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New Test Could Help Diagnosis Of Concussions In Monterey Car Accidents

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Concussions are one of the most subtle types of personal injuries and can be difficult to diagnose. Unfortunately, they can have long-term impacts on victims of car accidents in Monterey, particularly those involving teens. A new test could aid in making a diagnosis. This is important both in terms of medical care and in… Read More »

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Deadly Head-On Car Accidents In Monterey County: Know The Risks

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Head-on crashes are among the most common types of car accidents in Monterey County. Unfortunately, they are also among the most potentially deadly. They can happen on major highways or on rural roads and, unfortunately, reckless driving is often a factor. In light of the high number of recent fatal head-on collisions locally, our… Read More »

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How Can Social Media Help (Or Hurt) My Car Accident Lawsuit?

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Many of us are accustomed to sharing every detail of our day with our friends (and even random strangers) on social media. And if you are involved in something as sudden and unexpected as a car accident, your first inclination may be to post pictures of what happened for everyone to see on Instagram… Read More »

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Recovery From A Car Accident In Monterey Involving An Uninsured Driver

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Car accidents in Monterey happen on a regular basis and personal injuries suffered by victims have the potential to be severe. Medical expenses may total hundreds of thousands of dollars, in addition to lost wages and property damages. When another driver is to blame, you have the right to hold them liable for these… Read More »

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Will My Insurance Cover Me Following A California Hit-And-Run Accident?

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California requires all licensed drivers to maintain a minimum amount of liability insurance. This coverage is designed to cover liability for an auto accident caused by the insured. In other words, if another driver is reckless and hits you, their insurance is responsible for paying your damages up to the limits of the policy…. Read More »

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How To Get The Maximum Amount In A Car Accident Settlement

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With the heavy traffic in our area, car accidents in Monterey happen regularly. Serious personal injuries can result, impacting you for years into the future. When the reckless and negligent actions of others are to blame, you have the right to hold them liable. However, you only have one chance to get the compensation… Read More »

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Settlement Spotlight

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Company-Owned Vehicle Accident Kills One, Injures Three; Company Pays Our Clients $9,850,000.00. It was mid-January in the Monterey Bay Area. Though late, around 11:30 pm, the weather was pleasant, clear and dry, for winter in northern California. Earlier that evening, Eugenio Vega, a young (31-year-old) pastor of a small community church, drove with his… Read More »

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What Is the Average Car Accident Settlement?

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One of the many questions asked by people seriously injured in car accidents is how much money can they get in a lawsuit. It’s a fair question to ask. The way our judicial system is designed, paying someone money for pain and suffering caused by the negligence of another driver is the only way… Read More »

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Is California a No Fault State?

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As explained by the Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute, no fault laws require insurance companies to cover the medical expenses and loss of income for their insured driver “regardless of who was at fault.” While these laws vary from state-to-state, generally no fault insurance exists up to a certain threshold. In severe accidents,… Read More »

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Contributory Negligence vs. Comparative Negligence

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In California, car accident liability is based on ‘fault.’ To hold another party — most frequently, another driver — legally responsible for your auto accident, you must be able to prove that their negligence was, at least in part, the cause of your crash. In some cases, this is a relatively straightforward process. One… Read More »

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