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Types of Torts in California

While the word “tort” does not appear much in everyday language, you will most certainly see this term used when it comes to civil lawsuits. Tort is a legal term used to indicate that someone else has been harmed due to some type of wrongdoing, misconduct, or breach of their rights. However, there are various… read more

How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Take to Settle?

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of another party, you should be entitled to compensation for your injuries and losses. Often, personal injury claims are resolved through a settlement with insurance carriers. However, it may be necessary for an injury victim to file… read more

What is Assumption of Risk in a Personal Injury Case?

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?

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

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

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

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