September 24, 2021

What caused the Dixie Fire?

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) has admitted that it may be to blame for causing the Dixie Fire. The fire started near the Cresta Dam area in the Feather River Canyon. An employee observed several blown fuses and noticed a fire nearby. The Dixie Fire is the 6th largest fire in the state’s history. The fire has consumed “almost a million acres” The fire recently destroyed the historic town of Greenville in Plumas County, and evacuations have been ordered for parts of Plumas, Butte and Lassen Counties. Can I file a claim against PG&E? You may be able to file a claim or lawsuit against PG&E for injuries and other losses you sustained in the Dixie Fire or other […]
July 22, 2021

Concussion: Mishandling in the Short-Term Can Cause Life Changing Problems in the Long-Term

Concussion: Mishandling in the Short-Term can cause Life Changing Problems in the Long-Term At Laskin Balma Attorneys at Law we handle all types of personal injury cases. Whether you slipped and fell in a grocery store, were in a motorcycle collision, or were attacked by an animal, we can handle your claim with expertise. We have worked hard to obtain compensation for our clients for injuries they suffered through no fault of their own for over 30 years. The injuries a person sustains differs from body to body and incident to incident, however we have started seeing a certain worrying trend among all types of personal injury cases. Concussions. Did you hit your head on the floor when you fell? […]
July 22, 2021

How Much Car Insurance Do I Need?

How Much Car Insurance Do I Need? There are many options available when it comes to car insurance. With new tools like Progressive where people can pick and choose what they want in their policy it is now up to the consumer to decide what coverages to buy without the expertise of an agent. This can lead to paying for coverage you don’t need or for missing out on something that you do need. The state of California requires that every driver and owner of a vehicle have liability insurance. The minimum used to be $15,000/$30,000, but low income residents of California may qualify for a state issued policy of $10,000/$20,000 coverage for bodily injury. This is insurance for people […]
March 4, 2021

What To Do If You Have Been Injured During a Ride Share

Accidents are an unexpected and unpleasant part of our lives no matter what precautions we take. It can always happen that we end up in a car accident or some other type of accident. The increase in popularity of rideshare apps has made it easier to get home after you have had some drinks and generally has made our roads safer. However, accidents still happen and it is important to know what to do if you get injured in an accident. Injuries can be big or small. Often you will not even feel an injury until the next day due to an adrenaline reaction that dulls the pain until you have calmed down and you know you are safe. If […]