Who Is To Blame If I’m Hit By a Car While I’m Jaywalking?

You’re jaywalking and a car hits you. While you were jaywalking, you may not be the only one to blame. Here are the rules you need to know about crosswalk laws in California. The Rights and Duties of Pedestrians Vs. Drivers Per Statute 1959, Chapter 3, pedestrians must yield to vehicles when entering a roadway.… Read More

I Was Bitten and Injured By a Dog. What Should I Do?

Dogs bite an average of 5 million people each year. Mixed breeds, pit bulls, terriers, rottweilers, and German shepherds are responsible for biting people the most, but any dog can bite if it feels provoked, is in pain, or is scared/stressed. Even when you do everything possible to avoid getting bitten, it’s happened. What do… Read More

Can I File A Lawsuit If I’m Involved In An Airplane Accident Or Injured During A Flight?

Injuries on an airline aren’t common. In 2018, the NTSB reported a total of 1,335 accidents. Of those accidents, there were only 408 fatalities. That includes commercial flights, private flights, and general aviation. If you look at the accident rates for commercial flights, it’s low at approximately 3 per 10,000 flights. That doesn’t mean it… Read More

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