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Not All Insurance Is Created Equal

By Ross Jurewitz on November 2, 2018

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?

Well, maybe.

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 »

Posted in: Insurance Claims

Uninsured vs. Underinsured Motorist: In CA, It’s All the Same

By Ross Jurewitz on October 30, 2018

You can be forgiven for assuming that if you have automobile insurance, you are covered after a collision. Unfortunately, that’s not necessarily the case. Unless you are specifically covered for accidents in which the at-fault driver does not have adequate insurance, you may not be protected. Read the rest »

Posted in: Insurance Claims

Jurewitz Law Group Wins Family $19.15 Million in Wrongful Death Claim

By Ross Jurewitz on October 25, 2018

People who haven’t encountered tragedy before are often unprepared for its aftermath, and the weighty decisions that will be forced upon them. When a family has unexpectedly lost a loved one, they are stricken with shock, and then disbelief. These feelings are followed by grief, and the quest for answers.

What many don’t anticipate is the legal and financial decisions they will face. Read the rest »

Posted in: Firm News

Motorcyclist Killed in Carlsbad Coastline Accident

By Ross Jurewitz on October 16, 2018

The life of a young San Marcos man was tragically lost this past weekend when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a pickup truck. The accident occurred at the 4600 block of Carlsbad Boulevard, and is still under investigation. The rider was only 19 years old and had his whole life ahead of him. Our hearts go out to his friends and family. Read the rest »

Happy Halloween, Oktoberfest, Autumn, Etc. – Stay Safe

By Ross Jurewitz on October 2, 2018

We don’t know about you, but October is one of our favorite months of the year, especially here in San Diego. The weather has started to cool off some and there are plenty of festivals and events around the city that residents and visitors alike are able to take advantage of.

Unfortunately, October also sees more than its fair share of accidents, so it’s important for everyone to take precautions. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Drones: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

By Ross Jurewitz on September 26, 2018

You see them flying in parks and open areas, and they seem like harmless fun here in Southern California. Drones are the latest fad for engineer-minded folks who like building and flying machines. Until now, they have remained a niche hobby. But all that is poised to change. Drones are about to become a part of our daily lives, whether we are ready for them or not in San Diego. Read the rest »

Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go in the Water

By Ross Jurewitz on September 6, 2018

When Jaws came out in 1975, coastal towns everywhere, including San Diego, were gripped with a mania when it came to the water. People had a newfound fear of sharks thanks to the Stephen Spielberg thriller. Over time, as statistics showed shark phobia was (mostly) unfounded, the public flocked back to the water. But now, with water sports enjoying a resurgence in Southern California, there’s a new threat to swimmer safety that has nothing to do with sharks. Read the rest »

Posted in: Product Liability

Signing a Waiver in California Doesn’t Sign Away All Your Rights

By Ross Jurewitz on August 20, 2018

Many people mistakenly believe that by signing a waiver, they’ve given up all of their rights to sue the company that made them sign the waiver. This is not necessarily the case. If you are worried about signing a waiver, you should check with an experienced personal injury attorney beforehand. Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

Beware of (Some) College Student Drivers

By Ross Jurewitz on August 10, 2018

While outsiders may not recognize it as such, San Diego is very much a college town. With prominent universities located throughout the city, including University of California San Diego (UCSD), University of San Diego, San Diego State University, and more, San Diegans are well aware that our traffic patterns are in large part determined by school schedules, and that there’s an uptick in congestion when school is in session. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

Join Us In Welcoming Brian R. Mason, Our New Trial Attorney!

By Ross Jurewitz on July 26, 2018

With his diverse background and unique insight into the human condition, Trial Attorney Brian R. Mason has found the perfect niche for his talents at Jurewitz Law Group. Brian did his undergraduate work in sociology before choosing a law career. He graduated from San Diego’s Thomas Jefferson School of Law in December of 2007 and was admitted to the California Bar just two months later. Read the rest »

Posted in: Firm News

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