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Ways to Preserve a Slip and Fall Claim

Slip and fall accidents often result in severe injuries, requiring large amounts of rehabilitation. The average person cannot afford the costs of rehabilitation without giving up his or her current lifestyle. If your slip and fall injury was caused by another party’s negligence, then you may be entitled to financial compensation. An experienced San Jose…. Read More

What to Look for When Searching for the Best Personal Injury Lawyer

The majority of San Jose residents do not have a lawyer on retainer. Therefore, when they are involved in a severe accident, they must conduct a search for the best personal injury lawyer. Many will perform a quick Google search or ask their family and friends for recommendations. However, it is important to not solely…. Read More

New State Laws Unseal Internal Investigations and Police Disciplinary Records

California is generally viewed as the most progressive state in the nation. However, the state has developed a reputation for being secretive with information about police misconduct and use of force. Thankfully, the California State Legislature took active steps to remedy this problem. On September 30th, 2018, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 1421 which broadens…. Read More

3 Advantages to a Car Accident Settlement

The majority of car accident cases are resolved through settlements. A settlement means that a car accident case has been settled outside of court and the terms have been agreed upon by all parties involved. Rather than taking a case to trial, there are advantages to settling a case outside of court: Advantage #1: Less…. Read More

It’s National Impaired Driving Prevention Month!

Since 1981, the President has declared December as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Historically, there has been an increase in impaired driving around the holidays. This month is an important time to spread awareness about the dangers of impaired driving and to start conversations with friends, family and children. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…. Read More

How to Avoid a Cooking Fire This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving continues to be a peak day for cooking fires. In 2015, fire departments across the country responded to 1,760 house fires on Thanksgiving, which was nearly four times the daily average. Tips to Avoid a Cooking Fire This Thanksgiving Tip #1: Stay Focused You can become distracted while cooking if you are trying to…. Read More

California Passes Lax Scooter Law While San Jose Stays Stagnant

San Jose continues to take a laissez-faire approach to the electric scooters that landed without permits throughout the city back in April 2018. While neighboring cities quickly instated regulations of their own or even cease and desist orders, San Jose has been regulating electric scooters using the state’s laws surrounding motorized scooters. According to the…. Read More

Recent Fatal School Bus Crashes Question School Bus Safety

In the past week, there have been multiple fatal school bus accidents across the country. Although experts and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) claim school buses are the safest means of transportation for children, recent crashes have raised concerns about the lack of safety involved with boarding and deboarding school buses. The recent…. Read More

Avoid These Common Trick-or-Treating Injuries on Halloween

You can’t control how a neighbor decorates for Halloween, whether they keep their pets inside or how they maintain their property. However, there are precautions you and your children can take to stay safe when trick-or-treating: Slip, trip and fall accidents. The best way to avoid slip, trip and fall accidents is to escort your…. Read More

Fatal Limousine Crash Has Public Questioning Limousine and Party Bus Safety Standards

Recently, a limousine crash in upstate New York caused the largest transportation accident since 2009. Unfortunately, this crash is not the first case of an egregious limousine accident. However, because limousine crashes are so rare, the industry is poorly regulated. Many limousines and party buses are intrastate vehicles, meaning they only operate within one state….. Read More

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