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Confidentiality Clauses in Personal Injury: Reasons You Should Say No To Them

Your case will probably not go to trial when you file a personal injury lawsuit. More commonly, the parties to a personal injury lawsuit enter into a settlement agreement. A settlement agreement is a contract that resolves all claims between the parties. The plaintiff agrees to release their claims against the defendant in exchange for some amount of compensation....

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How to Report Reckless Driving in California

Reckless driving is driving with a wanton disregard for the safety of others. In California, this offense is a misdemeanor. Reckless driving can be driving aggressively, excessive speeding, racing, showing road rage, or any other pattern of driving that ignores the safety of others on the road. These are very dangerous behaviors that can cause serious accidents, injuries, and...

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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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California Insurance Bad Faith Guide

Your insurance policy is a contract that works like this: in exchange for you, the policyholder, paying premiums to the insurance company, the company must provide coverage and pay you for valid claims as detailed in your policy. You file insurance claims as either a first-party or third-party claim. First-party claims are when you seek to have your insurance...

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Safest Cars of 2022

When shopping for a new car, there are so many things to consider, and car safety isn’t always at the top of the list. In the excitement of buying a new car, it is easy to get caught up in the features and aesthetics. After all, you want to be comfortable and look good driving that car down the...

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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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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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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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Paying Medical Bills in a Car Accident in California: Everything You Need to Know

Care for injuries suffered in a California car accident could be extremely expensive. The potential expense should not deter you from seeking the medical treatment you need. You deserve to receive medical treatment until you fully recover from your accident without worrying about the payment of your doctors’ bills. Car accident injuries do not always appear immediately after an...

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Defining Comparative Negligence in California

When you need to file a personal injury claim in California, you need to first understand California’s negligence liability rules. This applies to car accidents and most other civil claims that hold individuals liable on the basis of negligence. Different states apply different rules in assessing liability for negligent actions. In contrast to jurisdictions that use contributory negligence, California...

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