Accident

What to Do After a Bicycle Accident?

The last thing any person expects is that they will sustain an accident when they head out on their bicycle. Unfortunately, bicycling comes with many risks, regardless of the age of the cyclist. Here, we want to discuss the steps that should be taken immediately following a bicycle accident as well as in the days… read more

What is a “No-Contact” Motorcycle Accident?

The last thing any motorcyclist expects is that they will be involved in an accident when they get on the roadway. However, any person who has driven a motorcycle knows that there are risks. Often, these risks come from other drivers. In some circumstances, a motorcycle can crash even if another driver does not make… read more

Differences Between Contributory and Comparative Negligence

Injuries occur all the time in California and throughout the US. In some cases, injuries are caused by the careless or negligent actions of others, and victims are able to recover compensation for their losses. However, there are times when liability for an injury is not so clear. Sometimes, more than one party shares fault… read more

California Bicycle Helmet Laws

To wear a helmet or not to wear a helmet? That is the question that many bicyclists ask themselves on a regular basis. Whether you are new to the cycling world, are a veteran bicyclist, or a parent wondering how to keep your child safe, helmets are bound to come up in discussion fairly regularly…. read more

What are the 4 Types of Distractions When Driving?

Distracted driving is incredibly dangerous. Despite fairly stringent laws in California related to distracted driving, this type of behavior still causes plenty of accidents that lead to significant injuries and property damage. Here, we want to discuss the four types of distractions that drivers encounter on the roadway. It is important to understand these common… read more

Seatbelt Injuries in a Car Accident

If there is one mantra that we have all heard over and over again throughout the years, it is that seatbelts save lives. This is true, and we have plenty of statistics from independent and government sources that back this statement up. However, this does not necessarily mean that a person will walk away from… read more

Questions for Car Accident Witnesses

If you or somebody you care about has ever been involved in a car accident, then you likely understand the importance of speaking to witnesses after the incident occurs. In order to determine liability for a car accident claim, insurance carriers and attorneys will use various types of evidence. Eyewitness statements are one type of… read more

How Does Comparative Negligence Affect a Personal Injury Case?

If you or somebody you care about sustains an injury caused by the actions of another individual, business, or entity, there is a good chance you will be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, securing this compensation can be challenging, particularly if the other party says you had a major part in the… read more

Differences between Traumatic Brain Injury and an Acquired Brain Injury

Any type of brain injury can be devastating for the victim. However, there are various types of brain injuries that can be challenging to properly understand. The phrases “traumatic brain injury” and “acquired brain injury” are used often. These two terms have different meanings and it’s important to understand what type of situation you may… read more

Common Delayed Injuries After a Car Accident

When most people think of vehicle accident injuries, they think of visibly traumatic ones such as broken arms, lacerations, contusions, etc. However, there are many injuries that can occur due to the mechanism of a vehicle accident that do not have immediate signs and symptoms. These types of delayed injuries can be particularly devastating because… read more