What Happens When a Stoned or High Driver Causes a Car Accident?

With 2019’s Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act, California legalized marijuana for adults 21 or older. People who meet the age requirement are allowed to have up to 28.5 grams of the plant and 8 grams of a concentrated form. It remains illegal to drive while under the influence. What if you’re in… Read More

5 Things You Never Knew About Medical Malpractice

The number of reported medical malpractice cases is dropping. In 2001, there were more than 16,000 claims. Just 15 years later, that number had dropped by close to half. That doesn’t mean medical malpractice can’t happen to you or your loved ones. When it does, the physical and emotional trauma can seem overwhelming. Here are… Read More

What Types of Injuries Does Car Insurance Cover?

Most drivers carry car insurance. A car insurance policy may cover these areas: Liability for bodily injuries (medical costs, lost income, and funeral/cremation expenses) Property damage Uninsured/underinsured drivers Collision Comprehensive Medical payments/personal injury protection Towing and roadside assistance Rental reimbursement State laws generally require people to carry liability. Other coverage forms are optional. Many drivers… Read More

What Are Your Legal Rights After an Accident Involving a Commercial Truck?

The size and weight of commercial trucks increase the risk of serious injury if you’re in an accident with one. In 2017, there were approximately 13.2 million commercial trucks and buses registered in the United States. That same year, there were 121,000 crashes with injuries involving large trucks and buses. There were 4,889 fatal crashes… Read More

I Was Injured in a Hit and Run Accident. What Should I Do?

After an accident, you usually swap insurance information with the other driver/s. The investigation goes on and insurance companies pay for medical bills, repairs or replacement of damaged vehicles, and other property damage. In a hit and run accident, you have no idea who the other driver is. What do you do then? If You’re… Read More