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Understanding a Salvage Title

Car accidents in California are not uncommon. Most people will get into an accident more than one time throughout their lives. In those cases, people get into an accident, and then an insurance carrier will cover the expenses to fix their vehicle. However, what happens when a vehicle will cost more to repair than the… read more

What to Expect Physically After a Car Accident     

A car accident can be a stressful and traumatic experience, and many people who walk away from car accidents seemingly unscathed find themselves unable to get out of bed the next day. Even when a car accident does not cause acute, traumatic injuries, victims can still experience a wide range of possible medical complications in… read more

If I Get Into An Accident in California While Borrowing A Car, Who Pays?

Car accidents are certainly not on anyone’s list of things they want to happen, but the reality is there are times when accidents do occur. When people are involved in car accidents, the incident often involves a vehicle that they own or lease. But what happens if you get into a California car accident when… read more

Can I File A Personal Injury Claim If An Accident Was My Fault?

No one wants to get into a car accident. Unfortunately, these incidents do occur. In most cases, one or more drivers are at fault for an incident. Still, many people believe they are not able to file a personal injury claim if they had any responsibility for the accident. This is not true. Under California’s… read more

What To Do After A Pedestrian Accident in California

Pedestrian accidents happen unexpectedly, and they can lead to devastating injuries for victims. If a person is injured in a pedestrian accident that is caused by the negligence of somebody else, then they should be able to recover compensation through an insurance settlement or through a personal injury lawsuit. However, these cases can become complicated,… read more

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