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Can Insurers Deny Claims by Blaming Weather?

California has seen significant amounts of rain, resulting in flooding, mudslides and landslides. These weather events have resulted in significant damage to property, injuries to people and even deaths. This raises questions about insurance coverage for damages. Unfortunately, the insurance company may try to deny your claim by blaming adverse weather events. You may be […]

What if I Was Hit By an Undocumented Driver in California?

Unlicensed, uninsured and undocumented drivers cause their fair share of car accidents in California. While you may have heard about legal options for crashes with unlicensed or uninsured drivers, victims of car accidents caused by an undocumented driver may also have some legal options. Below, we discuss the law that allows undocumented drivers to obtain […]

What Are My Legal Options if I Was Hit by an Unlicensed Driver?

To get behind the wheel of a vehicle, you must have a valid driver’s license. Unfortunately, California has a problem with unlicensed drivers. It is estimated that anywhere between one and two million people in the state operate a vehicle without a license. You never know when you might get into a crash with an […]

Can a Passenger File a Claim Against More Than One At-Fault Driver After an Accident?

If you were injured in an accident as a passenger, you have the right to pursue compensation for your damages. You may be able to file a claim against more than one driver if there are multiple parties at fault for the collision. For example, you may have a claim against the driver of the […]

Pursuing Compensation After a Car Fire in California

A car fire can be a frightening experience, especially if it occurs after a crash and you are still near the fire or even stuck inside your vehicle. Not only can you suffer a burn injury, but you may also inhale smoke and other toxic fumes. There may be nothing you can do to stop […]

How Could the New Jaywalking Laws in California Affect Pedestrian Accident Claims?

Signed into law on September 30, 2022, the Freedom to Walk Act effectively makes it legal to jaywalk in California. The law goes into effect on January 1, 2023. As this is a significant change, drivers and pedestrians alike should know what effect this new law may have if an accident occurs. If jaywalking is […]

Can Holistic Treatment Be Included in a Car Crash Claim?

Holistic medicine is an alternative to traditional medical treatments or medications. Some people seek this form of treatment after an accident, either as a supplement to traditional treatment or a more effective alternative. Either way, you may be wondering whether you can recover the cost of these treatments in your accident claim. If your injuries […]

What if I Have to Use My Paid Time Off After a Crash Injury?

Some injuries leave accident victims unable to work. This causes victims to use their paid time off (PTO) while they are recovering. Fortunately, you may be able to include this in your lost wages claim and get paid back for the hours you used. However, the insurance company may try to argue that you were […]

How is Liability for a U-Turn Accident Determined?

A U-turn is one of the most dangerous maneuvers one can make in traffic. When making a U-turn, drivers must ensure the road is clear. Heavy traffic and miscalculation can result in a serious accident. Determining who is liable for a U-turn crash may be complicated since there are several factors to consider. Our Sacramento-area […]

What Are the Risks if I Accept a Cash Offer From an At-Fault Driver?

A driver who causes a crash may offer you money at the scene of the accident in hopes that you will not file a claim against the driver’s insurance company or get the police involved. There are various reasons why someone may not want either of these entities involved and usually, none of them are […]

Can I File a Compensation Claim for a Low-Impact Collision?

Many car accidents can leave a lasting impact on the people involved, no matter how minor they may seem. That is why it is important to discuss your crash with a licensed attorney. Even low-impact crashes can cause significant injuries and you may be eligible to seek compensation for damages you suffer. The insurance company […]

Recovering Compensation for Accidents with Moving Trucks

California roads have been populated with a lot more moving trucks in recent times, significantly increasing the chances of collisions between these trucks and passenger vehicles. Crashes involving large box trucks, often used by movers, can be extremely dangerous due to their size and weight. Call our car crash lawyers in Sacramento today to learn […]