What Is the Car Accident Statute of Limitations in California?
In the immediate aftermath of a car accident, the last thing you may want to deal with is pursuing legal action. We understand that you may want to concentrate on the health and wellbeing of you and your family. However, depending on the severity of the injuries you or your … Read More
Who is Responsible When a Cyclist Hits a Pedestrian?
Cyclists aren’t the only victims in common cycling accidents. Sometimes pedestrians will be unlucky enough to be struck by a negligent bicyclist and be severely injured. In order to have their medical costs covered, the injured pedestrian would have to prove liability and identify the negligent party. However, insurance companies … Read More
Should I Get an Attorney After a Car Accident?
The aftermath of a car accident is a scary and confusing time for injured survivors. If you suffered an injury in a car accident, you face an uncertain future. During this time, you may discover that you are unable to work and provide for your family. This can add even … Read More
Common Dangers to Avoid as a Motorcyclist in California
Nationwide, the number of motorcycle sales and registrations is on the rise. This trend holds true for California, whose roadways saw nearly 850,000 motorcycles in 2017. Unfortunately, with more bikers on the road, there comes an increased risk of motor vehicle accidents. If you are a motorcyclist in California, there … Read More
How to Avoid Car Accidents This Holiday Season
Statistics published by federal agencies show that car accidents significantly increase during certain holidays and holiday weekends. End-of-the-year holidays are especially dangerous. Data published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that an average of 300 people die in fatal car accidents each year during the Christmas and … Read More
Which Traffic Violations Cause the Most Car Accident Fatalities?
Statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show there are various reasons why car accident fatalities occur each year. Distracted driving, speeding, drunk driving, not wearing seatbelts and ignoring the right of way cause thousands of deaths annually. Auto accident-related fatalities kill 37,000 per year in the … Read More
Determining Fault After a Rear-End Collision in Modesto
How Do You Prove Fault After a Rear-End Collision There are currently over 200,000 people living in Modesto, California. A large portion of the population has a driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle. It should surprise no one that car accidents occur on a regular basis in Modesto, … Read More
Increase in Traffic Accidents as Californians Flee Wildfires
Southern California Wildfires As thousands of acres of forest continue to burn in Southern California, attorneys warned those fleeing the wildfires to stay alert to an increase of traffic accidents. With only about 5% of wildfires contained in early December, evacuation orders were sent out to the remaining residents still … Read More
Surprising Seasonal Car Accident Statistics
Staying Safe on the Road Car accident statistics based on time of year can be deceiving. Weather during “winter months” in northern Maine, for example, can differ greatly from that experienced by drivers in southern California. Though one would naturally believe that winter driving, in general, is more hazardous, and … Read More
Virginia Appeals Court Strikes Down Claim Against Insurance Company
Virginia Appeals Court Strikes Down Claim Against Hanover Insurance Company The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia ruled this month that Liberty University’s insurance provider, Hanover Insurance Company, is not responsible for any costs incurred by the University as it defends itself in a high-profile case.