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What to Do After a Rollover Accident

A rollover accident is often traumatic and life-threatening. When a 3,000-pound automobile rolls off the road, it can crush the occupants inside. In an effort to prevent fatalities and save lives, carmakers have turned their attention to reducing rollover accidents. Today’s cars now come equipped with safety features that help protect drivers and passengers during

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Staying Safe after a Car Accident on a Highway

You are much safer after a car accident on a city street than you are if you get into an accident on a highway. Given the much higher speed limits on California highways, after an accident, your safety is in the hands of people approaching your vehicle at upwards of 60 miles per hour. At

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Determining Fault in a Rear-End Collision in California

Rear-end collisions are common accidents in California. Most people assume that these crashes are always caused by the driver in the back and not the one in front. However, this presumption does not always hold in California. Our San Luis Obispo auto accident lawyers discuss what you need to know if you are involved in

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Injured on New Year’s Eve? Our San Luis Obispo Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help

Celebrating the start of the new year with family and friends can be a joyous time. Parties and festivities often run until the wee hours of the morning. Unfortunately, many of these celebrations involve drinking. This is why New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest nights of the year for drunk driving accidents and

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The Most Common Types of Insurance and Auto Accident Scams

If you’ve ever been involved in a car accident, you know it is among the most traumatic and dangerous events that can happen to you. On top of that, car accidents are expensive, often causing personal injury and property damage. When you’ve been involved in a car crash, you need to spend your time focused

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What Kind of Damages Can I Recover After an Auto Accident?

After a car accident, it is natural to have many questions running through your mind. “How will I pay my medical expenses?” “How can I pay my mortgage if I am unable to work?” “What if I never recover completely?” Fortunately, a San Luis Obispo auto accident lawyer can help you find the answers to

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What Should You Do as a Passenger Injured in a Car Accident?

If you were a passenger injured in a car accident, you deserve compensation. In most cases, you will have an easier case because one or both of the drivers may be liable. When dealing with a personal injury claim, the plaintiff needs to prove liability (party at fault) and damages (the injuries incurred by the

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New California Driving Laws to Know About in 2019

State lawmakers recently passed multiple new laws that went into effect at the start of the year. Failing to follow these laws could put you and others at risk. At a minimum, you could receive a citation or even jail time. To avoid these outcomes, we encourage you to continue reading our blog to learn

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Santa Barbara Boat Fire Leaves 34 Dead

On Labor Day, off the coast of Santa Cruz Island, a fire broke out on the 75-foot diving vessel Conception. There were 39 passengers and crew on board the Conception that morning. Yet, rescuers could only save five crew members; the remaining 34 passengers perished. We do know that all passengers and one crew member

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5 Tips To Prevent Tire Related Accidents

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates show that car accidents are a major cause of injuries and deaths in the United States. According to CDC estimates more than 2 million people suffer injuries in car accidents each year, and 200,000 require hospitalization. An additional 35,000 plus lose their lives during or after the

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