What to do if Your Child Has Been injured in a School Bus Accident

A parent’s worst nightmare: getting a call about a school bus accident involving their child. Has this happened to you? Unfortunately, it’s more common than you may think. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), school buses average about 26,000 crashes every year, resulting in 10 deaths over the […]

Factors to Consider When Hiring a School Bus Accident Attorney

Annually, the country’s 450,000 public school buses travel 4.3 billion miles to transport 23 million children to and from school and school-related activities. School bus transportation, while one of the safest forms of transportation in this country, still comes with its dangers. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), […]

What to Look for in a Truck Accident Lawyer

Wondering why you may need a commercial truck accident lawyer? Consider this: being involved in a truck accident of any kind usually results in traumatic injuries simply due to the sheer size of the vehicle involved. As a passenger in a motor vehicle, you are at the mercy of large commercial trucks sharing the highway […]

Los Angeles Motorcycle Attorneys: What You Need to Know

Motorcycle accidents, the #1 fear for riders, are something no one wants to think about. However, if you are the unfortunate victim of a motorcycle accident, you’ll need trusted Los Angeles motorcycle accident lawyers to defend you and get you the compensation you deserve. Sadly, motorcycle accidents tend to be catastrophic due to the nature […]

Common Misconceptions About California Auto Accident Attorneys

Many misconceptions exist about auto accident lawyers in California and around the nation, promulgated by movies, TV and books. It’s these assumptions and misconceptions that can prove costly to someone recently injured in a car accident who may just decide to handle their case on their own, sans legal representation. This is a big mistake. […]

How to Choose a Dog Bite Attorney

As the victim of a vicious dog attack, you can be further victimized by lasting emotional and physical scars. Dog bites aren’t usually one-time things. They can leave you with permanent disfigurement and psychological wounds that follow you for months, years and a lifetime. As the victim who did nothing to spur on such an […]

Must Ask Questions When Hiring a Car Accident Lawyer

After a car accident, time seems to stand still. Not only are you dealing with damage to your vehicle, you’re also feeling the effects of the crash with injuries that may impair you for some time to come. The last thing you want to think about is the legality of it all and how you […]

Should You Hire a Lawyer for a Slip and Fall Injury Case?

The answer to that isn’t always cut and dried. It’s maybe. There are many factors that play into this decision, and each one should be carefully weighted before you proceed. After a slip and fall, you naturally may question yourself on calling a Los Angeles slip and fall lawyer. It’s never a bad idea to […]

Bird Scooters: Wreaking Havoc on Southern California Streets

You’ve probably seen them zooming around. Maybe you think they’re cool. Maybe you’ve tried them. Maybe you’ve cursed them! We’re talking about Bird scooters — the convenient, fast, super efficient way to get around these days. While these motorized scooters are beloved by young and old, the manner in which people are using them to […]

Tips When Hiring a Catastrophic Injury Lawyer

Catastrophic injuries resulting from accidents are the worst kind. They inflict high amounts of both physical and emotional pain, along with severe financial damage. Financial losses stemming from auto and other bad accidents can comprise immediate and future medical bills, lost wages, vehicle repairs and other unfair circumstances. The effects can follow a family for […]

3 Things to Know Before Accepting a Car Accident Settlement Offer

The aftermath of a car accident can be fraught with emotional and physical pain. Naturally, you want to start healing, get your car fixed and get back to normal as quickly as you can. A quick payout from the insurance company sounds very inviting right about now. However, resolving your claim and getting cash quickly […]

How to Know if You Are Choosing the Right Auto Accident Attorney

The answer to this question is very subjective. The qualities you look for in an auto accident attorney can be quantified, such as researching experience and obtaining rates, but other parts are less so, such as the rapport you feel with a particular lawyer. Being involved in an auto accident that has resulted in injury […]

Tips for Settling a Burn Injury Claim

Serious burn injuries come with long periods of recovery, which can be both painful and expensive. Even after your burn, you may not realize how bad the injury is and how long it will take to recover. You may even take an early settlement from the insurance company in order to move on and start […]

4 Tips for Getting a Motorcycle Accident Attorney in Los Angeles

Most of the time, motorcycles and other motor vehicles exist peacefully on the roadways. But sadly, there are way too many times when tragedy results, mainly due to the rate of speed and lack of driver protection. As such, motorcycle accidents are considered to be the worst kind of crash because they so often result […]

5 Key Qualities to Look For in a Personal Injury Lawyer

Unfortunately, bad things do happen to good people. Lives often change in an instant at the hands of someone else’s negligence. Whether you were injured by a distracted or drunk driver’s actions or experienced a spinal cord injury in a slip and fall on someone else’s property, these instances cause serious, devastating and sometimes lifelong […]

