Category: Injury Law

January 20, 2024
The Role Of Expert Witnesses In Personal Injury Cases

Expert witnesses are essential to most personal injury cases because they provide a subjective opinion and, often, incontrovertible evidence that impacts a case’s outcome, settle amounts, and so on. The right personal injury lawyer has trusted connections with the community’s most respected and qualified expert witnesses, helping clients achieve the best possible outcome for their […]

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January 17, 2024
The Impact Of Bay Area Traffic On Car Accident Rates

You’d think post-pandemic increases in remote and hybrid work models would reduce Bay Area traffic, but that’s not the case. And with increased traffic congestion comes higher car accident rates. San Francisco Bay Grapples With Rising Traffic Accident Rates A recent Standford Law School (SLS) website post begins, “The Bay Area is grappling with a […]

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November 18, 2023
Understanding Statute Of Limitations For Personal Injury Claims In CA

The term statute of limitations refers to the length of time a victim/plaintiff has to file their claim in court after an event occurred. These limitations vary, depending on the type of case.  The statute of limitations for the majority of California's personal injury cases, including car accidents, is two years.  Do Not Let The Statute […]

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October 27, 2023
Different Types Of Auto Insurance And Policy Add-Ons

Most people celebrate the day their car is paid off and they can switch their auto insurance policy from “full-coverage” to “limited liability” (California’s legal minimum insurance requirement). Be careful before you do that, as a single auto accident is enough to make anyone wish they would have paid a little extra to get premium […]

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October 17, 2023
Understanding California's Comparative Negligence Law

Clients are often shocked to learn they may be legally accountable for damages related to an accident or event that seemed entirely the fault of another. That’s because California’s Comparative Negligence Law looks to establish fault equitably. For example, let’s say you have friends over for dinner. One of them arrives under the influence of […]

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August 31, 2023
Uninsured Motorist Accidents In California

According to an Insurance Research Council 2021 study, roughly one in eight drivers (nearly 13%) do not have automobile insurance. Shockingly, California is on the Top 10 list of states with the most uninsured drivers. According to the IRC’s data, almost 17% of California’s drivers are uninsured. What To Do If You Are In An […]

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July 24, 2023
The Psychological Effects Of Personal Injuries

In the immediate aftermath of an accident, first responders focus on physical injuries ranging from minor to catastrophic. However, in the days, weeks, and months following the event, many accident victims experience challenging psychological effects. Feelings of anxiety, sleeplessness, insomnia, memory lapses, flashbacks, anger, and depression are all common psychological effects of a personal injury.  […]

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June 21, 2023
How To Document For A Successful Personal Injury Claim

Professional, accurate and detailed documentation is a cornerstone of any personal injury case. If you have recently been injured and would like to pursue a personal injury case, completing these steps will help ensure your claim has the greatest chance of success. Documenting Damages For Your Personal Injury Claim Most personal injury claimants would prefer […]

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May 31, 2023
The Importance Of Seeking Prompt Medical Treatment After An Injury

Seeking prompt medical treatment is essential when you are in a car accident or sustain any type of injury. Your physical well-being should always be a top priority.  Swift documentation of your injuries provides an essential paper trail, recorded by medical professionals, which will become key evidence during your insurance claims process and related legal […]

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April 24, 2023
Safe Driving Tips For Teens

Teenagers rarely understand the serious risks and significant responsibility that comes with being a driver. Unfortunately, a teenager’s sense of invincibility makes it tough to keep teen drivers (aged 15 - 18) focused on safe driving. The more we can do to educate teens, ensure they have earned the right to drive before handing them […]

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