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How Much Is My Auto Accident Case Worth?

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As San Jose auto accident lawyers, we get asked the question “How much is my case worth?” a lot. This question is difficult to answer as it depends on many factors. Every case is different, and the unique circumstances of … Continue reading

What Are My Rights as a Passenger in a Car Accident?

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If you are a passenger injured in a car accident, you may have a lot of questions. Who will pay for my injuries? Which insurance covers me? Know that you have just as many rights as the driver to recover … Continue reading

What to Do If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

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Have you noticed signs of nursing home abuse or nursing home neglect? Take action. Our nursing home abuse lawyers explain what to do if you suspect nursing home abuse or neglect. Step #1: Ensure Your Loved One’s Safety If you … Continue reading

Falls in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities

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Most falls in nursing homes and assisted living facilities are preventable. One or more falls can be a sign of nursing home neglect. These facilities should have fall protocols and prevention plans in place to help reduce the risk of … Continue reading

Who Is Responsible for a Left Turn Motorcycle Accident in California?

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Motorcycle accidents are often the result of negligence of other drivers. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), left turn motorcycle accidents account for 42 percent of fatal motorcycle accidents that involve another vehicle. Below, our San Jose … Continue reading

What Does It Mean When a Cyclist is “Doored?”

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Cycling in the busy city can be very dangerous. Cyclists run the risk of being hit by cars, crashing into pedestrians, or being “doored.” Below, our Bay Area bicycle accident attorneys explain dooring accidents, California dooring laws and legal options … Continue reading

Cycling Safety Tips: How to Be a Safe Cyclist in San Jose

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Cycling is a popular method of transportation in California. However, there are risks to being a cyclist. In the event of a collision with a vehicle, bicycles provide little protection for riders. This often leads to bicyclists suffering serious injuries. … Continue reading

What Do I Do After a Bike Accident?

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After a bike accident, there are certain steps that you should take as soon as possible. Our San Jose bicycle accident attorneys explain what to do after a bike accident below: What to Do After a Bicycle Accident #1: Call … Continue reading

Motorcycle Safety Tips for Drivers and Motorcyclists

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Motorcycle season is here. Like all motorists, motorcyclists face the usual roadway dangers. This includes dangerous road conditions, inclement weather and other drivers. However, motorcyclists are exceedingly more susceptible to severe injuries in the event of an accident. Motorcycle safety … Continue reading

Nursing Home Neglect During the Coronavirus Outbreak in California

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), older adults have a higher risk of suffering serious complications due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). This means that during the coronavirus pandemic, elderly individuals are more vulnerable to suffering serious … Continue reading

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