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What to do if You are in an Accident with a Delivery Driver

The last thing that anybody expects when they get out on the roadway is that they will be involved in an accident with the delivery truck. However, with the increase in online shopping and the promise of speedy deliveries, there are plenty of delivery vehicles on the roadway around us each day. The likelihood of… read more

Understanding Subrogation Claims on Personal Injury Settlements

If you or somebody you love has been injured due to the negligence of another person, company, or entity, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. However, the last thing you want to worry about after recovering compensation in a favorable settlement or verdict is that a large chunk of the damages awarded… read more

Nursing Home Abuse Laws in California

If you have a family member or a friend in a nursing home, it is important to know that they are safe. However, The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that one out of every ten people over the age of 60 in this country will experience some form of elder abuse…. read more

What is the Average Settlement for a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

The last thing anybody expects is that they will be harmed when they seek assistance from a medical professional. However, medical mistakes are a common occurrence in the United States. According to researchers at Johns Hopkins University, around 250,000 people lose their lives each year due to medical care errors that should have been prevented…. read more

COVID-19 Announcement

During this uncertain time, we want to assure you that Harting, Simkins & Ryan, LLP is still here to assist you with your case. TO POTENTIAL NEW CLIENTS:  Although we usually meet with potential clients in person, because of the precautions made necessary by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), you can let us know more about your… read more

When are you Liable for Another Person’s Driving?

The aftermath of any car accident can be confusing, particularly if you let somebody else drive your vehicle and they were involved in an accident. When this occurs, it is important to understand how insurance companies will handle these situations. Here, we will look at the liability of a vehicle owner when someone other than… read more

What Rights Do Passengers Have in a Car Accident?

Whether or not someone is driving a vehicle when an accident occurs has little to do with the injuries they sustain. Passengers inside of vehicles that are involved in accidents are injured every day on California roadways. It is important for passengers to know what rights and options they have when they have been involved… read more

Do I Need Rental Car Insurance In California?

Whether you are a California resident or visitor, there are various reasons you may rent a car in this state. When you rent a vehicle, you face an array of insurance choices, and they can all seem confusing. What is required? Do you need to purchase additional coverage? It is important to understand what California… read more

How Do I Prove Wrongful Death in California?

If you have lost a loved one due to the careless or negligent actions of someone else, you may be entitled to compensation. Losing a loved one is an incredibly difficult experience for anyone, and you should not have to do this alone. Proving a wrongful death case in California can be difficult, but an… read more

Do Most Car Accident Cases Go To Court?

If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a car accident that was caused by another person’s negligent actions, you may be wondering whether or not your case will need to go to court to secure the compensation you deserve. There are various factors that go into car accident claims. While some… read more