Even the best driver can be hit by a driver who is out of control or not paying attention. This is an irritating fact of life when the only damage is to your car, but it becomes substantially more of an issue if you’re injured. And if you’re injured by a driver who doesn’t have insurance, it can really become a problem. In situations like this, it’s imperative that you know what your rights are.
Understanding Your Insurance Policy
One option if you have been involved in an accident with an uninsured motorist might be to simply pay for everything yourself.
Every day, approximately nine people die and over 1,000 people are injured in accidents involving distracted drivers. Research shows that accidents are up to eight times more likely to happen when a driver is distracted. With a probability that high and actual occurrences that shocking, learning how to spot a distracted driver and stay safe can save your life. If you have been involved in an accident where a distracted driver was involved, get in touch with a California car accident attorney.
Every Californian knows that if you can’t make it to the beach, a nice pool is almost as good on a sunny day. But swimming pool accidents can happen quickly if they aren’t maintained properly and if appropriate safety precautions aren’t taken. For that reason, the State of California has passed a set of laws collectively known as the “California Pool Code” to set out the legal requirements operators of public pools must meet to ensure they are providing a safe environment for their community to relax in.
Can social media video posts impact lawsuits?
When someone is killed in a California drunk driving accident, it is always tragic. When an 18-year-old allegedly drunk driver crashes, killing her 14-year-old sister and seriously injuring the sister’s 14-year-old friend, the situation is particularly tragic. But in one case, things got even worse.
Thanks to the teenage addiction that is social media today, a recent fatal California car accident –which was live-streamed by the teenaged driver on Instagram Live –brought the tragic footage into the lives of many who were able to view the horrific accident and its aftermath through the online viral video.