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Guest Injured at Private Holiday Party in California: Who’s Liable?

By Ian Silverthorne |

Friends, family, and neighbors often get together during the holidays and throughout the year to celebrate. From holiday parties to New Year’s Eve celebrations and even summer BBQs, hosts often provide food, entertainment, and alcohol for their guests to enjoy. If a guest is injured at a holiday party, chances are a homeowner’s insurance… Read More »

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Am I Liable if My Teen Causes a Car Accident in California?

By Ian Silverthorne |

Every parent’s nightmare is that their children could be involved in a car accident. The priority after a car accident is obviously your child’s safety, and to ensure that they are unharmed. However, after learning they are not injured or have received medical treatment, your next question may be: Am I liable if my… Read More »

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5 Things You Need to Know When Hit by an Uninsured Motorist in Orange County

By Ian Silverthorne |

If you were involved in a car accident with an uninsured motorist, you likely feel overwhelmed and confused regarding your next steps. If you were physically injured, you may have medical bills and pain and suffering along with property damage to your vehicle, and even lost wages due to your inability to work. All… Read More »

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What is the Difference Between Negligence and Recklessness in California?

By Ian Silverthorne |

Negligence and recklessness are two levels of fault that carry with them different degrees of punishments under the law. The difference between an act of negligence and an act of recklessness is one of intention. While they may seem similar, there are significant differences in these legal charges. Acts of negligence and recklessness can… Read More »

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The Most Dangerous Roads in Orange County California

By Ian Silverthorne |

Orange County, California has the reputation of surfing and beachside living. Unfortunately, it is also becoming known for the high number of traffic injuries and fatalities on its roadways. In fact, statistics show that traffic fatalities are increasing yearly in California. Over 25,000 people were killed or injured in car accidents in Orange County… Read More »

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The Dangers of Driver Fatigue in California

By Ian Silverthorne |

The problem of driver fatigue is a serious one in the United States. Driver fatigue, also known as drowsy driving, can lead to catastrophic injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 6,000 car accidents happen every year as a result of driver fatigue and drowsy driving. While there are several reasons why… Read More »

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Reporting Unsafe Truck Drivers in California

By Ian Silverthorne |

If you are on the roadways in California, and see a truck driver behaving in a way that is either reckless or negligent, you should consider making a report of their unsafe driving. Additionally, if you have reason to believe that a trucking company is allowing or engaging in any type of negligent or… Read More »

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What to Do After A Hit and Run Accident in California

By Ian Silverthorne |

Any car accident can be traumatic, but if a vehicle hits your car and then leaves the scene of the accident, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Left alone—without acknowledgement or assistance from the other driver—can be a terrifying experience. Following these necessary steps will help to ensure that you protect… Read More »

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Can A Passenger Sue a Driver After a California Accident?

By Ian Silverthorne |

As a passenger in a car, you expect that the driver will act appropriately and safely. However, accidents happen, and as a passenger involved in a car accident, you are just as likely to be injured as a driver. Typically, in most cases, a passenger will be absolved of all liability with respect to… Read More »

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California Car Accident Case Timeline: What to Expect

By Ian Silverthorne |

The time immediately following a car accident can be stressful, full of anxiety and uncertainty. If there are personal injuries that need medical care, it only exacerbates the overwhelm. Knowing the basic progression of a car accident case timeline in California will help you know what to expect, where you are in the process,… Read More »

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