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Category: Injury Law

October 31, 2022
Do Vehicle Safety Features Reduce Car Accidents?

Seatbelt safety laws were controversial when they were made an official part of the California vehicle code back in 1986. Today, vehicle safety features are innovated at exponential rates, and today’s newest vehicle models have safety features we only dreamed of back in the 1980s.  Some of these features are appreciated, while others drive new […]

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September 30, 2022
The Most Common 18-Wheeler And Semi-Truck Accidents

18-wheeler and semi-truck accidents are some of the most dangerous accidents that occur. This is due to the immense size and weight of the trucks combined with the fact that most of these accidents take place on highways where vehicles travel at higher speeds. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), eighty-eight percent […]

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September 20, 2022
The Most Common Types Of Personal Injury Cases

If a person does not know they have the right to file a personal injury claim, they will miss out on the opportunity to be reimbursed for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages resulting from an accident. There are several types of personal injury claims arising out of a variety of […]

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July 30, 2022
What To Do If You Are Involved In An Out-Of-State Car Accident

If you are involved in an accident in another state, odds are you are feeling anxious and confused about what to do next. One of your first moves should be to contact the authorities in the state where the accident happened. You should also contact your automobile insurance carrier and consult with an experienced personal […]

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June 27, 2022
California Helmet Laws And Why They Matter

California helmet laws were implemented in 1992, leading to a public outcry from those who believe wearing helmets is a personal choice. Although California is one of only 19 states to enforce motorcycle helmet laws, the California DMV Motorcycle Handbook is clear: All riders and passengers are required per CVC §27803 to wear a U.S. […]

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May 26, 2022
What To Do When You’re A Passenger In An Auto Accident

If you are a passenger that has been injured in an automobile accident, the most important thing to remember is to stay calm and get yourself and the other vehicle occupants to a position of safety. Take a deep breath and focus on moving the vehicle or yourself to the side of the roadway if […]

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April 26, 2022
The 5 Most Common Pedestrian Injuries From Car Accidents

Car versus pedestrian accidents and resulting injuries are increasingly common, largely due to DUIs and distracted drivers. According to the Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA): 2020 had the largest ever annual increase in the rate at which drivers struck and killed people on foot…The likely culprits are dangerous driving like speeding, drunk and drugged driving, […]

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March 23, 2022
What To Do After A Car Accident When You're Pregnant

Pregnant mothers must take extra care after car accidents, including minor fender benders. Even if you did not experience an impact on your abdomen and the accident seems injury-free, it is always best to contact your OB/GYN or midwife and get evaluated to make sure you and your baby are okay. 5 Steps Women Should […]

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February 23, 2022
What To Do Immediately After A Car Accident

Shock sets in quickly in the aftermath of a car accident - even if you were not injured. However, it is essential to keep a safety-first mentality to ensure those involved, including yourself, are not further injured as you deal with what has just transpired. There are critical things to keep in mind as you […]

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January 27, 2022
What Happens When It’s A Multi-Car Accident?

Whenever more than two vehicles or drivers are involved in an accident, it is considered a multi-car accident. Often, these result from a chain reaction where one driver hits a car, cyclist, pedestrian, or object, then another car hits the first driver, and so on. Unfortunately, these pile-ups can continue indefinitely.  If you are involved […]

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