Category: Laws

California Lemon Law

Laws | April 7, 2021

Nobody should ever have to worry about whether or not a car they purchase in California is faulty, particularly a new car. We expect new cars to operate safely when they come from the manufacturer or off of the dealer’s lot. Unfortunately, there are times when faulty vehicles make it into the hands of consumers,…

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What Are the Different Types of Negligence?

Laws,personal injury | February 24, 2021

When personal injury claims arise, it is crucial to establish liability in order for the victim to recover compensation for their losses. Determining liability requires proving negligence. The concept of negligence can be difficult to understand, particularly because there are various “types” of negligence that you may hear about. Each state has different laws regarding…

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California Window Tint Laws

Laws | July 31, 2020

Window tint serves many purposes. Not only does having darkened windows on your vehicle tend to make the car look better and allow for more privacy, at least in some people’s opinions, but appropriate window tint can also help increase your visibility on the roadway. However, it is important to understand that California window tint…

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California Seatbelt Law

Laws | July 27, 2020

According to a recent year studied by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 47% of victims in motor vehicle fatalities in the United States were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash. The NHTSA estimates that seatbelts save thousands of people each year, which is why just about every jurisdiction across the…

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California Good Samaritan Law (2020)

Laws | April 29, 2020

In 2013, California became the tenth U.S. state to implement a Good Samaritan Law, which provides limited prosecutorial immunity to people who seek emergency medical services on behalf of a person suffering a drug overdose. California Health and Safety Code 1799.102 outlines this law and all California residents should be familiar with how it works…

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California ATV Laws

Laws | June 30, 2019

ATVs, or all-terrain vehicles, are a fun way to explore the outdoor arena in California. ATVs are a class of off-highway vehicle (OHV) that riders can operate in designated areas. California enforces strict regulations surrounding ATV operation that are meant to keep riders safe. What Does California Define as an ATV? ATVs possess several key…

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California Helmet Laws

Laws | June 29, 2019

Helmets are an integral component of operating any vehicle, whether motorized or manually powered. Though many California residents, especially those belonging to the younger crowd, might not enjoy wearing helmets, they decrease the chance of injury during an accident. It isn’t safe to assume that your own riding abilities can prevent all accidents, making helmets…

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California Moped Laws

Laws | June 28, 2019

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 Electric Scooter Laws

Laws | April 29, 2019

Electric scooters and rideshare services that offer limited-use electric scooters to the public for a fee are quickly becoming common alternatives to walking and using public transportation in many major cities across the country. Residents of Los Angeles, San Francisco, and other California cities have likely seen electric scooters from rideshare companies like Bird, and…

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Proposed bus safety regulations return to the spotlight

Laws | April 18, 2014

Fatal motor vehicle accidents are never a welcome occurrence. Unexpectedly, families lose so much — often without the ability to say goodbye to loved ones. The healing process after the crash can be long, as families explore their options to feel whole once again and move forward. However, in some cases, there may be an…

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