San Francisco Injury Attorney Examines City’s Geography and Dangers of Walking
Hilly 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.
Cyclists 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 →
Bay Area Accident Attorney Discusses the Use of a Neutral Third Party to Resolve a Dispute
Mediation 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.
Rights of Expectant Mothers Described by a San Francisco Employment Lawyer
Pregnancy 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.
Bay Area Injury Lawyer Looks at Citizens and Police Causing Harm to One Another
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.
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 →
Avoid The Need for a San Francisco Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Motorcycles 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.
San Francisco Employment Lawyer Describes Unfair Hiring Practices
Bay 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.
Our 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.