Five Reasons to Work with a Lawyer After a Car Crash

You’ve been injured in a vehicle wreck in California. You don’t know what to do to recover the monetary losses that have been forced upon you because of someone else’s negligence. You may think you can just file an auto injury claim on your own, but doing this without legal help is rarely a good... Read More

Getting Compensated for a Wreck with a Semi-Truck

A semi-truck accident can be especially devastating. You’ll likely need help getting back on your feet. You’re not just seriously injured, either. You’re dealing with expensive treatments, repairs to your vehicle, and the pain and suffering that come with a serious accident. Sadly, getting compensated for a wreck with a semi-truck is rarely easy. Fighting... Read More

Rollover Crashes Still a Big Danger

If you were asked to name the types of crashes that cause the most deaths, you might say head-on collisions. Or, if you know something about traffic statistics, you might expect intersection crashes or left turns to be high on the list, or even single-vehicle crashes off the road. You might not expect that rollover... Read More

Understanding Catastrophic Injuries

In personal injury claims, victims are sometimes injured so severely that they are unable to work for a long period of time, and sometimes they are never able to return to their old jobs. Clearly, when an injury is catastrophic the injured party will seek a greater amount of damages—both economic and noneconomic—than when an... Read More

Understanding California’s “Wet Reckless” Plea

California is one of many states that allow a driver who has been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) to plead to a lesser charge. One of those lesser charges is “wet reckless” (reckless driving involving alcohol). Understanding what this charge means and how it works is useful when you’ve been in... Read More

Suing for PTSD and Emotional Suffering in California

It’s easy enough for people to understand that the victims of accidents suffer physical injuries, but it’s sometimes not recognized how serious the psychological and emotional damage caused by a traumatic event can be. The fact is that in the same way that serious injuries can leave a person with long-term or permanent disabilities, some... Read More

Self-Driving Car Crash: Who Is Liable?

Self-driving cars may not have hit the roads for everyday use yet, but they’re no longer the stuff of science fiction stories. Vehicles in Google’s Waymo project have racked up more than 4 million miles on actual roads, while many other companies (including Audi, GM, Mercedes, Uber, and even Apple) have some kind of autonomous... Read More

California Personal Injury Law: What Is a Demand Letter?

An important part of any lawsuit is specifying the remedy being sought. In a personal injury claim, two of the important factors in every claim are the harm or injury that has been caused and the damages or reparations that are being requested. These two factors go into creating another important part of most personal... Read More

Older Drivers an Increasing Crash Risk

Are older drivers really a problem? All of our lives we’ve heard stories and jokes about their driving behavior and the problems they cause on the roads. But is this a real concern or just a case of stereotyping and ageism? If you are an older driver (age sixty-five and above), or you’re concerned about... Read More

Motorcyclists Victims in Separate DHS Crashes

Two different crashes in Desert Hot Springs in little more than a week recently claimed the lives of two area motorcyclists. The occupants of the other vehicles were not injured. Police have not yet released a certain cause for either crash, but it appears from reports that at least one may have been due to... Read More