We know that being injured in a car accident can lead to considerable expenses.

Aug 25, 2017 rooney 0 comments
AGGRESSIVE ACTION IS VITAL AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT INJURY

In our last post, we discussed how self-driving cars might alter the scope of personal injury claims when those cars are involved in an accident. That brings up an important point about personal injury claims — determining who is at fault is one of the most important steps in the case. We can help you […]

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According to reports, all three individuals in the Google car were treated at the hospital for injuries; the driver of the second car was also treated.

Aug 14, 2017 rooney 0 comments
SELF-DRIVING CARS CREATE LIABILITY QUESTIONS

At no other time, the self-driving vehicles coming out from Apple Computers, Uber, Tesla, Google and more, is one of the biggest topics of our generation. Future roads are likely to be highways straight out of science fiction. Airborne cars may not be something we’ll see in the next few decades, but self-driving cars are […]

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Proper nutrition to maintain a healthy body and mind is promoted by the DMV. A checklist can be accessed that will help seniors determine if they should talk to their doctors about any issues.

Aug 02, 2017 rooney 0 comments
SENIORS ON THE ROAD, A CALIFORNIA PERSPECTIVE

Good communication is one of the best tools a group of people can have. Whether it is an attorney and his or her client, family members, employers, and staff or doctors and patients, with solid communication skills, issues can be resolved. An area of California life that can benefit from this thoughtful approach is highway […]

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Chico residents may not have to deal with snow removal issues, but we can understand the question at hand.

Jul 24, 2017 rooney 0 comments
PLAINTIFFS AND DEFENDANT AWAIT JURY’S DECISION ON FATAL CRASH

Sometimes, car accidents are inconvenient. When they are devastating to families because someone is killed or severely injured, recovery takes on a completely different perspective. Life-altering ramifications can lead to a need for someone or some business to be held accountable. Insurance companies might settle, but sometimes, it takes courtroom presentation of the facts to […]

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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.

Jul 14, 2017 rooney 0 comments
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.

Jun 29, 2017 rooney 0 comments
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.

May 14, 2017 rooney 0 comments
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.

May 05, 2017 rooney 0 comments
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.

Apr 28, 2017 rooney 0 comments
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

Mar 30, 2017 rooney 0 comments
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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