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Who Pays for Medical Bills if my Dog Bites Someone?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

If your dog bites someone in the state of California, it is your responsibility to pay for any damages. Therefore, as the dog owner, you are legally responsible for any injuries a person sustains. You are also responsible for reimbursing those suffering for the following: medical bills lost income pain and suffering property damage… Read More »

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When Should I Call an Insurance Adjuster?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

After your accident, you will not only be dealing with your insurance company. You will also deal with the insurance company and claim adjuster of the other party involved. the role of an insurance adjuster is to research your accident, study the policy, and decide on your settlement. an insurance adjuster works for the… Read More »

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California Bicycle Helmet Laws

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

Each state has a very specific law when it comes to wearing helmets on bicycles. Though riding bikes around the neighborhood is a common pastime, no matter the time of year, it is customary to wear a helmet while riding a bike. the California bicycle helmet laws are very straightforward. Similarly they are easy… Read More »

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Will Using Insurance After an Accident Make My Rates Go Up?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

One of the most common questions we are asked is:Will using insurance after an accident make my rates go up?Our answer is always, when you or your personal injury attorney file a claim, that does not mean that your rates increase. Insurance companies take several things into account if they decide to adjust your… Read More »

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Who is the Plaintiff?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

We use the term plaintiff is commonly in civil cases such as personal injury. This is when someone is seeking compensation in the form of monetary damages. In a lot of our posts, you will see us referring to the plaintiff and the defendant. We here at Silverthorne Attorneys exclusively represent the plaintiff. a… Read More »

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Who is the Defendant?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

In personal injury cases, the defendant is the person or persons named in a suit that is filed by the plaintiff because the plaintiff has been injured by the defendant. in civil cases, such as personal injury, property damage, etc., the dispute between the plaintiff and the defendant can be settled by one party… Read More »

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When Should I Call an Auto Accident Attorney?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

When Should I Call an Auto Accident Attorney?¬†We always advise that you seek out a car crash lawyer within a week or two of your accident. Whether you think you have a case or not, it is always best to be safe than sorry. an experienced accident attorney can help determine if you truly… Read More »

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What should I do after my accident?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

Getting into an accident is very scary and stressful. Believe it or not, the first steps you take after your accident are very important – not only to help you build your case, but for medical reasons as well. Below, we have gathered some of the necessary steps you should take following your accident…. Read More »

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What is the most dangerous dog breed?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

Despite what most people say and think, every dog has the potential of being dangerous. Every dog is capable of attacking. Based on cases that from 2016, most people’s injuries were due to infections by the dog bite and not the dog bite itself. Which is why it is absolutely crucial to seek medical… Read More »

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What is MedPay and How do I Use it?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

MedPay is actually a very useful tool that most people are unaware that they have access to. to break it down, MedPay Insurance is coverage that helps to pay the medical expenses for those who suffer from injuries in a car accident. No matter who is at fault. MedPay pays for all or most… Read More »

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