Texting and Driving: Distracted at the Wheel

On average, 3,400 people die each year from distracted driving. In addition, distracted driving kills nine people and injures more than 1,000 people every day in this country. In fact, taking your eyes off the road for just two seconds doubles your risk of crashing. It’s time we put down our phones and drive like […]

Postal Workers: Beware of Dog

For postal workers who go door to door delivering mail, the threat of being bitten by a dog is a daily concern. It’s not just a common punchline to jokes: postal workers do get harassed by dogs protecting homes from intruders. Because they have to deliver mail to designated boxes and slots, this necessitates entering […]

Things to Consider When Choosing a Personal Injury Law Firm

Personal injury lawyers abound in the Lancaster area. When you truly need the services of a qualified personal injury law firm, how can you possibly know which one to choose? Reputation, duration of service, track record and skill level all come into play. Narrowing down the choices can be daunting, but if you approach the […]

How to Select the Right Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Those who cause accidents should pay for the injuries that result. Motorcycle accidents can result in injuries that are even more devastating than car accidents for the simple fact that cyclists have such little protection surrounding them. They’re smaller than vehicles and therefore often get lost in the blind spots of other motorists. From TBIs […]

How to Hire the Right Los Angeles Car Accident Attorney

Traffic deaths in Los Angeles rose sharply in 2016, with 260 people killed in car crashes, representing an increase of nearly 43 percent over the previous year, according to the LA Times. Thousands more are injured in auto accidents every single day. Have you been the victim of a car accident in the LA area? […]

How to Find the Best Truck Accident Lawyer

Being in a truck accident of any kind can lead to traumatic injuries due to the sheer size of the vehicle involved. The vulnerability of those who are traveling in smaller vehicles can lead to more severe injuries such as TBIs, spinal cord injuries and even death. With trucks weighing between 20 and 30 times […]

How Do I Choose the Right Auto Accident Lawyer?

Choosing the right auto accident lawyer isn’t rocket science. All it takes is a little bit of patience, research and a general idea of what to be on the lookout for. After a car accident, you’re not in the best frame of mind for gathering evidence and representing yourself to the insurance companies. It’s best […]

4 Qualities of a Good Lawyer for Slip and Fall Claims

Getting seriously hurt while on someone else’s property is bad enough — but when the accident could have been prevented, the loss is compounded. From hip fractures and shoulder injuries to TBIs and sprains, slip and fall cases are some of the most common we see. Property owners have a duty to the public to […]

Five Benefits to Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

In the hours and days after experiencing a personal injury, whether as the result of a car accident, motorcycle accident or slip and fall, you may wonder if you should hire a personal injury attorney. There are, of course, many factors that go into whether you have a case, but the question of whether to […]

How to Get the Right Car Accident Settlement

There is no secret formula to getting the “right” car accident settlement…it’s more a matter of all the right actions coming together, coupled with perseverance, tenacity and experience. As the victim of a car accident, you’re likely in no position to go up against the insurance companies as you heal and recover from your injuries. […]

Essential Questions to Ask Your Burn Injury Lawyer

Whether thermal, chemical or electrical in nature, suffering a burn is not only painful in the moment but over the long-term as well. In fact, pain associated with burn trauma is of considerable significance to burn victims long after the initial injury and associated hospitalization. From skin grafts to ongoing inflammation and tissue damage, the […]

Expert Tips for Hiring an Auto Accident Attorney

Immediately following an auto accident, your first thoughts flash to your safety, that of your passengers, and the condition of your car. Sadly, other distractions come into play that you must deal with, from insurance claims to impaired drivers. If you feel as though another party wronged you in some way, causing your injuries as […]

When to Contact a Wrongful Death Attorney in Lancaster

The loss of a loved one is a traumatic, emotionally charged experience that can make you feel overwhelmed, saddened and angry – particularly when that loss results from a preventable act of negligence or wrongful conduct. It’s important for grieving families to understand they have legal rights when death was preventable. Those rights can provide […]

How to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents and Stay Safe on the Road

Due to the high speeds involved and lack of protection for the driver, motorcycle accidents are considered to be the worst type of accident there is. The chance for extreme injury and death is high, with motorcycle riders being 26 times more likely to die in motor vehicle crashes and five times more likely to […]

8 Secrets to Maximizing Your Car Accident Injury Settlement That No One Will Tell You

As if getting injured in a car accident weren’t enough…now, you have to fight for your right to a fair settlement so you can afford all the bills that are surely coming your way. Unfortunately, no one is going to hand you a guidebook on how to maximize your car accident injury settlement. You have […]

