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Evidence That May Be Used to Prove Causation in a Car Accident Claim

Causation is one of the four elements of a negligence claim. When pursuing compensation for your damages, you must be able to prove that the negligent actions of another driver are a direct cause of your injuries. Proving this may require several pieces…

Can I Recover More Than the Insurance Policy Limits?

As the victim of an accident caused by another party’s negligence, you may be able to recover the compensation you need for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. However, there are some instances when the insurance policy…

Staying Safe Driving Through Highway Construction Projects

Driving through a road construction zone can be very dangerous, particularly when road signs, road striping, and directions from workers are unclear. With so many road construction projects in the Sacramento area and throughout the state, it is important…

Common Excuses Car Insurers Use to Deny Claims

Having your insurance claim denied after suffering an injury can be very distressing, especially as your medical and car repair bills pile up. While insurance companies have the right to deny claims, they must provide a valid excuse when they do. The…

Can I Still Recover Compensation for Minor Injuries?

If you were involved in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence and only suffered minor injuries, you may be wondering whether you may be able to file a claim to recover compensation for your damages. Our car accident lawyers in Sacramento are…

Determining Liability for Left-Turn Accidents in California

Left-turn collisions are some of the most common types of motor vehicle accidents. Turning left is one of the most dangerous maneuvers drivers make because they are cutting across traffic heading in a different direction. If drivers are not cautious,…

Common Mistakes to Avoid Making After an Accident

Car accidents may be a common occurrence, but most people do not know what to do when they are injured in a crash. Not knowing what steps to take after an accident sometimes causes injury victims to make mistakes that may lead to their claim being denied…

How a Traffic Citation May Affect a Car Accident Claim

If you, the other driver, or both of you were ticketed after a car crash, it can affect the outcome of a car accident claim. That is why it is so important to obtain a copy of the police report to determine who was ticketed and why. The insurance company…

Proving Liability When a Driver Invokes the Sudden Medical Emergency Defense

When a driver who caused an accident claims he or she had a sudden medical emergency, and he or she can prove it, that driver may not be held liable for your damages under California’s doctrine of imminent peril. However, it is important to understand…

Can I Seek Compensation for Injuries My Pet Suffered in a Crash?

From trips to the beach, the dog park or national parks, people love to travel with their furry friends. Unfortunately, the more time spent with a pet in the car the greater the chances of them getting injured if you are involved in an accident. Our…