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Motor Vehicle Accidents: What to Do If a Road Hazard Has Caused My Car Accident 

By James Heiting |

Generally, most vehicle accidents will be the direct or indirect result of a driver’s actions. This could be through negligent or distracted driving and, if so, that would be a valid claim for the victim(s). In some cases, however, a road issue may be the sole cause of a vehicle accident resulting in injuries…. Read More »

He said, She said — The Tough Case

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Occasionally, potential clients call with a case of “he said, she said.”  The potential client says the other driver ran the red light.  The other driver says the potential client ran the red light.  This is a tough case to prove without further evidence.  In these instances it will be difficult, if not impossible,… Read More »

Distracted Driving in the State of California: Revisiting Cell Phone Usage Laws

By James Heiting |

If you live and regularly commute in the State of California, you should already know that it is against the law to drive while using a handheld cell phone. If you are a driver who is visiting from outside of the state, you should be aware of the specific rules and regulations surrounding this… Read More »

Dealing With a Catastrophic Injury As the Result of Another’s Negligence

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

There are countless scenarios that transpire in a split second that could result in a devastating injury which could permanently affect a person’s life. If you or someone you know has suffered an injury that was caused due to another’s carelessness, speak to a qualified attorney. An attorney with the right experience can help… Read More »

Important Factors to Consider If You Have Been Involved in a Bicycle Accident

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

As people become more aware about their health and the environment, and especially in the more urban/city areas, more and more commuters are opting to use bicycles as their preferred method of transportation to and from work. Bicycles are considered as some of the most clean and healthy choices of transportation. It is essential… Read More »

REAR-END COLLISIONS: WHEN LIABILITY IS NOT CLEAR

By Sara Morgan |

Personal injury attorneys often refer to rear-end collisions, where someone fails to stop and collides with the back of another vehicle, as “clear liability” cases.  This means that they do not expect any real dispute over who caused the collision: someone (the “rear-ender”) was going too fast, not paying attention, or otherwise.  However, not… Read More »

INSURANCE FRAUD IN CALIFORNIA

By Dennis Stout |

Fraud occurs when a firm, corporation, partnership, association, or any person acting in an individual capacity knowingly lies to obtain a benefit or advantage to which they would not otherwise be entitled to, or knowingly denies a benefit that is due to an entitled individual.  Insurance fraud covers many areas, including automobile insurance fraud,… Read More »

The Repercussions of Distracted Driving

By Richard Irwin |

Technology developments are causing major problems for motorists everywhere, which is typically not the intended purpose when a new system or software is rolled out. In just the few instants it takes to look over a text message, vehicle-installed touch screen devices or even using a GPS, motorists enter the so-called distracted driving zone…. Read More »

UBER VS. PEDESTRIAN – THE ASSAULT BY ROBOT VEHICLES BEGINS….

By Sara Morgan |

The news that an Uber self-driving car had killed an Arizona pedestrian raises a few important areas of inquiry for purposes of personal injury matters.  There are multiple different factors involved in determining the cause of an injury or death in a civil lawsuit. Reports indicate the vehicle was in autonomous mode at the… Read More »

The Repercussions of Distracted Driving

By James Heiting |

Technology developments are causing major problems for motorists everywhere, which is typically not the intended purpose when a new system or software is rolled out. In just the few instants it takes to look over a text message, vehicle-installed touch screen devices or even using a GPS, motorists enter the so-called distracted driving zone…. Read More »

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