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    This morning on Today Show - this story aired highlight the problem with drug using doctors. In California this could change with the Pack Patient Safety Act, which is on the ballot in November here in California. We think it is time to require doctors to pee in a cup! https://www.packact.org/

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    I am following this story with a lot of interest. Should college athletes be paid for their likeness when Universities are profiting from them? Or is a free education enough? http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/09/us-athletics-ncaa-lawsuit-idUSKBN0EK1S520140609

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    Hopefully the law will change in California. In the meantime, insurance companies keep racking in record earnings, doctor's premiums are still high despite the drop in claims in the last 38 years. Most importantly, injured victims are denied justice on a regular basis. It is time for a change!

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    While injured Californians face damage caps, medical malpractice insurers have record surplusesApril 30, 2013By graceSince 1975, after complaints that medical malpractice insurance rates were out of control, Californians injured by medical malpractice have been limited by law in how much they can be…

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  • Spinal Cord Injury Attorneys Los Angeles

    Spinal Chord Injury Lawyers Los AngelesRecovering Monetary Damages for a Spine Injury

    Have you been involved in an automobile accident and sustained a back injury? Were you injured on the job while working in an industrial or construction job? If you or a loved is the victim of a spinal cord injury or spine injury in Los Angeles, you may be entitled to monetary compensation. The Haggai Law Firm located in Los Angeles, California, has the experience and courtroom know-how to file your claim and recover the maximum amount of money for your injuries, suffering, and lost wages. Perhaps no injury is as life-altering and serious as a back injury, and if you have suffered the trauma of this type of injury, you have rights.

    Devastating Personal Injury

    Each year in the United States, there are around 10,000 new reports of spinal cord injuries. Many of these injuries were preventable, and are the direct result of the actions of another person or company. When the actions of someone else cause injury to others, their actions are negligent. This negligence oftentimes results in injuries to the body that can cause paralysis, either partial or total. If the spinal cord injury involves the cervical section of the spine, quadriplegia can result, and the victim is left without the use of arms or legs. Paraplegia is also an outcome of spinal cord injury, and causes the lower half of the body to become paralyzed, generally as a result of damage or trauma to the thoracic region of the spin. Paralysis, in these instances, is usually permanent.

    The Cost of Spinal Injuries

    Back injuries and spinal cord injuries can negatively impact the injured person in many ways, and also have an impact on those who care for them. Most spinal cord injuries come with a huge price tag for medical bills, therapy, surgery, and other procedures that the injured spinal cord victim may require. A serious spinal cord injury can make it impossible for the victim to work, although he or she will still need money for their living expenses. The situation is often complicated even further by the need for loved ones to stop working so that they can care for the victim.

    Recovering Damages from the At-Fault Party

    Since a spinal cord injury is so devastating both physically, mentally, and financially, contacting a personal injury law firm right away following the accident is of the utmost importance. Haggai Law Firm can help the victim of spinal cord injury and their family to seek out the responsible party and file a claim for damages that can including monetary compensation for:

    • Medical bills. The cost of treating a spinal cord injury or back injury can easily run into the tens of thousands of dollars. The injured party should not have to pay for his own treatment. Your lawyer can seek out monetary damages for your medical bills, including the future cost of medical care.
    • Lost wages. The money that the injured person would be earning if they had not sustained the injury is commonly awarded to him without question. This includes any future lost wages due to partial or permanent disability, or diminished capacity to earn a living.
    • Pain and suffering. A large monetary award for pain and suffering is not unheard of in spinal cord cases. Your attorney will work hard for you to get you the largest award possible to help ease your loss.

    Upon taking your spinal cord injury casein Los Angeles, Haggai Law Firm will start to work for you, collecting evidence and medical records, filing your claim, and if necessary, litigating on your behalf in a court of law until you receive just compensation to make you whole again. The first step is for you to schedule an initial consultation with the Haggai Law offices to preserve your rights to seek out monetary damages and get the ball rolling on your case.

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