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What to Do If You Were Injured in an Uber Accident


If you were injured in an Uber accident, you may be wondering what to do next.  Here are some practical steps to follow to preserve your legal rights: Take photos of the accident and all vehicles involved. Call the police and obtain a police report. Record the ID and contact information of all persons involved […]

Swimming Pool Safety in California

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Even a momentary lapse in judgment can result in drowning or other serious injury when at or near a swimming pool.  As such, California imposes a variety of rules known as the Swimming Pool Safety Act on the owners of swimming pools.  The Swimming Pool Safety Act sets out the rules that pool owners must […]

9 Common Questions About California Motorcycle Law


California motorcycle law can be a little confusing. We answer nine of the most common questions we get. Take the quiz and see how well you do! Do I have to wear a helmet to ride a motorcycle in California? California law is clear: all drivers and passengers of motorcycles must wear a helmet which […]

Jury Awards – How Do Juries Calculate Pain and Suffering?

At the end of trial, the judge will give jurors lengthy instructions on how to issue a verdict and calculate damages for your injuries.  One of the components of the jury award will be compensation for pain and suffering.  The amount of money the jury awards you for pain and suffering may vary wildly even […]

Pedestrian Hit by Car


A pedestrian hit by a car usually suffers from catastrophic injuries such as broken bones and damage to the brain and spine.  With many drivers distracted by cell phones and in-car technology, simply crossing the street can be very dangerous.  California law protects pedestrians both inside and outside of crosswalks. Pedestrian Safety Laws Crosswalks and […]