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Juul Lawsuits and Coronavirus Claims

Last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was dealing with an emergency that has now been overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic. The emergency was e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury, now commonly referred to as EVALI. If you will remember, this illness developed fairly suddenly and seemed to effect those who used e-cigarettes or other vaping devices. While this illness dominated headlines for se... Read More

Does Smoking Increase Coronavirus Risk?

The coronavirus pandemic that has swept across the globe has dramatically affected the lives of most people in one way or another. There have been well over 1.3 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and more than 80,000 COVID-19 deaths in the United States as of this writing, and predictions are showing that these numbers are expected to continue to rise. By now, most of us realize that there are certain people that face more risks of a severe infe... Read More

COVID-19 Symptoms vs. EVALI Symptoms

The COVID-19 pandemic has swept across the globe and had devastating effects. As of this writing, there have been more than 1.3 million COVID-19 cases and more than 80,000 COVID-19 deaths in the US, and predictions show these numbers will likely climb much higher. This pandemic has overshadowed another serious health crisis that this country faced just last year. If you will remember, thousands of people began falling ill after using e-cigaret... Read More

Coronavirus Business Interruption Insurance Legislation Update

Business interruption insurance can be a valuable tool for companies who experience significant reductions in their business due to unforeseen circumstances. While this type of insurance generally does not garner much attention, the COVID-19 pandemic has trust business interruption insurance into the limelight. In most cases, this type of insurance is designed to help business owners in the event of a natural disaster. Under some business inte... Read More

Ricardo Lara Issues Notice to California Insurance Companies

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected the way of life of most people in the US and throughout California. While this has first and foremost been a health crisis, the coronavirus has significantly affected businesses in this state. Many business owners have turned to business interruption insurance policies to try to gain coverage of their losses. While this type of insurance coverage is typically used after interruptions caused by n... Read More

Bentley & More LLP give back to the Newport Beach Police Department during COVID-19

This past Friday we had the pleasure of providing meals for the #FrontlineFighters of the Newport Beach Police Department. Our gratitude goes out to the entire department for their service to our community. Thank you for your unwavering dedication to keeping Newport Beach safe during these unprecedented times. We salute you!

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Settlement Alert – Keith More & Whit Bertch team up for a Personal Injury & Workers’ Comp success story!

Keith P. More and Whit D. Bertch of Bentley & More LLP secured a $1.01M policy limits settlement for a fifty-five-year-old man who suffered catastrophic injuries when he fell 18.5 feet from a scaffold system on a residential development construction project in Irvine, California. He suffered numerous fractures including seventeen ribs, lumbar, sacrum, pelvis, clavicle, left mandibular angle, and right mandibular parasymphysis. He also suffered a grade III lacerated kidney, heart contusion,  respiratory failure, and traumatic pneumothorax. He was hospitalized for 29 days. After the fall, Cal-OSHA performed an investigation and determined that the scaffold system was negligently erected and identified forty-six (46) instances of violations of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations. It issued five (5) citations and proposed penalties exceeding $69,000.  Additionally, due to allegations of significant employer negligence the workers compensation lien of $404,000 was reduced to $50,000 and a waiver of credit rights in the work comp case. The firm is also representing him for his workers compensation case as he was on-the-job at the time of the fall working as a framing foreman for his employer.

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