Car Accidents

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

Why call an attorney to the scene of your first car accident?

When a driver experiences his or her first car accident, no matter how old the driver is or how long he or she has been driving, it is very disorienting. Whether the collision is a relatively simple fender bender or a more serious injury accident, these are often lengthy, costly matters to resolve. Additionally, the… read more

Teen drivers and car accidents

There are millions upon millions of teenage drivers on the road. While everyone has to start somewhere, it’s important to note that younger drivers often find it more difficult to remain safe. Fortunately, there are many proven methods for helping teenagers become safer drivers. With this in mind, it’s important for both the teens and… read more

California now has limits on GPS use while driving

Teens and adults are involved in fatal accidents in huge numbers each year. California is fighting back against distracted driving with new rules about using Global Positioning System (GPS) devices. Since January 1 of this year, GPS devices and cellphones used for navigation in California must be mounted to the dashboard or in one of… read more

What circumstances put teen drivers at risk for car accidents?

Teenagers between the ages of 16-19 have the highest average crash and traffic violation rate over any other age group of drivers. There are more rules and regulations for young drivers and with good reason. The state of California bans the use of cellphones for anyone under the age of 18; even in hands-free mode…. read more

New technology helps drivers avoid accidents

California residents may be interested to know that according to a projection from the U.S. Census Bureau, there will be roughly 54 million people in America who are 70 and older. Of those in that age group, 80 percent are expected to be licensed drivers, and that number could be even higher if car safety… read more

DUI suspected in California fatality accident

A Sept. 5 car accident has left two children dead and a 36-year-old male driver facing felony charges for suspected DUI. The accident occurred on Highway 166, where the man moved into oncoming traffic while traveling west at a high speed. He reportedly attempted to correct his 2008 Toyota, which caused it to travel into… read more

Intoxication suspected as cause of fatal crash

Police in California say that a drunk driver caused a wrong-way accident in Marin County during the early morning hours of Aug. 19 that claimed the life of a 63-year-old Santa Rosa woman. The allegedly intoxicated driver was also seriously hurt in the crash, which took place on Highway 101 near the border between Marin… read more