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What to Do After a Car Accident in San Diego That Was Not Your Fault

It is normal to wonder what to do after a car accident that is not your fault. A car accident comes out of nowhere; many people have not thought about what to do until the moment they are in the middle of one. But knowing what to do—and what not to do—is extremely important. It Read More

Is it Worth Getting a Lawyer to Handle Your Car Accident?

A car accident can change your life. When you sustain serious injuries, you must make immediate decisions that inevitably affect your future. In difficult situations, people often turn to experts by instinct. It makes sense when you want the best results. You seek medical treatment from skilled physicians and surgeons. You find the best body Read More

I Was in a Three-Car Accident—Who Pays My Damages?

When you get into a car accident, your first worry may be your injuries. Once you start to recover, or after you are well enough to be released from the hospital, you begin to realize the fallout of the accident in lost wages, medical expenses, and other life-changing impacts. It is often easy to determine Read More

How Dangerous Are Sideswipe Collisions in San Diego?

Auto accidents: head-on or rear-end collisions, T-bones. These come to mind when thinking about traffic accidents. Sideswipe collisions, on the other hand, are often associated with the latest action movie when a police car or criminal chases another vehicle and tries to run it off the road. Many don’t realize they are a more common Read More

Speeding Is a Factor in Almost 25 Percent of San Diego County Traffic Accidents

Speeding is not typically a direct cause of a traffic accident, but it factors into many traffic accidents in San Diego and throughout the nation. Speeding creates an environment where vehicles are more likely to crash, and drivers are more likely to suffer severe or fatal injuries. Below we take a closer look at the Read More

7 Reasons Why Car Accidents Occur in San Diego

Every year, hundreds of people die in San Diego vehicle accidents, and many more incur serious injuries. If you have recently been involved in a San Diego car accident, you might be uncertain about the cause of the accident, especially if law enforcement is still investigating it. The cause of a car accident ultimately determines Read More

San Diego Rear-End Collision Injuries

If you live in San Diego, you understand how the city itself contributes to high numbers of rear-end collisions. California leads the nation in fatal accidents, which is unsurprising considering the large population, high rates of tourism, large number of registered vehicles, and the resulting traffic issues. San Diego ranks as the second most populous Read More

Can I Claim Anxiety After a Car Accident?

Car accidents happen every day and are one of the most common traumatic events people suffer. The average driver is in a car accident about once every 18 years, so throughout a lifetime the average person will experience about four car accidents. Everyone responds to accidents differently. For some people, the emotional trauma can last Read More

The Most Common Types of San Diego Accidents

San Diego roads see extreme congestion, though not as much as our metropolitan neighbor to the north, Los Angeles. Still, car accidents occur regularly on I-5, I-15, and other roadways throughout the area. While most of these accidents prove minor, even those minor crashes can cause serious injuries. The number of car accidents in San Read More

San Diego Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics

A motor vehicle accident can turn involved individuals’ lives upside down. One minute you’re turning on Market Street and 6th Avenue, and the next, you’re flying through your windshield because a distracted driver rammed into you—only to wake up to horrifying injuries, debilitating pain, and endless worries for you and your family. If you or Read More

San Diego Car Driver Fatigue: The Hazards You May Face on the Road

Driver fatigue poses a serious hazard for drivers every day. Many drivers each year confess to driving while tired or even to falling asleep behind the wheel. Unfortunately, driver fatigue can have serious overall impacts on drivers’ ability to handle their vehicles safely. Many of the effects of driving while fatigued can show a similar Read More

San Diego Car Accidents Scenarios: Who’s at Fault?

Anyone familiar with car accidents understands the trauma associated with the speed and fury at which accidents seem to occur. What may occur in only two or three seconds can feel like a lifetime during an accident. Law enforcement generally makes the initial determination on who faces liability for an accident and how the accident Read More

Important Steps Following a San Diego Car Accident

Experiencing a serious car accident caused by a negligent driver is traumatic. The injuries you suffered can alter your life forever, all because a San Diego driver failed to obey traffic laws and regulations. If this happened to you, contacting a California car accident attorney as soon as possible is an important first step to Read More

San Diego Road Rage

When Another Driver’s Anger Causes You Serious Harm Sharing busy San Diego streets and highways, particularly I-5, I-8, and I-15, requires a calm demeanor and patience. No one enjoys sitting in traffic jams or other circumstances that delay us in reaching our destinations. When other drivers are running late for work or an appointment, their Read More

San Diego Rear-End Collisions

Key Facts You Should Know Although rear-end collisions can occur anywhere in San Diego, some of the more common locations for this type of crash include El Cajon Boulevard and 36th Street, Broadway Road and 5th Avenue, and Interstate 5. These roads often have dim lighting, speeding cars, and inadequate street designs that make them Read More

San Diego Drunk Driving Accidents

Drunk driving remains amongst the leading causes of death on US roads. About one-third of all traffic-related deaths in the country can be traced back to alcohol impairment. Here in San Diego, we face some unique risk factors that make drunk driving accidents more likely. Below, we cover some of the reasons why drunk driving Read More

Causes of San Diego Car Accidents

San Diego is the second most populous California city, with just over 1.4 million people. It is also on the coast and has many attractions, which encourage tourists to visit. While many people fly in, they rent vehicles so they can get from place to place. This significantly increases the traffic on the streets, which Read More

Reckless Driving in San Diego

Reckless driving can lead to tragic, and sometimes fatal, accidents. San Diego’s busy streets and growing population make it prone to serious motor vehicle accidents, often caused by one or more drivers’ reckless behaviors. If you were in an accident with a reckless driver, you should always seek medical attention, even if you believe your Read More

How Much Will I Get for Pain and Suffering From a Car Accident?

A car accident can inflict a wide range of injuries that vary in their type, impact, and expense. Victims of car accidents frequently may obtain compensation for their injuries by taking legal action with the help of an experienced lawyer. In those cases, the compensation they secure could include payment for pain and suffering. Let’s Read More

How Much Money Can a Passenger in a Car Accident Get?

As a passenger who got injured in a car accident, you deserve compensation from anyone who caused the crash or should face legal accountability for it. It’s natural to wonder how much money you can get for your injuries and losses. Here is how lawyers for car accident victims figure out how much money you Read More

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