Do You Really Need to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

The short answer is maybe. After an injury, such as a motorcycle wreck, bike accident or slip and fall, you may question if your next step should be to call a personal injury attorney. The answer to that question will depend on several variables, such as the extent of your injury, who was at fault, […]

Top Things to Look for When Hiring Accident Attorneys in Los Angeles

No one ever plans to hire an accident attorney. Heck, no one ever anticipates getting badly injured in the first place. But when the worst happens and you need a personal injury lawyer STAT, you’ll need to act fairly quickly in order to secure the professional legal assistance you need. Failure to do so could […]

How to Settle Your Car Accident Case Without Getting Screwed

Nobody wants to get worked over when it comes to the legal system, yet it happens every single day. Here at Kuzyk Law, we see the unfortunate effects of what happens when you don’t retain the services of a qualified car accident attorney in Los Angeles. Sadly, many people who would otherwise likely be entitled […]

Common Pitfalls People Encounter When Handling Their Own Auto Accident Injury Claim

You may think you’ll save money by handling your own auto accident injury claim. However, this DIY approach can often end up costing you far more in time and money over the long term. And you may not even get the results you want in the end. Not only do you have to be a […]

Top Tips to Help You Maximize Your Auto Accident Settlement

Of course it’s far preferable to avoid car accidents in the first place. However, when the worst happens and you suffer a grave injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident that was not your fault, you want to make sure you or your loved one will be taken care of financially. Thus, getting […]

Download Our Glovebox Accident Checklist

(Click Here to Read Transcript.) Anyone who’s ever been in a car accident can tell you — it’s a big deal. Your adrenaline can spike even from a tiny little fender bender, and your emotions are not your friend when you have to deal with the process afterwards. That’s why we made this accident guide. […]

The Ultimate Burn Injury Lawsuit Guide

If you have been burned due to someone else’s negligence and are considering a lawsuit, the sooner you act, the better your chances of maximizing financial recovery. The emotional and psychological toll of a severe burn injury demands expensive long-term treatments that come with price tags no one is prepared to accommodate on their own. […]

11 Interview Questions You Must Ask Your Attorney

Slideshow: Download this Blog: Be able to read this blog wherever you are. Click here to download it for free right now! At some point in their lives, people may need to consult with legal counsel to handle an important legal matter. Attorneys are in place to help people with law-related situations. They are the […]

Don’t Let Irresponsible Dog Owners Get Away with It

There are no bad dog breeds–only bad dog owners. Keeping that in mind, if you are attacked by a dog, you can be left with considerable injuries–contusions, scratches, nerve damage, infections, possibly even broken bones–not to mention psychological trauma. Although many physical injuries can heal over time, the physical and mental scars you’re left with […]

Were You Riding a Motorcycle Without a License?

Motorcycle accidents happen whether people deserve it or not. Most people can agree that nobody actually deserves to be in a motorcycle accident — they’re horrific and can lead to long term injuries and suffering. And the physical safety of the rider is exactly the same whether they’ve got a valid license or not. If […]

Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

Life happens to all of us. Most people experience some type of injury at some point in time. And of course most of us would rather simply heal up and move on. But some injuries are too big to be that simple. When bills from medical care or damaged property (such as your car, which […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Bike Safety for Every Cyclist

Every cyclist needs to take caution; highways can be very dangerous places to ride, especially in the Antelope Valley. Always make sure you’ve got the basic safety elements with you and ride safely to avoid a bike accident! Share This Infographic On Your Site! Copy and paste this code: </p><br /><br /><br /><br /> <p><strong>Infographic […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is one of the most dangerous things a person can do. Auto accidents can be devastating. There’s no reason to increase your risk of a crash. Cut out bad habits like texting while driving before it’s too late. Share This Infographic On Your Site! Copy and paste this code: </p><br /><br /><br /><br […]

Happy New Year from Kuzyk Law!

  Happy New Year, Antelope Valley, from the folks at Kuzyk Law! And please–don’t jeopardize the happiness of the new year by mixing driving with drinking alcohol. Alcohol-related car accidents caused hundreds of deaths last year during the holiday season. Kuzyk Law wants you to stay alive–don’t drink and drive. But if you do partake […]

Winter Safety

  Winter’s here, and now’s the time for many of us to visit family and friends. And if your vacation plans involve driving with the family, Kuzyk Law wants to remind everyone to please buckle up. Children are especially vulnerable to injury in a car accident. So be sure their car seats and seat belts […]

Happy Holidays from Kuzyk Law!

