Dealing with Pool Injuries 

Dealing with Pool Injuries When summer arrives, you can be assured that people will spend a lot of time at the pool. Although they are highly refreshing on hot summer days, pools can also be extremely dangerous. That’s why pool owners have the duty to be very cautious because they must make sure that their…

How a Car Accident Witness Can Impact Your Case

In many types of car accident claims, the drivers involved have their own version of what happened. Versions may be swayed by the point of view at the time of the accident, distracted driving and more. Some drivers may even lie outright to avoid assuming liability for the accident. In a case of he-said, she-said,…

What Makes a Car Accident Criminal?

What Makes a Car Accident Criminal? When a car accident occurs, it is important to report the accident to the police. While most accidents are not crime scenes, some crashes can lead to criminal charges. If you are proven to be negligent, you may have to pay for the other party’s damages. Criminal cases are…

What Not To Do Following a Car Accident

What NOT To Do Following a Car Accident Do not Speak To The Other Driver’s Insurance Company Without A Lawyer (EVER!!!!!) Do not drive away (EVER!!!!!) Do not Forget To Collect Information Do not Forget To Take Photographs Do not Forget To call 911 Do not Forget To call the Police Do not Underestimate How…

Will a Pre-Existing Condition Impact My PI Claim?

Will a Pre-existing Condition Impact My PI Claim? A pre-existing condition can impact your personal injury claim; however, it does not prevent you from being compensated for your injuries.   A pre-existing condition is an injury, illness, health issue or physical limitation that affected you before you were involved in a car accident. In other words,…

Reasons an Accident Attorney Won’t Take Your Case

Reasons Why an Accident Attorney Won’t Take Your Case An accident attorney will always confirm whether a client is a suitable fit or not prior to signing a case. Here are some of the most common reasons why an accident attorney may not take your case: The case is not viable: An accident attorney will…

Difference Between a Lawyer and an Attorney

You need legal aid, but navigating complex legal jargon can be tricky. Naturally, you don’t want to waste your precious time looking for the wrong kind of legal representation. It seems like there are a million different ways to refer to someone who practices law, but what are the differences between them? You need clear…

How to Safely Navigate a Roundabout

While traffic circles are quite common in Europe and other regions of the world, they are not nearly as popular in the United States. In recent years, California has been expanding its number of roundabouts. These circles can reduce fatalities by up to 90 percent and injuries by 70 percent. Although they may be safer,…

Why July & August are Most Deadly for Car Accidents

Why July & August are Most Deadly for Car Accidents Winter, with its icy roads and obscuring snow, may sound like the worst season for car accidents, but the dishonor actually goes to summer. July and August, in particular, are the months where you see the most deadly car accidents on average, year after year….

Insurance Bad Faith Explained

Insurance Bad Faith Explained “Policy limits” means the maximum amount payable by the insurer under an insurance policy (absent any bad faith liability). Automobile liability insurance: Auto policies usually have separate policy limits for: — “bodily injury” to “each person”; — “bodily injury” arising out of “each accident”; — “property damage” arising out of “each accident”;…

What to Know About Tort Laws in California

What to Know About Tort Laws in California In California, those who believe that they have been harmed by another person, company or government agency may pursue civil litigation. A civil case may also be referred to as a tort case, and unlike a criminal proceeding, no one will go to jail after a ruling…

Court Rules Turo Not A Car Rental Company

Court Rules Turo Not A Car Rental Company On June 28, 2022, the California Court of Appeals for the First District, Division 2, ruled that Turo is not a car rental company. The Court found that Turo Inc. operates an online platform that allows car owners to rent their cars to other Turo users. Unlike…