Category: Car Accidents

What Happens if You Have a Car Accident Without Insurance in California?

All drivers must have valid car insurance in the state of California. In addition, the law requires them to have proof of their liability insurance with them at all times when driving. Operating a motor vehicle without it is illegal and carries severe penalties. Why do you need car insurance? Auto liability insurance can protect […]

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Whose Insurance Pays For a Car Accident in California?

If you've been hurt in a car accident in Orange County, you may incur substantial medical costs and other expenses as a result of your injury. You could be unable to work for an extended length of time. Other losses, such as pain and suffering, are more difficult to quantify. You’ll need to get medical […]

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Chain Reaction Car Accident — Who's at Fault in California

Nobody wants to be involved in a car accident, but they are, unfortunately, a common occurrence across the country. Under California’s traditional tort-based law, the person deemed at fault has to pay for the damages caused by the accident.  In most cases, the accident would only involve two parties, and liability only has to be […]

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Orange County Car Crash Statistics and Accident Data

Auto accidents are one of the top causes of preventable deaths in the country. As one of the busiest metropolitan areas in the state of California, Orange County sees a lot of auto accidents every year. Although the death rate has significantly improved in the past few years, auto accidents are still a major cause […]

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Delayed Pain After a Car Accident in California

After a car accident, you might not feel any pain or show outward signs of any injury at all. Actually, symptoms of physical damages can be delayed by a few days or even longer before they show up.  Here’s what you can do when insurance adjusters start calling and put pressure on you to settle […]

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California Accident Fault Laws

California car accidents can inflict severe and life-altering injuries, often leaving victims financially burdened due to lost income, large medical bills, and even lifelong disabilities.  To find the other parties liable, however, there must be absolute proof that they were at fault in the accident. Determining fault in a car accident is a complex process. […]

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Do I Have to File a Police Report for a Car Accident in California?

When you enter a vehicle, there’s no way of telling when you’ll get involved in a car accident.  Knowing the right steps to take in the case of an accident could help to prevent you from getting into a precarious legal situation.   Even if your vehicle appears intact, and even if you seem uninjured, pain […]

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Orange County Car Accident Today - Do You Need a Lawyer?

With good weather all year round, a thriving tourism industry, and a large population within a small area, there are more cars on Orange County, CA roads than ever before. And more cars mean more accidents.   If you’ve been hurt in a car collision seek the help of an Orange County car accident lawyer if […]

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Who has Standing to Sue for Wrongful Death in California?

An unnecessary death caused by another party’s negligence can bring overwhelming shock and grief.  Should a person die as a result of another’s negligent, reckless or intentional act, the California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60 allows the decedent’s surviving family members or estate to sue for wrongful death damages. What is Wrongful Death? Wrongful death […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury Settlements California

Is it worth filing a claim for a head injury?  Traumatic brain injury (TBI) compensation differs in every case. Insurance companies will normally pay what a victim deserves but, in some cases, filing a lawsuit may be a better option.  California statute allows the victim, usually through their lawyer, to negotiate with an insurance company […]

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