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Personal Injury Claims

There are many questions to consider when looking to hire an attorney for your personal injury claim. The Scranton Law Firm prides itself on providing any legal information a potential client might need to make their choice for representation.

Your Personal Injury Lawyer for Dental Injuries in California

The dentist’s office might not be everyone’s favorite place to while away the hours, but we all need dental care from time to time. Usually, treatment is minor and mostly preventative in nature. But we may sometimes need more major dental intervention, such as...

The six steps to resolving an accident

DOWNLOAD FREE EBOOK ON SCENE: Take pictures of injuries, the scene, and damage. Get names, addresses and phone numbers. Get insurance information. Get law enforcement’s names, badge numbers, and police report.THE SIX STEPSTO RESOLVING AN ACCIDENTLAWSUIT How long will...

Steve Barnes, (The Barnes Firm), Dies in Plane Crash

Steve Barnes, former member of the well-known duo Cellino & Barnes, died in a plane crash on Friday, October 2nd. His niece, Elizabeth Barnes, was a passenger on the plane and was also killed. The final communications between Mr. Barnes and the aviation tower was...

Zantac (Ranitidine) Mass Tort Lawsuits

The last thing you expect when taking a medication is for that medicine to make you ill. But sadly, a number of pharmaceutical companies have recently found impurities in a range of drugs, including ranitidine. Ranitidine is a prescription and OTC (over the counter)...

What Is a Personal Injury Lawyer?

If you’ve been injured or been the victim of an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may have been advised to seek out a personal injury lawyer. But just what exactly are personal injury lawyers and what do they do? First of all, let’s look at what counts as a...

What Is Pain and Suffering?

If you’ve been the victim of a personal injury, you may be considering a personal injury lawsuit or settlement to cover the expenses you have incurred due to the accident. But injuries can often affect us in unexpected ways, and you may be able to get compensation for...

What Fee Do Personal Injury Lawyers Take?

If you’re in the unfortunate position to need a personal injury lawyer, you will most likely want to maximize your personal injury payout. After all, a personal injury can be an expensive matter. As well as medical bills, you may have to cover time off work to recover...

How Do I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

There are so many things to consider when hiring an attorney  for any reason. Whether you’re going through a divorce , have been the victim of a faulty product or had an accident that wasn’t your fault, you need to be able to rely on your legal representation. But...

How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim

No matter what caused your personal injury, there are four elements upon which all personal injury claims are based. There are the four areas we look at to give you the best possible chance of winning your personal injury case. Duty Most personal injuries are caused...

Talcum Powder Mass Tort Lawsuits

Talc is a mineral used in a range of personal care products, such as eyeshadow, foundation and deodorants as well as talcum powder. In the context of talc-related lawsuits, talc generally refers to talcum powder. This is primarily because products such as Johnson...

How Long Do You Have to Sue Someone for a Personal Injury?

You’re probably here because you are wondering if you have left it too late to pursue a personal injury case. As Scranton Law Firm is based in California, let’s take a closer look at personal injury law within the golden state. In California, the law allows you two...

How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Take?

Here at Scranton Law Firm, we do our best to negotiate an extrajudicial settlement for you so you never have to step foot inside a courtroom. Even so, the question of how long it may take to settle a personal injury case is akin to “how long is a piece of string?”....

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How Do I Find Out If I Am Eligible for Unemployment?

If you have lost your job or had a reduction in hours due to coronavirus, we recommend you file for unemployment benefits as soon as possible. To learn more about how to file, click this link.

Who is eligible for the unemployment expansion benefits?

The unemployment stimulus package provides expanded eligibility to people that are self-employed, independent contractors, freelancers & gig workers. Others affected by COVID-19 including part-time workers, furloughed employees and anyone who can’t physically go to their job is also now eligible.

Are there any extensions to normal unemployment benefits?

Yes. The stimulus bill will provide an additional 13 weeks of unemployment coverage, for a total of 39 weeks.

How Long Do the Coronavirus Unemployment Stimulus Payment Last?

The $600 expansion to normal unemployment payments will last for up to 4 months, until July 31st. After that, unemployment benefits will return to the normal amount, determined by the State.

How Do Unemployment Checks Work? What is Different with the Stimulus Bill?

Typically, someone who is on unemployment is paid half their weekly wages based on what they have earned the previous 4 quarters. The Coronavirus Stimulus Bill will add an additional $600 on top of this amount.

