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Common Defenses Against Personal Injury Claims

Personal Injury | February 9, 2021

If you wish to pursue compensation for an injury in California, be prepared for the defendant to use one or more defense strategies to try to avoid liability. The civil justice system works by giving both parties a chance to state their sides of the case. If the case goes before a judge or jury,…

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Pedestrian Laws in California

Car Accidents | February 2, 2021

Pedestrians are the most vulnerable road users. When pedestrians and vehicles collide, the results can be disastrous. Los Angeles is an especially dangerous place for pedestrians, with heavy road traffic and busy downtown areas. If every driver and pedestrian obeyed pedestrian laws in California, there would be far fewer collisions. Learn about right-of-way laws in…

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Swimming Pool Liability in California

Features,Premises Liability | January 28, 2021

Swimming pool accidents occur more often than most people realize. In the US, drowning is the fifth-leading cause of death by unintentional injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among children one to four, drowning deaths occur most often in home swimming pools. If you own a swimming pool in California, you…

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California Car Insurance Requirements

Car Accidents,Features | January 26, 2021

All states require some form of proof of financial responsibility before a driver can operate a motor vehicle on public property. Financial responsibility is an assurance that the driver can pay for the bodily injuries and/or property damage caused by an auto accident. In most states, including California, proof of financial responsibility comes in the…

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Tactics Insurance Companies Use to Avoid Paying Claims

Car Accidents,Features | January 25, 2021

You pay every month to maintain car insurance. It may come as a surprise, therefore, when your insurer does everything it can to avoid paying you for a claim. Unfortunately, insurance companies protect their profitability by minimizing how much they pay claimants. You may encounter one or more of the following tactics from an insurance…

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Is Wrongful Death a Civil Suit?

Features,Wrongful Death | January 18, 2021

A wrongful death claim is a type of lawsuit that can be brought in California when someone dies as a result of another person’s carelessness, recklessness, or intentional wrongdoing. It is a civil suit, not a criminal case against the defendant. While a criminal conviction for manslaughter or murder punishes a defendant through sentencing, a…

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