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How to drive in inclement weather - our Los Angeles car accident lawyer explains

Effects of Inclement Weather on Car Accidents in California

LOS ANGELES — We enjoy calm, sunny skies throughout the year in California, but we do get some inclement weather. Did you know: When rain or other intense weather moves across the state, people have a higher chance of being involved in a car accident on the roadways. Why...

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How Do Personal Injury Lawyers Get Paid? Our Los Angeles personal injury attorney explains...

How Do Personal Injury Lawyers Get Paid?

LOS ANGELES — Many personal injury lawyers in Los Angeles and across California offer free consultations, and some law firms in your area like The Barnes Firm take it a step further – promising that you won’t pay anything unless they win your case. With promises like that, many...

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Why Won’t A Personal Injury Attorney Take My Case?

If you’ve been injured by the negligent actions of another, you’re probably going to contact a local personal injury law firm to learn about your legal rights, and get representation.  Whether you were hit by a distracted driver or you slipped and fell on a wet floor at the...

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Back-to-School Traffic Jams

SAN DIEGO — If there’s one image that is synonymous with California roadways, it is the image of a bumper-to-bumper traffic jam. While these automotive nuisances can pop up anywhere and for a variety of reasons, the fall back-to-school season certainly doesn’t help alleviate the traffic congestion that leads...

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Our Los Angeles personal injury lawyers can look at your case for FREE after an illness or injury caused by mislabeled cosmetic products

Beware of Dangerous Cosmetic Products Around Your Children

LOS ANGELES — Children and dangerous chemicals in the home don’t mix. Most (if not every) parent knows to keep things like gasoline, paint thinner, bleach, and powerful cleaning products away from their children. However, how much attention do parents pay to their cosmetic products? A Los Angeles personal...

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A car accident lawyer in Los Angeles tells us how to get compensation for medical expenses stemming from a car crash

Paying for Medical Expenses After a Car Accident in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — After any car accident, you may be wondering what to do. A car accident lawyer in Los Angeles says your first priority should always be to seek immediate medical care. Unfortunately, the costs of this care can quickly accumulate, especially the accident caused serious injuries. So,...

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A Los Angeles bike accident lawyer says there are specific steps cyclists need to take to get compensation after being hit by a car

Steps to Take if You Were Hit While Riding A Bicycle

LOS ANGELES — Bicycle accidents plague thousands of Californians each year.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were a total of 127 bicyclist deaths from traffic accidents in 2017, accounting for three percent of all traffic accident fatalities.  Bicyclists are vulnerable motorists that often must...

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A car accident lawyer in Los Angeles says injured victims of crashes have only 2 years to file a claim in California. Here's why.

Understanding the Statute of Limitations for Car Accident Lawsuits in California

LOS ANGELES — California sees its fair share of car accidents each day, with many accidents resulting in catastrophic injuries or death.  According to a car accident lawyer in Los Angeles, substantial number of car accidents are caused by one or more driver’s negligent conduct.  Examples of negligent conduct...

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A San Diego car accident lawyer explains why speed is a common factor in car crashes

Do Higher Speed Limits Cause More Car Accidents?

SAN DIEGO — There is a well-established link between speed and car accidents, both in California and around the country. A San Diego car accident lawyer says higher speeds of travel are linked to more car accidents and more serious injuries during car accidents. Drivers exceeding the speed limit...

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A Los Angeles truck accident lawyer explains why trucks can be so dangerous and what you can do after an accident

What You Should Know About California Truck Accidents

LOS ANGELES — Truck accidents often have deadly consequences for the occupants of passenger vehicles that collide with large semi-trucks/tractor-trailers.  A Los Angeles truck accident lawyer says some trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, while passenger vehicles on average weigh approximately 4,000 pounds.  The difference in size between...

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