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 moreRead 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 moreRead More
Can I Still File a Car Accident Claim in California if I Don’t Have the Police Report?
Suppose you are in a California car accident where there are no serious injuries and what appears to be minor car damage. In that case, it can be tempting to exchange information with the other driver and leave the accident scene. You may want to think twice. If you don’t get a police report, you… read moreRead More
Should I Ever Speak with the Other Party’s Insurance Company After an Auto Accident?
After an auto accident is the worst time for you to discuss details with the other party. You may be injured and are most likely in shock. You may even be confused about what happened. In the eyes of the other driver’s insurance company, however, right after the accident is a perfect time to approach… read moreRead 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 moreRead 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 moreRead More
Why It’s Important to Work with a California Truck Accident Lawyer
Truck accidents are known to be some of the deadliest accidents, often resulting in severe or catastrophic injuries and, in extreme cases, death. With California averaging about 250 truck accident-related deaths annually, the danger of being seriously hurt in this type of motor vehicle crash is very real. If you or a loved one have… read moreRead More
Top 3 Steps to Take after a California Truck Crash
Surviving a truck accident can be traumatic and stressful, and it’s understandable for victims to feel overwhelmed in the aftermath. If you’ve suffered injuries, you may be in severe pain, out of work, or without a vehicle and unsure what to do next. Or you may be affected by all of these situations. No matter… read moreRead More
Will My Car Accident Settlement Cover My Chiropractic Treatment?
Chiropractic treatment is extremely helpful in correcting back and neck injuries following a car accident. However, accident victims often hesitate to visit the chiropractor over fear about the treatment being covered by a settlement. Fortunately, a car accident settlement will cover chiropractic treatment in most cases. Chiropractic Treatment Must Be “Reasonably Necessary” A car accident… read moreRead More
Workers’ Compensation for Industrial Accidents
Industrial accidents can greatly impact the lives of workers and their family members. These types of accidents are usually unexpected and can cause severe injuries, as well as be financially and emotionally draining. Workers injured in an industrial accident while on the job can claim workers’ compensation to help pay for medical costs and a… read moreRead More