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How Do You Calculate Loss of Enjoyment of Life in a Personal Injury Case?

Personal injury cases allow accident victims to recover a variety of different damages. When many think of damages in a personal injury lawsuit, tangible accident-related costs come to mind. For example, medical expenses, lost wages, and decreased earning capacity may come to mind. However, non-economic damages often make up a sizeable portion of a damages award. At Wells Call...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Dog Bite

Filing a Dog Bite Personal Injury Claim in California

Dogs are the most common pet in the United States, with more than 69 million households in the country owning at least one dog. While most dogs make great pets, that isn’t the case for all of them. In fact, 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs every year.  Those injured by a dangerous dog can pursue a personal...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Medical Malpractice

Why Arbitration for a Medical Malpractice Case Is Not Always a Good Idea

Arbitration is an alternative means of dispute resolution that can keep a medical malpractice claim out of court. The common description of “rent-a-judge” is fairly accurate. Legal scholars have hailed arbitration as a way of rendering dispute resolution quick and cost-effective. Its critics, however, caution that arbitration is not suitable when there is a large power differential between the...

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