The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, well known for crash testing cars to see how well they protect people in an accident, tested the performance of 82 headlights on 31 different cars. The reports were dismal. Only one car tested was rated “Good.” And that was just with LED headlights. The Prius equipped with headlights… Continue reading Your headlights aren’t good enough
San Diego Child Death Car Accident Lawyer Discusses Proper Car Seat Installation According to a new report in the Journal of Pediatrics, up to “43 Percent Of Kids Killed In Car Crashes Aren’t Properly Restrained.” Some estimate as many as 95% of families install their newborn’s car seats improperly. 75% of families face their childrens’ car… Continue reading Properly restraining your children in the car is important
San Diego personal injury and car accident lawyer discusses obtaining a fair offer from the insurance adjuster I probably don’t even have to tell you that getting a reasonable offer from the insurance companies on your own is tough. The insurance companies aren’t in the business of paying out as much as they can. On… Continue reading Getting a fair offer from the insurance adjuster on your own
Will prior injuries or preexisting injuries destroy or affect my injury claim? Not necessarily. Having a preexisting injury isn’t going to destroy your case. When someone causes your injuries, due to their own negligence, they are responsible for the damage they cause. So long as the most recent accident caused your injuries, and you can… Continue reading How do pre-existing injuries affect your San Diego personal injury case
Seat belts are extremely effective in reducing injuries and the severity of those injuries passengers suffer in car accidents. Despite this, many people choose not to buckle up. There are many reasons that show why this is a terrible idea. First, the stats. Seat beat usage reduces injury by up to 50%. Airbags are not… Continue reading Seatbelt usage will reduce injury in car accidents
San Diego Car Accident Attorney Discusses Used Vehicles Under Recall According to research conducted by Carfax, there were 2 million cars advertised in 2012 … that were under a product recall and in need of repairs. And those were just from the cars sold online that Carfax was able to catalog. The real number is… Continue reading Is your car recalled, or in need of repairs?
San Diego Car Accident lawyer discusses what happens when you turn left over double yellow lines In California, what happens when the road has double yellow lines? Can you turn across them? Yes, if there are two solid yellow lines, you can still turn left across them, as long as a few rules are followed.… Continue reading Turning left over double solid yellow lines in California
When does hiring a personal injury lawyer increase the value of the case? Studies by the Insurance Research Council (an insurance organization) consistently show, injured victims who hire attorneys to represent them in their car accident cases recover 40% to 350% more than those who don’t. Why? Because insurance companies hire adjusters to pay you… Continue reading Will hiring a personal injury lawyer increase the value of your case?
I battle insurance companies, adjusters, and defense attorneys on a daily basis. I battle them to fight for justice for my clients, injured victims in accidents caused by someone else. After spending years battling insurance companies and their hired defenders, I learned that they have a playbook that is remarkably similar across all insurance companies,… Continue reading Swimming With Sharks: Dealing with Insurance Companies, Adjusters and Defense Attorneys
The insurance company adjuster is calling you, and they want to “talk.” Do you answer? No. Ok, you can answer the call. But there is no need to tell the insurance company anything. The insurance company is calling you for one thing. To figure out how they are going to minimize any payments to you.… Continue reading The insurance company adjuster is calling you, and they want to “talk.” Do you answer?