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Potential Damages from a Huntington Beach Motorcycle Accident

October 15th, 2020|

Motorcycle accidents tend to be quite damaging. Since motorcycles afford their riders virtually no physical protection from crash forces, motorcyclists involved in serious accidents tend to suffer catastrophic injuries. If you have recently experienced a motorcycle accident in the Huntington Beach area, it’s a good idea to understand your rights when it comes to seeking compensation for your damages. A Huntington Beach motorcycle accident attorney is a great resource and asset for anyone facing a motorcycle accident lawsuit in the near future. Your legal representative can help you determine liability for your damages and build your case while you focus [...]

What to Do After an Anaheim Pedestrian Accident

October 15th, 2020|

If you or someone you love is injured while walking as a pedestrian in Anaheim, the first steps you take following the incident are crucial. What you do after an Anaheim pedestrian accident has a major impact on your ability to recover and pursue legal action against the driver responsible for the accident. Consider the following tips and remember these things if you are ever in such a position. Seek Medical Care Your first priority should be medical care for the injured. Call 911 and report the accident right away if you are able. If you were injured, wait as [...]

Car Accident Fatalities Are on the Rise

August 28th, 2020|

Driving is an inherently dangerous activity, but it’s necessary for many California residents to get to work, manage their families, run errands, and visit with family and friends. All California drivers have a duty of care to drive safely, but not all drivers uphold this duty of care, and accidents happen every day. Unfortunately, new data from the National Safety Council suggests that car accident fatality rates are climbing. 2018 was the first year in three consecutive years to have less than 40,000 reported traffic accident fatalities in the US, with a total of 39,404. In 2019, this figure appeared [...]

Medical Errors That May Cause Cerebral Palsy

February 28th, 2020|

Cerebral palsy is a medical condition that is caused by either a brain injury or brain malformation that occurs in an infant’s brain either before, during or immediately after birth. A baby’s brain is still under development at this time, and the brain damage that occurs will typically cause the child to lose their normal development of muscle coordination, muscle control, reflexes, posture, muscle tone, and balance as well as both fine and gross motor skills. While each case of cerebral palsy is different for every child, there are some cases in which medical errors are the cause. Foundation for [...]

What To Do In A Road Rage Situation

February 26th, 2020|

Anytime drivers let their emotions get the best of them, they could be endangering themselves and everyone else on the road around them. Aggressive driving is a common symptom of drivers who are frustrated while on the road. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, aggressive driving occurs when a person endangers other people or their property by committing a combination of traffic violations. An extreme form of aggressive driving is known as road rage, which is where the emotionally-charged driver assaults another driver with his or her vehicle or even with a weapon, based on some incident that [...]

How Are Truck Accidents Different from Other Car Accidents?

February 22nd, 2020|

Large commercial trucks are significantly larger and weigh astronomically more than a typical passenger vehicle. Research proves that commercial trucks involved in accidents are 10 times more likely to result in someone’s death than two passenger vehicles colliding Large commercial trucks are regulated through a federal organization known as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). However, many trucking companies and truck drivers fail to follow legal guidance leading to accidents, catastrophic injuries and deaths. Differences in Injuries Unfortunately, truck accidents typically cause greater physical harm on average than accidents between passenger vehicles. Some of the most common types of [...]

What To Do If A Child Is Injured In A Car Crash

February 17th, 2020|

There have been many public debates in recent years about different generations’ habits, contributions to society, and trends. One consistent area of discussion is the prevalence of motor vehicle accidents in the United States and which age groups cause them most often. A recent study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety indicates that millennials, or people born between 1980 and 1994, are responsible for taking the most risks on the road and generally face a higher risk of experiencing car accidents. The study reviewed drivers from various age groups and asked them about their driving habits during the [...]

California Ranks as the Most Dangerous State for Pedestrians

January 30th, 2020|

The State of California ranks as the most dangerous state for pedestrians. Most people believe that the pedestrian always has the right of way, but that is not always true, and sometimes pedestrians’ negligent behavior leads to accidents. However, bringing awareness about the dangers that pedestrians face could help reduce the injuries and fatalities suffered. Pedestrian Accident Statistics California’s pedestrian fatality rate is nearly 30% higher than the national average and no state has more pedestrian deaths. Some statistics regarding pedestrian accidents in California are as follows: In 2016, 867 pedestrians were killed on the roadways in California, and over [...]

Have You Suffered a Spinal Cord Injury?

January 20th, 2020|

If you were injured due to someone else’s negligence in a catastrophic accident, you may have suffered spinal cord injuries that can be permanent and/or life-threatening. The following are the most common types of spinal cord injuries suffered after serious accidents and details of how your injury may affect your future. Complete vs. Incomplete Your spinal cord injury may be categorized into a complete or incomplete injury. A complete spinal cord injury will render the patient unable to move any physical area below the injury. This physical area below the injury will likely not have any feeling or sensation, and [...]

