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What to do After a Motorcycle Accident

By Sara Morgan |

Motorcycle accidents are some of the most dangerous accidents as motorcycle riders typically have less protection than a driver of a car or other vehicle. No amount of caution or preparation can completely protect a motorcyclist from the negligence of another driver. If you are a motorcycle enthusiast, you should consider the following information…. Read More »

Pedestrian Accident Law: Understanding Your Legal Options as a Victim 

By Richard Irwin |

Any pedestrian runs the risk of suffering an unexpected injury as a result of being struck by a careless driver. If you or someone you know has been injured by a negligent driver, there may be an opportunity to seek financial compensation for the injuries. For many victims, the primary legal option is to… Read More »

Cases Involving Amputation Injuries

By James Heiting |

An amputation requires the “removal of either a severely injured or deceased bodily segment”. Although amputations may happen because of medical conditions such as the implications presented by diabetes, in personal injury cases, the removal of a body part is usually the direct result of a trauma. This can happen in a car accident,… 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 »

How are Pedestrian Accidents Settled?

By Richard Irwin |

When a pedestrian is hit by a vehicle, the victim is not likely to walk away without a few cuts, bruises, and serious injuries. Vehicles are much larger, and much heavier than the human body, so any sort of impact, no matter how slight, may result in serious and long-term injuries or death. The… Read More »

How You Can Prevent Motorcycle Accidents and Avoid Legal Liability

By James Heiting |

  Motorcycle accidents occur far too frequently, especially in California where the sun is always shining and the roads are always busy. While it is up to motorcyclists to look out for their own safety, it is also a driver’s responsibility, as a participant of traffic, to practice safe driving techniques designed to keep… Read More »

Motorcycle Lane Splitting

By Dennis Stout |

Lane splitting refers to the process where a motorcyclist passes other vehicles by riding between lanes of stopped or slow moving traffic, or riding between vehicles along the lane line. This practice generally occurs on freeways or multi-lane highways. While considered annoying and even unsafe by most motorists (other than the motorcyclist), if done… Read More »

TO TREAT OR NOT TO (OVER)TREAT: THAT IS THE QUESTION

By Dennis Stout |

When attorneys representing defendants in personal injury cases argue that plaintiffs have obtained too much treatment, they refuse to fully compensate the plaintiff for the costs of that medical treatment. Quite as often, defense attorneys also argue that a plaintiff’s lack of treatment shows that they were not really injured, and refuse to fully… Read More »

YES, YOU DO HAVE A RIGHT TO YOUR MEDICAL RECORDS

By Heiting & Irwin |

PART III: PHOTOCOPIES WITHIN 15 CALENDAR DAYS In my prior posts, I discussed that you actually have multiple laws that entitle you to your medical records, and if you live in California, the Patient Access to Health Records Act is a state law that provides“access to health care records or summaries of those records… Read More »

Cycle Safety as Summer Heats Up

By Sara Morgan |

As summer heats up and daylight creeps past 8 pm, cycling-enthusiasts, both new and veteran, will be traveling the streets, for both exercise and transportation. I’ve been cycling on a road-bike for about a year now, and I love it; however, I try to stay on paths with restrictions on motorized vehicles, but I… Read More »

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