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Filing a Personal Injury Claim

Filing a Personal Injury Claim After an Accident – What You Need to Know

You’ve recently been injured in an accident. You’re are unable to work due to your injuries.  The hospital and doctor bills begin to pile up.  You continue to experience pain as a result of your injuries. Should you file a personal injury claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance company?...

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accident-prone roads in san diego

What Are the Top Accident Prone Roads in San Diego, CA?

Over the last several years, 868 deaths have occurred on San Diego County highways and freeways. While car safety has improved and California Highway Patrol has increased their safety efforts, San Diego remains home to some of the most dangerous roads in California. What makes these roads so dangerous?...

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uber accident

Steps to Take After Being Involved in an Uber Accident in Los Angeles

Since 2009, millions of Americans have joined in on the phenomenon of ride sharing with Uber. The low-cost and convenience of Uber makes it one of the most popular ways to get around, especially in a large city such as Los Angeles. Unfortunately, stepping into an Uber can come...

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Common Car Accident Injuries and Their Symptoms

Most Common Car Accident Injuries and Their Symptoms

Over 2 million people are injured in car accidents each year.  Those of us involved in a car accident can suffer various injuries, ranging from minor cuts and bruises to life-threatening head trauma.     Were you or a loved one recently involved in a car accident that resulted in...

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Leading Causes of Car Accidents Involving Teenage Drivers

The Leading Causes of Car Accidents Involving Teenage Drivers

Getting a driver’s license for many teenagers marks new independence and a step into adulthood.  Sadly, not all young drivers act responsibly on the road with their new freedom. As a result, teens are often more prone to being involved in an accident than older, more experienced drivers. In...

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Car Accident Legal Advice

Car Accident Legal Advice: 7 Questions Your Lawyer Will Ask After a Car Accident in San Diego

Car accidents can be traumatic. With around 6 million car wrecks occurring in the US every year, the odds of being involved in an accident at some point are high. If you’ve been involved in a wreck, getting in touch with an experienced attorney is one of the best choices...

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Lien on Settlement Proceeds

What Is a Lien on Settlement Proceeds and Who Can Put a Lien Against You?

Are you thinking of filing a personal injury lawsuit after suffering a loss or injury caused by another person? It’s a wise decision, as a personal injury claim can help you pay for many costs associated with an accident, including: Medical Bills Lost Wages Future Medical Costs Transportation Costs...

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Hiring Best Auto Accident Lawyer in the San Francisco Bay Area

Expert Tips for Hiring Best Auto Accident Lawyer in the San Francisco Bay Area

Everyone deserves to feel safe on the road. But it’s a sad truth that driving in the San Francisco Bay Area is far more dangerous than people believe. Each year, there are over 6 million auto accidents, resulting in 3 million injuries. If you’ve been injured in an auto...

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California Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations

California Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations: Can I Still Claim?

Patients trust their physicians to perform their jobs to the best of their abilities. When a physician fails to deliver on that promise, it may leave the patient injured, impaired, or even result in their death. Filing a medical malpractice lawsuit is one way to get retribution if you experience...

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California Car Accident Laws

California Car Accident Laws: 5 Things You Need to Know

Did you know that under California law, you have the right to seek damages if you’re injured in a car accident? If you drive in the state of California, it’s important that you’re educated about the laws. It’s also important to hire an attorney with experience and knowledge in traffic...

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