Auto Accident Attorney Discusses Why Seeing a Doctor after an Auto Accident is Imperative
One thing about a car accident is, you won’t see it coming. It happens in a split second and before you know it, you’re surrounded by a multitude of people making phones calls and questioning if you are okay. You may even find yourself in a stretcher headed to a hospital without knowing how you got there in the first place.
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
Title IX is an Important Resource for Students, Parents, and Harassment Lawyers
Title IX is a federal law that affects all areas of education, including recruitment, admissions, and what happens in classrooms. Per this crucial law, students, teachers and others in the system are granted protections from sexual harassment or bullying due to sex or gender identity. If protections are not upheld it is crucial that an injury lawyer is consulted to ensure those involved have an understanding of the law, what it means, and how they can rectify the problem. 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 Injury Lawyer Shares Safety Tips
As a Bay Area parent, you spend a lot of time and thought to keep your children safe. As the weather starts to warm up, what should you do (and not do) to stay vigilant? Unfortunately, statistics suggests that spring brings an increase in child accidents. Why is this? What can you do to avoid adding to those statistics? What should you do if your child has already been hurt in a bike crash, sports accident, or a similar scary event? Continue reading
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
Preventing Pedestrian Personal Injury Accidents
Although an increasing number of individuals avoid walking in favor of driving, cycling, or using public transportation, pedestrians continue to comprise a significant percentage of individuals on or near roadways. When Bay Area drivers strike pedestrians, the consequences can be devastating. Continue reading
San Francisco Injury Attorney Explains Importance of PIP Insurance
Few occasions are more frightening or dangerous than a car accident. Regardless of who is at fault, these collisions often lead to extensive injuries or death. Insurance doesn’t always cover the expenses related to such misfortunes, resulting in financial difficulty. 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