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Don’t Let Litigation Costs Overwhelm Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

Although something like 97% of all personal injury lawsuits eventually settle short of jury trial, they can nonetheless be very expensive because of the costs of litigation. Most reputable injury lawyers advance costs for the client, but these advanced costs must be re-paid to the lawyer when (and if) the case settles or goes to trial judgment. My typical...

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Instant Pot Product Liability

The Instant Pot is a popular choice for families to prepare home-cooked meals because of its speed and convenience. Despite the company advertising many safety features, an Instant Pot accident is more likely than you think. In recent years, Instant Pot has recalled hundreds of thousands of cookers for overheating, exploding, and melting. If you’ve experienced an accident with...

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Serious Burn Injury Average Lawsuit Settlement

In 2008, over 410,000 burn injuries happened in the United States, and approximately 40,000 people needed hospitalization. Between 1993 to 2021, 94% of burn injuries were accidents. If your injury occurred because of someone’s carelessness, you are entitled to recover damages for your injuries.  Most personal injury cases settle out of court. Thus, you may be wondering about typical...

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Filing an Injury Claim Against an Airbnb in San Francisco

Many people who travel for work or fun use Airbnb. Although most guests enjoy their Airbnb rentals, some have had unpleasant and even harmful experiences. If you suffered injuries during an Airbnb stay, you might have an injury claim against Airbnb. However, since Airbnb claims can be complicated, it’s best to consult with an experienced attorney. Can I Sue...

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Getting Compensation for Accident Claims That Exceed Policy Limits

Car accidents on California roadways often result in property damage and, in some cases, devastating injuries and fatalities. When property damage, injury, or death occur, thousands of dollars in expenses can pile up. Car crash victims may also suffer debilitating mental anguish. In a perfect world, insurance policy accident claim compensation would cover these damages. But sometimes, a victim’s...

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How Much Is a Brain Injury Claim Worth in California?

It’s a long road to resuming the normal life you had after suffering a brain injury. Even those suffering from more mild brain injuries might suffer the lasting effects for years. These injuries can affect not only your ability to work but also your ability to interact with your family and friends. California law permits those who suffer from...

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Signs of a Concussion After a Car Accident in California

Concussions are common, they’re serious, and they can leave accident victims with lifelong complications. If someone suffers a concussion in a car accident that wasn’t their fault, the at-fault party or their insurance should pay for the victim’s recovery and ongoing needs. The Law Office of Chuck Geerhart has the experience to ensure that insurance companies and defendants pay...

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Hit by an Uber Driver in California

Uber and other rideshare companies give the public a convenient way to catch a ride while also giving car owners an easy way to make money off their personal vehicles. But with all of this ease and convenience come some complicated questions. Many Uber passengers might be wondering, What if my Uber driver gets in an accident and I...

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Average Settlements for Broken Leg After a Car Accident

Car accidents can cause a lot of different injuries. Broken bones are common after getting into a serious car crash. When you break your leg in a car accident, it can affect your life significantly. A bad leg break can keep you from working and even put you in a wheelchair and crutches for months. Many broken legs require...

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Law Office of Chuck Geerhart Proudly Supports Major Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Groups

The Law Office of Chuck Geerhart is proud to sponsor the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, and Walk San Francisco. These organizations advocate for the safety of bicyclists and pedestrians throughout the Bay Area, providing valuable resources and hosting educational events for all ages.  Founded in 1998, Walk San Francisco is a volunteer organization that...

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