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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 […]

car accident attorney

Main Components of Your Accident Case: Liability, Coverage and Damages When you get into an accident, you expect the party at fault to compensate you for your injuries. Although the ideal situation is for the liable party, or their insurance carrier, to simply tender a check for their policy limits, it is rarely a case. […]