In some ways, motorcycle accidents are very similar to car accidents, but in other ways, they are completely different. If you or a family member was injured in a motorcycle accident or are encountering problems with your insurance company, then you should seek the help of a motorcycle accident lawyer. Read on to learn more about what a motorcycle accident lawyer can do for you. Continue reading →
Reasons to Hire a San Francisco Personal Injury Attorney
You’re finally getting ahead (or so it seems) and then out of the blue, something unexpected happens and turns your life upside down, due to no fault of your own. All it takes is a car accident, dog bite, or wrong medical diagnosis to spin your life out of control. Personal injury lawyers help people who have experienced physical or emotional injury due to the fault of others, and fight to get them fair compensation. Continue reading →
Avoiding Back to School Legal Issues with a Bay Area Personal Injury Attorney
Whether you’re the parent of a Bay Area high school student or a young child getting ready for her first day of Kindergarten in San Jose, you’re simultaneously excited and nervous about sending your kids back to school. Below are some timely reminders to protect yourself and shield your kids from harm this year.
Release of Liability Discussed with a San Francisco Personal Injury Lawyer
If you were in an auto accident in the Bay Area, and you decide to settle your lawsuit against another driver, you will probably have to sign a document called a release of liability. These legal documents can be difficult to understand if you do not have a legal background or training, and the implications for signing a release can be profound. An experienced personal injury attorney can help you review the information in the release and avoid making a mistake which could make obtaining adequate compensation for your claim difficult, or even impossible.
San Francisco Attorney Discusses Negligence and Personal Injury
Landlords and property managers owe their tenants a level of reasonable care and caution. Prepare to act if your Bay Area landlord fails to meet his or her obligations. You can always contact a personal injury lawyer for information about the careless actions of a landlord, particularly if those actions lead to injury or illness from inadequate security or failure to maintain the property. Negligent behavior, like having poor lighting or defective stairways and handrails, can lead to slips and falls and may serve as a basis for legal action against a property manager.
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 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.
Preventing Bicycle Accidents and Making Streets Safer
Cyclists have welcomed the implementation of a new law to create safer biking conditions in California. Under the new law, which went into effect September 16, 2014, car drivers will be slapped with a $250 fine if they don’t allow at least three feet of space between the car and a cyclist riding in the same direction. Continue reading →
Protecting Yourself From San Francisco Truck Accidents
You or someone you love got hurt in a commercial truck accident. You’re searching for a San Francisco injury attorney, perhaps because an insurance company is giving you the run around.
To make sense of what happened, you need to find out the root cause of your accident with the truck.
Eighteen wheelers and other large commercial trucks can cause astonishingly devastation. A truck that weighs 24 tons that crashes into your vehicle at 60 miles per hour imparts as much force as a 2.4 ton sedan would impart if it hit you at 600 miles per hour! Continue reading →