8 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer  Working with a personal injury lawyer can be very beneficial if you or a loved one was injured in an accident due to negligence. Personal injury lawyers are specialized in tort law, which covers most civil lawsuits. Negligence, intentional harm, and strict liability are the three main categories of tort law.  If you suffered an injury in a motor vehicle or workplace accident, […]

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Orange County Is Cracking Down on Dangerous E-Bike Use

New E-Bike Regulations in Orange County Due to a surge in e-bike accidents and complaints about people misusing electric bicycles, Orange County is implementing new e-bike restrictions on county trails and roads. Local leaders have debated for years how to handle one of the most popular non-automobile vehicles in Orange County, which residents say is regularly misused.  A popular debate is how e-bike speed levels should be regulated. While some […]

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California Window Tinting Laws: What to Know

California Window Tint Law Many drivers like tinted windows for privacy or to keep out the hot California sun. Yet, it’s important to understand the legal restrictions in California regarding window tinting. Having tinted windows over the legal amount can result in a citation. Also, tinted windows can lead to an accident if the driver cannot see out of their vehicle.  For more information regarding California window tint law and […]

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Do Pedestrians Always Have the Right of Way in California?

Do pedestrians have the right of way? Under California law, pedestrians do not always have the right of way. In certain situations, pedestrians can be found liable for a pedestrian accident. Whether you’re driving or walking around in Santa Ana or the greater Orange County area, it’s important to know pedestrian right-of-way laws. Our Santa Ana pedestrian accident attorney can help you pursue a personal injury claim against the negligent driver. […]

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Why Do Bicycle Accidents Happen?

Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents In a normal bike accident, a rider falls off their bike and scrapes a knee or elbow. However, a bike accident involving a motor vehicle typically results in much more serious injuries or death. Cyclists are vulnerable and at risk of suffering head injuries, back injuries, and broken bones in a collision. While each bike accident is different, there are common causes of bicycle accidents […]

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in California?

Wrongful Death Lawsuit California If you have experienced a sudden and unexpected death due to someone else’s negligence, the last thing on your mind might be hiring a lawyer. But it may be in your best interest to consult with a wrongful death lawyer to explore your legal rights and options for a wrongful death lawsuit.  Before you speak with a lawyer about your loved one’s death, you must understand […]

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What Are My Legal Rights if I’m Hit by a Car While Walking?

Hit By a Car While Walking in California  Walking is a great way to exercise. It is low-impact, accessible, and good for overall health. However, walking the streets of Santa Ana can be dangerous, too. Speeding, distracted driving, and impaired driving can turn an innocent stroll into a deadly one. When negligent drivers fail to drive safely and watch out for pedestrians, they cause serious injuries and death to the […]

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Can I File a Lawsuit for a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Santa Ana Personal Injury Attorney Every 9 seconds, someone sustains a brain injury in the United States. A brain injury can have long-lasting complications and effects on the victim and their family. A traumatic brain injury is one of the most common types of injuries from a motor vehicle accident. Drivers and passengers of vehicles, as well as pedestrians and bicyclists, may suffer from serious injuries in a collision. If […]

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When to Hire a Workers’ Comp Lawyer in California

When to Hire a Workers’ Comp Lawyer If you sustained a work-related injury, you may be wondering if you should hire a workers’ compensation lawyer. An experienced attorney can prove very useful if you have a pre-existing condition or your employer denies your claim. However, if you have a minor injury with no complications or you missed very little time from work, you may not need a workers’ compensation attorney. […]

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How to Avoid the 7 Most Common Mistakes After a Car Accident

Common Mistakes After a Car Accident  Car accidents happen daily. There is no way around it. On average, there are over 6 million car accidents every year in the U.S.  After a car accident, feeling overwhelmed is completely normal. You may also be unsure of what to do next, or how to protect yourself. However, making the wrong decisions after an auto accident can have serious consequences for your health, […]

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