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Evidence a Driver May Have Run a Red Light Before Your Crash

Accidents involving running a red light were responsible for 846 deaths in the U.S. in 2018 alone. If you believe your accident was caused by another driver running a red light, certain evidence may help your lawyer prove this claim. Below, the Arnold…

How is Fault Determined When a Car Hits a Bicyclist?

Because cars are larger and faster than bicycles, the driver of the vehicle is often assumed at fault for any collision involving a bike. However, bicyclists can also be to blame for accidents. They have rules to follow just like drivers and violating…

What Happens if I Was in an Accident with an Out-of-State Driver?

There are additional considerations with an accident case involving an out-of-state driver. Do California insurance laws apply to these claims, or is the other driver subject to the laws of his or her state? What happens if the other driver does not have…

Common Misconceptions About Filing Car Accident Claims

The average person tends to have misconceptions about the legal process of filing a car accident claim. Unfortunately, this misinformation can cause accident victims to make decisions that may hurt their claim or their credibility. Below, learn more…

Do I Have the Right-of-Way When Backing Out of a Parking Space in California?

Busy parking lots that are full of pedestrians and traffic in every direction are a hot spot for car accidents. When a parking lot accident does occur, who is at fault? The answer is usually based on who had the right-of-way. Below, learn more about…

Who Else Besides the Driver May Be Covered by a Car Insurance Policy?

Car insurance is not just for the driver of the vehicle. These policies can cover others too, such as the driver’s spouse or people who live with him or her.  If you were a passenger in a car accident, determining the insurance coverage that may apply…

Can I File a Claim If I Was Hurt in a Crash and Not Wearing a Seat Belt?

If you were hurt in a car accident while not wearing a seat belt, you may assume that you cannot file an insurance claim or lawsuit against the person who caused the accident. However, in the state of California, there are laws that allow injury victims…

Do Car Insurance Policies Cover Passengers Involved in a Crash?

If you are injured as a passenger in someone else’s vehicle, which insurance policy will cover your damages? The answer to this question depends on the circumstances involved in your accident. The experienced auto accident lawyers in Sacramento at the…

Why Do Attorneys Wait Until Treatment Ends to Settle a Car Accident Claim?

You may receive a settlement offer from the car insurance company soon after your accident. While it may be tempting to accept the offer rather than waiting, an early settlement may not be in your best interest. Before accepting a settlement from an…

Do I Have Options if the Insurance Company Undervalues My Injury Claim?

Insurance companies typically offer the least possible amount of compensation to accident victims. If you receive a lowball offer, you may be concerned that the amount fails to fully compensate you for your losses. Below, our Sacramento car accident…