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
Recent Verdict Update
After a five day jury trial, Haffner & Morgan, LLP obtained a $101,000.00 verdict in an insurance bad faith trial against State Farm Insurance. The jury agreed that our client’s homeowner’s insurance claim was improperly denied and handled in bad faith by State Farm. After attorney’s fees and expert costs, which State Farm now...read more
How to Request Records Without Using 3rd Party Copy Service
A recent local appellate decision in our 4th District, 1st Division, Court of Appeals, finds that medical record request fees which exceed the limits set in Evidence Code section 1158 are not in violation thereof because attorneys create their own agency relationship with copy-services where they proceed to pay invoices received after submitting record requests to...read more
Whose Insurance Should I Use to Fix My Car?
If the other driver is at fault, you should almost always try to use the other person’s auto-insurance to get the property damage to your car fixed. Ultimately, their insurance will be paying the bill anyway. By opening a property damage claim with the at-fault driver you are cutting out the middle-man. Using the...read more
Can I Sue Uber After an Accident?
Yes, if you’ve been involved in a car accident while riding in a lyft or an uber you may be able to sue the rideshare company. For your lawsuit to be successful against Uber or Lyft, you will have to show that they had a duty to you, that they breached (violated) that duty,...read more
Post Traumatic Epilepsy – Frequently Asked Questions
Brain Injury & Epilepsy FAQ What is Epilepsy? According to the Epilepsy Foundation , “Epilepsy is a chronic disorder, the hallmark of which is recurrent, unprovoked seizures.” Typically, patients are diagnosed with epilepsy when their seizures were not the result of a reversible medical condition (such as withdrawals or low blood sugar). These epileptic seizures are...read more