Personal Injury

What to Expect at a Personal Injury Trial

If you or somebody you love has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, it may be necessary to file a personal injury lawsuit against the other party. When many people think of personal injury cases, they conjure up images of courtrooms and legal drama. In reality, the personal injury… read more

What is the Timeline for a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Personal injuries occur on a regular basis. While nobody wants to be injured, we cannot control the actions of others around us, and there are times when another person’s careless or negligent actions can cause harm. If you or somebody you love has sustained an injury and have filed a personal injury lawsuit against another… read more

Is There a Cap on Non-Economic Damages in California?

If you or someone you love has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, you should be able to secure compensation from the at-fault party. When a victim is beginning the personal injury process, one of the many questions they have is – What kind of damages can I receive?… read more

2019 Electric Scooter Helmet Laws in California

Helmet laws surrounding electric scooters have recently undergone a change in the state of California. Helmet laws are generally put in place to protect motorists from sustaining an injury, should they be involved in an accident, collision, or sustain a fall. The state previously required all riders to wear a helmet, but the recent changes… read more

What to Do After a Car Collision in 2019

Car accidents cause confusion and stress, which can distract the drivers involved. This prevents the driver from making informed decisions at the moment. A driver who learns about the specific steps involved in the aftermath of a collision is a driver that is more likely to record key details in future accidents. Stay With Your… read more

California Electric Scooter Laws

Electric scooter laws exist to prevent accidents caused by unsafe scootering practices. California’s electric scooter laws have recently changed, taking effect this year. The most discussed change in California’s law is its helmet law. San Francisco residents have heavily debated this law, ensure that it was an acceptable change to make. What Are Bikeways &… read more

California M1 License Updated for 2019

The requirements to obtain an M1 license in California are straightforward. A simple checklist stating the requirements to apply for this type of license is available on its own CA DMV webpage. The requirements listed on this page fulfill several different categories. Motor Training Individuals that are under 18 must complete a driver’s education, a… read more

Do I Need a Motorcycle License for a 150cc Scooter in California?

Confusion surrounding the status of electrical scooters as motor vehicles in San Francisco is common and leaves many gray areas in its proper use for the average person. Laws surrounding electrical scooters differ from state-to-state. The power component and classification of the scooter generally dictate the specific requirements for operating the vehicle. Motorcycles A motorcycle… read more

What Is the Settlement Check Process?

The personal injury claims process can take a significant amount of time to complete. When you factor in the investigation process, pre-trial negotiations, insurance claims and medical evaluations you can look at up to a year or more to reach the end of it. However, once you complete the claims process, you can receive a… read more

Are Out-of-Court Settlements Taxable?

The vast majority of personal injury claims settle outside of court. Very few reach conclusions by a jury verdict. While this may seem like an easier resolution for the parties involved, it is vital for a plaintiff who receives a settlement outside of court to acknowledge his or her financial obligations. After receiving an out-of-court… read more