Car Accidents

Who is Liable If a Recalled Car or Truck Caused the Accident?

Vehicles face recalls all the time. In some cases, recalls are for major mechanical or electrical problems that could lead to devastating incidents. In other cases, recalls are for relatively minor defects or issues with the vehicle. However, what happens if a recalled vehicle gets into an accident? Who would be at fault for the incident, particularly if the recalled issue was the reason for the crash? Vehicle Recall Basics Vehicle recalls happen anytime a...
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5 Tips for Defensive Driving

Defensive driving is something that we learn about when we get our driver’s permit. From our teenage years onward, we hear about defensive driving, but all too often, individuals tend to forget about the principles. Here, we want to review five of the most important tips when it comes to defensive driving and staying safe on the roadway. 1. Make a Plan The best driving plans start before you even get in the car and...
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Why It’s Important to Seek Prompt Medical Attention After an Accident

After sustaining an injury in an accident, it is crucial for you and any passengers you have to seek medical care as soon as possible after the incident. There are a few reasons why receiving prompt medical attention is important – your well-being is of the utmost importance, and the insurance carriers are going to look at the timing of the medical treatment you receive. Your Well-Being After an Accident Right after a vehicle accident...
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Can I Sue After a Car Accident if I Was Not Hurt?

If you or somebody you love is involved in a vehicle accident, it is absolutely crucial to file an insurance claim, even if you were not hurt. In some cases, you may even need to file a lawsuit against the other driver in these situations. Here, we want to discuss another type of claim that is crucial after an accident occurs - property damage claims. Always go to the Doctor After a Crash If you...
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Negligent Behavior in Car Accidents

The vast majority of car accidents occur because one or more drivers make a mistake. Negligent driving behavior can occur in a wide variety of ways on California roadways. Here, we want to discuss some of the most common types of negligent behavior that lead to car accidents, as well as the importance of working with a lawyer to recover compensation after an accident. 1. Speeding According to the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS),...
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