Category Archives: Accident
Understanding California’s Comparative Fault Law For Personal Injury Claims
Accidents are a part of life around California’s Bay Area, and they can often lead to injuries far worse than a skinned knee or bruised elbow. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), accidents result in more than 200,000 fatalities every year, ranking at #4 among the leading causes of… Read More »
Defenses That Can Reduce Or Bar Compensation In California Accident Cases
When you were injured in an accident that was not your fault, your legal claim is usually based upon the theory of negligence under California law. You need to show that the responsible party caused the incident through a breach of the legal duty to exercise reasonable care. Regardless of whether it was a… Read More »
What Are The Three Types Of Monetary Damages In California Accident Cases?
When you were hurt in a car collision, truck or motorcycle crash, slip and fall, or other type of accident, you probably know that you have options to pursue the responsible party for damages. However, you may not give much thought to the different types of compensation available under California law. State statutes on… Read More »