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What Are My Rights as a Car Insurance Policyholder in California?

When you purchase an insurance policy, you are granted rights as a policyholder. California has more laws to protect insurance policyholders than any other state in the U.S. Your insurance company must comply with these laws when you file a claim. The…

Is Eyewitness Testimony Important for a Car Accident Claim?

When a vehicle collision occurs, both parties may attempt to prove a lack of fault. In these cases, a neutral, third-party eyewitness may help establish the facts of the case. Who Can be an Eyewitness? An eyewitness can be anyone who was present at…

What is the Difference Between a Verdict and a Settlement?

The main difference between a verdict and a settlement is that one involves a jury trial and the other relies on both parties reaching an agreement outside of court. The car accident attorneys in Sacramento at the Arnold Law Firm have recovered compensation…

Can Injury Victims Change Their Attorney in the Middle of a Claim?

If you are unhappy with your personal injury claim representation, you may be wondering if you can drop your current attorney and find one who will be a better fit for you. Dealing with injury recovery is challenging on its own. Hiring the wrong attorney…

Are Insurance Companies Allowed to Use Surveillance on Crash Victims?

Insurance company profits depend on premiums exceeding the amount paid out for claims. This business model makes adjusters look for reasons to deny or devalue claims, even legitimate ones. Do not be fooled by an insurance adjuster offering to work with…

If the At-Fault Driver Died in the Accident, Can I Still File a Claim?

Fatal car accidents are devastating for everyone involved. When someone dies in a car accident as a result of another person’s negligence, loved ones may be able to pursue damages against the at-fault driver. However, when the at-fault driver doesn’t…

Liability for California Car Crashes in Smoky, Low Visibility Conditions

In recent years, California has experienced devastating wildfires that leave most of the state under a haze of smoke, creating low visibility conditions that can lead to car accidents If you or a loved one are involved in an accident due to low visibility,…

Can an Accident Reconstruction Expert Help Validate My Claim?

Determining liability in a car accident may not be straightforward. An objective third party can help conclude who was ultimately responsible for the accident and who should pay for the cost of injuries. An example is hiring an accident reconstruction…

Who is Liable for a Driverless Vehicle Crash?

Fully autonomous vehicles may be farther away than people think, but many vehicles are already equipped with driver assistance technology that helps drivers with some types of navigation and operation. While this technology has the potential to reduce…

My Driver License is Expired. Can I Still File an Accident Claim?

Operating a motor vehicle without a valid license is against the law, so if you were injured in a car accident while driving with an expired license, you may be unsure how this may affect your ability to seek compensation. Can an Insurance Company Deny…