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

Dec 13, 2016 rooney 0 comments
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.

Dec 12, 2016 rooney 0 comments
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.

Dec 11, 2016 rooney 0 comments
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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Every now and then the statute of limitations is suspended, or tolled, for a period of time.

Dec 09, 2016 rooney 0 comments
HOW DO STATUTES OF LIMITATION IMPACT CAR CRASH OR INJURY CASES?

California residents who haven’t been involved in a car accident or other personal injury claim may not realize there are time limits set by law governing how long they have to file a lawsuit to seek compensation. This deadline is known as the statute of limitations. Generally, once the time runs out a claim isn’t […]

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So-called fender-benders aren't the type of accident meant here.

Dec 08, 2016 rooney 0 comments
WHAT TO DO AND WHAT NOT TO DO AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT

There are a few common sense things one must do after a car wreck in California. First and foremost, injuries must be treated. As we stress on our car accident information page, the moments, hours and days right after an accident can be critical for anyone injured. And we don’t mean just for medical needs. […]

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Sadly a car accident recently claimed the life of a man from Yuba City. His pickup was struck by another pickup.

Dec 05, 2016 rooney 0 comments
COLLISION OF PICKUPS IN YUBA CITY LEAVES 1 DEAD

With so many vehicles on the roads throughout the state of California it is more important than ever those motorists know and adhere to the rules of the roads. When not followed, it is possible that a motor vehicle accident could occur. While many accidents do not result in serious injuries on other occasions devastating […]

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A rise in the number fatal motor vehicle accidents is probably due at least in part to the fact that more drivers are on the road during summer months.

Dec 04, 2016 rooney 0 comments
FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS INCREASE IN SUMMER MONTHS

Each and every time a driver in the Chico area gets behind the wheel to drive somewhere there is the chance that they may be involved in an automobile accident. While car crashes occur throughout the nation every day, according to a recent study, the summer months are the most dangerous. Perhaps unsurprisingly this is […]

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According to the study, funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), providing positive incentives coupled with small penalties was a successful way to eliminate "egregious speed limit violations."

Dec 03, 2016 rooney 0 comments
STUDY FINDS NEW INCENTIVES MAY REDUCE SPEEDING RELATED CAR ACCIDENTS

National Public Radio recently reported on a new study that claims to have found a solution to reduce speeding on our nation’s roadways. The study focused on previous flawed attempts, including flashing signs letting the driver know that they were speeding and what their speed was, using cops to issue speeding tickets and setting up […]

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The death of movie actor Paul Walker and plaintiff's husband on Nov. 30, 2013 was caused by the negligence and false advertising of Porsche

Dec 02, 2016 rooney 0 comments
CALIFORNIA CRASH KILLS STAR, FRIEND; PORSCHE BLAMED

A widow claims her husband was driving his car at 55 mph when he lost control, and it crashed. Police and engineers from the automobile manufacturer collaborated in an investigation. They reportedly concluded 94 mph was the speed on impact, and no mechanical malfunction of the Porsche Carrera GT was revealed. A California jury trial […]

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Another reason highlighted in the study concentrates on the construction of safety features in most automobiles.

Dec 01, 2016 rooney 0 comments
SOME CAR ACCIDENTS MORE DANGEROUS FOR HEAVIER OCCUPANTS

It is fair to say that most residents of the United States are aware that weighing too much is not good for their health. In addition to raising the risk of diseases such as certain cancers, diabetes and heart disease, the extra weight can also cause strain on other body parts such as knees, making […]

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