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The history of the accident, medical expenses and other costs are voiced to the other party's insurance company in writing. This is called a demand letter.

WHAT IS A DEMAND LETTER IN A CAR ACCIDENT CLAIM?

After a collision causing injuries, it is always a good idea to seek the advice of a legal advocate who is experienced in personal injury claims. It doesn’t matter if it is a car accident or truck or motorcycle crash – the same basics apply. When the wreck was caused by someone else’s negligence or […]

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Statistics show young people between 15 and 24 years of age represent about 14 percent of the population in this country.

DANGER ZONES FOR TEEN DRIVERS: BE AWARE, HELP AVOID A CAR CRASH

Car Accidents… There are very few tragedies worse for a California family than the loss of a loved one unexpectedly. When a car accident injury is the cause, it’s natural for that family to want accountability. It may be that another driver is to blame or the loved one bears some responsibility. Either way, an […]

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Of course, MOST recalls aren't serious. Some are based on something simple like United States labeling regulations that were missed by a foreign manufacturer.

Time Machine Post – CAR ACCIDENT NEWS: 2014 WAS THE YEAR OF THE AUTO RECALL

Even though this is now 2017, as car recalls remain to be a big deal. This post is relevant if you do have an automobile and you have a recall for it, especially one that can compromise you or your families safety. It’s true that a defective car part or design flaw in a truck or […]

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Proving liability begins with investigation and discovery. The police report is a strong document used to prove liability.

HOW DO YOU PROVE LIABILITY IN A CAR ACCIDENT?

We talk a lot about liability, particularly when it comes to car and truck accidents. But what is liability, and how do you go about proving it in a legal situation? Liability for an accident simply means responsibility for the accident. Liability can fall on one or more people or organizations; for example, if a […]

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According to the latest reports, there are now 64 deaths and 108 injuries attributable to the faulty ignition switch in GM vehicles identified as part of the recall.

CAR ACCIDENT DEATH TOLL CONTINUES TO GROW IN GENERAL MOTORS CASE

It’s estimated that the victim settlement fund will likely pay out between $400 million and $600 million in claims in the growing General Motors product liability case. Whatever ends up as the total, it’s a staggering amount of compensation that will, hopefully, help families and individuals recover from their devastating losses. Whether in California or […]

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveals 660,000 drivers were using a cell phone at any given daylight moment during the year its survey was taken – 2011

IS EMPLOYER LIABLE WHEN DISTRACTED WORKER CAUSES CAR CRASH?

On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Car Accidents Texting while driving in California is against the law. It also remains one of the motor vehicle accident causes that continues to be on the rise. More and more states are passing laws dealing with distracted driving; however, statistics reveal 80 percent of crashes are […]

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Often these types of accident cases conclude with successful settlement negotiations.

CALIFORNIA JURY AWARDS $3 MILLION TO CAR CRASH VICTIM

It has taken three years, but a California woman can now breathe a sigh of relief because a jury has awarded her $3.1 million. The then 56-year-old was injured in a car crash on May 10, 2011, and made the choice to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver of the other vehicle. Anyone […]

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Arbitration involves a neutral person who reviews evidence, hears arguments from all sides of the issue and resolves the dispute with a decision.

PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS: OPTIONS TO LITIGATION IN CALIFORNIA

For victims of motor vehicle accidents caused by someone else, there are many options through which they can seek compensation to help them recover. As we’ve noted many times, a skilled advocate can be helpful in negotiating an appropriate settlement from responsible parties. On those occasions when settlement isn’t agreed upon, other legal remedies such […]

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The most relevant piece of the compromise may be the reduction in insurance required for the time between when a driver's app is turned on and a connection is made.

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE PASSES RIDE-SHARING INSURANCE BILL

The California Assembly and Senate recently passed legislation regarding new insurance requirements for ride-sharing businesses in the state. Liability for car accident injury when drivers connected to one of these new businesses are involved has been murky thus far. The focus of the bill is to protect consumers and drivers while not unduly harming businesses […]

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Police report that the driver of the big rig was not intoxicated. He has not been cited or arrested at this time.

BIG RIG CAUSES MULTI-CAR ACCIDENT ON CALIFORNIA ROAD

Although most truck drivers follow detailed safety rules and are careful on the road, big rigs are large machines that can cause severe damage when things go wrong. On July 10, a big rig caused a multiple car accident that injured seven individuals and killed one person. The accident occurred around 7:50 a.m., says California […]

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