San Francisco’s Unique Terrain Puts Pedestrians at Risk

San Francisco Injury Attorney Examines City’s Geography and Dangers of Walking

Oakland Injury LawyerHilly terrain unexpectedly giving way to breathtaking vistas; narrow, circuitous roadways through picturesque neighborhoods; pedestrian malls and bike paths side-by-side with busy city streets—these unique features of San Francisco attract millions of tourists to the city every year. Unfortunately, they’re also the features that make the city’s roadways especially dangerous to those on foot, sometimes necessitating they call a pedestrian accident lawyer.

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Checklist of What to Do Right After Bicycle Accident

Advice from a Bay Area Injury Lawyer

San Francisco Accident LawyerCyclists have as a right to be on the road, just like motorists do. Unfortunately, when bicycle collisions happen, the results can often be catastrophic. The laws of physics are unforgiving, and bikes are at a major physical disadvantage during collisions. All cyclists should know what to do after an accident. Some cases will require the assistance of a bicycle accident lawyer. Having the necessary information ready can speed up the legal process. Keep these tips in mind: Continue reading

Pros and Cons of Using Mediation in a Personal Injury Claim

Bay Area Accident Attorney Discusses the Use of a Neutral Third Party to Resolve a Dispute

San Francisco Personal Injury AttorneyMediation can lead to a quicker and less stressful resolution in a personal injury lawsuit than the litigation process (“going to court”), which requires an injury attorney. Whether someone rear-ended you at a stoplight and gave you a bad case of whiplash, or an out of control trucker skated off the freeway and sideswiped your vehicle, here’s a quick primer on the process.

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What to Do When You’re Expecting… Pregnancy Discrimination

Rights of Expectant Mothers Described by a San Francisco Employment Lawyer

Oakland LawyerPregnancy is an exciting time that should not be overshadowed by the threat of discrimination and need for an attorney. It is illegal in California for an employer to make any judgments or to harass any employee based on pregnancy. You have the right to fair work conditions and paid leave for pregnancy related conditions.

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Protestors and Officers Suing Each Other Over Injuries

Bay Area Injury Lawyer Looks at Citizens and Police Causing Harm to One Another

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Remember the “Occupy” movement that swept across the nation in 2011? Bitter engagements between police officers and protestors over wealth imbalances in the United States set off a challenging and often angry debate over what should be done (if anything) to deal with persistent inequalities in our society. On many occasions, an Attorney has gotten involved.

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Winter Safe Driving Tips for Truck Drivers

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Our San Francisco personal injury lawyers have seen way too many tragic and totally unnecessary winter truck driving cases. We want to educate drivers and truckers alike about best practices regarding winter driving to improve everyone’s road safety. Continue reading

Motorcycle Accident Safety: Wear The Right Helmet

Avoid The Need for a San Francisco Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

San Francisco Motorcycle Accident LawyerMotorcycles can be amazingly fun to ride, but they can also be incredibly dangerous. Wearing the right helmet is the most important thing motorcyclists can do to avoid getting seriously hurt and needing an injury attorney.

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Employment Rights Agency Accused of Workplace Violations

San Francisco Employment Lawyer Describes Unfair Hiring Practices

San Francisco harassment lawyersBay Area employment attorneys have been pondering an ironic story that’s recently gotten a fair share of media oxygen. Officials at the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing—the Golden State’s agency in charge of watchdogging unfair hiring practices—have themselves been accused of unfair hiring and promoting at the agency.

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Preventing Winter Auto Accidents: Driving On Black Ice

Avoid The Need For A Bay Area Accident Lawyer

Bay Area Accident LawyerOur Oakland auto accident lawyers, fortunately, do not have to deal with too many cases of black ice driving because the Bay Area generally stays above freezing, even during the worst winter months. However, many people do get seriously hurt right here in Oakland and in San Francisco—as well as in nearby places like Tahoe and Mammoth—due to slippery winter weather.

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