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Creating the best legal team after an accident that caused an injury can be overwhelming for most people. However, knowing what to look for in an LA personal injury lawyer can put you on the right track to getting full and fair compensation from those responsible for causing your injuries.  Check Out Multiple Lawyers You […]

Losing a loved one is tragic. Losing a loved one because of someone’s negligence can feel unbearable. Financial recovery under wrongful death statutes is available in most states, including California. While the deceased likely left many people who cared deeply for them behind, state law limits who may file a wrongful death lawsuit and collect […]

Looking for a personal injury lawyer after an accident can be a confusing process. Between the incessant billboards, TV and radio ads, and the fact that there are hundreds of Google results, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Experience in Personal Injury Law When searching for a personal injury attorney, experience should be a top priority. […]

Medical malpractice affects millions of people each year, often leaving victims with significant health issues and other losses. In fact, in some cases, victims of medical malpractice do not even know that it’s happened. For this reason, if you have suffered an adverse health outcome after receiving medical attention, you should talk to a lawyer […]

Electric scooters and bikes – often just called e-scooters and e-bikes, have changed the way many of us get around. Whether you own your own or pick one up as needed through a sharing platform like Lime or Bird, these vehicles offer an easy, relatively inexpensive, and fun way to get from place to place. […]

Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft have changed the way many of us get from place to place, and you likely do not give it a second thought when you see a rideshare sign prominently displayed in a vehicle’s windshield. Unfortunately, rideshare drivers can sometimes cause accidents that injure their passengers, other motorists, or anyone […]

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Car Accidents

Car Accident Resulting in Death in California

Over the past decade, the type of technology available in our vehicles has changed drastically. Features only available in luxury cars in the past – like backup cameras – are now standard in many cars, trucks, and SUVs. Yet despite all of these safety advances, Californians continue to be hurt in car accidents – and sometimes those injuries are even fatal. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), in 2017 alone, there were 3,582 fatal

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Car Accidents

2020 Bay Area Car Crash Year in Review

2020 was a challenging year for Californians – and the country as a whole. The COVID-19 pandemic has killed more than 400,000 Americans, sickened millions more, and tanked the economy. Despite these hardships, there have been some good things to come out of 2020, including a drastic reduction in the number of car accidents in the Bay Area. From 2019 to 2020, the total number of motor vehicle accidents in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Santa

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Car Accidents

Three Most Common Car Accidents (and How to Avoid Them)

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 94% of all motor vehicle accidents in the United States are caused by driver error. While vehicle malfunction and environmental factors, such as faulty brakes or heavy rain, can cause crashes, most often, collisions are caused by something that a driver did – or failed to do.  Knowing that driver error is the most common underlying factor is a good start, but it doesn’t tell us

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Car Accidents

What Happens If An Accident Aggravated an Existing Condition?

As we get older, many of us will be diagnosed with a physical or mental health condition — or perhaps you already have a diagnosis. Managing that condition may be relatively straightforward on a day-to-day basis. But what happens if you are in a car accident that makes your pre-existing condition even worse? If the other driver was responsible for the crash, you will be able to recover financial compensation for your injuries. While you

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Car Accidents

Spine and Back Injury After an Accident

After a California motor vehicle accident, many victims complain of back pain. Back injuries occur on a wide spectrum, from relatively minor muscle injuries to serious spinal cord injuries that cause permanent disability. If you have suffered a back injury in a California car accident, you should consult an experienced attorney as soon as possible to learn about your legal options and whether you could be entitled to compensation. Types of Back and Spine Injuries

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Car Accidents

Broken Bones After a California Car Accident

Broken bones are one of the most commonly reported injuries after a California motor vehicle accident. Many accident victims make a full recovery from their broken bone injuries. However, others may suffer long-term complications from broken bones and require surgeries and years of physical therapy to manage their pain. If you or a loved one has suffered a broken bone in a California car accident, you should speak with an experienced California personal injury attorney

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