Injury Law Blog

Is Lane Splitting Legal in California?

Lane-splitting, also called “white lining,” is the act of passing between adjacent lanes of moving traffic. Understandably, many jurisdictions consider this a dangerous practice and have specific laws prohibiting lane-splitting. Other jurisdictions recognize that lane-splitting can be a life-saving maneuver in some traffic patterns and have clear guidelines stipulating when and how lane-splitting can be… read more

How to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents are incredibly damaging. A motorcycle offers its operator virtually no protection from crash forces, unlike an enclosed passenger car with body panels and a sturdy frame to cushion the impact force from a crash. All motorcyclists should know how to prevent motorcycle accidents. While it is impossible for any rider to fully anticipate… read more

What Should I Do After a Motorcycle Accident?

A motorcycle accident can be a traumatic, damaging experience. Even a low-speed collision can result in serious injuries and substantial economic damages. If you or a loved one own a motorcycle and ever experience an accident, it is crucial to know what to do following the crash. The steps you take immediately after an accident… read more

Driving in Hot Weather

All drivers have a responsibility to follow the rules of the road, drive safely, and maintain safe practices for current conditions. Every driver will inevitably need to drive in inclement or unpleasant weather at some point. While many drivers dread the thought of driving through snow, many others find it equally unbearable to drive in… read more

Electric Scooter Laws in California

Electric scooters and rideshare services that offer limited-use electric scooters to the public for a fee are quickly becoming common alternatives to walking and using public transportation in many major cities across the country. Residents of Los Angeles, San Francisco, and other California cities have likely seen electric scooters from rideshare companies like Bird, and… read more

California Good Samaritan Law

In 2013, California became the tenth U.S. state to implement a Good Samaritan Law, which provides limited prosecutorial immunity to people who seek emergency medical services on behalf of a person suffering a drug overdose. California Health and Safety Code 1799.102 outlines this law and all California residents should be familiar with how it works… read more

How to Deal With an Insurance Claims Adjuster

Every driver will likely need to file an insurance claim at some point for a car accident. Thousands of car accidents happen every day in the United States. Drivers must adhere to their states’ laws when it comes to buying appropriate insurance coverage, determining liability for their accidents, and following the procedure of securing compensation… read more

What to Expect Physically After a Car Accident

Even a seemingly minor car accident can cause serious injuries and long-lasting pain. Car accidents may also aggravate preexisting injuries and medical conditions and cause injuries that do not manifest symptoms immediately. It is not uncommon for a driver to leave the scene of an accident feeling unharmed and then be in so much pain… read more

How to File a Police Report in Sacramento

Anyone who suffers victimization from a crime or who witnesses criminal activity should make every effort to report the incident to the police as soon as possible. Filing a police report as soon as possible not only helps ensure the reporter’s memory of the incident is as fresh as possible but also helps an official… read more

Who are the potential defendants in a semitruck accident case?

Plaintiffs who are pursuing personal injury or wrongful death lawsuits should try to name as many defendants as possible since this will help maximize the chances of recovering just compensation. In a commercial trucking accident caused by a negligent truck driver, the potential defendants will include more than just the truck driver. These potentially liable… read more