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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in California?

By The Kalfayan Law Firm |

In the wake of a tragedy that has led to the untimely death of a loved one, families are often left grappling with not only their grief but also the uncertainty of the future. In California, the law provides a pathway for family members or representatives of the deceased to seek justice and compensation… Read More »

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How Long Can Someone Sue After a Car Accident in California?

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In the aftermath of a car accident, victims often grapple with physical injuries, emotional trauma, and financial burdens. While you may feel like you need money now to help pay for your injuries, it’s important not to settle a personal injury claim too soon. Once you settle your case, you can’t go back and… Read More »

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Ways to Prove Negligence in Personal Injury Cases in California

By The Kalfayan Law Firm |

In the field of personal injury law, the concept of negligence determines whether or not some other party is responsible to an injury victim for the harm they have suffered. Whether the injury stems from an auto accident, a trucking accident, a slip and fall on a wet floor or a trip down an… Read More »

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Who Can Be Held Liable After a Trucking Accident?

By The Kalfayan Law Firm |

Truck accidents can be devastating, often resulting in serious injuries or even fatalities. Here in San Diego, we see enormous amounts of 18-wheeler truck traffic coming and going across the border and leaving some of the busiest ports in the world loaded down with cargo until the tractor-trailer maxes out at 70,000 or 80,000… Read More »

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Mass Arbitration vs. Class Action Lawsuits

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For the average individual with a legal claim, understanding the legal process involved can be confusing. This is especially the case when it comes to more complex methods of dispute resolution like mass arbitration and class action lawsuits. Below we offer some basic information regarding these two different forms of litigation, including the pros… Read More »

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Most Common Causes of Semi-Truck Accidents in California

By The Kalfayan Law Firm |

In addition to being a major world economy in its own right, Southern California is also home to the two largest ports in the country that together take in one-fifth of all cargo coming into the United States. A great deal of that cargo is loaded onto semi-trucks and hauled across the state and… Read More »

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Antitrust and State Action Immunity

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Antitrust laws are designed to promote fair competition and protect consumers from monopolistic practices, but in some instances what looks like anti-competitive behavior is actually immune from litigation. Understanding these exemptions and immunities is crucial for potential plaintiffs, especially consumers impacted by businesses engaging in anticompetitive behavior that is covered by “State Action.” Read… Read More »

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When Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

By The Kalfayan Law Firm |

As a resident of Southern California, you know that accidents can happen anytime, including when you least expect them. These accidents—whether it’s a car collision, slip and fall, or dog bite—can leave you dealing with physical pain, emotional distress, and mounting financial pressure from medical bills. When navigating these challenging circumstances, you may find… Read More »

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Understanding the Crucial Role of the Lead Plaintiff in Class Action Lawsuits

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Class action lawsuits serve as a powerful tool in civil litigation, granting those who have been wronged the chance to band together against a common adversary. This collective form of litigation enables numerous plaintiffs, who might otherwise lack the resources for individual lawsuits, to combine their claims for an opportunity to be heard. A… Read More »

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Distinguishing Between Trucking and Car Accidents

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The Kalfayan Law Firm, a San Diego personal injury law firm, is well-versed in the understanding of critical distinctions between trucking and car accidents. While both situations can lead to tragic outcomes, they are far from identical in a legal context. The differences emerge in terms of the severity of incidents, governing regulations, the… Read More »

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