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Do I Need To Call The Police After A Car Accident In San Diego?

Do I Need To Call The Police After A Car Accident In San Diego? SAN DIEGO — Getting into a car crash is something the vast majority of people experience at least once or twice in their lives. While most accidents do not cause life-threatening injuries, they’re nearly all...

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Why are Commercial Trucks So Dangerous?

Why are Commercial Trucks So Dangerous? Millions of commercial trucks line the country’s interstate each and every day. Truck accident lawyers with years of experience say these trucks are involved in upwards of 500,000 collisions annually. About one person is killed in a truck accident every 16 minutes and,...

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How to Avoid a Drunk Driving Accident During the Holidays

How to Avoid a Drunk Driving Accident During the Holidays The Barnes Firm and our best car accident lawyers are committed to educating people about accident prevention in the hopes of saving lives.  The holiday season is here and our firm hopes you, your family and your friends have...

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Deer Cause Serious Accidents in the Fall Season

Deer Cause Serious Accidents in the Fall Season Each year, there are tragic car collisions with deer during the fall months.  The reason there are many deer-car collisions during autumn is that the fall is the mating and migration season for deer, as well as many other animals.  AAA...

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Why Won’t Insurance Companies Cover Lost Wages, Medical Bills, Other Costs After an Accident?

Why Won’t Insurance Companies Cover Lost Wages, Medical Bills, Other Costs After an Accident? Have you or a loved one been hurt in an accident caused by the negligent actions of another and their insurance company is not cooperating? We’ve all seen the auto insurance company commercials that promise...

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A Northern California truck accident attorney can help investigate accidents like the one that happened on State Route 99 in Sacramento on November 2nd

Metal Bar Falls Off Truck, Impales Trailing Car On Northern California Freeway

Metal Bar Falls Off Truck, Impales Trailing Car On Northern California Freeway SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A horrific accident sent a passenger to the hospital after a metal bar fell off a semi-truck, bounced off the freeway pavement and pierced the front of a trailing Chevy Impala, impaling the right...

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Trip & Falls – What to Do If I’ve Been Injured

SAN DIEGO — When you trip over something, and fall, there’s a high chance of injury. When this happens, there can be a huge amount of strain on your life, your family and your finances. From medical bills to lost time at work, you may be wondering what you...

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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?

Many personal injury lawyers 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 people ask us, how do personal injury lawyers get...

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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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