car accident lawyers at Berg Injury Lawyers can help you determine […]

2023’s Top Recalled Products and What to Do if They’ve Harmed You

January 15th, 2024

When you purchase a product, you trust it to be safe and reliable. Yet, sometimes, products fail to meet these expectations, leading to recalls. These recalls protect you and your family from unnecessary harm by removing unsafe products from the market and pushing the manufacturer to address potential hazards. Stay current on major product recalls […]

California’s Accident Reporting System: How to Report Your Injury Accident?

January 8th, 2024

When you’re hurt in a personal injury accident in California, reporting the incident is often a legal obligation. While the process ensures compliance with legal responsibilities, it can also protect your rights to financial support for your hospital bills, lost wages, and other losses. Learn the various reporting procedures for personal injury accidents in California […]