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File a Lawsuit for Rollover Accidents in California

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When a rollover accident happens, it generally has a higher rate of causing serious injuries and even death. Victims who suffer injuries as a result of a rollover accident have the right to seek compensatory damages from the party who caused the incident. Contingent on the facts of the case, injured victims may also [ read more ]

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Filing a Wrongful Death Claim for the Death of a Loved One Killed In a Motor Vehicle Accident

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According to data collected by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 37 thousand people lost their lives due to road related incidents in 2016. Among the fatalities, the collected studies indicate that negligent behaviors contributed to the increase of deaths. Roadway safety is not new to drivers as every [ read more ]

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What to Consider If You Are Involved in an Auto Accident

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As a daily commuter in the State of California, one of the scariest scenarios to imagine is that of being in an accident. Being involved in an accident with other vehicles can present a great deal of fright and emotional shock. Beside the emotional trauma, auto accidents can also present severe injuries. An accident [ read more ]

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Car Accidents and Passenger Injuries – Proving Negligence

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Passengers in motor vehicles rely upon their drivers to be attentive and responsible so that they can arrive at their destination safely. Unfortunately, drivers do not always meet these expectations. If an accident occurs, a passenger may wonder what their legal options are. A passenger injured in a car accident can pursue legal action [ read more ]

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Driving While Drowsy Can Be As Dangerous As Drunk Driving

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Driving under the influence of alcohol is a well-known cause of serious injuries and fatalities. However, driving without adequate sleep is a lesser known cause of similar tragic accidents. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has found that going 24 hours without sleep is equivalent to having a blood alcohol concentration of 0.10 [ read more ]

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Who is Liable in an Accidents Involving a Stolen Vehicle?

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In the case where someone steals a car – and then gets into an accident, who is legally responsible for the accidents and the ensuing injuries? The following discusses liability for various parties in an accident involving a stolen vehicle. First, the actual thief is legally liable. That person has caused an injury based [ read more ]

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Distracted Driving: Number 1 Killer of Teens

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Distracted driving is a national epidemic. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), distracted driving results in more than 9 deaths and 1,153 injuries every day in the United States. In 2011, 17 percent of all car accidents resulting in injuries involved distracted driving. These staggering numbers are on the rise [ read more ]

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2014: Record Year for Auto Recalls

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In 2014, more automobiles were subject to recalls than any other year on record, as 63.9 million vehicles were subject to 803 separate auto recalls. The previous record for recalls in a year occurred in 2004 when 30.8 million vehicles were recalled. The United States Department of Transportation estimates that there are roughly 253 [ read more ]

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What do I do if I get into a Car Accident with Someone Renting or Borrowing a Car?

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In the event that you have been in a car accident with someone borrowing or renting a car, then there maybe a number of courses of action against multiple parties. The following describes the likely liability of each of the parties in various scenarios. (1)  General Rule: The general rule is that the driver [ read more ]

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How Long Do I Have to File a Claim After a Car Accident?

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If you are injured in a car accident due to the negligence of someone else, you may be contemplating bringing a lawsuit for your personal injuries to obtain compensation. If you can prove someone else was at fault for causing the accident, then you are should to be able to pursue a successful claim for monetary [ read more ]

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