Serious Vaping Injuries Continue to Increase

January 15th, 2020|

A U.S. study reports that 11 million Americans are now using e-cigarettes or vaping. With the number of users increasing exponentially, safety regulations continue to be nearly nonexistent regarding the devices themselves or the nicotine products. Alaska is now the only state that has not officially reported a vaping-related lung injury. With 29 deaths and almost 1,300 lung-related vaping injuries, reported incidents are still on the increase. Additionally, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has now reported that literally hundreds of severe and serious vaping explosions have occurred from e-cigarettes in the United States. Lung-Related Vaping Injuries In October 2019, the [...]

How Your Social Media Posts Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

December 24th, 2019|

Personal injury attorneys are skilled at finding incriminating and destructive evidence on social media. It is always important to remember that your social media accounts are up for public consumption. Even if you think you are safeguarding yourself by making your posts private, any family or friend can take a screenshot of your post or tweet and then send it to someone else. Once you post content to social media, you lose control of that content. Facebook posts, Instagram comments, and Twitter tweets can negatively affect your personal injury claim. Negative Social Media Posts Your personal injury case is a [...]

What Car Accident Victims Need To Know After A Crash

November 27th, 2019|

If you were involved in a car accident, then you may be struggling to recover from your physical injuries, cope with the emotional trauma you experienced, and make ends meet financially. Many car accident victims find that filing a legal claim against the parties responsible for their accident helps them get the financial support they need during this difficult time. Filing a car accident lawsuit with the help of an experienced personal injury attorney in your area can give you the financial support you need. You may assume that filing a lawsuit means you will have to go to court [...]

Drugged driver causes deadly highway crash

November 21st, 2019|

On behalf of Easton & Easton, LLP posted in Car Accidents on Thursday, November 21, 2019. While federal and state laws conflict when it comes to the lawful use and possession of marijuana in California, drivers in the state should be aware that, like alcohol, marijuana can affect one's ability to drive. This was evidenced by one recent case. There, a deadly car accident occurred on a state highway that left one victim dead and a driver arrested for causing the preventable tragedy. The victim, a 20-year-old man, crashed into a concrete divide on Highway 180 and the incident disabled his vehicle. When it came to a stop [...]

What is dooring and how may it be prevented?

November 15th, 2019|

On behalf of Easton & Easton, LLP posted in Bike Accidents on Friday, November 15, 2019. One reason that California residents may choose to ride their bikes instead of drive their cars is to avoid traffic. Bicycles are maneuverable, small, and may be able to make it through congested roads easier than large trucks and SUVs. While a bike may be a convenient alternative to a bigger motor vehicle, it may also be a more dangerous option when negligent and reckless motorists are near. Motorists do not even have to be actively operating their vehicles to negligently harm bicyclists. Dooring accidents are terribly common and hurt [...]

Recalls of defective and dangerous motorcycles

November 6th, 2019|

On behalf of Easton & Easton, LLP posted in Product Liability on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Accidents involving 4-wheel motor vehicles and motorcycles are not uncommon, and often these collisions are attributable to driver negligence or recklessness. However, in some cases motorcyclists may find themselves in dangerous situations because their vehicles malfunction or otherwise present dangerous characteristics. When this occurs, individuals may suffer accidents and serious injuries due to manufacturer mistakes and other related defects. In California and other states throughout the country, defective products, including vehicles and motorcycles, may be recalled by their manufacturers pursuant to federal mandates. The National Highway Traffic Safety [...]

Why defective medical equipment remains on the market

October 31st, 2019|

On behalf of Easton & Easton, LLP posted in Product Liability on Friday, September 27, 2019. As previously discussed on this blog, it is clear that some consumers suffer harm because a certain product was defected and entered the stream of commerce. Defects are not always clear, and they can occur when there are issues with the design, manufacturing and warnings. In some cases, even when a product has a known defect, this does not mean it will not cause harm to consumers. In fact, failures with a recall could be the reason why a consumer interacted with a certain product and suffered harm. [...]

How common are defective medical devices?

October 31st, 2019|

On behalf of Easton & Easton, LLP posted in Product Liability on Thursday, September 19, 2019. When Californians think about a product malfunctioning, they likely think of a household item not working or a vehicle failing. However, the realm of defective products expands much farther than that. Consumers are not just those that go to the store or purchase items online. They are also patients who require medical devices to aid them. And, just like any consumer trusting the product that they are using, they can unexpectedly experience harm and injury due to a defective medical device. How common are defective medical devices? The Food [...]

