Who is Covered by Workers’ Compensation in California?

Workers' compensation is a highly technical business, particularly in California. There are very fine lines between what injuries are and are not covered, and who is eligible to receive benefits. If you have been hurt on the job and/or denied workers’ comp benefits, it’s important to know your rights.   Here we’ll discuss how employees [...]

By | 2015-05-21T15:26:58+00:00 February 16th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

How to Prevent a Dog Bite Accident

We live in a society that harbors a great many pet pooches. The dog ownership trend is only increasing, and the number of dog bites is increasing as well. In 2013, the number of claims against owners for dog bites increased six percent.   When a pup gets out of line, a dog bite claim [...]

By | 2016-12-27T10:15:30+00:00 February 13th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

What to Do in a Hit and Run Accident

A traffic accident is never a good thing. A traffic accident where the other driver is at fault and then leaves the scene is definitely worse, and is also a crime. Hit and run accidents can leave you feeling angry, confused, and unsure of what to do. However, there are steps you can take to [...]

By | 2016-12-27T10:15:30+00:00 November 10th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Street Smarts: 7 Tips for Pedestrian Safety

Every day, 460 pedestrians are injured in traffic-related incidents. In the next hour, possibly while you are reading this, 1 pedestrian will be killed in a traffic-related incident. While motorists must always be on the lookout for pedestrians and do their part to maintain safe roadways by staying alert and in control, pedestrians should practice safe [...]

By | 2016-12-27T10:15:31+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

5 Tips for Preventing Bicycling Accidents

Cycling can be an enjoyable and beneficial pastime. There’s a certain freedom and freewheeling feeling about strapping on your helmet and pumping the pedals. However, cycling is not without its dangers. On average, over 700 cyclists are killed and over 45,000 cyclists are injured each and every year in incidents involving motor vehicles. Here are [...]

By | 2016-12-27T10:15:31+00:00 June 30th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Injury Prevention: Dog Bites

California law holds dog owners responsible for dog bite attacks. Adding a yellow ribbon to fearful or aggressive dogs is one way that dog owners can indicate that an animal should be given space in public.   If you or a loved one was injured by a dog running loose, a dog at the park [...]

By | 2016-12-27T10:15:31+00:00 May 5th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Fatal Traffic Accidents

It is estimated that a person is killed in a fatal traffic accident every sixteen minutes. In 2011 alone, California experienced nearly 3,000 fatal car accidents. Besides the emotional trauma caused by the loss of a loved one, a fatal accident brings with it considerable financial burdens. The loss of another’s income can be life [...]

By | 2016-12-27T10:15:31+00:00 October 18th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

How to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents

The exhilaration of riding a motorcycle is dizzying: just man and machine hugging the curves of the road, zooming past cars stagnant in traffic. When a collision brings the ride to a stop however, the fun is hardly worth it. The best way to handle a motorcycle accident is to never have one in the [...]

By | 2016-12-27T10:15:32+00:00 July 3rd, 2013|Blog|0 Comments