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Do You Have to Report a Car Accident in California?

Car Accidents | June 22, 2021

Certain steps are important for you to take as the victim of a car accident in California. One is reporting your accident to the correct authorities. Although you may be tempted not to call the police or report your crash, this may be against the law and lead to serious penalties. It could also weaken…

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What Happens in a Personal Injury Trial?

Personal Injury | June 17, 2021

If someone else’s careless or reckless actions gave you an injury, you may be able to hold that person or party financially responsible for your medical bills and other losses. Most personal injury claims in California end at the insurance stage with settlement agreements, meaning they do not go to trial. If an insurance carrier…

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California Truck Lane Restrictions

Truck Accidents | June 15, 2021

Large commercial trucks pose extreme risks to other roadway users. Weighing up to 80,000 pounds, large trucks far outweigh the average passenger car, making collisions catastrophic for the smaller vehicle. Although it is not always possible to avoid sharing the road with a big rig, some California truck lane restrictions help separate large trucks from…

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What If My Car Accident Injuries Don’t Show Up Right Away?

Car Accidents | June 10, 2021

Some car accident injuries are obvious right away. However, it is possible for car accidents to cause injuries with delayed or hidden symptoms that may not be immediately apparent. If you didn’t notice your car accident injuries for a few hours or days after your crash, you may still be entitled to financial compensation. It…

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What Is a DOT-Recordable Accident?

Truck Accidents | June 8, 2021

There are many unique issues you will encounter during a commercial truck accident lawsuit in California. One is the presence of federal rules and requirements under the Department of Transportation (DOT) and its subset, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The DOT requires truck accidents to be reported if they reach a certain severity….

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Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident T-Bone?

Car Accidents | June 3, 2021

In California, it is necessary to determine fault for your car accident before you can file an insurance claim. This is how California’s tort-based insurance system works. If you get injured in a T-bone accident, determining fault can be difficult, as it may depend on several different factors. You may need assistance from a Los…

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