Car Accident

What To Do After a Car Accident

The United States is known to be one of the busiest countries in terms of road traffic. There are nearly 264 million vehicles registered and 218 million drivers holding a valid driving license. The level of traffic is one of the reasons leading for so many traffic collisions. In 2015, there were approximately 6.3 million fatal, injury, and property damages crashes that occurred in the U.S. alone. While no...
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Psychological Impact of a Car Crash

The psychological and emotional impact of a car crash can be as traumatic or even more traumatic than physical injuries. The psychological and emotional impact of a motor vehicle collision can have a serious impact on your daily life. California law allows victims to claim compensation for any psychological or emotional injuries they suffered during a car collision. It may get tempting to only focus on the physical injuries...
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What Happens to My Body After a Car Crash?

Motor vehicle accidents can have serious effects on your body. While some impacts are obvious, others may be more subtle. The job of insurance adjusters is to try to reduce compensation by arguing that you have only suffered minor injuries. This is why you need to have an experienced Los Angeles car accident lawyer fighting for you when you pursue a car accident claim. Your attorney will look at...
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Calculating Pain and Suffering

Getting injured in an accident can have a serious impact on all aspects of your life. If the accident was the result of the negligence or recklessness of another party, you may be entitled to monetary compensation. Compensation in a personal injury claim is generally categorized as special and general damages. Special damages consist of economic damages that can be proven with a bill or receipt, such as medical...
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Man Suffers Serious Injuries In Crash on 210 Freeway in Fontana

A man suffered serious injuries in a car crash on the 210 Freeway west of Citrus Avenue in Fontana. According to the California Highway Patrol, on January 20, 2017 at approximately 9:50 a.m., for unknown reasons, Shawn Faley was pushing (from behind) a 2003 Ford in the number four slow lane on the eastbound 210 Freeway, east of Interstate 15. At the same time, Raymond Perez was driving a...
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Speed Limits Go Up, As L.A. Struggles to Reduce Traffic Deaths

Los Angeles, one of the biggest and busiest metropolitan cities in the country, has been continuously facing a rise in pedestrian and bicycle related deaths. According to the L.A. Times, pedestrian deaths rose 82%, suggesting that pedestrians are being hit by drivers at higher speeds than in the past. A pedestrian struck by a driver going 20 mph has a 90% chance of survival, but a 20% chance of survival...
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Delayed Injuries After a Car Accident

Injuries are apparent right away after a serious car accident. You may have broken bones or lose consciousness indicating a serious head injury. However, not all injuries may become apparent immediately after a car crash. If you have suffered serious internal injuries or pain, you may not realize the full extent of the injury or pain until hours or even days after the collision. Although this is very common...
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Proving Fault In a Motor Vehicle Crash

When you are injured in an accident, you may have the right to file a claim against the party who caused the accident. Although the facts may seem clear to you as to who caused the accident, you will nevertheless have the burden of proving that the other driver was at fault for the crash. Proving fault is generally the same thing as proving “negligence.” You will need to...
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5 Unexpected Repercussions of a Car Accident

Car crashes are not something most of us look forward to. From injuries and medical bills to the prospect of having to find a new set of wheels on short notice, it tends to involve a whole lot of things we like to stay away from. But these are only the obvious results of an accident. For those who have been involved in a fender-bender, high-speed highway collision, or...
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What NOT To Do After a Car Accident

America is one of the busiest countries in terms of road traffic. The country has approximately 264 million vehicles registered and 218 million drivers holding a valid drivers license. The level of traffic is one of the reasons leading to more traffic accidents. In 2015, there were some 6.3 million fatal, injury and property damage motor vehicle crashes. With these statistics it is nearly impossible to avoid getting into...
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