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The Barnes Firm Jingle Contest Lives On!

In partnership with iHeart Media, California car accident attorneys The Barnes Firm held a Jingle Contest in July. We were lucky to have over 260 amazing entries submitted from all over the Los Angeles, San Diego, and Bay areas. Our winner, Jordyn Dodd-Waddington’s video can be viewed here: Many...

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What Steps Should I Take After Getting in a Motorcycle Accident in San Diego?

It’s hard to argue with the coolness and convenience of riding a motorcycle. You also pay less at the fuel pump and have less impact on the environment. Even so, you need to know what to do in case you end up in a motorcycle accident in San Diego. According to...

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What Steps Do I Take If I Was Hit by a Drunk Driver in Los Angeles?

Drunk driving is a serious problem in California, with millions of deaths and injuries resulting from impaired drivers over the past decade. According to a Los Angeles car accident attorney, the risk of an accident may be even higher in Los Angeles, where the downtown nightlife and large population creates a huge...

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Do You Need a License and Insurance to Drive a Scooter in San Francisco?

With over 800,000 motorcycles registered in California, it’s hard to quantify how many there are when you factor in scooters, mopeds, and electric bikes. Pretty much anything on wheels could be dangerous to you or pedestrians if you’re not careful. If you’re asking, “do scooters need insurance in San Francisco”,...

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Can You Sue After Suffering Side Effects from a Prescription Drug?

The FDA estimates that as many as 98,000 medical malpractice related mistakes cause deaths in hospitals every year. Of those deaths, over 7,000 are due to doctor prescribed drug-related issues. If you or a loved has suffered from negative side effects of prescribed medication in, you may be wondering if you...

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The Standard of Care for Medical Malpractice and What You Need to Know

Are you considering suing a hospital or physician for medical malpractice in Los Angeles? Before you get involved in a lawsuit, know what you’re signing up for. In Medscape’s Medical Malpractice Report, it’s estimated that it can take 1 to 2 years for the lawsuit process to run its course. A...

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The 4 Most Common Causes of Workplace Injuries

Every year, about 2.9 million people in the United States sustain workplace injuries. If you’ve never sustained an injury at work, it’s easy to think you’re safe. After all, of the 150 million people that are part of the American workforce, only 2.3 million get injured. Sure, the odds of sustaining...

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5 Signs You Might Have Asbestos-Related Mesothelioma

Often, when people hear about Asbestos, they think of it to be the causation of diseases in the past. Much like how many people think of Polio or Scarlet fever. But this isn’t so according to the National Cancer Institute. Every year, 3,000 Americans receive a Mesothelioma diagnosis. This is about...

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Leading Causes of Car Accidents in California

Hundreds of thousands of motor vehicle accidents occur every year on California roads. Although driving can be dangerous, it’s a necessity for many people who need to get to work or school, drop off kids at school, or run errands. The leading causes of car accidents in the state...

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The Barnes Firm to Host Jingle Contest with $10,000 Grand Prize

You’ve heard the jingle, now it’s your turn to sing it. The California car accident attorneys at The Barnes Firm have announced a Jingle Contest this summer, in which contestants can showcase their talent and creativity for a chance to win a $10,000 grand prize. To participate in the...

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