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How Do You Know if a Settlement Offer is Good?

You were injured in an accident, and you decided you were going to skip on the attorney’s fee and handle the case yourself. Many times, clients think that they can go at it alone, but they eventually wind up in my office, saying, “I received an o… Read More
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Can You File a Claim Against the Owner of the Dog that Caused Your Motorcycle Crash?

You’re driving your beautiful motorcycle down the road here in sunny California, and out of nowhere a dog comes and chases you, and you crash.  Can you bring a claim against the owner of the dog? In California, the owners of animals, including dog… Read More
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Insurance Company Case Settlement Delay

A woman was hit by a crane nearly two years ago.  She comes to my office and wants to make a claim.  I have to ask her, “Why did you wait so long?” She and her kids were traveling home from a birthday party and they were hit by a mobile crane a… Read More
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Why Insurance Companies Hire Personal Investigators

Client’s often ask me, I think I’m being followed by somebody with a camera and most likely its from an insurance company.  Why would an insurance company do such a thing?  Well, to be honest with you they are looking for inconsistency between… Read More
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Proving the Other Driver's Speed

You were involved in an accident, and you believe the other driver was speeding.  How do you go about proving that?  At deposition, I will ask these drivers, “How fast were you going at the time of collision?”  I will also ask the drivers, “… Read More
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The Difference Between Mediation and Trail

Often times, people want to know what happens in a mediation session.  Well, a mediation session is a time for the parties to come together and to discuss their commonalities and their differences.  To discuss what is strong about one side of the c… Read More
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Liens for Medical Provider Payment

Will the doctors, hospitals and other medical providers wait for payment until your personal injury case is settled?  The short answer is, “It depends”.  Many times, the emergency room or the doctors who’ve provided treatment to you in the em… Read More
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Can I File a Claim Without an Accident Witness?

You were involved in a car accident, and you don’t have a witness to the crash.  Can you still bring a claim in California?  Well, the answer to that question is, “Most definitely, yes!”  Just because you don’t have one eyewitness doesn’… Read More
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Can I Change Insurance Companies After Starting a Claim?

One of the most common questions I get from clients is, “Now that I have my claim started can I change insurance companies?”  The short answer to that question is, “Yes”.  In California, the insurance companies operate on when the claim… Read More
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Time Restrictions To File A Lawsuit

California, as of April 15, 2015, has required that all lawsuits for personal injuries be brought before or on the second anniversary of the injury-producing event.  So, what does that mean?  As a general rule, you have two years from the time of t… Read More
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