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Why do my Insurance Rates Keep Going Up?

By Blythe Donham |

My car insurance plan is up for renewal and every six months they send me my new cards as well as the outline of how much I will be paying each month. to my surprise, my rates went up. Even though (knock on wood), I have a perfect driving record. No tickets, no accidents… Read More »

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How to Safely Drive in Heavy Rain

By Blythe Donham |

Yesterday’s rainstorm was somewhat of an anomaly when it comes to Southern California weather. However, the downpour, the conditions on the road, and the confusion of the cars I saw, I thought it warranted some helpful tips. Driving in the rain, especially in Southern California can be difficult. Especially since most people are not… Read More »

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How do Car Insurance Companies Value Cars?

By Blythe Donham |

Not many people know what goes into the valuation of their cars when their car is totaled in an accident. When you have been in an accident and you contact the insurance company to open a file, they will then assign an insurance adjuster to open your claim. Once the adjuster is assigned to… Read More »

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What Do Car Insurance Adjusters do?

By Blythe Donham |

We talk a lot about insurance companies and insurance adjusters in our office and here on the site. Not many people are familiar with what insurance adjusters do and how that affects your case. Before working for an accident lawyer, I never knew what the role of an insurance adjuster or what an insurance… Read More »

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Car Accident Lawyer | Should California’s Insurance Minimums Increase?

By Blythe Donham |

I bought a new car last year and when I went to get a quote from my insurance company, I was surprised by the fact that my minimum increased by nearly two times. I was informed that since I was purchasing a newer car, that certain liability coverage was now required. So, that begs… Read More »

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Is it Illegal to Wear Headphones While Driving?

By Blythe Donham |

Is it illegal to wear headphones while driving? the short answer: yes! Believe it or not, there is a California Vehicle code that prohibits those who are operating a motor vehicle as well as a riding a bicycle from wearing headphones. According to our accident attorney, this law took effect January 1st 2016. We… Read More »

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Is Lane Splitting Legal in California?

By Blythe Donham |

Lane splitting in California has become a bit of a debate over the last few years. Living in Orange County, where the weather is usually nice 80% of the time, you see motorcycles on the freeway all the time. Working for an auto accident attorney here in Orange County has greatly opened my eyes… Read More »

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What is Mediation and How it Affects Your Case

By Blythe Donham |

What is mediation? So many of the clients that contact a personal injury lawyer in our firm have this question. Believe it or not, mediation is a much simpler process than having to file a lawsuit. the positives of mediation greatly outweigh any negatives. for instance, mediation is less expensive, less stressful, and far… Read More »

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What to do for a Concussion

By Blythe Donham |

Concussions happen more often than people think. and they are not limited to sports. Did you know that you can get a concussion even if you are involved in a minor accident? Today, a car accident lawyer at Silverthorne Attorneys is going to go over the warning signs of a concussion as well as… Read More »

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Safe Driving Tips for End of Daylight Savings Time

By Blythe Donham |

Clocks turned back one hour this past weekend. and I have to tell you, it had been quite a long time since I have seen that much traffic in South Orange County. So, I got to thinking, maybe people need more time to adjust to commuting in the dark. as any good car accident… Read More »

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