Auto Accidents

The Value of Practicing Good Vehicle Posture

According to Harvard Health Watch, the average person spends 101 minutes a day driving. That equals approximately 37,935 hours of driving in an average lifetime. With all that time sitting upright in a vehicle, it starts to take a toll on the body. Especially on longer trips, people begin to situate themselves to a comfortable position to make the drive more tolerable. However, most vehicles are not designed for...
Read More

New Year’s Eve: Celebrate Responsibly

On the last day of 2019,  millions of Americans will come together to countdown the start of the “twenty-twenties” era. It will be a night of commemorations and new resolutions.  As you prepare your New Year’s Eve (NYE) plans, be mindful of all possible dangers that may arise throughout the night. Whether you are spending a night out on the town or at home watching the ball drop on...
Read More

The Most Dangerous Highways in Southern California

Everyone should always be practicing safe driving skills, whether it is on a winding highway, slippery asphalt, or calm street. Accidents can happen even when there are no hazardous road conditions. However, it is also important to be aware of the more difficult roads to better prepare for your trip. According to the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), 3,623 Californians died in motor vehicle accidents in 2016. More than...
Read More

What Happens if You Get into an Accident While Test Driving a Car?

Test driving a vehicle is the best way to determine which is the best car for you. As the car salesman navigates you through nearby streets, you are running through your checklist to help determine your purchase choice. Unfortunately, accidents can happen anytime, anywhere.  On your route around the dealership, you may face an unavoidable collision due to a negligent party. If you were behind the wheel of a...
Read More

Caution: Aggressive Driver Ahead

Behind the wheel, the only control you really have is you and your vehicle. Unfortunately, adopting safe driving habits may not be enough to avoid an accident. Aggressive and reckless drivers will be on the road alongside you, regardless of how secure you are driving. Although you cannot control their actions, you can avoid serious accidents if you can recognize the signs of an aggressive driver and understand what to...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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,...
Read More

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...
Read More