Year: 2021

Dog Bite

Millions of Americans keep dogs as pets. While most are friendly companions, some become aggressive and attack family members, neighbors, or strangers, even when unprovoked. One study found there were approximately 3 million dog bite injuries in the U.S. and more than 50,000 people were admitted to hospital emergency departments…

Do Fatigued Truck Drivers Cause More Accidents?

Many truck drivers spend long hours on the highway each day. That amount of driving can lead to mental and physical fatigue, which only worsens if truckers exceed the length of time they’re legally permitted to work or drive. If you have been hurt in a truck accident caused by…

How Much is a Traumatic Brain Injury Claim Worth in California?

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are among the most catastrophic of all accidental injuries. It’s not hard to understand why. The brain is the body’s command center, responsible for controlling your thoughts, movements, and understanding of the outside world. Any damage to this vital organ can change your life forever. The…

Car Accident Attorney in Pasadena - Law Offices of Pius Joseph - Personal Injury Attorney

If you’ve been injured in a collision, determining fault is a key factor in order to receive compensation. At the Law Offices of Pius Joseph, we know the laws surrounding fault in California can be confusing. Read more to learn about how accident victims can recover fair compensation after a…

How to File an Accident Report

Reporting a car accident in California is required by law in certain circumstances. It’s also an important step towards protecting your legal rights. Most car insurance companies require a police report before processing a personal injury claim. Here’s what you need to know about reporting requirements in The Golden State….

Lost Your Personal Injury Case

You were sure the circumstances of your car accident were solidly in your favor. Your friends and family agreed. Everyone said your personal injury case was a slam-dunk win for you. So why did you lose? Every case is different. For this reason, outcomes are also different. Here are some…

Sleep Apnea

When you encounter a fully loaded long-haul truck beside you at 70 miles per hour, your very survival may depend on whether the driver is fully alert. Unfortunately, fatigue is widely reported as a cause of truck accidents. Sleep apnea may be the reason why. Researchers at Virginia Tech recently…

Are Settlements from Personal Injuries Taxable in California? - Pius Joseph

After you’ve been seriously injured in a car accident in Pasadena, CA, negotiating a full and fair settlement with an insurance company is just the beginning. It’s also important to prepare yourself for the tax implications that may cut into your net payout. Your personal injury lawyer should take your…