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What Is the Average Compensation in a Hit by a Drunk Driver Settlement?

A big concern for someone hit by a drunk driver is the settlement. There is no average settlement for a drunk driving accident. Each person’s situation is unique and their settlement depends on the individual facts of their case.  Did the Driver Have Insurance? The biggest factor in a hit by drunk driver settlement is the driver’s insurance policy....

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CA SB 447 and Why It’s Important for My Wrongful Death Claim

Losing a loved one under any circumstances is devastating. But the devastation can feel compounded when their loss could have been avoided if not for the actions of another.   If you’ve lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s negligence, you might wonder what to do next. In many cases, you may be able to file what’s...

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What Is Duty of Care? California Civil Code 1714(a)

Discussions of “duty of care” revolve almost exclusively around personal injury. The most common issue examined in these cases is whether a duty of care was owed by one person to another. A breach of a duty of care is synonymous with negligence. For this reason, cases examining duty of care are essentially cases examining whether a person was...

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5 Secrets About Claims and Lawsuits Against GEICO

If you get into a car accident with a negligent driver, chances are you may make a claim with their insurance company. Unfortunately, large insurance companies, especially GEICO, try to make the process as difficult as possible to save money. Here are five secrets about filing claims and lawsuits against GEICO that they don’t want you to know. 1....

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What Is a Personal Injury Demand Letter?

The demand letter may be one of the most important documents of your personal injury claim. It is a document that your attorney drafts and sends to the insurance company to begin settlement negotiations.  What Is the Purpose of the Personal Injury Demand Letter? In personal injury cases, you must attempt to settle with the insurance company before filing...

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Defining Product Liability in California

The manufacturers and sellers of goods are responsible for ensuring the safety of their products. Without standards protecting consumers from unsafe products, how would we have a functioning global economy as we have in 2021? Consumers need to know that the products they use are safe. While product liability rules apply all around the world, different jurisdictions have differing...

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Statute of Limitations for a Wrongful Death Claim in California

Losing a loved one is a tragedy, one that is worse when someone else causes their death. When your loved one dies in a preventable accident, you could have the legal right to bring a claim for wrongful death. While no amount of money will bring your family member back, you might have the right to hold the negligent...

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Average Settlement Amount for a Rear-End Collision

If you sustained injuries in a motor vehicle collision in California, you might be wondering who will pay for your medical treatment, time off work, and your vehicle damage. Understandably, many prospective clients are curious to know how much these types of claims are worth. However, there is no average settlement amount for a rear-end collision or any other...

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Red and Yellow Light Accidents in California

California drivers should take careful heed when approaching an intersection controlled by red and yellow traffic lights. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over one-third of all intersection-related fatalities involve traffic lights.    While dangerous, red and yellow light traffic collisions are also some of the most preventable accidents. Accidents are common when drivers think they can “make”...

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Uber Accident Claims: What to Do If You Are Injured

Any auto accident is a traumatic experience, and the aftermath is liable to be stressful. This is even more true if you were injured and if there are any extra insurance problems. Uber auto claims with an injury fall into both categories. Here’s everything you need to know about Uber auto claims and potential Uber accident settlement amounts. What...

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