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How Dangerous Are the Roads on St. Patrick’s Day?

By Joseph Low on February 10, 2023 - Comments off

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Although St. Patrick’s Day is a tribute to the patron saint of Ireland, the holiday has become synonymous with partying, bar-hopping, and green beer. The drinking associated with this holiday increases the potential for drunk driving accidents. Although there are some steps you can take to stay safe on St. Patrick’s Day, accidents can happen. Contact our personal injury attorney if you sustain injuries in a car accident caused by a drunk or reckless driver. Read the rest »

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Californians Can’t Drive Right in the Rain

By Joseph Low on January 20, 2023 - Comments off

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Though it may look easy to some of us, driving in the rain is not as simple for many Californians. But many still have the belief that they can drive efficiently in the rain, so they don’t adjust their driving mechanics as they should in inclement weather which puts the lives of others on the road at risk. Read the rest »

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The Lasting Impact of Car Accidents

By Joseph Low on January 10, 2023 - Comments off

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Getting involved in a car accident can be a traumatizing experience. One never prepares for the physical and emotional after-effects of such crashes. The impacts of a car accident are often long-lasting and come in many forms. This guide discusses some of the long-term effects of car accidents and how they impact your life. Read the rest »

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When Animals Cause Severe Car Accidents

By Joseph Low on December 20, 2022 - Comments off

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The California Highway Patrol reports that over two thousand automobile accidents were caused by collisions with wildlife in a recent year. And across the country over 12 thousand people are injured and more than 150 die in an average year due to accidents caused by animals. Read the rest »

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How a Car Accident Can Damage Your Kidneys

By Joseph Low on December 10, 2022 - Comments off

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Your kidneys are extremely important. In fact, they perform crucial functions that are required to keep you alive. If your kidneys are injured in a car collision or another type of incident, it’s crucial to seek medical attention right away. Read the rest »

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How New Anti-DUI Vehicle Legislation Affects Californians

By Joseph Low on November 25, 2022 - Comments off

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President Biden signed legislation in 2021 that requires all new vehicles to be manufactured with advanced drunk and impaired driving prevention technology installed in them to reduce DUIs across the United States. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act calls for this change to be made after a given date. As a Californian, knowing how this new anti-DUI legislation could affect you is crucial. We’ve outlined everything you need to know about the bill below. Read the rest »

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What Are the Responsibilities of Parents of Teen Drivers?

By Joseph Low on October 20, 2022 - Comments off

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As a parent, putting your teenager behind the wheel of a car can be both a good thing and a bad thing. On the upside, you can now spend your time doing other things than driving your teenager around to school and extracurricular activities. On the downside, it is difficult not to worry, considering the current teen driver crash statistics. Read the rest »

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How To Discuss Chronic Pain In Car Accident Claims

By Joseph Low on September 15, 2022 - Comments off

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It is hard enough to sustain a short-term injury during a car accident and even worse to have ongoing chronic pain in the weeks and months that follow.

Chronic pain following a car accident can occur in all parts of the body, however, it is more common in certain places. Often, victims find themselves with long-term neck, shoulder, and back pain that is a result of the impact of the crash itself. Another body part in which chronic pain is common is the limbs, as they are easily broken during an accident. If a limb break does not heal correctly, this can cause long-term pain for the victim. Read the rest »

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What If You’re Injured as a Passenger in Your Friend’s Car?

By Joseph Low on August 15, 2022 - Comments off

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Undoubtedly one of the most horrific and terrifying experiences you can have in life is being a passenger in an automobile accident.

You can make a compensation claim for your damages or injuries, which will probably be made against the at-fault driver’s insurance coverage. You can do this if the collision was caused by that driver’s carelessness. Read the rest »

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How to Take Effective Traffic Accident Photos

By Joseph Low on May 30, 2022 - Comments off

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California Car Accidents – Photo Evidence

The state of California is home to the largest population in the entire country. The highest number of people means that the more drivers there are on the roads the more accidents happen. If you have been in a car accident it is very likely you were injured or were left with damage to your vehicle. An experienced California car accident attorney may be able to help you in the aftermath of a wreck. In order to establish your case, it is helpful to be able to provide any photos you have from the accident. Read the rest »

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