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California Enacts the Nation’s Highest Statewide Minimum Wage Increase

San Francisco Among First California Cities to See Higher Minimum Wage

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On April 4, 2016, both California and New York enacted laws raising minimum wage to $15 per hour. New York’s law makes exceptions for different regions of the state, but California’s increase will apply to everyone (in time). There are several important aspects of the bill that may affect employment law in the coming years. Continue reading

The App That Could Prevent Bicycle and Motorcycle Accidents

BikeShield Hopes to Reduce Accidents in San Francisco and other Top Bicyclist Metros

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When you’re riding your bike or motorcycle in the Bay Area, especially on our famous crooked and steep streets, you are always on high alert (or at least, you should be!). Since they can be difficult to see, these small vehicles are more vulnerable to accidents. Before you know it, you’re hit by an oncoming driver who “never saw you coming,” seriously injured and in search of an Oakland personal injury lawyer. What tools are there to help you protect yourself? Continue reading

Tips to Avoid Pedestrian Accidents and Injury

The personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Daniel Vega are deeply invested in helping to reduce the pedestrian accident rate here in the Bay Area. Whether you recently got injured in a crash at an intersection – due to driver error, jaywalking, or an unusual combination of factors – or you’re just looking to improve your safe walking IQ, here are 3 tips to memorize. Continue reading

4 San Francisco Motorcycle Safety Tips

Avoiding Bay Area Motorcycle Accidents

San Francisco motorcycle accident lawyer Daniel Vega and his team understand that crashes take a toll not just on victims but also on families of injured people. So what can riders do to be safer on the road and reduce their likelihood for getting into serious injury crashes? Here are four important insights. Continue reading

What Causes Bay Area Commercial Truck Accidents?

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

How Common Are Bay Area Bicycle Accidents?

From: a San Francisco Bicycle Accident Lawyer

A typical Bay Area bicycle accident lawyer can quickly rattle off disturbing statistics about bike crashes in the San Francisco, Bay Area. For instance, in 2010, 618 people lost their lives in bike crashes in the U.S. That marked a major decrease (believe it or not) from the 1995 fatality numbers (830). Continue reading