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Is it Always Necessary to Report a Car Accident in California?

If you experience a car accident in California that appears to be a minor fender-bender, you may feel it is unnecessary to report a car accident to police or insurance. However, you might be required by law to file a car accident report in certain situations.  If you suffered injuries or property damage because of… read more

How Long Does It Usually Take to Settle a California Car Accident Case?

Are you wondering how long it takes to settle a car accident case in California? Car accidents are the most common insurance claims made in California. Each car accident insurance claim is unique, so there is no cut and dried timeframe for settlement. Settling a car accident case in California could take as little as… read more

What Goes into Estimating a Motorcycle Accident Settlement?

The severity of the injury a victim suffers in a motorcycle accident is a critical factor in estimating a motorcycle accident settlement. Although motorcycle accidents don’t occur any more often than passenger vehicle accidents, the seriousness of injuries when a motorcycle accident occurs is much higher. Because they are capable of high speeds but offer… read more

How to Seek Compensation After a Hit and Run Accident in California

AAA reports that more than 700,000 hit-and-run accidents occur each year in the United States, with many resulting in injuries and fatalities. If the responsible party never comes forward, a hit- and-run accident can create significant emotional distress and leave you footing the bill for your medical expenses and car repairs. How can you receive… read more

Don’t Accept the First Car Accident Settlement Offer. Here’s Why.

The claims representative for an insurance company is a trained professional paid to settle your accident claim on behalf of the insurance company. They have been known to contact an accident victim shortly after the accident occurs and make a settlement offer. When facing medical bills, vehicle damage expenses, etc., a quick settlement can be… read more

What Are Common Severe Injuries after a Semi-Truck Accident in California? 

Thousands of people have anxiety when driving near a semi-truck in California, and for a good reason. In the United States, these vehicles can legally weigh up to 80,000 pounds. While most weigh between 20,000 and 30,000, that’s still very large, considering the average passenger vehicle only weighs about 3,000 pounds. Getting in an accident… read more

What Parties May Be Liable for Your California Truck Accident?

With car accidents, there are often times when liability is obvious. You may have been rear-ended or broad-sided. Maybe someone ran a red light. In those cases, you may simply be able to exchange contact information with the other driver and file a claim against their insurance. However, determining liability in truck accidents is much… read more