San Diego Injury Accident Lawyer Blog
A revolution is coming to San Diego and beyond. Car and tech companies are developing cutting-edge technologies to create fully automated motor vehicles. In theory, these advanced technologies will make the roads in Southern California much safer, but the path to getting there might be littered with missteps. Read the rest »
Power lines made the headlines a lot in 2018, especially in California, and the news was rarely positive. Southern California Edison admitted its equipment sparked the Thomas Fire in 2017, which resulted in more than 280,000 burnt acres, over 1,000 buildings destroyed, and two fatalities in Ventura and Santa Barbara. Several other recent fires are suspected to have started because of faulty or downed power lines. Read the rest »
You can never be too careful when it comes to your auto insurance policy. It’s easy to get lost in the numbers and fine print, but those numbers are going to mean something the second you get into a collision. Do yourself a favor and go over your policy with a fine-toothed comb this New Year’s. Read the rest »
It’s a San Diego tradition. Every December, our city is host to one of the premier college bowl games in the country—the Holiday Bowl. This year, they’ve moved the date to December 31st, and are promoting the game as part of the New Year’s festivities. While it’s a great opportunity for residents and out-of-town visitors to watch football and celebrate the holiday, it’s also wise to remember to avoid trouble. Read the rest »
With the first major rainfall of the season, San Diego area roads are snarled with traffic due to accidents. “We have 25 active crashes happening right now, and I haven’t even gotten through all of them,” commented a California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer who was working at the agency’s traffic management center.
Three tractor-trailer trucks spun out on the rain-soaked, northbound lane of Interstate 15 near Camino Del Rio South on November 29th, temporarily shutting down the roadway. One of the big rigs flipped over, spilling its load of tortillas down the embankment. Read the rest »
Being in a car accident is difficult for everyone, but for a young child, it can be especially traumatic. Cars are designed with adults in mind, and children of all ages are more susceptible to serious injuries, even during a minor collision. This can be true even when all safety regulations are followed and car seats are used. Read the rest »
Many people get cortisone injections to help them with shoulder, knee, and other joint injuries after an accidents. In fact, cortisone relieves pain and inflammation in the injury site for most joint pain, and is a proven, conservative method to treat pain and inflammation short of surgery. Read the rest »
It may sound like a foreign dessert, but mass torts are actually an important legal tool to help victims recover damages from large corporations. In this day and age, when every corporation has an army of high-priced lawyers protecting it at every turn, it can be nearly impossible for wronged individuals to come out victorious in a lawsuit. That’s why mass torts are so necessary. They protect regular folks like you and help you get a fair shot in a court of law. Read the rest »
It’s a brave new world out there. One of the country’s largest industries is about to be taken over by machines, as automated driving is set to conquer long-haul shipping in the next quarter-century. But is America ready for driverless vehicles on our nation’s highways? That’s a good question with no easy answer. Read the rest »
You saw their clever commercial on TV. You called the 800 number and talked to an insurance agent. And just like the ad promised, you got an auto insurance quote that “fit your budget.” So, you’re covered, right?
Just because your policy meets California’s minimum requirements doesn’t mean you’ll be taken care of after an accident. After a crash, many drivers are surprised to find out they aren’t covered like they thought they were. To find out what kind of insurance covers what, check out this handy infographic. Read the rest »