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Average Dog Bite Settlements in California

After getting attacked by a dog, you may be wondering what an average dog bite settlement may look like. While it’s tempting to find estimates on the internet, they often don’t address the full picture. Here’s the truth behind the dog bite settlements in California and the related laws. Dog Bite Statistics for California According to the Insurance Information...

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Are Wrongful Death Settlements Considered Taxable Income in California?

The unexpected loss of a loved one can lead to unimaginable grief. However, this tragic loss can cost you and your family in other ways as well. If the victim contributed to your household, you are likely unprepared to cover their share of expenses or take on their household responsibilities after their death. In California, certain surviving family members...

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Most Dangerous Intersections in Los Angeles County

It’s no secret that Los Angeles has some of the worst traffic in the United States. According to data from TomTom, LA is the second most congested city in the country, right behind New York City. This not only results in lost time for drivers but also increases the risk of an accident. Unfortunately, many of these crashes lead...

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Who’s at Fault in a T-Bone Car Accident in California?

A T-bone accident can result in serious injuries, costly medical bills, and lifelong complications from the collision. In many cases, you can recover compensation after a T-bone accident. Fault-based states like California allow injured victims to file personal injury claims against the responsible party to recover for their losses.  Determining fault in these cases can be very difficult. If...

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Are Older Cars Safer Than Newer Cars: Los Angeles Crash Statistics

With so many different people on the road, you frequently come across drivers with older vehicles. You may even own an older car simply because it’s reliable, unique, or cheap. Some assume that older vehicles are much safer than newer cars because they have a strong body or don’t drive as fast. But are old cars safer than new...

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Proposition 213

First, it says you shouldn’t reward uninsured motorists, drunk drivers, and criminals for breaking the law. The proposition drew attention to “lawbreakers” recovering damages from law-abiding citizens for injuries they sustained due to crimes they committed prior to the enactment of this law. This law protects people who have been affected by a car accident, where the cause of...

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If You’re A Person Without Legal Documents in the United States

As you know, your undocumented status is somewhat controversial in the United States. However, California has a long history of protecting the rights of undocumented people, especially when it comes to filing personal injury claims. A plaintiff’s immigration status is not admissible at trial in California, nor is the defendant or defense attorneys allowed to discover this information. This...

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Recommendations in Case of a Car Accident

1. Find Out if Someone is Injured Never leave the scene of an accident, no matter how minor. Security is the most important; the rest can wait. Make sure everyone is okay and get medical attention if you or someone else needs it. 2. Find a Safe Place for You and Your Vehicle If you are not injured and...

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Drivers Under the Influence of Alcohol

It goes without saying that drinking and driving poses a serious safety hazard to everyone who is operating a vehicle on the road. If you were injured in a car accident caused by a drunk driver, you may be eligible to file a legal claim with an injury attorney for damages against that driver. Experienced personal injury attorneys understand...

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Whiplash Injury

Whiplash injury is an injury caused by a severe jerk to the head, typically in a car accident. It may take several hours for symptoms to start after injuring your neck. The most common symptoms of whiplash are: Neck pain and stiffness, Headaches, Chronic pain in the neck, shoulders, or head, Dizziness, Concentration and memory problems. At Weinberg Law...

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