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It’s Scholarship Time – Apply Now to Take Charge of Tomorrow

By Ross Jurewitz on April 9, 2019

Spring is here, and prospective college students in California and around the country are visiting campuses, studying brochures, and anxiously digging through the day’s mail for the coveted acceptance letter. In essence, they are poised to engage in one of life’s most important journeys—getting an education that will ultimately lead to a fulfilling future. Read the rest »

Posted in: Firm News

An Introduction to Gap Insurance in California

By Ross Jurewitz on March 19, 2019

Many people are confused by gap insurance. This probably has to do with the name. People hear gap and assume it means insurance that covers the gap between what your insurance covers and the actual costs of your claim. While this is approximately true, “gap” in this instance actually stands for Guaranteed Auto Protection, a fact most people don’t realize. Read the rest »

Posted in: Insurance Claims

Tow Truck 101 in San Diego

By Ross Jurewitz on March 10, 2019

Getting your car towed and/or impounded in Southern California is a confusing, time-consuming, and expensive process. Before it happens to you, there’s no way you can imagine how difficult it can be to get your car back without paying an arm and a leg. It will likely leave you wondering just how these towing companies are getting away with highway robbery. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

What Ross Has to Say About Insurance (and Car Accidents)

By Ross Jurewitz on March 3, 2019

Ross Jurewitz, founder of Jurewitz Law Group in San Diego, has a lot to say about auto insurance companies… and most of it’s bad. He and his team want to remind you: Don’t Get Screwed. After a crash where someone gets hurt, insurance companies know how much it costs to go to the hospital, get physical therapy, miss work, and start functioning again. That’s why they try to make you settle RIGHT NOW, and sign away your rights.

They’re not your neighbors—they’re multi-billion-dollar corporations. Read the rest »

Posted in: Insurance Claims

A Brief Legal Overview of Zoo Injuries

By Ross Jurewitz on February 20, 2019

We’ve all seen the headlines: children falling into zoo enclosures and animals getting out of their cages and going on a rampage. Are these incidents really as common as the Internet makes them seem? In other words, do you need to think twice before visiting San Diego Zoo? Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

Self-Driving Trucks Invade San Diego

By Ross Jurewitz on February 12, 2019

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 »

Posted in: Truck Accidents

Who’s Responsible for a Downed Power Line in San Diego?

By Ross Jurewitz on January 16, 2019

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 »

Posted in: Burn Injury

Top Reasons to Review Your Insurance Policy for New Year’s

By Ross Jurewitz on January 2, 2019

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 »

Posted in: Insurance Claims

Happy Holiday Bowl in San Diego

By Ross Jurewitz on December 31, 2018

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 »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Rainy Weather Leads to Tortilla Spill on the 15

By Ross Jurewitz on December 3, 2018

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 »

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