  Happy holidays to one and all from your friends at Kuzyk Law during this special time of year! Kuzyk Law would like to thank everyone in the Antelope Valley for your continued friendship and loyalty. And rest assured we will continue to serve you, providing the best possible service promptly and efficiently. May the […]

The Truth About Insurance Companies and Auto Accident Injury Claims

There’s a lot that happens after an auto accident. One of those things is the claim to the insurance companies. You may find that when you are owed compensation for damages and injuries, the offer they put forth is nowhere near adequate. (In many unfortunate cases, people find this out well after the fact, since […]

How to Get the Maximum Payout You’re Entitled To From the Insurance Company Without the Hassle

When you’re injured in a car accident, you’ll definitely be in touch with insurance companies. Some are faster than others, and they all want to get you your money. But, of course, the money they offer is usually way, way less than what they may owe, and that puts you in a very tough position. […]

Housing Discrimination – Know Your Rights

America has come a long way and made major improvements from certain aspects of its history of racism and discrimination…after all, we have elected a black president twice, and have countless people of color holding high public offices and positions of power and esteem among the various professions. However, make no mistake: racism is very […]

Can Someone Sue You for a Zika Infection?

ZIKA VIRUS CLAIMS: First seek medical attention, then seek legal advice. PLEASE SHARE: If you contract Zika, you may have the legal right to recover damages.  TWEET IT If you contract Zika, you may have the legal right to recover damages. But you also may have legal liability if you don’t protect others from catching […]

Auto Accidents on Autopilot: Interviews with Robert Ryan on Tesla Accidents

Kuzyk Law personal injury attorney Robert Ryan discusses Tesla’s autopilot feature and some notable accidents involving this feature, and potential issues with insurance companies, and what Tesla CEO Elon Musk might do in the future. Interviews were carried out on live talk radio… Here is Robert with nationally syndicated talk show host Bill Martinez: (Click […]

How to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer and Get the Compensation You Actually Deserve

Insurance company representatives are usually quick to help pay for your car’s damage and immediate medical bills. But stop. Wait a second. Why are they so fast about it? Insurance is a for-profit industry, and they maximize their profits by paying people like you as little as they can get away with. It’s very likely […]

A Tale of Two Auto Accidents, or Why You Should Call a Personal Injury Attorney (VIDEO)

Watch our whiteboard-animated story about two people who each got into a car accident (not with each other). One called a lawyer, one didn’t… (Click Here to Read Transcript.)

Robert Ryan Discusses Chris Brown Arrest on KTLA 5 News (VIDEO)

R&B/Hip-Hop artist Chris Brown was recently arrested for assault with a deadly weapon. Kuzyk Law’s own Robert Ryan discusses the implications of the weapon in this charge in the state of California with KTLA 5 News: (Click Here to Read Transcript.) As noted, Chris Brown should have stayed off social media…

Anton Yelchin and the Wrongful Death Case Against Fiat-Chrysler

Robert Ryan of Kuzyk Law recently spoke with two different radio hosts regarding the wrongful death lawsuit brought against Fiat-Chrysler by the parents of late actor Anton Yelchin. The recordings are below: Ed Tyll Interview with Kuzyk Law (Click Video to Play) (Click Here to Read Transcript.) Kate Delaney Interview with Kuzyk Law (Click Video […]

The 3 Things You Must Prove to Win a Slip and Fall Injury Claim

Slip and Fall Injuries Say you slip on the bottom step in the stairwell at the mall and fall over, landing on your knees. There was a puddle you didn’t see in the dark stairwell. It hurts, but you get over it. Three weeks later, you wake up with agonizing back pain. When your doctor […]

Wrongful Death Cases Against Governments

Mark Leonardo of Kuzyk Law and the “On the Brink” morning show hosts discuss the seriousness of a legal suit involving wrongful death caused by city employees such as police officers. They discuss the specific case of Mharloun Saycon in Long Beach. (Transcript)

Can Caitlyn Jenner Successfully Sue the Paprazzi? (VIDEO)

In 2015, reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner was involved in a fatal car crash last year in Malibu. She settled a wrongful death case with the victim’s family shortly afterward, and now is trying to sue the paparazzi for chasing her immediately prior to the crash. See our appearance on CBS news regarding the situation […]

Taylor vs. Kanye and Kim: Know Your Privacy Laws Regarding Phone Calls

From Ralphie Aversa, host of “Ralphie Tonight.” A story hit the news recently that Taylor Swift had a phone call recorded by Kanye West, which was then allegedly released publicly by Kim Kardashian. It may seem unreal due to the super-famous parties involved, but having phone calls recorded is actually a very serious matter for […]

Don’t Show Your Cards on Facebook!

