Blog Posts in 2015

  • Orange County Uber Accident

    A car accident in Orange County has resulted in the death of a 29 year old woman. The accident occurred in the City of Costa Mesa according to the Orange County Register. The Uber car that the victim was traveling in was hit by another vehicle. A new law requires Uber and similar ride-sharing programs to maintain a $50,000.00 liability coverage per individual and $100,000.00 coverage per accident. ...
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  • Car Vs. Pedestrian Accidents

    Car accidents involving pedestrians often lead to serious injuries and even fatalities in some cases. It’s important to hold the responsible individuals liable for their actions to ensure compensation for the victim or their family. Liability for Car/Pedestrian Accidents In majority of cases, the driver of the car is to be blamed for not being patient with the pedestrians or denying pedestrians ...
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  • OC Accident Injures Two

    A car accident in Orange County injured two drivers in the City of Buena Park. One driver was trapped inside his vehicle. The accident on March 26th at the intersection of Knott Avenue and Artesia Blvd. One of the drivers was an elderly female and the other was a male in his 40s. The information was provided to OC Register by the Orange County Fire Department. The Fire Department had to use the ...
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  • Car Accident in the City of Orange Results In 3 Being Hospitalized

    A car accident in Orange County resulted in three individuals being hospitalized on March 13 th according to an article in the OC Register. One of those injured was in critical condition as a result. The accident occurred at the intersection of Main and Collins in the City of Orange. It was also reported that the driver of one car ran a red light and crashed into the other vehicle. According to ...
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  • Car Accidents Caused By Cell Phone Use

    It is unlawful for a driver to text or otherwise use a cell phone while driving unless the individual is using a hands-free device. In California, over 61% of surveyed drivers reported that they had been hit or nearly been hit by someone who was distracted by cell phone use. If you have been injured in a car accident by a driver who was texting or talking on the phone, that driver may be held ...
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  • How Is a Wrongful Death Claim Handled?

    How do I know if I have a wrongful death claim? A wrongful death lawsuit is a civil case brought by the victim's family. If the death was criminal in nature, the state may also bring criminal charges against the accused, penalizing their actions with incarceration, fines, probation, community service, and more, such as in DUI accidents. Since these are two separate issues, both a criminal and a ...
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  • Is Your Insurance Company Acting in Bad Faith?

    When you purchase insurance, you are doing so with the expectation that your provider will always uphold your best interests. Your provider is required to handle your claim with a ‘duty of good faith’ but if they break that duty, it is considered bad faith insurance. There are many common misunderstandings about bad faith insurance and dispelling these can benefit both you and your provider. Keep ...
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  • The Most Dangerous Times to Drive

    The biggest responsibility that any driver has is to keep themselves, their passengers, and other cars on the road safe. While following defensive driving tips is one way that you can work to keep everyone safe, you cannot control the actions of other drivers on the road. There are some instances where accidents are more prone to occur. A cautious driver can either avoid driving during these times ...
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