3 Tips to getting compensated for serious injury accidents

Being involved in a serious accident can cause life-threatening and long-term injury. This can change one’s lifestyle and cause a great deal of mental, emotional, physical, and financial stress on a person as well as their family. If you or a loved one has experienced serious injury due to an accident, there are ways in which you can get compensated for your pain and strife. This article will provide a few tips in how you can go about getting compensated for the serious injury incurred by an accident.


  1. Organized documentation. Before you make your claim you will need to get yourself organized and have all the documentation in hand. Beginning from the time of the accident to your current condition, you should gather all documents including but not limited to police reports, insurance reports, automobile cost assessments, medical bills and records, prescription bills and records, x-rays, and documentation of your diagnosis and treatment plan. Having all of these organized and in order by date will help to expedite the process.


  1. Contact legal representation. After you have your documents organized, you will then need to contact someone to represent you legally. Getting in contact with a legal firm such as http://www.roberttarren.co.uk will be your next step and is very important. Be sure to do your research on the legal firm. Read reviews, success stories, and take into consideration anything negative that you learn about the legal team. While not every case ends the way the client wants it to, it is important to read the good and bad reviews about a legal firm before signing a contract with them. You will likely be partnered with the legal company for an extended period of time and you will want to be sure that you can trust them to represent you will, advocate for you, and have fair compensation requirements. The last thing that you will want to deal with while in the middle of a compensation case is to have to change legal teams. Do the research now and you will be happy that you did later.


  1. Be patient and diligent. Getting compensated for serious injury related to an accident can take a great deal of time. In fact, it may be likely that you’re serious injury is healed by the time you are compensated. It is important that you fully participate in your recovery as well in the compensation process. Being patient and keeping an upbeat and positive attitude will help you get better faster and make the legal process run smoother than if you chose to wallow in your sorrow.


It will take time to get compensation for a serious injury due to an accident but it is often done. If you are organized, select a solid legal team, and are patient and diligent in your own recovery as well as in the legal process, you will be successful in your endeavor of achieving compensation as well as making a positive recovery.

Harry Potter in Concert Returns to the Hollywood Bowl

Thursday, July 6, 2017, at 8:00 PM

Friday and Saturday, July 7 & 8, 2017, at 8:00 PM

Harry Potter returns to the Hollywood Bowl with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ – in Concert, the second film in the Harry Potter series, on Thursday, July 7, at 8:00 PM, and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ – in Concert, the third film in the series, on Friday and Saturday, July 7and 8, at 8:00 PM. TheLos Angeles Philharmonic, led by conductor Justin Freer, will perform John Williams’ unforgettable scores from both films, while the entire films are projected on the Bowl’s big HD screen.
The Harry Potter Film Concert Series, which is another magical experience from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, began in June 2016 and is scheduled to include hundreds of performances across more than 35 countries around the world through 2018. In July 2016, the Los Angeles Philharmonic performed the score to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone live-to-picture at a sold-out Hollywood Bowl.
In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, cars fly, trees fight back and a mysterious house-elf pays Harry a visit to warn him of what lies ahead this year in the world of wizardry. Adventure and danger await when writing on the wall announces: “The Chamber of Secrets has been opened.” In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, it is Harry, Ron and Hermione’s third year at Hogwarts, where they meet escaped prisoner Sirius Black and learn to handle a half-horse, half-eagle creature known as a Hippogriff, repel shape-shifting Boggarts and master the art of Divination. Harry faces a werewolf and even withstands soul-sucking Dementors.
The incredible music composed by John Williams for these films became instant classics, conjuring beautiful and soaring motifs as we continue the adventures of Harry Potter on his journeys.

This film concert series has been created by CineConcerts, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products. CineConcerts’ creator and producer Justin Freer explains, “The Harry Potter film series is a once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomenon that continues to delight millions of fans around the world. It is with great pleasure that we are bringing back this opportunity to experience the award-winning music scores played live by a symphony orchestra, all while the beloved films are simultaneously projected onto the big screen. This will be another unforgettable event.”

Brady Beaubien of CineConcerts and Concert Producer for the Harry Potter Film Concert Series added, “Harry Potter is synonymous with excitement around the world and we hope that by performing this incredible music with the full movies, audiences will enjoy returning to this magical world, and to the many wonderful magical characters that inhabit it.”

