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Common Personal Injury Cases

When an individual suffers injuries in an accident that results from another person or entity’s negligence, they may be eligible to file a California personal injury claim. In most instances, an accident victim files this claim with the at-fault party’s insurance company. As soon as possible after suffering injuries in an accident, you should obtain …

Common Wrongful Death Cases

A wrongful death occurs when an individual passes away due to someone else’s negligence, error, omission, or intentional act. When that happens, a surviving family member or the personal representative of the deceased individual’s estate may be eligible to file a wrongful death claim – or a lawsuit in the California court system – for …

Can Social Media Affect Your Car Accident Claim?

Many people today maintain active social media profiles on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and other popular sites. However, accident victims must always be aware of what they post on these sites, especially when it pertains to their physical activities. Insurance companies and their adjusters regularly scrutinize accident victims’ social media profiles and online presence. If they …

Highway Hypnosis: How to Avoid White Line Fever

Highway hypnosis, otherwise known as “white line fever,” occurs when a driver “zones out” while operating their vehicle on long stretches of flat highway. When many drivers succumb to highway hypnosis, they are operating their vehicles at speeds of 65 miles per hour or greater. While commercial vehicle drivers, including operators of large trucks, tractor-trailers, …

California Work Zone Laws

Given the significant number of public roads throughout California, renovation and construction crews are typically busy throughout the entire year. While road improvements can be a good thing, work zones may create hazards when construction companies fail to follow the law. In fact, serious and deadly accidents can sometimes happen in these areas. Both roadway …

Rear-End Collision Injuries

A rear-end collision occurs when the front of one vehicle strikes the back of another vehicle. When this happens, the force of impact may cause an accident victim’s body to move around inside their vehicle or jerk frontwards and backwards. As a result, a part of the accident victim’s body might strike the steering wheel, …

Road Hazards and Motorcycles

Cities, counties, construction companies, and other entities in California have a legal duty to maintain their roadways in a safe manner. They also have a duty to warn about defective roadway conditions and make the necessary repairs promptly. When roadways contain serious defects – including large cracks, deep potholes, or open manholes – a cyclist …