Category Archives: Auto Accident
Are California Roads Becoming More Deadly?
Despite increases in vehicle safety and improvements to infrastructure, there are still thousands of people across California who are injured and killed in auto accidents every year. With daily reports of serious auto accidents around the Pasadena area, people cannot help but wonder whether the California roads are becoming more deadly. According to the… Read More »
Seniors and Driving
Getting older comes with age-related physical and cognitive issues. One activity impacted by expected changes with aging is their ability to drive. Despite this, there is still an increase in licensed drivers over the age of 65 in the United States because it helps them stay mobile and independent. Unfortunately, CDC says more than… Read More »
Can I Sue Uber for a Car Accident?
With the recent passage of Prop 22 in California, many motorists are concerned that they will be left without recourse in the event of an Uber or Lyft accident. If you are hit by an Uber, or if you are a passenger in an Uber and they get into a crash, what are your… Read More »
Should I Go to the Hospital After a Car Accident?
If you were involved in a car crash, there are important steps to take in order to protect your health, protect your livelihood, and preserve your rights. Many people wonder if they should go to the hospital after a crash, especially if they are not sure that they have any major injuries. Below, our… Read More »
What Happens if I Get in a Phantom Driver Accident in California?
You are cruising down the freeway and suddenly a child runs out in front of you, causing you to swerve. Or a tree breaks and falls into the road, or another driver pulls out in front of you without signaling. You swerve to avoid the hazard and end up crashing into a tree or… Read More »
What Do I Do if My Child is Injured in a Car Accident?
The only thing scarier than being seriously injured in a car accident is imagining your child hurt. If your child was injured by a negligent driver, what can you do? Can your child recover damages for their injuries, even if they are too young to bring a lawsuit? Read on for a discussion of… Read More »
If You Are a Passenger in a Car Accident, Can You Sue for Your Injuries?
Car accidents often involve more than just drivers. Pedestrians, bike riders, motorcycle riders, and passengers may all be hurt in a car crash. If you were injured in a car accident in which you were a passenger, can you recover for your injuries? Against whom do you bring a claim? Continue reading for a… Read More »
Do I Need Uninsured Motorist Coverage If I Have Health Insurance?
Car insurance is expensive. Even the minimum coverage required by law can cost California drivers thousands of dollars a year. It is, however, a necessary evil. Uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance is meant to cover accidents with someone who has violated the law by driving without the appropriate insurance coverage. We recently discussed how your rates… Read More »
5 Factors Used to Calculate My Car Accident Settlement
A car accident can not only put your physical health in peril; it can also deal a major blow to your financial health. You may be worried about how you’re going to pay the bills that are mounting after a crash, wondering how much you can expect to get from a car accident settlement… Read More »
4 Leading Causes for Traffic Accidents
In 2017 there were over 3,600 deaths related to traffic accidents in California. That is more than a 13 percent increase in traffic fatalities over 2015. The total number of injury-causing traffic collisions has likewise increased in California in recent years: According to the 2018 Annual Report from California’s Office of Traffic Safety (OTS),… Read More »