What Types of Cases Can Pedestrian Accident Attorneys Take On?

What Types of Cases Can Pedestrian Accident Attorneys Take On?

Pedestrian accident attorneys can take on a wide range of cases. Each case is different, as every accident has unique circumstances that affect the type and severity of a victim’s injuries. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed every year on California roadways, while thousands more are badly hurt. Experts attribute the growing popularity of trucks and […]

Debunking 9 Common Personal Injury Myths

Unless you’re a personal injury lawyer or have experienced a personal injury claim, you may been led to believe a few common myths about personal injuries that simply aren’t true. These personal injury myths are often spread by the media or those who don’t understand the process. To dispel these myths and spread the facts […]

California’s Tort Law Explained

Q: What is California’s Tort law? A: California’s Tort Law covers noncriminal, or civil, wrongdoings that cause harm or injury in some manner. It establishes grounds for a lawsuit and requires the defendant to pay damages to the injured party. The main purpose of tort law is to provide this compensation and discourage similar acts. […]

Most Common Rideshare Accident Questions

Rideshare services are a convenience for many people. The biggest companies include Uber, which serves 91 million consumers in 63 countries1, and Lyft, one of many such companies in the U.S. Unfortunately, far too many Lyft and Uber accidents occur due to speeding, tailgating, running stop signs, tired driving, using a phone while driving, weather […]

Who Is Responsible in a Self-Driving Car Accident?

Originally concept cars, self-driving autonomous vehicles are no longer science fiction. But a self-driving car is just as capable of getting into an accident as one operated by a driver. It is not common to see a self-driving car accident as of yet, but that could change as automation technology advances and grows more popular. […]

Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents in Los Angeles

Being on your feet is good for your health, and the environment. However, it does come with the risk of getting into a pedestrian accident, especially near busy streets in urban areas like Los Angeles. Not every pedestrian accident is the same. There are several common causes law enforcement agencies, medical personnel, and personal injury […]

Stop on Red Week 2020

National Stop on Red Week runs from August 2-8. It is a campaign that aims to raise awareness of drivers running red lights, which is a dangerous form of reckless driving. The fact is that injuries and deaths caused by red-light running are totally preventable. The Stop on Red initiative, organized by the National Coalition […]

What Do Personal Injury Lawyers Look For in a Case?

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There are a wide variety of situations that could constitute a personal injury claim. The most common personal injury cases are car accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, workplace accidents, and premises liability like slip and fall incidents. When you tighten the lens, more specific variations of personal injury cases could include nursing home abuse or neglect, aviation and boating accidents, dog bites and […]

Hit and Run Fatalities on the Rise

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Hit-and-run accidents have reached record numbers across the nation, as have crash-related fatalities. The same is true in California where, according to a report by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, 337 people were killed by hit-and-run drivers in 2016. Across the country, the total reached 2,049. Of those, 65% were pedestrians and bicyclists. The problem […]

How To Make An Accident Claim

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If you are in a car accident, it’s not only smart to file an insurance claim. It’s the law. Driving without insurance is illegal per California Vehicle Code Section 16029. But just how do you go about making a car accident claim? An insurance claim is filed before any legal action is taken. If there’s a […]