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The Basics of a Slip & Fall Insurance Claim

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If someone else’s negligence leaves you injured in a slip and fall accident, understanding the legal basics can help ensure that you obtain the compensation you need to cover your complete losses. Slip and falls can lead to severe injuries with attendant medical expenses, lost wages, and physical and emotional pain and suffering. Because these cases are often complicated, it’s always in your best interest to have an experienced San Francisco personal injury attorney in your corner.  Let the PropertyRead More …

Drunk Driving Accidents Can Disrupt Your Labor Day Weekend

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Each year, many people across the United States enjoy a three-day weekend to celebrate Labor Day. This holiday weekend marks the unofficial changing of the seasons, and many families see this as the opportunity to have a barbecue, boat outing, or camping trip. Some people use the long weekend as an excuse to stay out late on Sunday night and have drinks with friends since they don’t have to work on Monday.  No matter how you plan to celebrate thisRead More …

Top Four Tips for Car Accident Claims

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While no two car accidents are exactly the same, there are some universal tips that can help all car accident claims proceed more smoothly. If another driver leaves you injured in a car accident, don’t put off consulting with an experienced Los Angeles personal injury attorney.  Tip One: Always Put Safety First If you’re involved in a car accident, always put first things first, and this means moving safely off the road and calling 911 – if anyone is injuredRead More …

The Weather Can Affect Your Car Accident Claim

A wet two lane road on an overcast day

The rules of the road are dictated by what is safest for everyone who travels on them, which includes safety rules and regulations that are communicated via traffic signs, lights, and signals. Some of the most important traffic signs out there are speed limits, which state the maximum speed at which it is safe to drive (under optimal conditions). Because speed plays such a critical role in so many deadly traffic accidents, speed limits matter, but determining a safe speedRead More …

Getting an Accident Settlement in a Covid-19 World

Why do Insurance Companies Pay Personal Injury Settlements? The business model of an insurance company is to pay as little money to resolve personal injury claims in Los Angeles and to do that as late as possible. Insurance companies want to hold their personal injury settlement money as long as they can. They simply don’t have the capital to pay all of their claims right now so they pay the claims as they move to the top of the pile.Read More …

Can You Recover Compensation After a Hit-and-Run Accident?

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The Insurance Research Council (IRC) estimated in 2015 that 13 percent of all drivers in America were uninsured. If an uninsured driver causes an accident, they are more likely to leave the scene before it is legal for them to do so. For insurance purposes, a hit and run accident are treated like an accident in which the negligent party did not have auto insurance. The problem with uninsured drivers and hit and run accidents is that when an accidentRead More …

If You Have Been Injured by Drunk Driver, Don’t Expect the Police to Obtain Compensation for You

A damaged crash barrier along a roadway

If you have taken every precaution to drive safely and are hit by a drunk driver, it can be a disconcerting experience. Being hit by an intoxicated driver usually involves physical injuries as well, such as aches, pains, or in some cases, more severe injuries. Some are long-lasting injuries that can prevent you from functioning at your full potential, no matter what you are doing. If you believe you should be compensated for your injuries and losses, you are correct.Read More …

Can You File a Personal Injury Claim During Covid-19?

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The COVID-19 pandemic seems to have brought nearly everything in America to a screeching halt. Even businesses that are attempting to return to some semblance of normal are making substantial changes to the pre-pandemic normal and have been slow to start.  Nevertheless, some aspects of life continue as normal, such as the risk of personal injuries. If you recently sustained a personal injury, you might be wondering if you need to wait until this crisis has subsided to file yourRead More …