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Category Archives: Auto Accidents

How Driving an Uninsured Vehicle May Limit Your Damages Claim After an Accident

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If you are involved in an auto accident caused by another driver’s negligence, and you are injured, you may seek compensation for your injuries and related damages from the negligent driver. However, California requires that all drivers have insurance protection for any vehicles they own. If you do not have insurance coverage for your vehicle, […]

The Role of Expert Witnesses in Auto Accident Cases

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If you are hurt in an automobile accident and your injuries are more than minor, it may be necessary to hire experts to determine your physical condition, the damage to your motor vehicle and the accident scene in order to develop the evidence that will support your claim for monetary compensation. Experts prepare reports which […]

What To Do if You’re in an Accident With an Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist

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Under California law, drivers need to purchase liability insurance for their motor vehicles. However, there are many drivers who either do not have insurance or who carry insurance with policy limits that are inadequate to compensate victims of accidents they cause. California only requires a driver to carry insurance of at least $15,000 for bodily […]

Can You Suffer Whiplash in a Low-Speed Car Crash?

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Contrary to what insurance companies would have you believe, people involved in low-speed vehicle collisions can suffer serious injuries — among them whiplash. This occurs when the sensitive muscles, tendons and ligaments in the neck are damaged by sudden head and neck movements. In some instances, a person who sustains a whiplash injury may be […]

Drop in Car Crashes, Spike in Bicycle Accidents Linked to Coronavirus

Once Americans came to understand how deadly the coronavirus can be and how easily it is passed from person to person, transportation habits changed. Not only did people drastically curtail business and personal travel, but many stopped going to their workplaces. That has led to a reduction in car accidents at the same time that […]

Dealing with Catastrophic Injuries

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A catastrophic injury is life changing: it may not only shift the way you handle daily tasks but determine whether you are able to handle them at all. You may not be able to do your previous job. You may be unable to do the things you once enjoyed. You may have lost some part […]

Determining Fault In A Parking Lot Accident

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You use parking lots every day at work, to do your shopping at the mall and to buy groceries. Between cars pulling into spaces and backing out of them, and pedestrians walking around looking down at their cell phones, parking lots can be a prime spot for accidents to occur. Right of way in parking […]