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Bad Faith Lawsuit or Claim | Sweet Law Group

Insurance companies owe a duty of ‘good faith’ to its claimants. However, poor investigation, delays in claims management, refusing to make reasonable settlement offers, and misrepresentations of the insurance policy are examples of bad faith. When situations like these arise, a person is well within their right to file a bad faith lawsuit.   Once […]

I Suffered An Injury At School, Now What?

Mother and Child Hospitalized in Two-Vehicle Crash near Brubaker Park [Hemet, CA]

When your children go off to school, you expect them to enjoy their day with friends and learn new things. School should be a happy and healthy environment for growth and learning. However, one of the worst phone calls you can receive is finding out your child suffered an injury at school.   Did you […]

Heavy Rain and Floods in California – What to Watch Out For

Deven Camolina of Riverside Dies in Vehicle Crash on Cajalco Road [Corona, CA]

Despite its reputation for clear skies and beautiful weather year round, the West Coast can fall victim to heavy rain and floods in California. Because rainfall is more rare in this area, unexpected heavy rain can lead to major floods and mudslides. These situations create dangerous conditions for residents and anyone on the road.   […]

How to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit Involving an Intentional Act

Michael Dale Anthony Everson Identified as Clearlake Man Killed Sunday in a Car Crash [Clearlake, CA]

While most personal injury claims result from negligent actions, there are some actions that are intentional- which are acts that are willful and intend physical harm to another. When the offender acts with the intention to cause direct harm to another, they may also be responsible for committing a criminal act.   Here, we will […]

What To Do If A Tree Falls On Your Vehicle

Woman Injured in Car Crash on Forni Road [Placerville, CA]

Mother nature is unpredictable – flash floods, fires, and earthquakes are just a few obstacles people living in California face every day. The Santa Ana winds are a common issues as well. These winds often blow hazardous debris in roadways which obstruct traffic.   Another common consequence of high winds is the very dangerous possibility […]

Eggshell Plaintiff | Pre-Existing Medical Conditions in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

What is an Eggshell Plaintiff?   A victim who suffers pre-existing medical conditions and then sustains additional injuries in an accident affecting their prior injury is considered an eggshell plaintiff. The eggshell theory applies when the negligent party causes injury to another, causing the injured party significantly more injuries, due to their current medical state. […]

How To Avoid Road Rage And Protect Yourself

Old Couple Hospitalized after Vehicle Crash on Cedar Avenue and Nees Avenue [Fresno, CA]

Aggressive driving, or as many call it “road rage,” is not only dangerous, but it can also cause harm to others on the road.   Road rage driving is caused by an aggressive driver, which includes rude and offensive gestures and reckless driving methods towards other drivers, pedestrian or cyclists. Road rage can lead to […]

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 […]

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