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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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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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How Long Does a California Injury Settlement Take?

Being injured in an accident is an incredibly stressful and traumatic experience. When researching your legal options, you may wonder, How long does a settlement take? Here is everything you need to know about the timeline for settlement payouts when working with a personal injury attorney. How Long Does a Settlement Take After Filing a Claim? After filing a...

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Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in California

Every state has laws that specify how long someone has to file a civil lawsuit, known as its statute of limitations. These laws can affect your ability to recover damages if not properly followed. So what is the statute of limitations for personal injury in California? Below, our California personal injury lawyers explain the statute for personal injury accidents...

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Will My Insurance Pay for Life Flight?

If you live near a major hospital and you hear helicopter blades chopping the air, chances are it’s an air ambulance heading for the roof of the hospital. Every year hundreds of thousands of people use air ambulance services, and they save lives. Nevertheless, they are expensive.  Costs average between $27,000 and $41,000 per ride, and they are rising...

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5 Reasons Why You Need a California Personal Injury Attorney

If someone else’s carelessness or other wrongful behavior injured you, you don’t have to suffer in silence. You can fight back, and we can help you do it. California enjoys a very advanced personal injury compensation system. You are at a grave disadvantage, however, without the assistance of a California personal injury attorney who is familiar with how the...

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What Is the Average Settlement Amount for a Pedestrian Accident

Pedestrian accidents often involve catastrophic injuries, with some pedestrians eventually passing away from injuries sustained in the collision. If you or someone you love suffered injuries in a pedestrian collision, you may have the legal right to recover compensation. Understandably, many prospective clients want to know the average settlement amount in a pedestrian hit by a car lawsuit. However,...

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What Is the Statute of Limitations for a California Car Accident?

The statute of limitations for California car accidents puts injury accident victims on a tight timeline. In most cases, you have only two years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit in civil court. If you fail to act within this period, you could lose your legal right to recover compensation for your damages. If you...

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How Much Compensation Will I Get for My Bike Accident in California?

If you or someone you love was injured in a bicycle accident, it could be a stressful experience trying to figure out who will pay for your injuries. Understandably, one of the main questions we get is, How much compensation will I get for a bike accident? Like other types of personal injury events and accidents, the compensation you...

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