Personal Injury Verdict Factors For Winning Your Case

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Why do people who have had a similar car accident and injury be awarded two complete different compensation amounts from a lawsuit? Some people may be awarded larger sums of money, while others do not receive fair compensation. Why is that? That is a question that many people may be thinking about when pursuing a […]

Car Rollovers: Can the Manufacturer Be Sued?

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A car rollover can be a devastating event on the roads. In terms of severity based on the likelihood of serious injury or death, rollovers are deemed to be second only to head-on collisions, and rollovers are by far the deadliest form of single-car events. Rollovers can be very deadly, but they also can be […]

What Do I Do If My Kid Was Bit By A Stranger’s Dog

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Dog bite liability laws can be more complicated than you might imagine, and often vary from state to state. Many states base their laws on the understanding that all animals can turn vicious under the right set of circumstances, and a pet owner must then assume all responsibility when an attack occurs. Even if an […]

Hybrid and Electric Car Accidents

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Environmental concerns make hybrid and electric cars seem like wonderful vehicle options. Drivers also appreciate the improved gas mileage and fair safety ratings for electric/hybrid cars in California. Unfortunately, hybrid and electric cars have potential hidden dangers to them. These vehicles pose a substantially increased risk of accidents and death to pedestrians and rescuers. Parties […]

Car Accident Lawyers and Why You Need Them

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Don’t let the negative stereotypes fool you or any other roomers and articles on Internet. Lawyers are the best way to put an end to your car accident woes and get the recovery with the compensation you deserve. More specifically, here are the 7 top reasons to hire an attorney after an accident. 1. Attorney […]

Sacramento Motorcycle Accidents

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Beautiful weather and scenery make Sacramento County the perfect place for a motorcycle ride. Riders traveling and enjoying the views of Sacramento, Stockton or Modesto still need to stay on high alert. With so many sharing the road, serious accidents and financial loss are a concern. Here are fast facts for all motorcyclists in the […]

Car Accidents and Causes

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that approximately 3,000 California residents die in car accidents each year. Drivers need to understand what the most common car accident causes are and how to avoid these situations. Here are 6 driving mistakes that lead to the most accidents: 1. Speeding Ten years ago, nearly 150,000 California […]

Tire Blowouts and Car Accident Claims

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Tire blowouts are not car accident hazards that should be taken lightly. In 2014, the NHTSA reported approximately 78,000 accidents caused by tire blowouts and 400 related deaths. Sadly, many of these accidents could have been avoided if the drivers had followed common safety precautions. Preventable Causes of Tire Blowouts A sharp object in the […]

California Hit and Run Accidents

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In California, a hit and run accident can be a felony charge. Under California Vehicle Code Section 20001, someone involved in a traffic accident in which another person is hurt or killed is required to perform certain actions. A hit and run is possibly the most terrifying of accidents. Injuries and vehicle damage may have occurred, […]

Are Car Drivers at Fault in Motorcycle Accidents?

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Motorcycle use is a trend that keeps increasing in popularity. Unfortunately, accident fatalities also continue to rise. Drivers and motorcyclists need to be aware of what causes motorcycle accidents and how to prevent them. Motorcycle safety is a concern for both car, van and truck as well as the bike riders. Who is at Fault […]

What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit Procedure?

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Each and every personal injury lawsuit, which is filed in courts all around the U.S differ from one another. Personal Injury Lawsuit Procedure However, there are certain common scenarios which a Plaintiff (the party filing the lawsuit), as well as the Defendant (the party being sued), can expect to encounter during the procedure. In this […]

10 Items to Bring to a Personal Injury Consultation

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When meeting with a personal injury attorney from Drake Law Firm for the first time, you will need to have several items ready. A list of items to bring to a personal injury consultation with our attorney. Personal Injury Attorney Consultation Bringing all the necessary documents to the first consultation helps your attorney understand the […]

Personal Injury with Pain and Suffering

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The first step to winning a personal injury case requires proving that the other party was at fault. The second part is demonstrating a price for the “pain and suffering” from the accident or negligence. This part may be tricky as insurance companies have specific methods to determining how much should be awarded or how […]

Santa Rosa Man Was Killed After Hitting a Traffic Light Pole

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According to Santa Rosa Police, Daniel Olivera-Pineda pronounced dead on the scene. The crash occurred at the early hours of Thursday at intersection of Stony Point Road and West Third Street. The driver was alone in a Plymouth Voyager minivan when the wreck occurred and no other vehicles were involved in this accident. The driver […]