Category: Car Accidents

Is California a No-Fault State?

Car Accidents | March 22, 2021

If you get into a car accident, you need to understand the car accident laws in the state where the crash took place. These laws will affect how you handle the insurance claims process and who will be responsible for paying for your injuries and losses. There are fault and no-fault car insurance states. California…

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Is It Illegal to Wear Headphones While Driving in California?

Car Accidents | March 15, 2021

It is your responsibility as a driver to pay attention to the driving task while operating a motor vehicle in California. Paying attention means more than just keeping your eyes on the road – it also means keeping your other senses attuned to driving, including your hearing. It is important to consider the potential ramifications…

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Have Fatal Car Accidents Increased During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Car Accidents | March 8, 2021

The COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic sent cities around the U.S. into full lockdowns. Most companies transitioned their employees to remote work wherever possible, while others had to downsize and lay workers off. COVID-19 lockdowns led to a dramatic decrease in traffic around the country. Despite this, car accident statistics show an increase in fatal collisions. Traffic Down,…

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Who Is Liable for a Multi-Car Crash in California?

Car Accidents | February 24, 2021

In California, under the state’s traditional tort-based law, the person or party at fault for causing a car accident will be responsible for paying for damages. In many car accident cases, liability is between only two drivers. Fault will go to the driver who broke a roadway rule and caused the collision. In a multi-car…

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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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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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