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Elder Abuse on Social Media: How Can I Protect My Loved One?

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The National Council on Aging (NCOA) estimates that one in 10 Americans aged 60 or older have experienced some type of elder abuse. Nursing home and assisted-living residents may become the victims of abuse and neglect at the hands of … Continue reading

Top 10 Signs of Financial Elder Abuse in California

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Financial elder abuse is one of the top types of elder abuse in the country. Over five million elderly residents currently reside in California alone. Elders may be easy targets for unscrupulous caregivers, family members and scam artists. Unfortunately, financial … Continue reading

What Do I Do if I Am in a Car Accident With an Uninsured Driver in California?

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After a car accident injury, you may feel comfort knowing that your insurance company and/or the other driver’s insurance company will help pay for your medical treatment and other damages. Sometimes, however, you may find out that the other driver … Continue reading

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

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