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Long-Term Effects of Bone Fractures

Fractures are one of the most common injuries people suffer from either once or multiple times in their life. Over six million people sustain a broken bone every year in the United States. Most bone fractures can quickly and easily heal.  Bone fractures do not generally have long-term symptoms, as long as the injured victim gets proper treatment. Depending on your bill of health, age, location and severity of...
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Exceeding Policy Limits on Auto Accident Claims

A common question most accident victims ask is, “is it possible to settle my case for more than the at-fault’s insurance policy limits?” Generally, the answer is no. However, in some cases, depending on the specific facts surrounding the case, it is possible to get an insurance company to pay more than their policy limits. Understanding Insurance Policy Limits When you buy liability insurance, there is essentially always a...
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Airbnb Accidents: Injured in Your Home Away From Home

Today, your vacations truly can be a “home away from home”. With the uprise in companies like Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway, you do not have to confine your vacation to a one bedroom, one bath hotel space. Airbnb is a popular online peer-to-peer marketplace that connects people who are seeking a place to stay, with property owners in that locale who list their homes to temporarily rent-out. Sharing a...
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Amazon’s Next-Day Delivery Exports More Harm Than Goods

Whether you are last minute holiday shopping or have a need for instant gratification, Amazon has made it simple for you to almost instantly receive your purchased item(s).  It is as easy as one click with Amazon Next-Day delivery. Amazon Prime can get your item(s) delivered right to your doorstep in just one or two days after checkout. Unfortunately, your expedited order comes at a price much more than...
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Injured in an Accident Outside of California?

Injured in an Accident Outside of California? Even when you are traveling, whether for business or for pleasure, the risks of getting into an accident are just as high as when you are home. In fact, the risk of accidents are slightly higher due to the factors of unfamiliar roads and highways, different driving laws, and more frequent Uber/Lyft trips. No matter how cautious you may be, unfortunately, the...
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Contributory Negligence v. Comparative Negligence

Not all motor vehicle crashes are clear cut and easy to determine liability. Some crashes tend to be more complicated. The reason is that a number of different factors can cause a collision to happen. Determining who is at fault in a car crash can be a difficult process. The first step is to prove the other party was negligent. However, even if you are successful in doing so,...
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Caution: Horrific Halloween Accidents

Halloween has become a festive tradition that millions of Americans partake in annually. Whether it is going door-to-door to collect candy, watching scary movies, or throwing/attending a Halloween party; it is a “spook-tacular” time of year for people of all ages. Unfortunately, Halloween can also be a dangerous time of the year for pedestrians and motorists. The scary reality is that Halloween is one of the deadliest days of...
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Common Causes of Construction Accidents

The construction industry has grown exponentially over the past several years. It seems as though there are construction projects every street you turn onto. Although the projects provide a big economic support, they can also be a hotbed for serious construction accident injuries and fatalities. These dangers are present for both workers and bystanders at construction sites. If you or a loved one is a victim of a construction...
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National Teen Driver Safety Week

The third week of October is “National Teen Driver Safety Week”! Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teen drivers. A total of 2,820 teenagers, ages 13 to 19, died in motor vehicle crashes in 2016.  Parental involvement does not end when a child gets a license. Teen drivers who continue to practice safe driving with their parents reduce the likelihood of getting into a serious...
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Accidents Involving First Responders

Filing a personal injury claim for an accident involving a first responder, such as an ambulance or fire truck, can be complicated. Accidents involving first responders or emergency vehicles in California have specific rules and exceptions with regard to civil liability for personal injury or wrongful death. Public policy is to allow paramedics, firemen and the police to quickly respond in emergency situations, especially cases involving life threatening scenarios....
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