What to Know About Wrongful Death Lawsuits

What Qualifies for a Wrongful Death Lawsuit? Wrongful death claims are part of tort law, which is an unintentional act that harms another person; this is different from criminal law involving intentional wrongdoing.  A wrongful death lawsuit is filed when someone dies due to another person’s negligence. The primary objective of a wrongful death lawsuit...

7 Indicators That You Need to Hire a Bakersfield Pedestrian Accident Attorney

How Do I Know if I Need to Hire a Bakersfield Pedestrian Accident Attorney? The purpose of filing a personal injury claim is for victims to be reimbursed for their current losses as well as obtain compensation for anticipated damages that are a direct result of the incident.  Because pedestrian accidents can cause serious damages,...

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About California Electric Bicycle Laws & What Happens After an Accident

A Brief Guide Into California Electric Bicycle Laws With nice weather year-round and as a practical alternative to gas-guzzling cars, the use of electric bicycles has significantly grown in recent years, especially in Southern California. The Golden State has been a big proponent of electric bikes, but there are strict regulations on the classification and...

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Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Offers Assistance After a Hit-and-Run

How a Hit-and-Run Accident Lawyer Can Help You (Even When the  Fleeing Driver Has Not Been Identified) Pedestrian accidents warrant pursuing a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver; hit-and-run accidents are no different. However, proving liability will be more complicated than other types of car accidents.  The unique challenges of a hit-and-run accident make...

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California Trucking Regulations

How Trucking Regulations in California Affect Your Insurance Claim Like any other motor vehicle traveling on California highways, a commercial truck driver must abide by traffic laws. In addition to this, the state has also implemented additional regulations. Here is an overview of those laws and why they significantly affect how much compensation you are...

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How Is a Personal Injury Settlement Paid Out in Bakersfield, CA?

About a Personal Injury Settlement A common deterrent that prevents personal injury victims from filing insurance claims is the anticipated stress of undergoing legal proceedings–more specifically, how they will obtain their personal injury settlements.   To better understand the processes and procedures of a personal injury case, here’s an overview of what happens after a claim...

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How to Evaluate a Bakersfield Bicycle Accident Lawyer Before Hiring

Why Hire Bicycle Accident Lawyers in the First Place? Bicycle accidents are a unique type of personal injury case because they don’t quite fall into the category of motor vehicle accidents, nor do they qualify as pedestrian accidents. This can make it difficult for an injured bicycle rider to prove someone else is at fault...

Should You Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer or Handle the Case Yourself?

Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer for My Case? When an employee is injured on the job, the employer is obligated to provide the resources needed to treat that employee’s injuries. This includes medical bills for initial treatment and potential future medical treatment for rehabilitation. If there are any setbacks in this process, an...

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Common Car Accident Injuries That Qualify for Compensation

Car Accident Injuries Bakersfield is ranked as the top city for the worst drivers in the US. To make matters worse, the city also has a few highly hazardous intersections, like Gosford Road and Ming Avenue, as well as the intersection of Real Road and Wilson Road. Car accident injuries can have long-term consequences on...

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