How Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Help With Uber/Lyft Accidents?
With the meteoric rise of rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft in the last decade, fewer people choose public transport, and instead, the roadways are more crowded with private vehicles, including Uber and Lyft vehicles transporting passengers, traveling to pick up passengers, and cruising the streets while waiting for a passenger to request a...read more
How Liability Is Determined in a Rideshare Accident
Determining liability in an at-fault state where it matters who caused an accident is always challenging, but it’s never more complex than when an accident involves a rideshare vehicle like an Uber or Lyft car. Because the large rideshare companies maintain their status as only app companies whose product connects passengers with independent contractors,...read more
How to Determine if a Product is Defective
Most consumers believe the products we commonly buy and use have passed rigorous safety standards and we feel safe using them, but according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 11.7 million injury victims sought emergency room treatment for injuries related to products in 2021. While it’s clear that some products are inherently dangerous—think of...read more
Is the Dog Owner Liable in Dog Bite Claims?
California is a dog-friendly state, with 40% of households including at least one dog. We love our pets, but it’s important to understand that while not all dogs bite, all dogs have the capacity to bite a person at any time. State Farm Insurance alone has paid out over a billion dollars in dog...read more
What are Some Recoverable Damages in a Car Accident?
San Diego is a destination city with historic sites and scenic vistas. But it’s also a high-traffic area where nearly 300 car accident fatalities occurred in 2021. A car accident can have a devastating impact on your life. Dealing with pain, medical procedures, and ongoing treatment as well as the property damage to your...read more
What Are the Different Motorcycle Licenses in California?
California’s mild climate, 1,100 miles of picturesque coastlines, and scenic routes along rugged mountainsides make it a motorcycle-riding dream destination. The bike-friendly temperatures throughout 4 seasons also make California ideal for daily motorcycle commutes to work and school. But riding a motorcycle comes with inherent risks due to the open-air format which leaves riders...read more