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AUTONOMOUS MACHINERY AND PERSONAL INJURY LAW

By Sara Morgan |

I recently read a news release announcing that WalMart was planning to expand a current program that utilizes self-driving, floor-cleaning robots to cover 360 stores beginning next year.  According to the article, WalMart currently operates over 100 of these commercial floor-cleaners.  Those powered by the BrainOS platform will, at the push of a button,… Read More »

Dealing With Uninsured Motorists: Important Factors to Consider if An Uninsured Driver Has Injured You  

By James Heiting |

As a driver in the State of California, you will likely deal with hundreds of other motorists on a daily basis. The following article will cover some of the most important elements to consider if you have been injured by a driver who does not carry auto insurance or otherwise has insufficient auto insurance… Read More »

SELF-EMPLOYED LITIGANTS STILL NEED “OFF-WORK” NOTES

By Sara Morgan |

When someone is injured due to another’s negligence, one of the many losses attorneys attempt to recover are earnings which were lost during periods of disability or incapacity that resulted from the injury-producing event.  Most of my clients who are traditional wage-earners typically request some type of doctor’s note excusing them from work.  However,… 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 »

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 »

TERMINATION OF AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE

By Dennis Stout |

Automobile insurance companies may refuse to renew an insurance policy or even cancel a policy in the middle of a policy period.  The key term used by auto insurance carriers in the State of California are renewal and cancellation.  Non-renewal occurs when your insurance carrier decides to part ways with you at the end… 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 »

RIGHT TO PRIVACY FOR PERSONAL INJURY LITIGANTS

By Sara Morgan |

Seven years ago, I wrote an article about privacy for plaintiffs pursuing lawsuits for their physical injuries.  Many times, a plaintiff might be forced to provide or allow inspection of very private information, including details from their doctor visits, medical records, pay stubs, W-2’s, information about their employment, earnings, and benefits, identification information like… Read More »

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