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most dangerous intersections in Los Angeles

Almost anyone who’s ever sat behind the wheel in Los Angeles knows it: drivers in the City of Angels face some of the worst intersections in California. Between massive roadways with multiple lanes, heavy traffic, obstructive foliage, and crowds of pedestrians, a simple trip to the supermarket can quickly turn nerve-racking—or life-ending. In this blog […]

where do most car accidents happen

The number of police-reported traffic crashes decreased from 6.1 million in 2021 to 5.93 million in 2022. Despite the decrease, 2.38 million people still suffered injuries in motor vehicle collisions. Therefore, many people end up suffering injuries in a car accident at some point in their lives. But where do most car accidents happen? Generally, urban areas see more […]

mistake that can ruin your car accident lawsuit

Most drivers know that there are some important things they should do after a car accident: for example, call 911, get injured people to safety, and exchange insurance information.  But what’s often less obvious to drivers? What not to do after a crash. In the confusion after an accident, it’s easy to fall prey to common mistakes […]

how long does it take to get settlement money from a car accident

The time it takes to finish a car accident lawsuit can depend on whether it ends in a settlement or a trial. Although many people expect to take their case to court, it is rather unlikely that your case will go to trial. The majority of car accident lawsuits will settle before ever reaching trial. […]

Steps to Take After a Rear-End Accident in California

Imagine driving along California’s sunny roads, minding your own business, when suddenly, you are in a rear-end accident. Getting rear-ended can be a stressful and confusing experience. And it can happen to anyone. So, what should you do if you find yourself in this unfortunate position? Nobody wants to be a car accident victim, but […]

average-settlement-hit-by-drunk-driver-california

You should reach out to an attorney if you were recently injured by a drunk driver in California and get more clarity about what an average settlement can be. Our lawyers looked back at our drunk driving lawsuit settlements to determine the average settlement for a drunk driving accident. The average settlement for drunk driving […]

settlement check for car accident

The primary purpose of a car accident settlement check in a personal injury case is to compensate the injured party for their damages. Damages may include medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and more. Receiving a personal injury settlement check in California typically involves several steps to ensure that the process is […]

6 Steps to Take When Injured in a Car Accident | California

California’s Annual Report of Fatal and Injury Motor Vehicle Traffic Collisions revealed 3,737 car accident fatalities and 269,031 injuries occurred in 2019. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), traffic crashes cost the American public over $340 billion in the last reporting year. These accidents often result in economic and non-economic losses, including […]

What Happens to a Driver Who Hits a Pedestrian in California?

Pedestrian injuries and fatalities remain high throughout the country. Recent statistics by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) showed 6,516 pedestrian fatalities and nearly 55,000 injuries in the last reporting year.  These numbers signify a 3.9 percent increase in fatalities from 2019. These types of California accidents can have significant impacts on pedestrians and […]