What Evidence Is Needed to Convict a Hit and Run Driver?

What Evidence Is Needed to Convict a Hit and Run Driver?

California has the nation’s largest share of fatal hit-and-run accidents. Our state also has a hit-and-run death rate that increased by 44% over a decade. It’s frightening to consider what would happen if someone hit you, hurt you, and fled. When you’re the victim of a hit-and-run driver, you’re left reeling from the crash and […]

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How Do I Prove Chronic Pain From an Accident?

How Do I Prove Chronic Pain From an Accident?

When you have chronic pain, it’s an invisible illness that’s difficult for other people to comprehend. You don’t “look sick” but you’re living with serious health challenges.  The CDC estimates that at least 50 million U.S. adults have chronic pain, yet it remains one of the nation’s under-diagnosed illnesses. Many people with chronic pain minimize […]

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Can I Sue for Hearing Loss After a California Car Accident?

Can I Sue for Hearing Loss After a California Car Accident?

We live in a noisy society. On California’s roads, vehicles are souped-up and louder than ever with horns that blare for all kinds of reasons. Many types of traffic accident-related events threaten your hearing. Airbags are astoundingly loud, as are the screeching sounds of two vehicles colliding at high speeds. After crashes, car accident victims […]

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Can a California Car Accident Cause a Stroke?

Car Accident Causes Stroke

Strokes are more common after car accidents than you might think. Although they don’t happen as frequently as whiplash or broken bones, car accident-related strokes happen every day. In California and across the U.S., moderate to severe traumatic injury is a leading cause of strokes. Many of these strokes arise from car accidents, which are […]

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The Most Dangerous Days and Times to Be Out on the Roads

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Can you guess the most dangerous times to drive? Below, we’ll share some of the riskiest times to be on the road according to safety experts. It’s hard to completely avoid driving during these dangerous times, but it’s good to be extra cautious. Certain days, times, and even holidays are much more common for California […]

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What Evidence Should I Gather in a Truck Accident vs. a Car Accident?

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A big rig slammed into you on a California highway, and now you’re reeling from the impact of the crash. When the dust settles, now’s your only chance to gather crucial evidence before it’s lost forever. So what types of evidence are commonly gathered in trucking accidents? Specifically, how does this evidence differ from a […]

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How Are Truck Accidents Different from Car Accidents?

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You might not realize how different a truck accident is from a regular car accident until the day you’re in one. The difference is obvious from the moment you’re hit! In general, car accidents are caused by human error, but truck accidents arise from the physical size and forces of a big rig. Plus, these […]

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$300,000 Settlement for San Francisco Bicycle vs. Auto Accident

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An emergency room doctor is usually the one providing lifesaving medical care for the community’s injured people. But in this bicycle vs. auto accident story, the doctor is the injured patient! A 32-year old ER doctor was riding his bicycle near the intersection of Arguello Boulevard and Cornwall Street in San Francisco, California. Suddenly, a […]

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Who’s at Fault in a Blind Spot Accident?

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Blind-spot accidents are among the most startling vehicle accidents for those involved. Neither person sees the collision coming until the moment of impact and then BAM! Afterward, it’s hard to figure out what happened. The accident is pieced together based on the locations of the vehicles, the recollections of the drivers, and any available scraps […]

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Women In Fewer Crashes But More Likely To Be Seriously Injured Than Men

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Did you know women are more likely than men to suffer severe injuries in car crashes? But before you jump to any conclusions about why, let us explain. According to new crash research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), certain vehicles and accidents create added injury risk for women. Interestingly, men are in […]

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