Tickets are on sale now at HollywoodBowl.com, via credit card phone order at 323.850.2000, or in person at the Hollywood Bowl Box Office.

For more information, please visit:

HarryPotter and the Chamber of Secrets™ – in Concert:
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ – in Concert:
About the Hollywood Bowl
One of the largest natural amphitheaters in the world, with a seating capacity of nearly 18,000, the Hollywood Bowl has been the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since its official opening in 1922, and plays host to the finest artists from all genres of music, offering something for everyone. It remains one of the best deals anywhere in Los Angeles; to this day, $1 buys a seat at the top of the Bowl for many classical and jazz performances. In February 2017, the Hollywood Bowl was named Best Major Outdoor Concert Venue for the thirteenth year in a row at the 28th Annual Pollstar Awards. For millions of music lovers across Southern California, the Hollywood Bowl is synonymous with summer.
About CineConcerts
CineConcerts is one of the leading producers of live music experiences performed with visual media. Founded by producer/conductor Justin Freer and producer/writer Brady Beaubien, CineConcerts has engaged millions of people worldwide in concert presentations that redefine the evolution of live experience. Recent and current live concert experiences include Gladiator,The Godfather, It’s a Wonderful Life, DreamWorks Animation In Concert,Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage 50th Anniversary Concert Tour, andBreakfast at Tiffany’s.
Justin Freer has quickly become one of the most sought-after conductors of film music with a long list of full symphonic live to projection projects.  He has appeared with some of the world’s leading orchestras including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony and Sydney Symphony Orchestra. From full-length movie screenings with live orchestra to music-interactive sporting event experiences to original 3D-environment holiday programming, CineConcerts is at the forefront of live entertainment.
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

Baby Penguin hatches at Aquarium of the Pacific

Roxy Floyd Chick

The Aquarium of the Pacific is announcing the arrival of a Magellanic Penguin chick. The penguin hatched at the Aquarium in late May. Parents Roxy and Floyd, residents of the Aquarium’s June Keyes Penguin Habitat, cared for the baby penguin until it was ready to go to its behind-the-scenes nursery to learn to take whole fish from keepers for feedings and to swim in shallow pools. The approximately one-month-old chick will be on public view when it joins the other birds in the penguin habitat sometime in August. In the meantime, the chick can be seen via webcam from the Aquarium of the Pacific’s website. The Penguin Cam is available courtesy of explore.org, the philanthropic multimedia arm of the Annenberg Foundation.


Roxy, the penguin chick’s mother, came to the Aquarium from Brazil. She was rescued and deemed non-releasable to the wild. The Aquarium nursed her back to health after she arrived at the Aquarium in 2005, and she paired up with Floyd shortly after. Their new chick will be joining its older siblingsSkipper, Lily, Heidi, and Anderson (also Roxy and Floyd’s offspring) when it is ready to make its home in the penguin habitat. Around that time, the Aquarium expects to know if the baby penguin is male or female. In celebration of the baby bird, the Aquarium is offering the opportunity to adopt the chick through its Adopt an Animal program. Those adopting a penguin chick at the $100 level or higher before September 30, 2017, will have a chance to go behind the scenes for a feeding and training session with the penguins.


Magellanic Penguins are a temperate species native to the coasts of Argentina and Chile in South America. It takes between thirty-eight and forty-three days of incubation before a Magellanic Penguin egg will hatch. Magellanic Penguin parents take turns incubating the eggs on the nest and feeding and raising the chicks after they hatch. The chicks fledge, or replace their downy newborn feathers with watertight adult feathers, after about ninety days. The Aquarium’s penguin chick is expected to fledge in August and join its parents and the other penguins on exhibit in the June Keyes Penguin Habitat.


WHEN:           Starting Friday, June 23, 2017 / Penguin chick webcam (at aquariumofpacific.org)


The chick will move to the June Keyes Penguin Habitat sometime in August 2017.


WHERE:         Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802

Photo Credit: Robin Riggs.


