What is Assumption of Risk in a Personal Injury Case?
Posted in Personal Injury on August 31, 2020
No one expects that they will sustain an injury, but the reality is that injuries often occur due to the careless or negligent actions of other people. When this happens, victims may be able to recover compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. However, the concept of “assumption of risk” could prevent an injury victim from… read more
If I Get Into An Accident in California While Borrowing A Car, Who Pays?
Posted in California,Car Accidents,Personal Injury on July 10, 2020
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?
Posted in California,Car Accidents,Personal Injury on July 5, 2020
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
Understanding Subrogation Claims on Personal Injury Settlements
Posted in California,Personal Injury on May 3, 2020
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
California Statute of Limitations for Product Liability
Posted in California,Personal Injury on November 4, 2019
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
Posted in California,General,Personal Injury on October 15, 2019
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
How Much is the Average Uber Accident Settlement?
Posted in California,Personal Injury on September 18, 2019
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
Posted in California,Car Accidents,Personal Injury on September 17, 2019
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
Dog Owner Responsibility: Liability and Safety Tips
Posted in Dog Bites,Personal Injury on July 29, 2019
There are approximately 90 million pet dogs in the US, with nearly half of all households having at least one dog. While most dogs pose no danger at all, there are still plenty of dog bites each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): There are more than 4.7 million people bitten by… read more
What Is California’s Negligent Entrustment Law?
Posted in California,Car Accidents,Personal Injury on July 12, 2019
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