Who Pays in a Ridesharing Accident?

Have you ever used a ridesharing service such as Uber or Lyft? These companies provide a convenient service to many. All you need to do is go on the app and request a ride. The times of waiting on the side of the road or calling ahead to hail a taxi seem to be far…

Avoid Falling Victim to These Insurance Company Tricks

Insurance companies make it a big focus of advertising campaigns to make you feel like they care about your best interests and that of your families. Unfortunately, you may quickly see the deception of these ads should you ever need to file a claim with insurance companies. You see, insurance companies are businesses and they…

The No-Zones of a Tractor Trailer

Tractor-trailers are a part of many nostalgic memories of family road trips. Getting the truckers to blast their loud horn has captivated many a kid on a family vacation. While the site of these oversized vehicles is commonplace, sharing the road with them is far from the time to get complacent. The sheer size and…

How Motorcyclists Can Stay Safer on the Road

Are you interested in riding a motorcycle? Are you already a motorcycle riding enthusiast? Either way, you need to be aware of the ways you can help yourself and others stay safe on the road when riding a motorcycle. Motorcyclists are in particular danger out there as they lack the standard cover and safety features…

What Are the Long Term Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

The long-term effects of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can range from mild to like-changing, even life-threatening. Some complications develop immediately or soon after a TBI, while others can show up years later. California brain injury attorneys can advocate on your behalf and help you hold the negligent party accountable for your losses.  Degenerative Brain…

Can Dog Bite Accidents be a Premises Liability Issue?

Yes, a dog bite accident can be a premises liability issue if the dog belonged to the owner of the property where the bite occurred. The dog’s owner can be liable for the harm the dog causes, whether the bite happens on the owner’s property or at another location. Dog bite injuries can cause disfigurement,…

Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

If a close relative died because of someone else’s carelessness, mistake, or intentional act, you might wonder who can bring a wrongful death lawsuit. California statutes create a cause of action for the decedent’s personal representative or specific individuals to pursue the responsible party for their losses.  These lawsuits are sophisticated litigation, but California wrongful…

Spinal Injuries After a Car Accident

Most spinal injuries happen because of sudden trauma, like a car accident. Spinal injuries include damage to one or more of these: Vertebrae (the small bones than run down the middle of your back) Ligaments (this fibrous connective tissue attaches your bones to each other and holds them in place.) Disks (the squishy pillow-like cushions…

Can personal injury attorneys help me with my sexual abuse case?

Far more people suffer sexual abuse than is generally known. Because the offense has been a well-kept secret in families and institutions for generations, it has not, until relatively recently, been openly discussed or dealt with — so only its victims have been punished.  The recent #MeToo movement has empowered many survivors of sexual abuse…

What If I’m Seriously Injured in a Hotel?

It’s never fun suffering an injury due to someone else’s negligence, but being hurt while staying in a hotel can seem like cruel and unusual punishment. Whether your injury interrupts your long-awaited vacation, interferes with a business trip, or keeps you from attending a friend’s wedding, you probably have to deal with financial complications in…