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Category Archives: Personal injury

What Makes Truck Accident Litigation More Complex

Accidents involving tractor trailers and other large trucks pose a unique set of challenges for injured victims seeking compensation. The sheer size and weight of a tractor-trailer mean that an impact with a smaller vehicle can result in serious and disabling injuries for the occupants. The force of a collision can lead to traumatic brain… Read More »

What To Know About Compensation for Dog Bite Injuries in California

Dog bite victims in California have several legal remedies available for seeking compensation for their injuries. The state has specific laws governing dog bite cases, and understanding them is vital for individuals who have suffered a dog attack.  California follows a strict liability approach to dog bites. Dog owners are held responsible for any injuries… Read More »

Your Legal Remedies If Injured as an Uber or Lyft Passenger

Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft offer a convenient alternative to taxis and public transportation. However, their popularity can cause increased traffic and a consequent higher risk of accidents. If you have been hurt as a passenger in an Uber or Lyft car or in another vehicle involved in a rideshare accident, you have remedies… Read More »

“Dooring” Presents a Potentially Deadly Danger to California Bicyclists

As bicycling for both transportation and recreation has grown in popularity, there are more opportunities for accidents to occur. One of the significant hazards faced by bicyclists in towns and cities in California is “dooring.” This occurs when a cyclist is riding on a street alongside a row of parked cars and a car door… Read More »

Why Customers in Big-Box Stores Are at Significant Risk of Injury

Big-box stores, those retail warehouses offering a wide array of products, have become a staple of the modern shopping experience. Their immense size and extensive selection serve to draw in hordes of customers daily. While these outlets offer convenience and variety, they also pose unique dangers of slips and falls and other mishaps. Here is… Read More »

Your Rights as a Bicyclist Hurt in a Dooring Accident

Bicyclists share the roadways with motorized vehicles of all types and sizes. Those who ride in areas where cars and trucks are parked along the streets are susceptible to “dooring” accidents. Dooring occurs when someone in a parked passenger vehicle suddenly opens one of the doors into a lane of travel. A bicyclist may ride… Read More »

The Leading Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle riding is great sport but inherently dangerous. Being small in size and relatively unstable, motorcycles are more prone to accidents. Also, motorcyclists’ lack of external protection makes them more likely to be seriously injured or killed in a crash. Knowing the principal reasons for motorcycle mishaps is a good start to avoiding them. The… Read More »

What to Do After a Bicycle Accident

Bicycling is fun, good exercise and a great way to get around, but it can also be dangerous. Negligent drivers, poor weather conditions and hazardous road defects can lead to accidents, which in turn can result in serious and often deadly injuries because bicyclists have little to no protection from harm. If you are in… Read More »

How Lack of a Helmet in a Motorcycle Crash Can Affect Your Lawsuit

Choosing not to wear a helmet while riding your motorcycle carries significant risks. California requires that all riders wear a helmet and failure to do so could result in a traffic citation. Worse, the lack of a helmet can greatly aggravate the injuries suffered in an accident and could reduce the monetary damages available in… Read More »

Drop in Car Crashes, Spike in Bicycle Accidents Linked to Coronavirus

Once Americans came to understand how deadly the coronavirus can be and how easily it is passed from person to person, transportation habits changed. Not only did people drastically curtail business and personal travel, but many stopped going to their workplaces. That has led to a reduction in car accidents at the same time that… Read More »