LEGAL CONNECTION NEWSLETTER

November 2020 - Issue 27
The Legal Connection Newsletter brings legal news, case results, and stories about our law firm to your email inbox every month.  For more information about the Law Offices of Scott Warmuth or if you have a legal case, call us at 888-517-9888 or visit our website.
 

Helping Your Legal Case After a Car Accident

In the immediate aftermath of a car accident, the last think anyone is likely thinking about is the strength of the legal case for an insurance claim that will need to be made in order to pay for medical bills and car repairs.  That is okay.  The first thing to do immediately after a collision is to assess the situation and ensure your safety.  If possible, remove your vehicle from traffic and contact emergency authorities if necessary.  Once your safety is secured, take a deep breath and consider the actions that now must be taken.  To best help yourself in any potential insurance claim, you will want to collect as much information and evidence as possible.

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Election Day is Tomorrow!

If you have not voted yet, the Law Offices of Scott Warmuth wants to remind you that Election Day is tomorrow, Tuesday November 3.  Find your polling place here!  If you have yet to register to vote, please note that California offers same day voter registration at your polling location!

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Ladder Safety

Hundreds of thousands of people suffer ladder-related injuries in the United States every year.  Falls from even short ladders can result in serious injury and death, necessitating caution for any workers planning to use a ladder for any purpose.  Numerous studies exhibit data that paint a cautionary tale for workers and homeowners using the common tool.  Between 1990 and 2005, ladder-related mishaps resulting in injury increased over 50 percent.  Ladder safety should be taken seriously by anyone who uses a ladder, but especially for workers who use ladders during their work duties.

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What is Probation?

Probation is a legal punishment often given to first-time, non-violent offenders who plead guilty to or are convicted of a crime.  Probation allows for eligible offenders to minimize jail time by complying with certain rules and conditions imposed by the court.  The terms and length of probation can vary from case to case and are contingent on following all of the prescribed terms while not committing additional crimes.  Violating the terms of probation can land a defendant in jail, sometimes up to the maximum jail sentence allowed by the law.  Criminal defense lawyers will usually seek probation whenever possible to keep their clients from serving time behind bars.

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San Gabriel Valley Master Key Episodes
October

The San Gabriel Valley Master Key Podcast, with co-host attorney Scott Warmuth, features conversations with the people and business that make the San Gabriel Valley great. New episodes available every Tuesday on SpotifyApple Podcasts, and YouTube

October episodes now available:

Visit the San Gabriel Master Key Podcast website for more details.

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Since 1984, the Law Offices of Scott Warmuth has been helping its clients achieve their legal goals.  We have offices in San Gabriel, City of Industry, Beijing, Guangzhou, Riverside, San Diego, Bakersfield, Sacramento, and San Jose.  Our attorneys are dedicated to the practice areas of car accidentspersonal injury, immigration, workers' compensation, social security, disabilitycriminal defense, employment law, and intellectual property.  Call us at 888-517-9888 to receive a free legal consultation.
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Making a false or fraudulent workers’ compensation claim is a felony subject to up to 5 years in prison or a fine of up to $50,000 or double the value of the fraud, whichever is greater, or by both imprisonment and fine.