Tag Archives: Car Accident

When To Hire a Car Accident Attorney

When you’re seriously injured in a car accident, the last thing you may want to think about is dealing with the insurance companies. All you want, and should concentrate on, is your injuries. However, as important as your health may be, it is also important to protect your legal rights. If your injuries are caused by the negligent actions of another driver, that party should be held accountable. With...
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Claiming Loss After a Fatal Car Accident

Car crash injuries range from mild to fatal, with a big gap in between. While any car accident can significantly wreak havoc on the victim’s life, a deadly accident is simply devastating for the victim’s loved ones. The untimely loss of a loved one can be unbearable. And the last thing the loved ones left behind may want to think about is filing a claim against the negligent party...
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5 Unexpected Causes of Car Accidents

There are many factors that commonly contribute to car accidents, such as drunk driving, speeding, distractions and fatigue. However, there are other car accident factors that may not be as common and are often overlooked. It is important for motorists to be aware of all potential causes of motor vehicle crashes – not just the most common ones. Below are five unexpected and lesser known factors that can cause...
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What Is UIM & UM Insurance Coverage?

If you were seriously injured in a car accident caused by another driver who has little or no car insurance, you could be stuck without a way of getting compensation for your injuries – unless you have underinsured (UIM) coverage or uninsured (UM) coverage. These two types of insurance coverage’s allow you to get compensated from your own insurance company, up to the limits you have purchased. However, just...
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Car Accident: When Fault Lies With The Road, Not the Driver

Motor vehicle accidents are not always caused by the negligent or reckless driving of motorists. In some cases, the fault for the collision lies not with the motorists but with the road itself. Poor road design, construction or maintenance can make a road unreasonably dangerous. In these cases where the poor design, construction or maintenance of the road caused the accident, the municipal authority responsible for the road is...
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The Duties Taxi Drivers Owe Their Passengers

Taxi accidents in major cities, like Los Angeles, are not uncommon. However, unlike other motor vehicle accidents, taxi cab accident victims are often confused as to who is legally responsible for their injuries and resulting financial harm. When you are involved in a car accident caused by another driver, it is rather easy to figure out that the at-fault party’s insurance company should cover your medical bills and other...
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Common Factors of Taxi Cab Accidents

Taxis can be a life saver when you need a ride but don’t have a car. However, sitting in the backseat can also feel much like a roller coaster with your life hanging on a cliff. While taking a taxi is for the most part considered fairly safe, accidents do happen. Often taxi cab accidents can be very dangerous and result in catastrophic accidents since few passengers wear safety...
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What To Do If You Are Injured In an Accident While Taking an Uber

Professional transportation companies, like Uber and Lyft, have become very popular, especially in major cities. In every city that Uber and Lyft has entered, there has been vocal opposition. Although most opposition comes from traditional taxi drivers, there are also concerns from citizens who raise the question of safety, driver screening, and insurance policies and auto accident injury cases. As expected, the introduction of these ride-sharing companies has increased...
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Common Causes of Rollover Accidents

Driving a big sports utility vehicle can be fun. However, it can also provide a false sense of security for both the driver and the passengers. One of the most dangerous types of accidents involving sports utility vehicles involves the rollover of the car. Rollover accidents are violent and dangerous crashes and often result in serious or even fatal injuries to the victims. If you or a loved one...
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What Is Insurance Bad Faith?

As a responsible and law abiding citizen, you purchased car insurance. You even went beyond what the law required and extended your coverage to include underinsured/uninsured motorist policy. As luck has it, you got into an accident and sustained serious injuries. While the negligent driver has insurance, it is not sufficient to cover the cost of your injuries. Your Los Angeles car accident attorney files a claim with your...
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