Credit: The Aquarium of the Pacific:  The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated and where important topics facing our planet are explored by scientists, policymakers, and stakeholders in search of sustainable solutions. The Aquarium is dedicated to conserving and building nature and nature’s services by building the interactions between and among peoples. Home to more than 11,000 animals, Aquarium exhibits include the new FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing, Our Water Future, and Archerfish exhibits. The Aquarium offers memberships with unlimited FREE admission for 12 months, VIP Entrance, and other benefits. 

Celebrate #DaddysDay with MAM and win a $500 prepaid card or tickets to a MLB game of your choice! We have also teamed up for a Giveaway!

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MAM is celebrating Father’s Day with a great contest!


This Father’s Day, MAM will be selecting one lucky person to win a $500 prepaid card or tickets to a Major League Baseball game of your choice! Share a story that shows what makes the dad in your family a great father with the #DaddysDay hashtag and MAM will select their favorite story to win! Enter here: http://www.facebook.com/mambabyusa

This contest ends June 18th.

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Star Wars Day Returns to The OC ZOO June 17 First 100 Children in Costume Receive Gift and Free Train Ride

Star Wars Day

May the Force be with you! Join the County of Orange and OC Parks for Star Wars Day at the OC Zoo on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gather family and friends for a day of animals and activities at the OC Zoo.


Star Wars Day at the OC Zoo invites Stars Wars fans of all ages to enjoy a fun filled day of activities including visits from Star Wars characters, kids’ crafts, games, and photo opportunities. Zoo animals will receive special treats and there will be animal meet and greets throughout the day.


“Star Wars fans of any age will find plenty of out-of-this-world fun at Star Wars Day at the OC Zoo,” said Orange County Supervisor, Todd Spitzer. “This event combines all the excitement of Star Wars, with everyone’s favorite animal attractions at the OC Zoo.”


Visitors are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite Star Wars character, and the first 100 children (ages 12 & under) wearing a Star Wars costume will receive a special gift and free train ticket to ride the Irvine Park Railroad.


Activities are complimentary with the purchase of a paid zoo ticket of $2 per person (ages 2 and under are free). Reservations for Star Wars Day are not required and parking is $5 per vehicle.


Star Wars Day at the OC Zoo

Date: Saturday, June 17

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: OC Zoo

Address: 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, CA 92869

Public Contact: OCParks.com/oczoo or 714-973-6847


 OC Parks manages nearly 60,000 acres of parks, historical and coastal facilities and open space for the County of Orange as part of OC Community Resources. http://www.ocparks.com

AJ Lambert, Granddaughter of Legendary Frank Sinatra, to Perform Aboard the Queen Mary at Local Band Hangout June 15


The Queen Mary welcomes back the popular monthly live music series, Local Band Hangout, on Thursday, June 15 at 8 p.m. in The Observation Bar & Art Deco Lounge with a special performance by AJ Lambert, granddaughter of the legendary Frank Sinatra. Monthly, Local Band Hangout offers an authentic entertainment experience with food, drinks, and some of the best music Southern California has to offer.

Local Band Hangout continues with a special performance by AJ Lambert, granddaughter of the iconic Frank Sinatra and daughter of Nancy Sinatra. While influenced by her family’s musical mark on the world, AJ Lambert’s musical style and interpretations of both standards and modern music are truly her own. Her smooth and effortless vocals lure in audiences with a classic style that transports listeners into the past, yet still evokes a contemporary feel. AJ’s hour long set will feature her contemporary songs, as well as, some of her grandfather’s classic hits. The opening act for the evening is set to be Long Beach local Eddie Cole, great nephew of Nat King Cole.

Thursday, June 15 at 8 p.m.
Happy Hour 5  – 8 p.m.

The Observation Bar & Art Deco Lounge, The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802

Tickets to Local Band Hangout are $15; $5 of the admission value can be used in the Observation Bar during the concerts.

Free parking after 6pm with $20 purchase in the Observation Bar.


Credit: The Queen Mary.

