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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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How Does a Vehicle Qualify Under the California Lemon Law?

You have probably heard of cars or other vehicles referred to as “lemons.” Most people know that a lemon is a vehicle that isn’t driveable or has many problems. California has laws that deal specifically with lemons and protect people from bad car deals. Today we will discuss how a vehicle can qualify as a lemon in California. What...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Car Accident

How to Prove a Car Accident Was Caused By Distracted Driving in California

Distracted driving has always been a danger on the road. In 2020, distracted driving claimed the lives of 3,142 people. However, distracted driving has never been as prevalent as it is today. While cell phones and dashboard technology are convenient, they also increase opportunities for distractions and collisions.  Every phone call, text message, GPS instruction, and music playlist change...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Wrongful Death

What Is the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Survival Action in California?

If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another, you may be entitled to compensation. In general, there are two types of actions that you can file after you have lost someone: a wrongful death action and a survival action. The two actions are similar, but they do have important differences. This article discusses...

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Can You Sue for a Minor Dog Bite in California?

What are my legal options if a dog bites me? I know I can sue for a severe bite, but can I sue for a minor dog bite? Every day, about 1,000 people are treated in a hospital for non-fatal, dog bite-related injuries. Even more staggering, California continues to have the highest number of dog bite-related claims in the...

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What Is the Average Settlement Amount for Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in California?

Most people do not expect to be harmed when receiving medical treatment. When you seek assistance with a health condition and are injured, you understandably might feel confused, angry, and betrayed. If you believe your injuries resulted from the negligence of a healthcare professional, you might be eligible to bring a medical malpractice claim and seek compensation. Don’t rely...

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Does Insurance Cover Wrongful Death in California?

Depending on how an accident happens, insurance policies offer different types of wrongful death coverage in California. But even when an insurance policy does provide compensation, wrongful death insurance coverage amounts may not always restore a person’s total losses. Hiring a personal injury lawyer to work with insurance companies will help assure that you obtain a favorable settlement.  An...

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