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Intentional Torts vs. Negligence

personal injury | October 15, 2021

Injuries can occur in a wide variety of ways. In some cases, individuals are actually harmed due to the intentional actions of others. When these incidents occur, the perpetrator of the injury must be held accountable, both criminally and civilly. However, there are times when injuries occur as a result of the negligence of others,…

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Types of Torts

personal injury | September 29, 2021

At its most basic definition, a “tort” is legally defined as a type of wrongdoing, breach of duty, or misconduct. Under civil liability rules, if a person’s tort causes somebody else harm, the person guilty of the tort will then owe the victim some sort of financial compensation. It is important to know that there…

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Are Liability Waivers Enforceable in California?

Premises Liability | September 24, 2021

Have you ever signed a waiver of liability? Chances are, at some point, you have signed one either for yourself or for your children. In fact, most people sign waivers of liability without ever thinking about what they actually mean. Waivers of liability are documents that individuals sign before they partake in something that could…

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California Subrogation Law

Laws | September 20, 2021

If you sustain an injury caused by the negligent actions of someone else, you will likely be able to recover compensation through an insurance settlement or through a personal injury lawsuit jury verdict. However, the process of recovering compensation takes time. While a case is ongoing, injury victims are often left scrambling to pay for…

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Can a Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

personal injury | September 17, 2021

Injuries occur all the time. In some cases, individuals are harmed due to the careless or negligent actions of others. When that happens, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. Unfortunately, insurance carriers and legal teams often push back when they find out a person has a pre-existing condition. Here, we want…

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What is a Demand Letter?

personal injury | September 13, 2021

Anytime a person is injured due to the careless or negligent actions of someone else, they should be able to recover compensation either through a settlement with insurance carriers or as a result of a successful personal injury lawsuit. This process can be challenging, and it often begins with back and forth with insurance carriers….

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What is Gross Negligence?

personal injury | September 7, 2021

Most people have heard of the terms “negligence” and “gross,” but they may not have heard the two terms used together. Here, we want to properly define gross negligence. Anytime a person is harmed due to the actions of someone else, the injury victim should be able to recover compensation for their losses. In most…

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California Road Hazards for Motorcycles

Motorcycle Accidents | August 30, 2021

Even though operating a motorcycle can be an exhilarating and freeing experience, it can also be incredibly dangerous for riders and passengers. Motorcyclists lack the same types of protections that those inside traditional passenger vehicles have. Here, our Sacramento motorcycle accident attorneys want to discuss the main dangers that motorcyclists in California need to be…

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How Are Motorcycle Accident Claims Different From Car Accident Claims?

Motorcycle Accidents | August 27, 2021

Being involved in any type of vehicle accident can be devastating. Accidents involving traditional passenger cars can present challenges when it comes to securing compensation, but most people are familiar with the accident claims process in these situations. However, motorcycle accident victims can experience additional challenges when filing injury or property damage claims. Here, we…

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Motorcycle Safety Protective Gear

Motorcycle Accidents | August 23, 2021

California has more registered motorcycles than any other state in the country. With wonderful riding weather throughout most of the state and beautiful scenery, operating a motorcycle can be a freeing experience. However, motorcyclists need to take steps to stay safe when they are operating these vehicles. Unfortunately, the careless or negligent actions of others…

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