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  • December 27, 2023

    What is Duty of Care? 2 Ways Negligence Plays an Important Factor

    Duty of care is an important factor in personal injury claims. However, there isn’t an explicit definition for duty of care across the country. Generally, duty of care is the idea that “failure to behave with the level of care that someone of ordinary prudence would have exercised under the same circumstances”.  In simple terms, there is a legal obligation to help prevent others from being harmed, especially in the event that the...

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  • December 26, 2023

    Workplace Head Injuries – 5 Ways Employees May Suffer Breaks, Burns, or Cuts

    Workplace head injuries are an extremely common, extremely dangerous, injury amongst employees.  There were over 68,000 workplace head injuries amongst US employees in 2020. This is an 11 percent increase since 2011. Over half of all workplace head injuries involved male employees. The average age was between 25-34 years old. Workplace head injuries can lead to severe ramifications, including: Concussions: generally the result of ...

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  • December 20, 2023

    Personal Injuries on Christmas – 3 Dangerous Accidents this Holiday Season

    Protect yourself and others this Christmas from personal injuries. Christmas lights, carolers and busy malls are always signs of the holiday season.  While Christmas is normally reserved for rest and time with family, personal injuries can still happen. A personal injury occurs when someone is injured due to the negligence of another party. The injury may be from another person, a business, etc.  There are a large number of persona...

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  • December 18, 2023

    Are Rainy Conditions Likely to Lead to a Motorcycle Accident? 4 Tips on Maintaining Safety

    Rainy conditions may not increase motorcycle accidents, but they can greatly influence them. Rainy conditions are a rarity in the LA area. The average amount of rainfall in Downtown Los Angeles accumulates to around 14 inches of precipitation a year. By comparison, New York City averages close to 50 inches of precipitation, and our neighbors to the north in San Francisco a little under 23 inches.  The lack of rainy conditions are no d...

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  • December 15, 2023

    What are My Rights if I was Laid off After a Work Injury? 5 Ways to Document Your Case

    A work injury can be taxing on the victim for many reasons. The National Safety Council (NSC) reported that work-related medically consulted injuries totaled 4.26 million in 2021.  One who suffers a work injury is generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits (exceptions might include independent contractors). Workers’ comp can help injured employees recover lost wages or medical bills.  Some industries with the most preventab...

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  • December 13, 2023

    5 Injured in Amtrak Crash with a Semi-Truck in Ventura County

    A collision between an Amtrak train and a semi-truck led to five people to being rushed to the hospital in Ventura County Tuesday night.  The crash happened around 6:30 PM along SR-118. According to the Ventura County Fire Department, six cars on the Amtrak train were involved, one of which derailed.  The five passengers injured were treated for minor injuries. There was an increase in nonfatal railroad injuries in 2022. Whether y...

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  • December 12, 2023

    4 Potential Examples of Wrongful Termination in Los Angeles

    Many people around the world are victims of wrongful termination without even knowing. Hundreds of thousands of employees are victims of wrongful termination each year.  Wrongful termination occurs when an employee is fired for an unlawful reason. There are multiple signs that may indicate wrongful termination. You were terminated after reporting your employer’s wrongdoing Think of a situation where Javier learns his supervisor ha...

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  • December 11, 2023

    What Qualifies as Disability Discrimination in California? 3 Ways to Protect Your Rights as an Employee

    Disability discrimination at the workplace affects many Californians. Are there ways to help protect yourself? Disability discrimination occurs when an “employer or other entity treats a qualified employee or applicant unfavorably because of disability”, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC also defines a disability as a person who: Has a physical or mental condition that substantially limit...

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  • December 11, 2023

    Lanes Closed on the 101 Freeway Following Six Car Crash – Victims Health Unknown

    The 101 freeway is one of the most used freeways in LA. A six-car crash on the 101 freeway Monday morning led to at least one injury according to California Highway Patrol. Initial reports claim the accident was caused by a wrong-way driver, but that information has yet to be confirmed. All southbound lanes at Sunset Boulevard were closed around 2:30 AM. As of the publishing of this article, the condition of the injured person was still...

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  • December 8, 2023

    What if Someone’s Dog Bites Me on Their Property in California? How Civil Code 3342 Defines Who is Liable After an Attack

    Recent studies show over 8,000 dogs getting adopted in Los Angeles. While canines can make great companions, dog bites can also happen when least expected.  The US Post Office reported California led the way with the most dog bites on postal workers in 2021. There were 787 attacks, and that’s just on the employees delivering mail! While dog bites often happen on sidewalks when approaching stranger’s dogs, they can also happen on anoth...

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      “If you are having to fight for your rights, this is where you want to go. My experience of going through my worker’s comp case was extremely stressful, but Michael Chakrain and his team were there for every phone call, every step of the way. I never worried for long. As for the results, the outcome far exceeded my expectations and I couldn’t be happier. From the receptionis...

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      “One word to sum up how I feel about C&B Law Group? AMAZING! They truly care about their clients and it shows. A phenomenal group of individuals; Leti, Veronica, and Sergio, just to name a few! Rest assured, if you have C&B on your side, you’re in good hands. They’re the best at what they do.”

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      “I am honestly extremely satisfied and would definitely recommend. Mike and the entire team really cared about me and maintained great communication skills throughout. Appreciative of all the updates along the way, each and everyone of the team always taking the liberty of explaining the process and giving us a great understanding of our options. We are very happy clients”

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      “I give C&B Law group 5 stars + 5 mores stars. They are a great law firm to be represented for my injury case. They worked hard to fight for me to get top $$$ in winning my injury case. I will highly recommend C&B law group to my family an friends who may need an awesome law group to represent them. Thank you!!! “

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      “So glad I came across this firm. Very punctual, professional, and trustworthy. The main focus throughout my case was my wellbeing. Truly a 5 star firm! Thank you!”

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      “Wow! I called up a number of law offices to see who can help me with my accident, a drunk driver hit me on the freeway very dangerously. Soon as I called, a very nice receptionist answered my call and warmly transferred me over to someone who got right to the point and was very thorough in explaining all details and aspects of what the next 6 months – 3 years might entail. They b...

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      “The entire staff over at C&B made me feel like family. Every time I called, they were courteous, friendly, and very thorough with their updates on my case. They showed they cared about both my mental and physical wellbeing by constantly checking up on me and my progress. Although my recovery was a lengthy one, it took over 1 year, they got me the best possible outcome. Thanks C&...

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      “Mike was a great lawyer he help my mom with a worker comp case we were up against a big company but Mike told us not to worry he would make sure everything will be fine. Mike was very responsive and professional the case closed and we are very happy with the pay out. Thank you very much.”

      Aram V.

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      “One of the best law firms in LA! They are highly professional, caring as well as receptive. I am so grateful to have had Jack and his team represent me. I can honestly say the outcome positively surpassed my expectations. Thank you, Jack, for delivering on a promise to always strive for the best outcomes!”

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