Texting While Driving Laws in California

Texting While Driving (DWT) is a significant concern for drivers across California. A person who drives and texts is more distracted and more likely to cause a collision or accident. In some cases, the consequences can be severe. If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a driving while texting […]

Does the Dog Breed, Size, or Age Matter in Dog Bite Cases?

Yes, the specific details of the dog will make a difference if you get attacked by a dog in California. The breed of the dog, in particular, can be relevant to breed-specific ordinances and the dog owner’s having insurance coverage like a homeowner’s insurance or an “umbrella” liability rider that might pay some of your […]

What is the Statute of Limitations for Slip and Fall Claims

Lawsuits involving slip and fall accidentes are among one of the most common types of personal injury claims. Californians specializing in this type of claim should be familiar with multiple legal issues, both common and extraordinary, related to representing this type of case, including the defenses that a plaintiff may attempt to use against a […]

What Is the Biggest Killer in the Construction Industry?

Falls are the most common fatal injury in the construction industry. Most, if not all, of these accidents are preventable. Construction is an inherently dangerous way to make a living, but most deaths in this industry can be avoided with proper planning, training, and equipment. A California construction accident attorney can help you pursue money […]

Factors That Can Affect the Value of Your Personal Injury Settlement

Anyone who suffers an injury caused by the negligent actions of another individual should be able to recover compensation for their losses. This includes coverage for potential medical bills, lost income, property damage expenses, and losses caused by emotional pain and suffering. However, there are several factors that can affect the total value of a […]

Will Jaywalking Reforms Make You Safer?

California has passed a new law that makes it okay to jaywalk sometimes. Starting Jan. 1, 2023, police officers in California can only ticket pedestrians when their behavior would make a collision likely. California joins Virginia, Massachusetts, Nevada, Philadelphia, and Kansas City, Missouri, which have also recently reformed their jaywalking laws and enforcement practices. Jaywalking […]

How Do I Know if My Knee Replacement Is Recalled?

You hear about a medical device recall, like a knee replacement recall, on the news, and you wonder if one you have in your body is defective. Particularly when you hear about gruesome side effects, it can be quite alarming to hear that something that was surgically implanted inside of you has such severe problems […]

Daycare Drama: When Does a Prank Become Felony Child Abuse?

When does a prank go too far? If you don a “Scream” mask (the one used in the 1996’s movie Scream) to scare people, it may be harmless. But what if you do it to toddlers? That is a different story. This actually happened at the Li’l Blessings Child Care & Learning Center in Hamilton, […]

The 10 Best Motorcycle Rides in California

California has been described as a huge theme park for children and adults who love to explore the wild variety of nature. No other state offers so many scenic choices like deserts, beaches, volcanoes, forests, mountains, marshlands, and other gorgeous locations. One might think the state was designed with motorcycle riders in mind. Whether you […]

Don’t Be a Turkey: Keep Thanksgiving Safe and Legal

While frying a turkey for a gaggle of sneezy nephews, hosting a cornucopia of distant cousins, or stuffing your brother in a pick-up football game, calamity can befall even the most readied merrymaker. Thanksgiving can bring mirth or misadventure. Our lives are hectic already, and it can feel like we’re jumping out of the frying […]

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