Head on crash injures two and starts brush fire

October 31st, 2019|

On behalf of Easton & Easton, LLP posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. As any motorist in California can attest, the roadways can be a very busy place. Even at times when traffic is light, the dangerous of road travel are always apparent. One simple act of negligence or recklessness could result in a serious crash that harms a victim and causes much damage. Thus, it is important to explore the cause of a crash, as it can help illustrate responsibility and open up the possibilities of recovering compensation for losses suffered. According to recent reports, a head on collision occurred on Highway [...]

Drunk Driving Accidents Still Plaguing Our Roadways

October 31st, 2019|

Individuals may be aware that impaired driving is a major cause of fatal motor vehicle accidents. What they may not know, however, is that in 2012 over 10,000 individuals in the United States died in drunk driving accidents. This represents 31 percent of all traffic-related fatalities in the nation. In fact, 30 people lose their lives each day in drunk driving accidents. Drunk driving doesn’t just affect adults. Of the over 1,000 traffic-related deaths of children age 14-years-old or younger in 2012, one-fifth involved a drunk driver. Impaired driving doesn’t just include the consumption of alcohol. Driving under the influence [...]

How Technology Is Affecting California Drivers

October 31st, 2019|

A California woman has taken to social media to express her outrage after a highway patrol officer pulled her over and issued a ticket for driving while wearing Google Glass. Google Glass is a new device still in testing mode that allows users to operate a small screen suspended in front of their face using voice commands. The screen can browse the web, view photos and videos and do a variety of other tasks. The woman’s online posts expressed confusion about whether California distracted driving laws allowed the issuing of such a ticket. In her case it was given under [...]

What To Know And Do After A Bicycle Accident

October 10th, 2019|

Statistics and facts for bicycle accidents Going for a bike ride is not just a way for people to enjoy a beautiful day outside. It is also an Eco-friendly way to get around and a means of transportation utilized by many residents. While it is an effective mode of transportation, it is also one that carries with it many risks. Bicyclists travel in areas where motorists frequent; therefore, cyclists and motorists need to constantly be aware of one another in order to avoid a collision. According to statistics by the National Highway and Traffic Administration, bicycle accidents account for 2 [...]

What To Know About Defective Medical Device Accidents

September 19th, 2019|

When Californians think about a product malfunctioning, they likely think of a household item not working or a vehicle failing. However, the realm of defective products expands much farther than that. Consumers are not just those that go to the store or purchase items online. They are also patients who require medical devices to aid them. And, just like any consumer trusting the product that they are using, they can unexpectedly experience harm and injury due to a defective medical device. How common are defective medical devices? The Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, has made plans to ensure there [...]

Head on crash injures two and starts brush fire

September 11th, 2019|

On behalf of Easton & Easton, LLP posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. As any motorist in California can attest, the roadways can be a very busy place. Even at times when traffic is light, the dangerous of road travel are always apparent. One simple act of negligence or recklessness could result in a serious crash that harms a victim and causes much damage. Thus, it is important to explore the cause of a crash, as it can help illustrate responsibility and open up the possibilities of recovering compensation for losses suffered. According to recent reports, a head on collision occurred on Highway [...]

Consequences Of Drowsy Driving Car Accidents

September 5th, 2019|

Drowsy driving and its risks Let’s face it. Life can get busy, chaotic and exhausting. We all find ourselves tired during the daytime hours. Whether it is because we had to stay up late, get up early or had a rough night’s sleep, residents in California and elsewhere are likely to experience drowsiness or fatigue during their waking hours. Drowsy driving is a growing concern, as many would deem it as dangerous as drunk driving or distracted driving. While falling asleep at the wheel is clearly a dangerous situation, driving while tired also creates many risks. Drowsiness can make it [...]

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Coming out of my first auto accident as an adult, a very difficult and scary time to navigate and understand, I was so incredibly thankful to have been put in contact with Easton & Easton. I honestly was lost with how to handle paperwork, doctors, medical costs and what next steps were, and from the moment I spoke with Travis Easton and my case manager Katie, my mind was put at ease. They have made the entire process stress free for me as I recovered, and I am so grateful for them and their genuine care for my case. Communication from the start has been fantastic, especially making clear what my expectations for the entire process would look like, and I truly believe they have my best interest at heart. 100% I would recommend their firm for anyone that is needing representation!

Sara McClelland

My experience with Easton & Easton has been amazing! Gabriel Mendoza and my case manager Katie have been so helpful and taken so much stress off my plate. They’ve been super informative and honest and given me very clear expectations. They’ve taken such a terrible experience (my accident) and eased my mind about the outcome. I can’t thank them enough!!

