Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyers

Contact Us Now!


(310) 988-2420 VOICE
(310) 988-2440 FAX

Christa R. Haggai, Attorney-at-Law

  • Facebook Feeds

    Facebook Status

    The Haggai Law Firm
    Facebook IconMarch 14, 2014 at 3:40 pm

    Good news in Florida! Hopefully, California voter will follow this lead!

    Facebook Picture
    Florida Supreme Court tosses out medical malpractice cap on damages

    http://www.tampabay.com

    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the centerpiece of the 2003 medical malpractice overhaul, blasting the Legislature for creating an "alleged medical malpractice crisis" and concluding, in a 5-2 ruling, that a cap on wrongful death noneconomic damages violates the U.S. and...

    The Haggai Law Firm
    Facebook IconFebruary 25, 2014 at 12:47 am

    Most doctors are good wonderful human beings who help and don't hurt. However, if you harm someone, you should be responsible for the full measure of the harm you cause. The $250 cap was put into place more than 38 years ago. Let's raise it to reflect the rate of inflation. Let's also say asking doctors to pee in a cup is not a bad thing! Good docs should not be afraid of this change!

    "Trial lawyers and consumer groups are pushing a measure that would raise the cap on pain and suffering damages in medical malpractices cases from $250,000 to approximately $1.1 million. It would also require doctors to be drug tested and to check a statewide database when prescribing certain medications to clamp down on prescription drug abuse."

    Facebook Picture
    New bill brings medical malpractice fight to the Legislature

    http://www.latimes.com

    SACRAMENTO--Seeking to avert a costly initiative battle, state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) has introduced a bill to serve as a vehicle for a legislative compromise on California's medical malpractice law. 

    The Haggai Law Firm
    Facebook IconFebruary 21, 2014 at 12:30 am

    It is time for a change! Sometimes $250,000 for pain and suffering damages is not enough in light of the damage. Take a minute and watch this sort video - a story from a medical malpractice victim. Thanks!

    Facebook Picture
    MICRA/Ramirez

    vimeo.com

    Ras Book
    February 6, 2014 at 12:28 am

    I recommend you

    The Haggai Law Firm
    Facebook IconFebruary 4, 2014 at 1:00 am

    Christa Haggai Ramey was selected as a Super Lawyer for Southern California!

    Facebook Picture
    Super Lawyers - Southern California 2014

    digital.superlawyers.com

    Super Lawyers magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-approved law school libraries. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country. Consumers can…

  • Wrist Fracture Attorneys Los Angeles

    The wrist joint is made up of several bones, the radius and ulna, which are the bones in the forearm. The radius is named so because the radius (bone) acts like the radius (of a circle). The ulna acts as the center point to the circle because when the arm is rotated the ulna does not move. The radius (bone) acts like the radius (of a circle) because it rotates around the ulna. The carpus is the cluster of bones between the radius and ulna. Falls and high impact car accidents are some of the more common causes for wrist fractures in Los Angeles.

    Symptoms of Wrist Fractures

    After experiencing a slip and fall accident or a high impact motor vehicle accident, the following symptoms may indicate that you have a wrist fracture:

    • Severe pain that tends to increase during gripping or squeezing
    • Swelling
    • Tenderness
    • Bruising
    • Obvious deformity, such as a bent wrist or crooked finger
    • Stiffness or inability to move your fingers or thumb
    • Numbness or coldness in your hand

    Diagnosis and Treatment for a Wrist Fracture

    Like any other fracture of a bone, wrist fractures are diagnosed by imaging, such as x-ray, CT scan or MRI. If the broken ends of the bone are not aligned properly, your doctor will need to manipulate the pieces back into their proper positions — a process called fracture reduction. Depending on the amount of pain and swelling you have, you may need a muscle relaxant, a sedative or even a general anesthetic before this procedure. After the bones are properly aligned they will need to be immobilized for proper healing. While many fractures may heal with realignment and immobilization, some require surgery, which could include placement or devices, rods, screws and pins. Like with leg fractures, surgery may include internal fixation or open reduction with internal fixation.

    After either splinting or surgery, physical therapy will be needed in order to regain mobility, reduce stiffness and soreness in the arm, wrist and hand. Rehabilitation may take several months depending up the type of fracture and severity of the injury.

    If you or a loved one has been injured in an automobile or fall accident and sustained a wrist fracture as a result of this accident in Los Angeles, please contact the Haggai Law Firm for a free consultation with an attorney who can help you obtain fair and reasonable compensation for your injuries.

    Free Case Review

    1. (required)
    2. (required)
    3. (required)
    4. (required)
    5. (valid email required)
    6. Captcha
    7. The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.