Who Can Be Held Liable in a Self-Driving Car Accident?

The future seems to have officially arrived as self-driving cars continue to filter out into the roadways. Technological advancements have made self-driving vehicles an inevitability. While these vehicles are geared towards making the roads safer, nothing is infallible and there are, and have been already, accidents involving self-driving vehicles. This obviously stands to have dramatic…

What Type of Proof is Relevant in a Car Accident Claim?

While it may be the last thing on your mind after being injured in a car accident, it can be important to be mindful of the fact that you will have to prove certain things in order to successfully file a personal injury claim later on. Being aware of this can help you remember to…

How to File a Claim With Your Auto Insurance Carrier

If you have been in an auto accident, it is not only inevitable for you to deal with your auto insurance carrier, you also have a contractual obligation to inform them that you were involved in an accident. While you have the right to pursue compensation from the at-fault driver, you may, for a number…

How to Access UM Benefits

When you are signing up for auto insurance coverage, it may be tempting to simply agree to the minimum coverage and move on without giving it further thought. It is understandable. Auto insurance can not only be complicated to try and decode, but it can also be expensive. While the minimum coverage may be your…

What Is Whiplash?

If you have heard of whiplash, then it may be likely you heard it in the context of personal injury cases, an automobile crash, in particular. That is because whiplash is one of the most common injuries an accident will sustain if involved in a car crash. Whiplash can widely vary in terms of severity…

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…

Summertime and the Driving Is Risky

Compass Law Group, LLP, a premium California law firm, is dedicated to assisting those seriously injured in traffic accidents year-round. When someone else’s negligence has caused you harm, you are entitled to just compensation for your medical costs, lost income, and pain and suffering. Although you may need legal counsel to assist you in filing…

Delayed Symptoms After a Car Accident

It is by no means uncommon for someone who has been seriously injured in a car accident to feel little or no pain immediately afterwards. The emotional shock of the crash and the adrenaline and endorphins circulating in the body at this time of crisis often mask symptoms that may indicate significant, even life-threatening, injuries….

Traffic Fatality Rate Spikes During Coronavirus

As if we don’t have enough to worry about with COVID-19, the National Safety Council reports that traffic fatalities per miles driven have increased greatly during the pandemic. This means that even some families not directly impacted by deaths due to the coronavirus are facing the anguish of burying their loved ones, often without even…

Is it Dangerous to Move Immediately After a Car Accident?

It is extremely dangerous to move someone immediately after a car accident if there is a possibility that the person has a spinal cord injury. Moving a person with an injured spinal cord could worsen the damage to the spinal cord, which could cause paralysis or death. A partially-cut spinal cord could become severed entirely,…