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Category Archives: Car Accident

Car Accident Archives

How Do I Request an Accident Report in San Jose?

When a car accident occurs, police may come to the crash scene. If they do, they will put together a police report, which will contain important information about your accident. It should contain the date, time and location of the accident. It may also contain information about the involved parties, witnesses and accident scene. It…. Read More

What Am I Entitled to in a Car Accident?

We get this question a lot – “What am I entitled to in a car accident?” This is not a one-size-fits-all answer. Every car accident has its own unique circumstances, so the answer is that it depends. Below, our San Jose car accident lawyer explains common car accident damages and factors that can affect your…. Read More

How Do You Find a Good Car Accident Lawyer?

Many car accidents cause severe injuries and major property damage. If your car accident is serious, then you should look for legal representation immediately. However, there are often thousands of personal injury lawyers in most major cities. Even smaller cities may have a handful of law firms competing for business. This can make choosing an…. Read More

Can You Choose Your Lyft Driver?

Ridesharing services are popular right now. The main reason is the convenience these services provide to people in need of a ride. Companies like Uber and Lyft allow their app users to request rides easily on their phones. At the same time, the software also displays a map which tracks the progress of the ride…. Read More

Is Lyft Dangerous?

Ridesharing services, like Uber and Lyft, offer riders a great alternative to taking taxi cabs or driving their own vehicles. They have reinvented transportation in many major cities across the United States. However, as these services continue to rise in popularity, so have ridesharing accidents. For example, since 2011, traffic deaths have increased by nearly…. Read More

How to Handle an Accident With an Uninsured Driver

Getting into an accident with an uninsured driver is scary. After all, without insurance, who will pay for your medical expenses and damages to your car? How will you support your family while you are recovering without compensation? Unfortunately, this is a common scenario, especially in California. Even though California law requires all drivers to…. Read More

Here Are New California Driving Laws Going Into Effect for 2020

With the new year and the new decade comes fresh challenges for safety officials and lawmakers. To help combat the rise in motor vehicle accidents and fatalities in California, lawmakers have enacted numerous driving laws that will take effect this year. These new laws strive to protect motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians from suffering serious harm…. Read More

Top Five Safe Driving Tips for the Winter Holidays

Practicing defensive driving is an important part of vehicle safety. However, it is particularly crucial to implement during the holiday season. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that fatal crashes increase significantly during the holidays. This is mostly due to alcohol impaired drivers on New Year’s Eve and other holidays, longer travel times…. Read More

3 Advantages to Settling Your Car Accident Case Out of Court

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

Who Is Liable in an Uber or Lyft Accident?

Ridesharing has become exceedingly popular in recent years. Instead of hailing a cab on the street, you can schedule a ride from an app on a smartphone. Companies like Uber and Lyft have capitalized on this convenience, outpacing traditional taxi services.  However, with the increasing popularity of ridesharing apps, questions about liability naturally arise. Drivers for Uber…. Read More
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