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What Is Vicarious Liability in California?

Vicarious liability occurs when a third party is held liable for injuries caused by someone else. In California, vicarious liability means that a plaintiff can seek compensation from multiple parties for their injuries. In some cases, holding others vicariously liable for your losses can result in a larger settlement.  Knowing when vicarious liability applies to your case is not...

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What Is Considered a Catastrophic Injury in California? 

If you or a loved one suffered an injury in California and started looking for legal advice online, you may have come across the phrase “catastrophic injury” and want to know exactly what the catastrophic injury definition includes. Our team of experienced attorneys at Wells Call Injury Lawyers can give you the answers you need.  Since Wells Call Injury...

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What Is the Average Settlement Amount You Can Receive for a Motorcycle Accident in California?

The landscape and weather patterns of California make it a prime destination for motorcyclists throughout the United States. Unfortunately, that means thousands of motorcycle accidents happen on California roads every year. The size and shape of motorcycles make them less visible to drivers of passenger vehicles and other automobiles, putting motorcyclists at higher risk of a crash. Additionally, the...

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What Are Common Truck Accident Injuries in California?

The average passenger vehicle weighs between 3,000 and 6,000 pounds. A semi-truck with a trailer attached can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds when fully loaded. As a result of this size difference, truck accidents can inflict devastating injuries on those involved. The National Safety Council (NSC) reported that 107,000 trucks were involved in injury accidents. In truck accidents,...

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What Are the Long-Term Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

There are a number of different types of accidents that can cause a traumatic brain injury. Further, these types of injuries can cause a wide range of short-term and long-term symptoms. And unfortunately, traumatic brain injury’s long-term effects can permanently change your life.  If you suffered a traumatic brain injury in an accident, it might be comforting to know...

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How Do You Prove Wrongful Death in California?

If you have lost a loved one due to the wrongdoing of another, you may be able to seek justice and compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. Wrongful death lawsuits allow the deceased’s family members to recover certain damages for their losses. While no amount of money can ever replace your loved one, compensation can help you and your...

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Everything You Need to Know About Dump Truck Accidents

A dump truck accident can completely upend a person’s life, causing injuries and fatalities. In 2019 alone, there were 402 fatal crashes involving dump trucks, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. We realize how stressful a collision can be and the pressure the resulting injuries can put on you. So feel free to contact our knowledgeable truck...

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in California?

There is nothing worse than losing a loved one, especially when you believe their death could have been avoided. Wrongful death is a legal cause of action that can be brought by certain surviving family members or the decedent’s estate to secure compensation when a person dies because of someone’s wrongful or negligent act.  The California wrongful death lawyers...

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Who Is at Fault If I Fall on a Public Sidewalk in California?

Walking, jogging, or running on a public sidewalk should pose minimal risk, but sometimes it can result in major injuries. Unmaintained sidewalks can result in broken or missing pieces of concrete, uneven surfaces, vegetation overgrowth, and other dangerous conditions. Tripping over your own two feet is one thing. But you should not be held financially responsible for a sidewalk...

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How Much Compensation Can You Recover for Loss of Limb After a Car Accident?

Losing a limb is a life-changing experience, even with so many new advancements in modern medicine and prosthetics. An artificial limb will never grant the same mobility you were born with. Though there is no legal remedy that can undo the suffering you have endured, you may be entitled to compensation for loss of limb.  If you were injured...

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