If you or a loved one is injured in an accident with an Uber or Lyft driver or while riding as a passenger, you may wonder who is liable in a rideshare accident. Knowing who is liable can help guide your legal strategy to seek compensation for your injuries. But collisions involving Uber and Lyft vehicles are often more complex than a typical car accident because it can be difficult to determine responsibility in a rideshare accident.» Read more about: Who Is Liable in a Rideshare Accident: The Driver, Rideshare Company, or Both? »
Category: Car Accident
In California, auto insurance is a legal requirement for every driver on the road. However, some individuals ignore the law and do not carry any liability insurance or do not have adequate coverage to pay for damages in the event of an accident. Pursuing compensation from an uninsured driver after a car accident may not be successful because they don’t have the resources to pay you what you are owed. Knowing whether you can file a claim through your insurance company for uninsured or underinsured coverage is important.» Read more about: How to Deal with an Uninsured or...
California is the third largest state, following Alaska and Texas, and it is by far the most populous. The golden state is vastly different from one end to another, which means there are always plenty of places to go and things to see. California has almost 400,000 miles of roadway, some of which has a dangerous reputation.
California had 14.2 million registered vehicles in 2020, almost double that of the next highest state.» Read more about: Drive Safely: Get to Know The Most Dangerous Roads In California »
Based on the Census Bureau’s most recent July 2021 estimate, California has over 39.5 million residents. Millions of residents and guests are on the move in California at any given time. The California Highway Patrol’s most recent report indicates over 187,211 crashes occurred in the Golden State in 2019, resulting in 269,031 injuries and 3,737 deaths. Sadly, the number of traffic-related deaths increased to 3,847 in 2020.» Read more about: Who Is Liable for a Rear-End Accident in California? »
A car accident in California can upend your world.
Even a fender-bender can shake you up, leaving you confused about what to do next.
In the immediate aftermath of a car crash, filing an accident report is probably the last thing on your mind. Even if it does occur to you, you might wonder if it’s necessary.
Like many things in life, the answer is that it depends on the circumstances.» Read more about: Do I Have to File a Police Report for a Car Accident in California? »