Car Accidents

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  • After a Motorcycle Accident: Next Steps

    Motorcycle accidents can be devastating due to the minimal protection these iconic rides inherently provide. If you were involved in a motorcycle accident caused by the reckless or negligent actions of another, it is crucial to know what to do in the immediate aftermath to ensure you do not harm your own case if you choose to move forward with a personal injury lawsuit. Here are some steps you ...
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  • The Consequences of Neglecting to Wear a Seat Belt

    Cars are equipped with incredible safety features these days, but none of them are substitutes for wearing a seat belt. However, despite the safety seat belts provide, many continue to ignore them, leading to terrible injuries and fatalities that might have otherwise been prevented. There are numerous accounts, for example, of individuals being thrown out of vehicles and suffering fatal or ...
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  • Who Has the Right of Way?

    Understanding the right of way is a critical element in keeping everyone on the road safe, whether it is a fellow driver, bicyclist, or pedestrian. Combined with common sense, being educated on right-of-way laws will help prevent you from getting involved in avoidable accidents. This sounds easy enough, but according to a Federal Highway Traffic Safety Administration (FHTSA) study, at least ...
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  • Reasons Car Insurance Companies May Deny Your Claim

    When car accidents occur, drivers rely on their insurance to pay for a variety of costs related to a crash. Unfortunately, insurance companies can be unreliable. It is important to understand that insurance providers are only looking out for their best interests, which means that they will do whatever it takes to deny your claim entirely or award you with a reduced settlement. The following are ...
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  • Important Evidence You Need for Your Car Accident Claim

    In order to successful in filing your car accident claim, you need to gather evidence which proves that the collision wasn’t your fault and demonstrates the extent of your injuries. The more documentation you have to support your claim for monetary damages, the more likely you will obtain a settlement or verdict in your favor. The following are the important types of evidence you need to collect: ...
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  • What if I Was Struck by an Uninsured Motorist?

    California law requires all vehicle owners to possess auto insurance. Unfortunately, there are many people who cannot afford insurance or decide not to carry insurance coverage. So if you are involved in a car accident with an uninsured (UM) or underinsured motorist (UIM) which results in serious injury, how are you financially protected? California Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Policies To ...
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  • How Can I Keep My Teenage Driver Safe?

    Parents of teenage drivers will have some anxiety about letting their teens drive freely after getting their license. Even if you know that your teen has excellent driving skills and are confident that they have the common sense to avoid any possible danger, remember that there are others on the road, whose actions none of us can control. You do not want to be lulled into that false sense of ...
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  • 3 important things to do when you are in a car accident

    Getting into a car accident can be a scary and startling experience, especially if you are injured. Regardless, there are a few things that are important to try to remember to do after an accident. TELL SOMEONE IF YOU ARE HURT. If you are injured, at times the adrenaline and shock may cause you to not mention to the investigating police officer or emergency personnel that you were hurt. Sometimes, ...
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