Guide to Halloween Pedestrian Safety 2019

Holidays such as Halloween come with an increased risk of traffic accidents. Drunk, distracted and reckless drivers endanger the lives of pedestrians, bicyclists and other motorists. Whether you plan on driving on Halloween night or taking the kids trick-or-treating, learn a few safety tips for pedestrians. Your awareness of pedestrian safety this Halloween could save… read more

25 Examples of Pain and Suffering and Emotional Distress

You may know you can seek financial reimbursement for your medical bills and property damage repairs after a negligence-related personal injury accident in California, but it could also be possible to recover for intangible losses. Intangible losses are those not related to economic hardship, such as physical pain and emotional suffering. Legal representation could help… read more

Do Punitive Damages Apply to Personal Injury?

The goal of a personal injury lawsuit is mainly to reimburse a victim for the damages he or she suffered due to the negligence of another party. The civil justice system is primarily to help the victim, not to punish the defendant. In some cases, however, a judge may deem it necessary to penalize the… read more

5 Things You Should Avoid Doing After an Accident

California has some of the busiest roads and highways in the country. Aggressive, negligent, distracted and reckless drivers put Californians at risk of auto accidents every day. If you get into a car accident, it is important to know what to do and what not to do. Taking an incorrect action could hurt your injury… read more

What Are the Causes of Wildfires in CA?

Wildfires are a terrifying reality for anyone living in California. Every year, wildfires destroy properties and take lives in the Golden State. In 2018, California experienced the most destructive wildfire season on record: 7,500 fires, 1.7 million acres burned, 93 lives lost and 23,314 structures destroyed. Humans are to blame for some of the worst… read more

Wildfire Emergency Safety Tips

California experiences thousands of wildfires every year. While most are minor, some have made history as the deadliest and most destructive wildfires in the world. 2018 was the most devastating year for wildfires in California’s history. Ninety-three victims lost their lives in wildfires. Eighty-five died in a single fire: the Northern California Camp Fire. Although… read more

Top 10 Pieces of Information Your Wildfire Lawyer Needs ASAP

Surviving a wildfire can lead to significant property losses, medical bills and personal injuries. While a wildfire lawsuit against PG&E cannot reverse these losses, it could help your family move forward with the financial assistance you need. You may feel overwhelmed by the amount of information a wildfire claim demands – especially with a claim-filing… read more

7 Steps to Filing a Wildfire Claim Against PG&E With the Bankruptcy Court

The Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) filed for bankruptcy in January to restructure its finances. PG&E filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, meaning to reorganize its business affairs, assets and debts. The decision came after lawsuits against PG&E for contributing to multiple devastating wildfires in California. Now, a judge has given victims impacted by the… read more

What’s the Difference Between Filing a Claim With the Emergency Wildfire Fund and Filing a Wildfire Claim Against PG&E With the Bankruptcy Court?

Investigators have tied the Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) utility company to several major wildfires in California over the last few years. These fires have damaged hundreds of thousands of acres of land, destroyed properties, caused serious injuries and taken lives. PG&E appears to have contributed to these fires through negligent power line maintenance and… read more

California Collision Repair Laws and Regulations

Car accidents happen every day in California. With some of the busiest highways and most aggressive drivers, California often leads the country in terms of car accident rates. In 2016, 3,623 people lost their lives in traffic accidents in California. This was a 7% increase from the previous year. Most drivers have a high probability… read more