When Will My Stimulus Payment Arrive?

According to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, it’ll take around 3 weeks. For those that need to make changes to their information via the IRS portal, it may take longer.

What If I Need to Change My Address or Direct Deposit Information?

Keep an eye on https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus the IRS said that they will open a portal soon for anyone that needs to make changes to their information to receive their stimulus check.

How Many Stimulus Payments Will I Get?

Currently, there is only one stimulus payment planned. Though there has been talk about stimulus payments in future bills.

How Do I Get My Stimulus Money?

All stimulus payments are based on IRS information. If you filed electronically provided information for direct deposit, stimulus payments will be sent to the account on file. For those that did not provide direct deposit information, a stimulus check will be sent to the address on file.

How Large Will the Stimulus Payments Be?

The stimulus payments are based on incomes in 2019 for those that have already filed. For those that have not yet filed, this will be based on 2018 income.

For individuals making under $75,000 or single parents (head-of-household filers) making under $112,500, the payment will be $1,200. Married couples making under $150,000 without any dependents will receive $2,400. For every dependent under the age of 16, parents receive an additional $500. Dependents over 16 do not qualify for this payment.

For every $100 a person or couple makes over the applicable threshold, there is a $5 decrease to their stimulus payment. For example, individuals making $80,000 would get a stimulus payment of $950. The cap for stimulus payments is $99,000 for individuals, $136,500 for heads of households, and $198,000 for married couples with no children.

How Much Does A Car Accident Lawyer Cost?

In California, the most common type of personal injury lawyer fee is a contingency fee. It specifies that the lawyer’s fee is a percentage of the money a client agrees to pay when their case settles, with no money paid upfront. The word “contingent” means that if, for any reason, there is no money recovered, the lawyer will receive nothing for the time spent representing you.

What is the Statute of Limitations For A Car Accident Injury Claim?

One thing to remember is that the statute of limitations for a personal injury case is 2 years from the date of the incident, so we strongly recommend you talk to one of our California car accident lawyers as soon as possible. We offer a free consultation and evaluation of your case.

Are You The Best Car Accident Lawyers in California?

We like to let our results speak for us. Our auto accident lawyers have netted our clients over $500,000,000 in claims. If you are looking for the best car accident law firm in California, talk to the Scranton Law Firm.

Where Can I Find the Best Car Accident Lawyer Near Me?

Luckily, the lawyers at the Scranton Law Firm serve clients all over Northern California. Our attorneys can meet with you face-to-face, or even via a video call, if that is what you prefer. We want to make the process as easy as possible for you.

Why Use The Scranton Law Firm for a Personal Injury Claim?

The Scranton Law Firm has been helping injured people in California for over forty three years. We care about our clients’ welfare and we fight aggressively to protect their rights and the value of their claims. We have handled thousands of California Accident cases and recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients.

Am I Going To Have To Go To Court?

Most injury victims do not want to see the inside of a courtroom. Our injury attorneys’ 200+ years of combined experience negotiating, arbitrating, mediating, and litigating accident cases enables us to successfully settle over 95% of our injured client’s cases out of court.

What is the Statute of Limitations?

One thing to remember is that the statute of limitations for a personal injury case is 2 years from the date of the incident, so we strongly recommend you talk to one of our California personal injury attorneys as soon as possible. We offer a free consultation and evaluation of your case.

Are You The Best Personal Injury Lawyers in California?

We like to let our results speak for us. Our personal injury lawyers have netted our clients over $500,000,000 in claims. If you are looking for the best personal injury law firm in California, talk to the Scranton Law Firm.

Where Can I Find the Personal Injury Lawyer Near Me?

Luckily, the lawyers at the Scranton Law Firm serve clients all over Northern California. Our attorneys can meet with you face-to-face, or even via a video call, if that is what you prefer. We want to make the process as easy as possible for you.

How Much Does An Injury Lawyer Cost?

In California, the most common type of personal injury lawyer fee is a contingency fee. It specifies that the lawyer’s fee is a percentage of the money a client agrees to pay when their case settles, with no money paid upfront. The word “contingent” means that if, for any reason, there is no money recovered, the lawyer will receive nothing for the time spent representing you.

Contact our California personal injury attorneys for a free case review. Tell us about your injury and we will determine your next steps.