Although social media is an amazing tool that people can use to share ideas and keep in touch, social media can destroy your chances of winning a personal injury lawsuit. If you were the victim of a car accident, you should be compensated what you deserve for your medical bills, pain and suffering and other […]

SLIDESHOW: Why NOT to Text While Driving

We all know in the back of our minds that texting and driving is bad. And that’s absolutely true: it IS bad. It’s a major distraction from the road while operating a moving vehicle, and has been the cause of countless accidents and even deaths. So how can we ensure that it’s not just in […]

SLIDESHOW: How to Help Your Auto Accident Attorney Help You

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, it’s definitely a good idea to contact an auto accident attorney. You’ll be surprised at how much money you’d be leaving on the table otherwise — money that goes toward paying for damages, medical bills, and lost wages from missing work while recovering. But there’s a lot […]

June 20 is National Ride to Work Day – Safety First!

What is Ride to Work Day? On Monday, June 20th, 2016, motorcyclists and scooter-owners take to the road for the 25th annual National Ride to Work Day. Started in 1992 as an informal motorcycling promotion with the catchy slogan of “Work to Ride–Ride to Work,” the Ride to Work event has grown to become a […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Motorcycle Accidents

Though motorcycles make up just 3% of vehicles on the road, motorcyclists account for 14% of fatal accidents. Motorcycle safety is a big deal, especially here in Antelope Valley. See our infographic below to see just how dangerous motorcycles can be when drivers aren’t careful. It takes all of us paying attention — cars, trucks, […]

Motorcycle Accident Lawyers: The Big K (VIDEO)

When it comes to motorcycle accidents, we know the difference between an okay settlement and the RIGHT one.

Meet the Lawyers of Kuzyk Law (VIDEO)

How much is your case worth? Call now! Only Kuzyk Law is known as “The Insurance Crushers.” You pay nothing until we win!

The Best Things You Can Do To Help Us Win Your Personal Injury Case

Being injured in any type of accident can be both stressful and overwhelming. Not only do you have to deal with trying to recover from your injuries, but you also have to worry about getting the compensation you deserve. The best thing you can do is contact an auto accident attorney to help get you […]

Texting and Driving: Not Worth It

Texting and driving has become one of the most dangerous mistakes you can make. By taking your attention off the road to examine your phone, you give up control over your surroundings. This impairs your ability to react to turns, obstacles, traffic, and other changes. Texting significantly increases your risk of causing an accident that […]

INFOGRAPHIC: I’ve Been in an Accident! Now What?

If you’ve been in a car accident, you know all too well — there’s a lot more to deal with than just getting your car repaired. This is especially true if you’ve sustained injuries from the collision… Share This Infographic On Your Site! Copy and paste this code: </p> <p><strong>Infographic by Kuzyk Law, Lancaster, CA.</strong></p> <p><a […]

Accident Lawsuits Start at the Scene

Injured in a car accident? Here’s an important list of do’s and don’ts to help make sure your case starts on a solid foundation. This may seem hard to believe, but your car accident injury lawsuit actually starts the moment another vehicle crashes into yours. Laying the appropriate groundwork for a lawsuit starts at the […]

Was That Truck Accident Avoidable?

There are things that you must do after a truck accident to protect yourself, and that includes getting in touch with a truck accident attorney. If you’ve been in a road accident with a big truck, it’s pretty likely you’ve got questions. What that truck accident avoidable? What do I do now? Will I be […]

Head Injuries: What To Do

Head injuries are no laughing matter. A serious brain injury can cause extreme mood swings, physical impairment that leaves the victim unable to work and support a family, terrible headaches and persistent emotional suffering. But how can you tell if a head injury is serious? Even if you’re not a medical professional, you can still […]

10 Lies Auto Insurance Companies Tell You After a Car Accident

Insurance companies deal with car accidents all the time, and their process to sweep it away is highly efficient. We hear stories from all over the place about how an insurance company stepped right up and made a very quick compensation payment, then disappeared again before the victim realized that they had been underpaid. Download […]

Don’t Get Bullied by the Insurance Company

Suffering an injury that causes you physical pain and costs money in medical bills and lost wages is bad enough, and it’s especially hard when that injury was caused by someone else’s negligence. Don’t let insurance companies make it worse by short-changing you. According to California Civil Code Section 1714, individuals are responsible for injuries that […]

5 Ways We Help You Win Your Auto Accident Case

“The insurance company will take care of everything.” False. If you believe this, they’re going to sell you the Brooklyn Bridge, too. This is a very common misconception in the Antelope Valley. They will take care of their shareholders, employees and players first, and everything else is a remote secondary concern. They will do everything […]