Caila Dean

Ive used them twice and never been disappointed

Lisa Bluemel

The Easton & Easton Law Firm is amazing! The entire team is very helpful and caring. They were always there to answer all my questions. They directed me through the entire process and stayed with me every step of the way. This team is outstanding and were wonderful to work with. Because of the tremendous effort they put on my case they were able to win my difficult personal injury case. I couldn’t have asked for a better law firm to handle my case. They are the Best! Thank you for your patience, professionalism, & guidance! I definitely recommend this firm to handle your case. They go out of their way to fight for your rights. THANK YOU…

Sofia Sanchez

I could not be more pleased with the services provided by the Law Offices of W. Douglas Easton. The senior partner Mr. Easton took the time to meet with me and my wife while I was still in the hospital, where he gave my family hope that there was light at the end of a very long, and very dark tunnel. Matt Easton then worked my case, and because of his dedication, experience and expertise I received a settlement that was larger than I EVER thought possible. It was truly astounding! Matt and the entire team at Easton & Easton looked out for me throughout my recovery, and in the end they gave me my life back. Five stars is not enough. Thanks Matt! Thanks Easton & Easton!

Dan Campbell

Brian and everyone at Easton and Easton are simply the BEST at what they do. Brian is thorough, easy to talk to, and truly cares about his clients. If you want a family of attorneys with perseverance and determination to fight for you, give Easton and Easton a call. I am glad I did.

Kyle Keith

What an amazing law firm, talk about going above and beyond to make such a painful experience go so well. I have referred a co-worker and a family member to them as well and everyone had such a great experience as I had.

Logan Ross

I can’t say enough amazing things about my experience with Travis Easton at Easton & Easton. Travis and his entire team (Katie, Amy, Dee, Michelle, & Araceli) are phenomenal. It provided me a lot of comfort to know I was being so well taken care of. I was especially impressed that every document for the case was perfectly written and specific to me. Nothing was generic, which shows the level of care and attention they put into each individual case. I had such a great experience and would highly recommend Travis Easton and his firm to anyone going through a personal injury. Travis took a bad situation and made the best of it for me. Thank you again, I’m forever grateful!!

-Allee

Ashlee A.

Retaining Easton and Easton was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made! From the initial consultation to our final meeting, they were nothing short of exceptional. I was forced to retain their services after firing my previous attorney for not handling the case properly. I dealt with Gabriel and Brian (partner) exclusively throughout the case. They did as promised and were great communicators throughout the entire process. I will recommend them to anyone I know going through a personal injury case. They were ultimately able to untangle the mess caused by my previous lawyer and get a result that I was extremely happy with. Their staff is exceptional as well and provided top notch customer service. Amera was also extremely helpful and easy to deal with as well.

Jeffrey N.

I was in a pretty bad car accident and decided to have Easton & Easton represent me, Travis Easton to be specific. Travis Easton and his paralegal made the whole process effortless. They were so understanding and helpful! The entire thing was a gigantic mess, yet Travis managed to make it run like clockwork. I would HIGHLY recommend Easton & Easton! If you are ever in need of a personal defense attorney Easton & Easton is the firm to represent you!

Mark B.

They are the best law firm in Orange County period. Choosing them to represent me was the best decision of my life.
My life changed in a matter of seconds after a catastrophic spinal cord injury that left me disabled. Brian Easton and his team worked on my case non stop for 3 years and provided me the justice I deserved. I couldn’t have been more content.
I was treated with utmost respect and I felt like I was being represented by a close family member. The responses to my questions were quick and clear. What E & E has done for me is phenomenal.
My sincere thanks to Brian, Matt, Travis, Doug, Gabriel and Amera. They are what they are because of their dedication to provide high quality and professional service to their clients.

Vamsi P.

Brian Easton and his team, Gabe Mendoza and Amera Hajali, helped me during a very difficult time in my life. I had a significant injury from a car accident, and wound up seeking out Easton & Easton when I was having difficulties getting help from my doctors. The Easton team took a lot of stress off of me while acting as my advocates to help me get the care I needed, and saw my case all the way through to a healthy settlement.

They are the BEST!

Jennifer P.

I have nothing but good things to say about Easton and Easton. Brian handled my case professionally and communicated with me effectively throughout the process. He made sure that the process was effortless and as hands free as possible. This was super important for my busy schedule. I highly recommend Easton and Easton if you are ever found in a situation that you need an attorney.

Claudia C.

I would highly recommend Easton & Easton.
I was rear ended on my home and pushed into a semi-truck. I was not sure how to go about even using an attorney.
Brian, Gab and Amera were so good about helping me thru the process and representing me.
I was able to concentrate on getting myself better knowing they had my back, taking care of the details and keeping me informed along the way

Linda M.

The best Law firm by far. I would highly recommend Easton & Easton, LLP and ask for Gabriel Mendoza and staff. He and his colleagues did and exceptional service. Thank you for everything. Job well done!

Ericka P.

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