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When Should You Worry about a Dog Bite?

When a vicious and dangerous dog bites a human being, serious injuries can result, many of which will require extensive medical treatment. In some cases, these injuries can even be permanent, such as with a scar that develops after a dangerous dog bites a person. If you have suffered one or more injuries in a…

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Living with a Serious Motorcycle Injury

Riding a motorcycle can be an extremely enjoyable experience. However, motorcycle operators and their passengers are prone to serious injuries. This is mainly because motorcyclists have very little protection when they are out on the road. Unlike the occupants of cars and trucks, cyclists do not have a protective outer shell that surrounds them in…

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How Long Do I Have to File a Motorcycle Accident Claim?

Victims of motorcycle accidents in California have a period of two years from the date of their accident in which to file a claim or lawsuit seeking monetary damages. If the accident victim does not file his/her claim or lawsuit within this two-year period time frame, then damages will not be recoverable. Although there are…

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Can I Sue Uber for an Accident?

Ridesharing companies, like Lyft and Uber, are slowly replacing taxicab companies as the primary means of quick and efficient transportation around California. Both locals and visitors to the state rely upon Uber to get them where they need to go in a timely and efficient manner. However, with the increase in Uber vehicles on California…

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Can I Claim Compensation for a Bike Accident?

Bicycle accidents usually occur because a motor vehicle driver is negligent in some way. The motor vehicle operator, for example, might have been distracted and paying attention to his or her cell phone, rather than watching the road. At other times, the driver may have been speeding, running a red light, or violating some other…

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Will Your Injury Case go to Court?

People can suffer serious personal injuries in a variety of accidents, including slip and falls, car and truck accidents, bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents, and pedestrian accidents. In some instances, the at-fault person’s insurance company will offer reasonable compensation for the injuries and damages that you suffered. However, at other times, the insurance company will fail…

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