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How a Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Can Help You
In 2010, the number of pedestrian fatalities were 4,280. There were 70,000 reported pedestrian injuries in the same year, according to NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts. 65 percent of crashes involving pedestrians occurred at non-intersections. This was especially true for pedestrians under the age of 9, primarily because children tend to run out into ...
How to Hire a Santa Monica Personal Injury Lawyer
You have been injured in a car accident, motorcycle crash, slip and fall, bicycle accident or some other type of accident. You need to hire a Santa Monica personal injury lawyer, but how do you make sure that you’re not getting ripped off? First, you want a Santa Monica personal injury attorney who does not charge you money upfront. This is...
Do You Need a Wrongful Death Lawyer?
What do you do if you are suffer from the wrongful death of a loved one or family member killed in an accident? Of course, no amount of financial compensation can replace a loved one or bring them back, but the law does allow you to bring a wrongful death lawsuit against the person(s) responsible for your loved one's death. Under law, the res...
Who Pays For Your Injuries in a Slip and Fall Accident?
When someone slips and falls and is hurt because of unsafe property or building conditions, they have a right to file a slip and fall claim against the owner. Homeowners and business owners have a responsibility to protect an people on their property. A landowner has the most duty to protect invitees on his or her property. There are two kind...
Do You Need a Los Angeles Bicycle Accident Lawyer?
You have just had a bicycle accident.  Perhaps a car suddenly pulled out from a side road, alley or driveway. Bicycle riders are the most vulnerable drivers on the road. According to the NHTSA, there were 618 cyclist fatalities in 2010. 72% of fatalities occurred in urban areas and 67% happened at non-intersections. 174 fatalities occurred b...
When Should You Call a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer?
Did you know that 75% of  motorcycle accidents involve cars? Not surprisingly, it is the car that usually wins. That's why over 2,500 people, who ride motorcycles, are killed every year and another 50,000 are injured. In fact, more than 80% of all motorcycle accidents result in injuries or death. Most of these motorcycle accidents are no...
What to Do If You Are the Victim of a Dog Bite
We all love dogs, but even the best dogs can suddenly turn violent and inflict injuries with vicious dog bites. Fortunately, California law protects dog bite victims, even if the dog does not have a prior history of attacks. In California, the dog's owner is responsible for the damages suffered by anyone who is bitten while in a public place ...
How to Pick the Best Car Accident Lawyer
If you live in Southern California, the odds are very good that you will be involved in a car accident. In a perfect world, the driver, who hit you, would pay for all the damages to your car and your body. Unfortunately, that is rarely the case. In the real world, while you're getting medical care and having your car towed, the driver at f...
The most at risk
Children under the ages of 14 and adults over the age of 65 are the most at-risk for pedestrian accidents and injuries. However, teen and adults are still not excluded as potential victims. Children Based on the CDC research in 2008 one in every five children who were involved in a traffic accident were pedestrians. One of the reasons i...
Family’s Viral Exposure
What happens when a tragedy reaches the internet. CHP Officer Exposes Catsouras Family Tragedy On the night October 31st, 2006 in Orange County, California a young girl named Nikki Catsouras was going 100 mph in her father's Porsche 911 Carrera and crashed into concrete toll booth killing her instantly. We can only imagine how devastated...
What is covered by a basic auto policy?
Your auto policy may include six coverages. Each coverage is priced separately. Bodily Injury Liability This coverage applies to injuries that you, the designated driver or policyholder, cause to someone else. You and family members listed on the policy are also covered when driving someone else’s car with their permission. It’s very ...
What to do AFTER an accident
6 Important things to do after an accident: Before we begin, you should always have a cell phone, a pen and paper (for taking notes), and a disposable camera (to take photos) in your car at all times.   Photograph and Document the Accident. If possible, use your camera to document the damage to all vehicles involved in the accident...
Drivers Statistics
Are you driving safe? About three in every ten Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related crash at some time in their lives. The rate of alcohol involvement in fatal crashes is more than 3 times as high at night as during the day (60 percent vs. 18 percent). Among those killed or injured in these crashes, nearly 1,000 deaths and 24...
Howell v Hamilton
How this changed personal injury cases. The Facts: One day, a women by the name of Rebecca Howell was in a serioustraffic accident with a truck owned by Hamilton Meats & Provisions, Inc. This collision caused her major injuries totalling $189,978.63 that the Hamilton company was liable to pay. However, Hamilton argued that due to Rebecca'...
Motorcycle Accident & Safety Tips
Getting Started. Train before you get your License Make sure to take riding courses that are approved by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. Make sure you read as many training guides as possible! Practice, Practice, Practice! Get your license. Getting your license ensures you are qualified to ride safely on the road. You want as many p...
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1541 Ocean Avenue, Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 9040
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