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Personal Injury Law Lawyers In Landers California

Landers is an unincorporated community in San Bernardino County, California. The town lies in the Homestead Valley of the Mojave Desert, northeast of Flamingo Heights. The closest large towns are Yucca Valley and Joshua Tree. The town has its own small airport, Landers Airport. Near Landers is Giant Rock, a large freestanding boulder. In the 1950s through the 1970s, it was a popular gathering point for UFO believers. UFO contactee George Van Tassel built his Integratron in the Giant Rock area. The area was also the epicenter of the Landers Earthquake, a magnitude 7.3 earthquake on June 28, 1992 which caused considerable structural damage to the surrounding area, and one death, that of a six-year-old child. The image shown most frequently on the news was the complete collapse of the northern wall of the Yucca Lanes Bowling Center. It was later revealed that this wall was in fact a temporary one designed for easy removal should the building be expanded at a future date. The ZIP Code is 92285 and the community is inside area code 760.

What is personal injury law?

Personal injury includes injuries to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property. If the negligence of another person can be proved, the person who is injured may be entitled to monetary compensation from that person who was negligent. Attorneys often represent clients on a contingency basis, in which the attorneys fee is a percentage of the compensation the plaintiff receives, payable when the case is resolved. Cases involving people who have suffered an injury for which someone else (an individual or business) may be legally liable -- may include injuries caused by car accidents, medical malpractice, dog bites, slip and fall incidents, and emotional distress.

Answers to personal injury law issues in California

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