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$57.9 MILLION – Jury verdict awarded to a 25-year-old man who was severely injured in a car accident that occurred on a freeway in Riverside County. The verdict is the highest-ever personal injury award in Riverside County, California and was also the highest personal injury award in the State of California and the 2nd highest personal injury award in the nation for that year. This verdict is an example of what makes us your choice for top personal injury attorneys.

$7 MILLION – Settlement awarded to a 41-year-old woman who developed Complex Regional Pain Syndrome after suffering trip and fall injuries caused by dangerous property conditions in the city of Victorville, California.

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How Do You Prove Wrongful Death?

By | Wrongful Death

How Much Money For a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Today we look at the last part of our 6 part series on wrongful death.  We sincerely hope that you have found this ongoing series of articles helpful in answering your questions during a difficult time.

What Determines Liability and Damages in Wrongful Death Cases?

Proving liability

The primary mandate of a wrongful death lawsuit is to show the defendant is specifically liable for the death. You and your attorney must prove:

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This article should only be used for informational purposes. It does not constitute legal advice, and it does not create an attorney-client relationship with anyone. If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney in your community.

How Do I File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

By | Wrongful Death

How do I File a Wrongful Death Suit

Today we look at part 5 of our 6 part series on wrongful death and explore the details on how you file a wrongful death lawsuit.  This article addresses the questions: “How long do I have to file a wrongful death suit?”, “How do I file a wrongful death suit?”, and “How long is the process?”

When, Where and How Do You File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Normally, you have two years from the date of your loved one’s death to file a wrongful death action in California civil court against a no-governmental entity. In cases against governmental entities, you typically must file a wrongful death action within one year. If you fail to file your lawsuit by this deadline, you will lose your right to file at all.

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Why Sue for Wrongful Death?

By | Wrongful Death

Why Sue for Wrongful Death

Today we look at part 4 of our 6 part series on wrongful death and explore the reasons why you might want to sue for wrongful death after losing a loved one.

Why Sue For Wrongful Death?

When a close family member dies without warning, the physical, emotional and economic strain to loved ones left behind can be overwhelming. You find yourself making decisions you never expected, and the costs mount quickly.

Funeral expenses alone can add up quickly. Typical costs include the casket, ranging from $2,000 to $10,000, a burial plot or ashes niche, funeral home services, the cost of flowers, music and an officiant for the service, plus the cost of food and drink at a reception afterward.

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This article should only be used for informational purposes. It does not constitute legal advice, and it does not create an attorney-client relationship with anyone. If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney in your community.

Wrongful Death – Why Hire an Attorney?

By | Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Why Hire an Attorney

Today we look at part 3 of our 6 part series on wrongful death and explore the reasons why you would want to hire an attorney during this difficult time.  It is our hope that you find this series of articles helpful after suffering the loss of a loved one or friend.

Why Hire an Attorney?

Unless you have a strong legal background and a clear head in the aftermath of a tragedy, hiring an attorney is your best option for recovering damage compensation. Only an experienced attorney who maintains objectivity can make sure that you make the strongest case possible.

Additional reasons to retain legal assistance before you decide to represent yourself include:

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This article should only be used for informational purposes. It does not constitute legal advice, and it does not create an attorney-client relationship with anyone. If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney in your community.

Who Can Sue for Wrongful Death?

By | Wrongful Death

Who Can Sue for Wrongful DeathToday we continue our six part series on wrongful death by exploring the questions of “who can sue for wrongful death?” as well as “who do you sue for wrongful death?”. If you would like to start at part 1 of our 6 part series please read the previous article titled What is Wrongful Death?.

If you are discovering this series of articles because you have lost a family member or loved one please know that we understand your emotional loss and hope you find this series of articles helpful in navigating this difficult time.

Wrongful Death Determination: Do You Have a Case?

Who can sue for wrongful death?

Family members or a designated representative for the decedent’s family can file a civil suit in California to recover monetary damages. Even if a criminal case resulting from the death is already underway, that does not prevent civil action, nor does the determination in a criminal case affect the outcome of the civil wrongful death case.

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What is Wrongful Death?

By | Wrongful Death
What is Wrongful Death

It happens in a split second, changing your world forever: an accident that takes the life of a loved one. Your family is grieving, devastated, in shock, unsure how to proceed, where to go and what to do. In addition to your emotional loss, you are also worried about the uncertainty of your financial future.

