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Personal Injury Law Lawyers In Lathrop California

Lathrop is a city located in San Joaquin County, California. The population is currently 17,429 in 2008 Lathrop’s current population is nearly 17,469 and is expected to reach 20,000 by 2012, with a projected “build out” population of 70,000 in next 25 years. Lathrop's average high temperature in January is 54 °F (12 °C) and the average low in January is 38 °F (3 °C). In July, the average high temperature is 94 °F (34 °C) and the average low in July is 61 °F (16 °C). The City of Lathrop is located in Northern San Joaquin Valley at the intersection of I-5 and 120 Freeways. Lathrop is centrally located within a 30-minute commute of Tracy, Manteca, Stockton, Lodi, Modesto, Livermore and Pleasanton.

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

If an injury suffered results in the death of a person, then that person's estate may assert a wrongful death claims...

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

A landlord may be liable to the tenant--or others-for injuries caused by dangerous or defective conditions on the...

Catastrophic injuries are those that require significant medical treatment, and which usually have a long-term or...

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a complex injury with a broad spectrum of symptoms and disabilities. The impact on a...

Paying passengers who are injured on a boat or cruise may bring a lawsuit against the boat owner if the owner's...

Burn injuries have recently reached epidemic proportions, with 2.4 million such injuries reported each year with at...

Depending on the details of your case, you may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, and...

There are many different kinds of actions that would be called 'elder abuse' in a court of law. It may be difficult...