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The Basics of Wrongful Death Lawsuits in California

California has a well-defined wrongful death statute. The state’s Code of Civil Procedure, Section 377.60 – 377.62 defines wrongful death and who may file a claim for damages. What is Wrongful Death: When someone, either intentionally or negligently, causes someone to die, the court could find that it is a wrongful death. Even though murder

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What To Know About the Honda Airbag Recall

Driving a car has become a routine part of millions of people’s days. Because of this it’s easy to forget that while our cars are built more safely than ever before, driving can still be a dangerous activity. Even the most careful drivers on the safest roads are not guaranteed to avoid an accident. Despite

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San Luis Obispo Auto Accident Statistics Are Alarming

Six hundred people were killed or injured in auto accidents in San Luis Obispo in 2013 according to the California Office of Traffic Safety. Their website reveals that 78 of those accidents involved alcohol and 23 victims were killed or injured due to drunk drivers under the legal age of 21 years old. Motorcycles accounted

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We Value Client Satisfaction and Welcome Reviews

Are You A Current Or Former Client of James McKiernan Lawyers? We at James McKiernan Lawyers value your input. Your feedback helps us improve the quality of the legal services our law firm provides. It is also useful in helping other individuals looking for a personal injury law firm make their decision when searching for

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I Was Just In An Auto Accident, What Should I Do?

You were just in an auto accident and now you need to know what to do. Unfortunately, many individuals that are involved in an auto accident do not know what to do. Here are some suggestions from the experienced auto accident attorneys at James McKiernan Lawyers: STAY CALM Check for obvious injuries and call for

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What To Do Following An Automobile Accident

If you are involved in an automobile accident due to someone else’s careless driving, you are not alone. Last year 4.4 million Americans were hurt and more than 38,000 were fatally injured on the roadways. As reported by the National Safety Council the three largest causes were alcohol (30.8%), speeding (30.0%), and distracted driving (26%). Your actions following an accident can

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Why You Should Hire a Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Have you been involved in a motorcycle accident and injured because of a careless driver? Maybe someone was texting or distracted when they caused the accident. Perhaps they just weren’t paying attention. This is due to negligence on the part of the other person. Everyday people have accidents caused by no fault of their own,

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Most Frequent Type of Car Accidents

As San Luis Obispo injury lawyers with more than 40 years of experiencing representing car accident victims, we at James McKiernan Lawyers have probably heard about every conceivable type of accident. Simple or gross negligence is the cause in most of these cases. Some of the most common types of accidents that injure our clients

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Involved in an Accident with a Semi-Truck? Call Our San Luis Obispo Injury Lawyers

An accident involving a semi-truck and a motorcycle or passenger vehicle is significantly more complicated than one between private individuals. That is because it can be difficult to determine fault in an accident with an 18-wheeler. Additionally, trucking companies have the resources to hire attorneys and insurance carriers that may try to intimidate accident victims.

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Doreen W

The Staff and Associates at the Law Offices of Mr. McKiernan was wonderful to me after my auto accident last June. They were prompt in correspondence and kept me up to date throughout the process. I am pleased to say after 8 months we settled my claim and my final settlement check quickly. They [READ MORE]

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