What If I Was Hurt by an Uninsured or Under-Insured Driver in My Commercial Vehicle?

By Glendale Personal Injury Attorney on October 15, 2022

Uninsured motorist insurance coverage in California is designed to protect you if you are involved in an accident with a driver who does not have insurance. This coverage can help pay for your medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses related to the accident.

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How Improper Braking Can Cause Truck Accidents

By Glendale Personal Injury Attorney on October 5, 2022

A fully loaded truck weighs up to 80,000 pounds. Severe injuries can result when a truck collides with pedestrians, cyclists, or regular passenger vehicles. Truck drivers need to know what they’re doing to keep everyone safe on the highway. That’s why it takes a lot of training to get a commercial driver’s license (CDL).

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Increased Dangers Only Motorcyclists Face

By Glendale Personal Injury Attorney on September 20, 2022

Driving a motorcycle increases your risk of being in an accident that causes severe injuries, due to other drivers’ lack of visibility and the lack of protection that a motorcycle provides. Motorcycles are not protected by the safety of four doors, a windshield and seat belts.

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What Purpose Do “Black Boxes” Serve After Truck Accidents?

By Glendale Personal Injury Attorney on September 10, 2022

People most often associate the term “black box” with airplanes, as they are recognized to be a piece of crucial technology that helps to determine how an accident on a plane has happened. Most people don’t realize that black boxes aren’t just on planes, but are now common on trucks.

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Can a City Be Liable for Poor Road Conditions?

By Glendale Personal Injury Attorney on August 15, 2022

Sometimes, a California city can be held liable for poor road conditions that cause an accident. This is because cities are responsible for maintaining the roads within their jurisdiction. If a city fails to do so, resulting in an accident, the city can be held liable for a negligence claim.

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How Trucking Companies Dangerously Exploit Their Drivers

By Glendale Personal Injury Attorney on August 5, 2022

Trucking companies have been known to exploit their drivers to save on costs and maximize profits. Drivers are often required to work long hours with little to no rest and are often not given proper breaks or time to eat. This can lead to driver fatigue, which can be extremely dangerous. Trucking companies also sometimes cut costs by not maintaining their vehicles properly, leading to accidents. Drivers have been forced to continue driving even when their trucks require repairs. This is an extremely dangerous practice that puts both the drivers and the public at risk.

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What if Lane Splitting Contributed to Your Motorcycle Accident?

By Glendale Personal Injury Attorney on July 20, 2022

Lane splitting is when a motorcycle drives between two lanes of traffic as oppose to driving in one late at a time like a car. It is legal in California but not in all states. Some people think it’s dangerous, but many riders say it’s safer than riding in traffic. It makes it easy to pass other vehicle when traffic is stopped or slow, which save motorcyclists time.

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The Difference Car Insurance Makes to Your Bicycle Accident Claims

By Glendale Personal Injury Attorney on July 10, 2022

Car insurance companies are increasingly liable for bicycle accidents involving their policyholders. This is because courts have ruled that car insurance companies are responsible for the negligent actions of their policyholders on the road, regardless of whether they cause an accident with a bike or another car.

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The cost of applying for U.S. citizenship is dramatically increasing

By Glendale Personal Injury Attorney on August 7, 2020

Candidates for US citizenship take the oath of allegiance during a Naturalization Ceremony for new US citizens at the City Hall of Jersey City in New Jersey on February 22, 2017. / AFP / KENA BETANCUR        (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)

By Daniel Gonzalez Arizona Republic – USA Today: PHOENIX – It’s going to cost more to apply for U.S. citizenship. A lot more.

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Federal judge blocks Trump immigration ‘public charge’ rule due to pandemic

By Glendale Personal Injury Attorney on July 31, 2020

BY NATHANIEL WEIXEL – 07/29/20 07:12 PM EDT (THE HILL) The Trump administration’s controversial “public charge” rule linking immigrants’ legal status to their use of public benefits on Wednesday was blocked by a federal judge.

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