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What Happens If You Get in an Accident While Driving for Uber

On average, nearly 17,000 car crashes happen daily in the United States. Considering that there are 5.4 million registered Uber drivers, it’s safe to assume that many of these accidents happen while using the service. But what happens if you get in an accident while driving for Uber?  Many drivers don’t know how to react after a crash, leading...

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Best San Mateo Divorce Attorneys

When it comes to family law matters, the emotional stakes are high, and the legal process can be complex. Whether you’re facing a divorce, custody battle, or other family law issue, having the right attorney representing you is crucial.  In your search for the best San Mateo divorce attorneys, you may navigate through a sea of online directories and...

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Sacramento Accident Report: Attorney’s Guide

Filing an accident report with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) or the Sacramento Police Department is a fundamental process to document and address incidents that occur on the road. Understanding the necessary steps for getting your report helps ensure the report’s accuracy, which can be crucial for insurance claims and legal proceedings. The aftermath of a crash can be...

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What to Do After a Car Accident in Sacramento

Knowing what to do after a car accident in Sacramento can help your compensation claim later. You should always prioritize the immediate safety of all parties involved. After that, it’s wise to contact emergency services, thoroughly document the scene, exchange pertinent information with other drivers, and notify insurance companies. Then, it’s time to seek legal counsel.  Dealing with the...

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Proving Fault in a Self-Driving Car Accident

In recent years, many automotive companies developed and tested driver assistance technology, including automated driving systems, that deliver more safety benefits to the driver. The idea is that automated vehicles, or self-driving cars, can eliminate the human errors that often contribute to car accidents, making the road safer for everyone. In California, the Department of Motor Vehicles administers the...

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Can I Afford a Car Accident Lawyer in California?

Depending on a law firm’s fee structure, you can likely afford to hire a lawyer to handle your car accident claim in California. Some attorneys operate on a contingency fee basis, so you do not have to pay anything until you recover a settlement or judgment. Contingency fees work best for individuals who do not have the funds available...

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What Happens If a Car Hits Your Bike and You Get Injured?

Riding a bicycle offers environmental and physical benefits, but carries several inherent risks for riders. The minimal size of bicycles make them harder to see than typical passenger vehicles, resulting in relatively frequent bicycle accidents. California reports approximately 100 fatalities and 10,000 injuries to bicyclists annually. Bicyclists have a right to use the roadways just like other drivers and...

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Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident at an Intersection in California?

Finding out who is liable for an accident at an intersection means determining who will pay for the losses associated with the crash. The signs and signals at an intersection can create additional questions about who caused the accident and whether they were negligent.  If you or a loved one suffered injuries in a car accident at an intersection,...

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What Happens If You Crash Without Insurance in California?

Car insurance coverage helps people recover financially when an unexpected incident causes injuries or property damage. Insurance coverage comes into play no matter who caused the accident. California law requires drivers to carry a certain level of insurance coverage before they get on the roads. Unfortunately, thousands of uninsured motorists use California roads every day. A 2021 Insurance Research...

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Do I Have to Call The Police for a Minor Car Accident in CA?

Navigating the aftermath of a car accident can be overwhelming, even for minor incidents. One of the first questions that often comes to mind is, Do I need to call the police for a minor car accident? In California, specific circumstances require you to report a car accident to the police. The Law Offices of Ali Yousefi, P.C., answers...

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