What is PIP Insurance?

Car Accidents,insurance | November 11, 2021

All drivers in California are required to carry automobile insurance in order to remain legal on the roadway. In this state, drivers are required to carry bodily injury liability coverage as well as property damage liability coverage. Drivers are not required to carry uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage, nor are they required to carry personal…

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California Leash Law

Dog Bites & Injuries | November 9, 2021

Every day, someone suffers catastrophic injuries in a dog attack. Dogs running loose or at large contribute to many of these severe and sometimes deadly incidents. In California, it is every pet owner’s legal responsibility to obey leash laws in public places. Otherwise, the dog owner could be responsible and held liable for what his…

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California Moped Laws

Laws | November 8, 2021

Mopeds are akin to useful, motorized bicycles that allow their users to travel with ease. Though they might not seem as dangerous as vehicles like motorcycles, mopeds also pose risks that could injure riders. California is one of the few states with specific laws surrounding low-powered motor vehicles like mopeds, recognizing the need to safely…

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California Dram Shop Laws

Drunk Driving Accidents | October 29, 2021

Accidents involving drunk drivers often result in severe injuries and extensive property damage. It is crucial for any person who operates a vehicle while impaired to be held accountable for their actions, both in criminal court and in civil court lawsuits. However, there may be other individuals who can be held accountable for the actions…

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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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