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What Coverage Is Require Under California Insurance Laws?

Perhaps you have just moved to California. Maybe you bought a car for the first time. Whatever your driving situation is, you probably know that you have to have insurance coverage. Not only is this required by California law, but it offers you protection in the event you are involved in an accident. Understanding what… read more

What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident in California

Motorcycle accidents can lead to serious injuries and leave cyclists wondering what they can do to receive compensation for their injuries. Unfortunately, the aftermath of a motorcycle accident can leave victims in a complicated mess with insurance companies and the at-fault party. If you or a loved one are injured in a motorcycle accident in… read more

How Long Does it Take to Settle Wrongful Death Claims?

If you lose a loved one due to the careless or negligent conduct of another person, you may be entitled to compensation. Wrongful death claims can be filed by surviving family members against those responsible for their loved one’s death. One of the most common questions in these cases is – How long does it… read more

California Statute of Limitations for Product Liability

If you or someone you care about has been injured or become ill due to using a defective product, you may be entitled to compensation. Companies have a duty to ensure they put safe products on the market for consumers to use. When they breach their duty, they can be held liable for damages. However,… read more

Bike Accident Settlements: What to Expect

If you or someone you love has been injured in a bicycle accident that was caused by another person’s negligent actions, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. However, securing compensation can become complicated and involve various parties. Most people that experience a bicycle injury have never had to go through a personal… read more

What to Expect if you Hit a Pedestrian with Your Car in California

Everyone wants to be safe on the roadways. However, there are times when accidents happen. Crashes involving pedestrians are often much more severe than crashes involving only passenger vehicles. While we hope that you never experience striking a pedestrian with your car, we know these incidents happen on a regular basis. Today, we want to… read more

How Much is the Average Uber Accident Settlement?

Ten years ago, you may have thought Uber was just a funny word, but now nearly everyone has taken at least one Uber ride. Many people use Uber as their regular mode of transportation while others use it for things like designated drivers after a night out. Whatever way you use Uber, there are things… read more

Drunk Driving vs High Driving Statistics in California

Driving impaired is illegal and leads to serious crashes on California roadways. However, we know that this occurs every day in our area. Despite significant law enforcement efforts to crack down on impaired driving, thousands of people are injured or killed each year in the state. However, you may wonder if there is a difference… read more

Are Self-Driving Cars Safe? The Crash Risks of Automated Driving Systems

Technology is changing rapidly and that is certainly evident in the transportation industry. Just a few years ago we were amazed at things like ridesharing services. Now, companies are pouring resources into self-driving cars. Not only that, but we have many vehicle models on the roadway not that already have automated driving features. But is… read more

What Is California’s Negligent Entrustment Law?

Car, truck, or motorcycle owners who allow inexperienced, reckless, or incompetent drivers to use their vehicle face liability. Vehicle owners are responsible for the actions of those they entrust with their vehicle under California’s negligent entrustment law. Negligent entrustment cases require the lawyer for the plaintiff to provide evidence in five basic areas: The driver… read more