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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 limits of the liable party may be less than the value of a […]

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 to learn how to reduce your risk of a crash when driving through these areas. You […]

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 problem is that insurers sometimes use any excuse to try to deny a […]

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 prepared to discuss your claim during a free consultation to help you determine the […]

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, they can hit an oncoming car and suffer serious or even life-threatening injuries. Sometimes, determining […]

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 will be sure to obtain […]

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 that the burden of proof lies with the individual claiming […]

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 Sacramento car accident lawyers discuss what your legal options may be […]

Do I Still Have a Case if the Airbags in my Vehicle Never Deployed During a Crash?

Airbags are meant to offer protection from severe injury during a serious crash. However, there are some accidents in which they do not deploy. This often raises questions about whether injury victims may still be able to pursue compensation. Our car accident lawyers in the Sacramento area are prepared to discuss the facts of your claim during […]

What Can Be Used as Evidence to Prove Liability in a Car Accident Claim?

Liability is one of the central issues in any car accident claim. Victims and their attorneys need to prove the other driver or another party is liable if they hope to recover compensation. Your attorney will need to collect evidence that links the other driver’s liability to the crash. It helps to have an experienced […]

Can I Recover Compensation for a Drugged Driving Accident?

Accident victims who were injured due to the negligent actions of another driver have the legal right to pursue compensation for their damages. This means that if your injuries were a result of a drugged driver’s negligent actions, you may be able to file a claim through that driver’s liability insurance. Our Sacramento car accident attorneys are […]

Who May Be Liable for a Crash Caused by Road Debris?

When drivers fail to properly secure the cargo on their vehicles, it could fall to the road and quickly become a serious hazard for other drivers. Imagine a bungee cord snapping and a mattress flying off a sedan’s rooftop. More than 50,000 accidents are a result of road debris every year, according to the AAA […]