Category: Wrongful Death

What are the most common causes of car accidents in California?

Car accidents occur for a variety of reasons, including driver negligence, human error, and defective vehicles, among others. While accidents have a variety of causes, the effects are often the same: destruction to property, catastrophic injuries, or even death.  In 2019, there were 3,606 car accident fatalities in California.  The most common causes of car […]

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How Does a Hit-and-Run Investigation Work in California?

Getting involved in a car accident is stressful enough, but it’s even more upsetting if one driver leaves the scene. If you are left with the aftermath of a hit-and-run collision, you’re likely wondering how to get compensation for your losses, whose insurance applies, and how the authorities are going to investigate the crash. To […]

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Orange County Accident Statistics

Orange County Car Accident Statistics From 2019 to 2021 There were 33,530 total crashes in Orange County from 2019 to 2021. 540 people were killed in Orange County crashes from 2019 to 2021. 47,256 people were injured in Orange County crashes from 2019 to 2021. 12,308 crashes happened on State Highways within Orange County from […]

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Who Can Claim in Fatal Accident Cases in California?

When a person dies due to the negligence of others – such as in a car accident caused by a distracted or intoxicated driver – it can constitute a wrongful death case. Through a wrongful death claim, close loved ones of the deceased may receive financial compensation. While no amount of money can repay the […]

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How is pain and suffering calculated in a car accident in California?

If you or someone you love has been injured as a result of another person's negligent action, you may be entitled to several kinds of compensation such as payment for medical expenses and lost wages, in addition to pain and suffering damages. Numerous victims of auto accidents are qualified to receive compensation for non-economic losses […]

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What happens in California if a hit and run driver can't be found?

Finding your broken side-view mirror hanging or noticing a huge dent or scratch on the body of your parked vehicle is one of the most unpleasant experiences you can have. Even worse is if you don't find a note from whoever committed this offense. When this happens, it means that you were unfortunately involved in […]

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Orange County Workers Compensation FAQS

Have you sustained any workplace injuries? Most workers are entitled to workers' compensation. Employers in California are required by law to offer a secure workplace for their workers. An experienced Orange County Workers Compensation Attorney can help you navigate the sometimes challenging and drawn-out process of filing for benefits under workers' compensation. Our Orange County […]

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When should you contact a car accident lawyer in California?

If you're wondering when to contact a car accident lawyer, now is likely the time. Following a collision, a knowledgeable California car accident lawyer can help you decide your legal options. Car accident victims are frequently forced to deal with severe injuries and soaring medical expenses on their own after an accident. They are usually […]

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Symptoms to Watch for After a Car Accident

According to 2017 crash statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), around 7,500 people are hurt every day in automobile accidents. These accidents can result in injuries that range from minor to serious and even fatal. Car accidents are known for inflicting quick and severe injuries. Following a collision, broken bones, burns, lacerations, […]

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Does California have no fault insurance or are medical claims handled by bodily injury liability?

California is an at-fault state, rather than a no-fault state. In an at-fault state, the person who caused the accident is also responsible for the damages he or she caused, according to the limits of their insurance coverage. All registered car owners in a no-fault insurance state are required to maintain no-fault insurance policies from […]

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