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personal injury law california

If you or a family member suffered injuries in an accident, you might be able to receive compensation under California personal injury laws.  Remember that each personal injury claim is unique. To ensure you receive the compensation you deserve, you should speak with a personal injury lawyer about the particulars of your case as soon […]

Thousands of California drivers experience traffic accidents each year. Car accidents can leave drivers injured, with expensive medical bills, and unable to work.  If you suffered an accident due to someone’s negligence, you may be able to sue for damages. Sometimes your insurance policy and the other’s driver’s insurance pay your accident costs. Other times, […]

california punitive damages statute

When you file a personal injury claim, you probably know to list damages like medical expenses and pain and suffering. Do you know that there’s another category, called punitive damages, that may apply to your case? Punitive damages under California Civil Code section 3294 apply when a defendant has acted maliciously, fraudulently or with reckless […]

california accident laws

When you experience a car accident, you may feel overwhelmed by the chaos it creates. You might need to seek medical treatment and car repairs while missing days at work. On top of these stressors, you have to navigate California accident laws, filing a claim and negotiating with insurance companies. If you’re confused about what […]

chp incident report

CHP Incident Report A driver, passenger, property owner, vehicle owner, parent of a minor, or legal guardian of an individual involved in an accident can request a copy of a California Highway Patrol (CHP) accident report. These “parties of interest” can obtain a copy of the accident report by going to any CHP office and […]

Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations California

There is nothing more devastating and heartbreaking than losing a loved one in a preventable accident. Under California law (California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60), close family members of the victim have the right to hold a negligent party who caused a fatal accident legally responsible through a wrongful death lawsuit. If your loved one […]

How to find the best attorney california

If you or your loved one suffered a serious injury in an accident, you need to know how to protect your legal rights. Unfortunately, major accidents remain common in the United States. According to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Americans make a collective 39 million injury-related trips […]

California Average motorcycle accident settlements

If you’re hurt in a motorcycle accident, you’re probably aware that you may be entitled to compensation for the losses you suffer because of your injuries. Outlined below will be some common motorcycle accident compensation examples. You may not be as familiar with the process of obtaining your monetary damages. Motorcycle accident compensation amounts can […]

Do I need a personal injury lawyer

Being involved in an accident that results in serious injuries can raise questions about whether or not filing a personal injury lawsuit is a good idea. And if one does decide to pursue a lawsuit, they may have other questions about the personal injury claims process, including whether or not it’s advantageous to hire a […]