LA Zoo Celebrates “Despicable Me 3” with Photo Ops, Crafts for Kids, More, 6/16-18

From Friday, June 16 through Sunday, June 18, 2017, guests at the L.A. Zoo can take a photo in Gru’s Despicamobile from Despicable Me 3 from 10 am to 4 pm, plus kids can enjoy a personalized #DespicableMe3 license plate craft activity and experience complimentary augmented reality Minions temporary tattoos (while supplies last). Activities are included with admission or GLAZA membership. Zoo admission is $20 for general admission (ages 13 to 61); $17 for seniors (ages 62+), and $15 for children (ages 2 to 12). Admission for Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association members and kids younger than 2 are free. The Los Angeles Zoo is located at 5333 Zoo Drive in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park at the junction of the Ventura (134) and Golden State (5) freeways. Free parking is available. For additional information, call (323) 644-4200; tickets are available at http://www.lazoo.org.


Credit: The Los Angeles Zoo.



Road to the Races, a nationwide tour inviting fans of #95 to gear up for the upcoming big-screen release of Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3.” Fans will take part in a host of activities and get a sneak peek of the movie.


WHO: Life-size, character look-alikes of five-time Piston-Cup champion Lightning McQueen and tech-savvy Cruz Ramirez will be rolling into town to celebrate “Cars 3” with local fans.


WHEN/WHERE: Wednesday, June 14th2pm-5pm

Thursday, June 15th11:30am-5pm

Friday, June 16th11:30am-5pm

Saturday, June 17th 10am-4pm

Sunday, June 18th12pm-4pm


Autry Museum of the American West

4700 Western Heritage Way

Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027


ACTIVITIES: ·         Alamo Rent A CarSM is hosting a street art booth and will bring “Cars 3” to life with a giant coloring mural featuring Lightning McQueen and friends, along with a color pencil pack souvenir.  Owned and operated by Enterprise Holdings, Alamo Rent A Car offers low rental rates and a hassle-free customer experience at the most popular travel destinations around the world.

·         Coppertone® is creating a racer pit crew that encourages visitors to take part in a tire-changing activity and photo-sharing opportunity. A leader in the sun care industry, Coppertone is made by Bayer HealthCare, LLC.

·         Crest® and Oral-B® celebrate the Road to the Races tour, providing fans with an opportunity to create a digital postcard with Lightning McQueenand get “Cars”-themed oral care products. Crest and Oral-B are the first step to enjoying a lifetime of healthy smiles.

·         Dole®, the leader in fresh, quality produce, invites visitors to fuel up and recharge their batteries, sample high-octane fruit and vegetable smoothies, collect “Cars 3”-inspired recipes and discover how Dole and Disney are working together to make healthy living fun and easy for families. To see more of Dole’s exciting promotions around summer family fun, visit www.dole.com/Cars3.

·         Mattel presents an interactive play area, which sends Lightning McQueen and other racers down the gravity drop and launches them into action in new play sets that feature locations from the movie. Also on display will be a collection of die cast racers from past and present. Mattel is the leading global childhood development and play company.


Fans will be able to catch a sneak peek of the movie in the Cinetransformer Mobile Movie Theater. Visitors will also be able to take photos with the life-size character cars.


In addition, the sports national youth program NASCAR Acceleration Nation will display the science behind NASCAR racing, and elements from the NASCAR Hall of Fame will allow attendees to get up close and personal with the history of NASCAR.


Mack Trucks, Inc. will transport the life-size character cars on the coast-to-coast tour.


ABOUT THE MOVIE: Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez (voice of Cristela Alonzo), with her own plan to win, plus inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage! Directed by Brian Fee (storyboard artist “Cars,” “Cars 2“), produced by Kevin Reher (“A Bug’s Life,” “La Luna” short) and co-produced by Andrea Warren (“LAVA” short), “Cars 3” cruises into theaters on June 16, 2017.


MORE INFORMATION: The roster of cities has included Miami, Dallas, Chicago, Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Denver and Los Angeles, among others—the full list is available atCARS3tour.com. The life-size character cars also roll onto the red carpet for the “Cars 3” world premiere on Saturday, June 10, 2017. The “Road to the Races” nationwide tour wraps up in California with a visit to NASCAR at the Sonoma Raceway June 24-25, 2017.

Credit: Disney and Title Sponsors Include Alamo Rent A Car SM, Coppertone®,

Crest®/Oral-B®, DOLE® and Mattel.