Contacting a wrongful death lawyer for advice often seems wrong. You don’t want money for your loss. You just want your loved on back. Still, you must protect yourself and your family. So the decision you make to seek legal assistance from the right attorney is one of the most important actions you can take.

If you are in this position, please know how sorry we are for your loss. As part of our job we have counseled hundreds of families experiencing the same loss you are facing. That’s why we have prepared this six part series of articles. This series will provide answers to the questions we are most commonly asked by grieving families.

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This article should only be used for informational purposes. It does not constitute legal advice, and it does not create an attorney-client relationship with anyone. If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney in your community.

Car Accidents Due To Drunk Driving Are Nearly Doubled on Super Bowl Sunday

By | Uncategorized

Super Bowl Drunk DrivingBe Extra Careful Driving On Super Bowl Sunday –
Car Accidents Due To Drunk Driving Are Nearly Doubled

If you’re leaving your home to watch the Super Bowl this weekend, please stay safe. Be aware that others might have celebrated the Super Bowl a little too much. Though they shouldn’t get behind the wheel and drive, the sad truth is that they do and they endanger the lives of many every year.

If you need proof, here’s a sobering article from the L.A. Times which shows that the risk of being in a drunk-driving crash on Super Bowl Sunday in California is nearly double that of other Sundays.

http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-super-bowl-drunk-driving-20150127-story.html

So please be mindful of this danger and be extra careful this weekend. #safetyfirst

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Personal Injury Attorneys: An Overview of What We Do At Rizio Liberty Lipinsky

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Personal Injury Attorneys: Rizio Law FirmSuffering an injury as the result of another’s negligence all too often wreaks havoc on the lives of the victims and their families. From a slip and fall resulting in a spinal cord injury, to a catastrophic auto or motorcycle accident resulting in traumatic brain injury, or wrongful death, at Rizio Liberty Lipinsky we are here to help victims begin the process of rebuilding their lives after a personal injury.

We know that no amount of money can compensate for the loss of a loved one in a wrongful death suit. We know that no settlement is going to make up for a permanent disability or injury. But in the face of a tragic accident or injury, we are driven to help in the way we can; which is by standing up for the rights of plaintiffs who are being bullied, ignored, or denied rightful medical treatment and compensation by insurance companies, corporations and even municipalities who don’t want to pay for their negligence.

We fight for victims injured by defective products, for the families who have suffered an invaluable loss in a wrongful death claim, and for those who have been injured in accidents of all kinds through no fault of their own. At Rizio Liberty Lipinsky each and every client’s case is pursued with the same vigor and dedication we would use to fight for our own family members. Read More

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Consumer Attorneys of the Year 2015

By | Awards

Personal Injury Attorneys Greg Rizio and Darren M. Pirozzi Named
California’s 2015 Consumer Attorneys of the Year

This weekend, Rizio Liberty Lipinsky’s personal injury attorneys Greg Rizio and Darren Pirozzi were named the State of California’s 2015 Consumer Attorneys of the Year at the Consumer Attorneys of California’s (CAOC) 54th Annual convention held in San Francisco.

Consumer Attorneys of California is a professional organization of plaintiffs’ attorneys representing consumers seeking accountability against wrongdoers in cases involving personal injury, product liability, environmental degradation and other causes. According to the press release from CAOC:

“Consumer Attorney of the Year is awarded to a CAOC member or members who significantly advanced the rights or safety of California consumers by achieving a noteworthy result in a case… Read More

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Rancho Mirage Applebee’s Diners Get a Surprise When SUV Crashes into the Restaurant

By | Local News

At around 12:30 p.m. on August 6, 2015, an SUV crashed into the local Rancho Mirage Applebee’s restaurant at the height of the lunch hour. Luckily, no diners were injured as the SUV crashed through a wall that contained only unoccupied tables, according to police and as reported in The Desert Sun.

Deputy Armando Munoz reported that the driver of the SUV lost control of the vehicle and crashed through the wall of the Applebee’s in Rancho Mirage located at 71-740 Highway 111. The Riverside County Fire Department was called to the scene, but no one was injured in the incident. Munoz also reported that no drugs or alcohol were related to the crash.

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