Over the past decade, transportation network companies (TNCs), also referred to as rideshare companies, have undergone tremendous growth. Once a humble San Francisco-based startup, Uber is now one of the most successful companies, not just in the rideshare industry but the whole world, with more than $50 billion in value and operations in over 66 countries and 449… Read More »
Every time we get behind the wheel, we take for granted that we will make it from point A to point B without incident. However, the reality is that there are a hundred things that can go wrong on the road and grind your commute to a halt – that is, unless you’re prepared. There are a number… Read More »
So you’ve been injured in an accident caused by another party and are expecting adequate compensation, enough to cover all of the resulting damages, including medical expenses, lost earnings, pain and suffering, etc. This is why insurance companies exist, to cover people like you in case of an incident, right?
THE INSURANCE COMPANY OFFERED ME A SETTLEMENT. DO I STILL NEED TO HIRE A LAWYER? Don’t accept the insurance company’s initial settlement offer without consulting with an attorney first. If you do, you would certainly resolve your case in quick fashion but most likely end up with insufficient compensation for your medical bills and other damages.
We should always be conscious of the risks we take when operating cars and motorcycles. After all, we must always make an effort to equitably share the roads we travel, regardless of the vehicles we choose to get us to our destinations.
In order to successfully negotiate a full and fair settlement, you need to learn the process and terminology associated with personal injury claims. Otherwise, the insurance adjuster may use their expertise to intimidate or frustrate you into accepting a settlement much lower than your claim is worth. We’ve covered the basics below so you can empower yourself with… Read More »
During the 2015 legislative session, Governor Jerry Brown signed several new traffic-related laws, covering everything from hit-and-runs to earbuds, which went into effect as soon as the ball dropped for 2016. Since these laws affect virtually everyone on the road – from motorists to skateboarders – it is important that you familiarize yourself with them. Here are the… Read More »