Posts From July, 2020

Someone riding a boat.

Why Do Boating Accidents Happen?

  • Jul 21 2020

With temperatures warming and an increase in recreational boating, it’s essential to consider safety on the water. California boating accident attorneys will tell you that thousands of accidents occur each year involving watercraft, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes even death. Understanding why boating accidents happen can help you take a proactive approach to boat safety and enjoy the water without worry. 

6 Leading Causes of Boating Accidents

Many of us associate bad weather and hazardous water conditions as the leading causes of boating accidents and injuries. 

Woman holding her wrist in pain after dog bite.

4 Things to Know About Dog Bite Accidents

  • Jul 16 2020

Millions of pet owners enjoy the love and companionship of dogs. While dogs may be playful, peaceful, and loving to their owners, they may not react the same way to other people or animals.

Roughly 4.5 million dog bites are reported annually, with the majority occurring in California. And, while many dog bites don’t result in physical injury, the emotional trauma of a dog attack can be severe and long-lasting. 

California dog bite accident attorneys advise dog owners to become informed of the legal responsibilities and liability associated with dog ownership,

Man in a car accident

What Can I do to Increase my Chances of Receiving Fair Compensation After a Car Accident?

  • Jul 12 2020

One of the best ways to increase your chances of receiving fair compensation after a car accident is to talk to a California car accident attorney as soon as possible after the crash. An attorney helps you take the steps necessary to protect your legal rights. However, an attorney also helps you avoid mistakes that could harm your personal injury case. 

Below are several Do’s and Don’ts that anyone who has been injured in a car accident should know.

Ten Tips for Car Accident Claims


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Seven Reasons a California Personal Injury Attorney Might Refuse Your Case

  • Jul 9 2020

It can be very frustrating for an attorney to tell you that he is not going to take your case. However, the attorney may have a valid reason for refusing your case. A California personal injury attorney must consider several factors when deciding whether to accept a case. In some cases, the attorney may need to conduct further investigation to determine if the attorney wants to accept or refuse your case.

Reasons Why An Attorney May Not Take Your Personal Injury Case

Some of the reasons why an attorney may refuse to represent you regarding your accident or injury include,

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Common Injuries in Rollover Accidents

  • Jul 6 2020

Vehicle rollover accidents are among the most dangerous accidents on the roadways. Not only do rollover accidents account for nearly 35 percent of all vehicle accident fatalities, but the injuries sustained by survivors are often life-altering.   

If you are a California driver injured in a rollover accident, you may be suffering some of the more common and debilitating injuries resulting from rollover crashes. California car accident attorneys experienced in cases of rollover accidents will be able to assess your situation and vigorously pursue claims for damages. 

Woman on her phone in her car.

The Real Cost Of Distracted Driving

  • Jul 1 2020

Busy lifestyles, limited time, and a pension for multi-tasking are all factors leading to diverted attention while driving. On congested California roadways, this is a recipe for disaster. 

California car accident attorneys want you to know that distracted driving results in measurable and immeasurable costs, extending beyond the immediate financial loss and expenses of a car crash. 

By understanding the factors and real costs associated with distracted driving, we can all make better choices about our behaviors when behind the wheel. 

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