Posts From September, 2019

J&Y Law Firm discusses whether or not your health insurance will cover you in a motorcycle accident.

Will My Health Insurance Cover Me in a Motorcycle Accident?

  • Sep 20 2019

One of the problems many motorcyclists face after an accident is how to pay for medical bills and expenses. A motorcycle accident can result in severe injuries to the rider. The financial burden can be difficult. Motorcycle accident claims can take many months to settle. An experienced California motorcycle accident attorney can work to settle the claim, but it does take time. Until then, will health insurance cover the medical expenses from a motorcycle accident?

Using Health Insurance to Pay Medical Bills from a Motorcycle Accident

Health insurance pays medical expenses from a motorcycle accident,

J&Y Law Firm discusses how to determine who is liable in a car accident.

How Do You Know Who Is Liable in a Car Accident?

  • Sep 17 2019

In most cases, the driver of a vehicle who causes a car accident is responsible for any damages caused by the crash. However, that is not always the case. If the driver of the vehicle is not the owner of the vehicle, you could have a claim for damages against more than one individual. A California car accident attorney can help you sort out the issue to protect your rights after a car crash.

Driver vs. Car Owner — Who is Responsible?

J&Y Law Firm discusses whether or not it's common for car accident settlements to exceed your insurance policy limits.

How Common Is It for Car Accident Settlements to Exceed Insurance Policy Limits?

  • Sep 12 2019

When a person is injured in a car accident, he or she may have an injury claim against one or more parties. In most cases, one of the drivers involved in the wreck is responsible for causing the accident. Accident victims file their claims with the insurance provider for the at-fault driver. 

However, the insurance company is only liable up to the policy limits of the driver’s liability insurance policy. Because damages can be significant after a car crash, victims may want to talk to a California car accident attorney as soon as possible to assess their legal rights and options regarding a car accident claim.

J&Y Law Firm discusses what victims of rideshare accidents should do after an accident.

Quick Guide for Victims of Rideshare Accidents

  • Sep 9 2019

Rideshare services continue to increase in popularity. Uber and Lyft drivers can be seen throughout California in small and large cities. The rideshare services are appealing for several reasons, including convenience and price. However, if you are ever involved in an accident involving a rideshare vehicle, you might find that handling the accident claim is not at all convenient. Our California auto accident attorney explains some of the issues related to rideshare accidents in this quick guide.

Determining Fault for Rideshare Accidents

As with any traffic accident,

J&Y Law Firm discusses what to expect with a bike accident insurance settlement.

Bike Accident Insurance Settlements: What Can You Expect?

  • Sep 6 2019

Being hit by a car while you are riding a bicycle can result in life-altering injuries. Pursuing legal action against the driver typically begins by filing an insurance claim with the driver’s insurance provider. However, recovering compensation for a bicycle accident claim can be difficult. Many insurance companies can make the process of filing and settling an injury claim complicated and difficult. California bicycle accident attorneys help hold negligent drivers responsible for injuries, damages, and losses sustained because of bicycle accidents.

Bicycle Accidents Cause Severe Injuries and Deaths

According to the NHTSA,

J&Y Law Firm discusses what you should do if you have been involved in a pedestrian accident.

Car vs. Pedestrian Accidents: What Can I Do If I’m Hit by A Car?

  • Sep 3 2019

Pedestrians who are hit by a car sustain serious and life-threatening injuries. Thousands of pedestrians are killed or injured each year in traffic accidents. According to the NHTSA, California had the highest number of pedestrian fatalities in 2017. California typically leads or has the second-highest number of pedestrian deaths each year.

If a negligent driver injures you when you are walking, jogging, or crossing the road, you need to take steps to protect your legal right to receive compensation for your injuries and damages.

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