Elements of Negligence in California

Elements of Negligence in California

Negligence is when a person doesn’t fully apply enough caution or care which results in injuries to another. This means that the amount and type of care provided was not properly exercised, as others in similar circumstances would have applied. The person (plaintiff) who suffers damages caused by another person’s negligence (defendant), can bring forward […]

Ernest Valenzuela Arrested for Hit-And-Run Crash on Lander Avenue and Greenway Avenue [Turlock, CA]

Do Motorized Scooters and Mopeds Require Liability Insurance?

Motorized scooters and mopeds have become a popular way to travel around in heavy traffic states. Using this alternative mode of transportation does relief some congestion on the road, but also saves many drivers from increasing gas prices. Each state regulates what type of motorized scooters or mopeds require liability insurance, so make sure to […]

Proposition 213

Proposition 213 – Uninsured Drivers in California

California isn’t always about sunny skies and sandy beaches. It is also known for its high population and dense traffic, which leads to many accidents daily. You could have an unpleasant experience if you don’t carry car insurance at the time of an accident. Proposition 213 was implemented though California legislature in 1996 to punish […]

Slip and Fall Lawsuit

Falling Into a Settlement: How to Win Your Slip and Fall Lawsuit

Each year, the aftermath and injuries associated with slip and fall accidents exceed $70 billion in the United States. While on the job, slip and fall accidents and those that involve seniors are the most common. Because of the frequency and high risk, a victim is well within their rights to file a slip and fall lawsuit. […]

Replacing Child Car Seats After Accidents

Replacing Child Car Seats After Accidents

Child Passenger Accidents The National Traffic Highway & Safety Administration (NHTSA) recommends replacing child car seats after accidents to ensure continued safety for child passengers. Car seats come with special locking mechanisms in their seat belts that are designed to safely restrain infants and children. However, when the safety mechanism has been stressed, the mechanism […]

Accidents Involving Large Animals

Accidents Involving Large Animals

You’re calmly driving down a two-way road, enjoying the beautiful scenery ahead of you. Suddenly and unexpectedly, you come in contact with a large animal in the road. You try to avoid hitting the animal, but due to the speed and proximity, impact is unavoidable. Accidents involving large animals in the road, may have you […]

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on State Route 223 [Granger City, WA]

Accident Liability

Proving Fault After An Accident Imagine that you have just been involved in an accident. You contact the other parties insurance to report the accident; however, the claims representative informs you that they must prove liability before liability can be accepted. But, how can you prove accident liability if you were hit by the other […]

1 Man Dies in Hit-and-Run Crash on Santa Clara Street and Notre Dame Avenue [San Jose, CA]

Remedies Available for Passengers Involved in Car Accidents

When involved in an accident, both driver and passengers can be affected. About 2.6 million passengers suffer injuries in traffic accidents annually, causing damages such as medical bills, loss wages and compensation for pain and suffering. Since occupants involved in car accidents are not to blame, there are remedies available for passengers involved in car […]

Signs and Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury

What is Traumatic Brain Injury?   A traumatic brain injury (TBI) results when a sudden blow or jolt to the head is sustained and disrupts the function of the brain and body. Due to the impact, it causes a person to struggle with cognitive, physical impairment, psychological, and sometimes even death. The leading causes of […]