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  • September 2020
  • By Samer Habbas, Esq
  • In Accidents,

During the hot summer months, lake vacations become quite a popular getaway for many families and groups. Boat rentals are a great, inexpensive way to get cool down and engage in various boating activities. However, with all the excitement, intoxication and loud music, lake safety has become less of a priority, thus causing many horrific boating accidents—some leading in fatalities.

4th July Independence Day

Independence Day, also known as the “Fourth of July”, is a nationally recognized holiday that hosts many cookouts and fun in the sun activities. People usually will get together with close friends and family; spending their day-off eating, drinking and watching the celebratory fireworks. Traditional Fourth of July plans may be a bit different this year in lieu of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

tax 2020

You were involved in an accident caused by the negligence or recklessness of another party. If you’re collecting a settlement or judgment, you may wonder if it is taxable income. The answer is, “it depends.” Personal injury settlements can be taxable, nontaxable, or partially taxable depending on various factors, such as how you were damaged, […]

Bad Driving Habits

After some time, driving becomes a second nature. Especially for commuters, the routine routes develop into muscle memory. Unfortunately, it is common for drivers to take up bad driving habits once they get comfortable behind the wheel. No matter your track record, basic driver’s education training is easy to forget when you adapt to your […]

distraction driving

There were more than 485,866 motor vehicle collisions last year in California. Most of these crashes were caused by simple distracted driving mistakes that were completely preventable. That’s why the state of California has enacted a list of laws aimed at dealing with and reducing distracted driving. What is Distracted Driving? California laws define distracted […]