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Common Causes of Amazon Delivery Driver Injuries

Amazon is an online mega-retailer with a rapidly expanding consumer base. Because the popularity of online retail has exploded in recent years, Amazon is continually seeking new delivery drivers, making this a growing field of opportunity for contracted delivery workers. Driving for a Delivery Service Partner (DSP) for Amazon is an attractive position for those who prefer being out and about delivering goods…

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How Does Driver Status Affect My Rideshare Claim?

A car accident is an upsetting experience, especially when you suffer painful injuries. In fault-based insurance states, the distress sometimes continues long after the accident while navigating the process of recovering compensation for financial losses. Any car accident claim for property damage and medical expenses is challenging to process successfully, but what if the at-fault driver’s vehicle is covered by different insurance policies…

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California’s Strict Liability Laws for Dog Bites

Dogs may be our loving, furry life companions, but they are also animals with an animal’s instincts, inclinations, and motives we don’t always understand. A dog’s actions aren’t always predictable, even when a dog has never bitten before. California has a strict liability law for dog owners. The state holds a pet’s owner accountable for their dog’s actions from the moment they take…

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What Is a Traumatic Brain Injury?

The brain is the body’s control center as well as the bank of memories and thoughts that make us who we are. Unfortunately, it’s also a complex and sensitive mass of tissue that’s vulnerable to injury in a trauma despite the protection of a bony outer skull and a cushioning inner layer of fluid. When the head suffers a forceful blow from an…

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What to Do After a Rideshare Accident in California

The rideshare industry has resulted in significant changes in transportation worldwide, including in California. Fewer passengers ride public transit and the total number of vehicles on the roadways has increased accordingly. In most cases, rideshare vehicles like Uber and Lyft provide convenient, safe, and comfortable journeys to a destination within a passenger’s home community or while traveling, but sometimes accidents happen. In fact,…

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What Is the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Survival Action?

The sudden death of a loved one is overwhelming, especially when the death occurs due to someone else’s negligent or wrongful actions. There are many decisions to be made in the days and weeks following the death, and these decisions may impact the rest of your life as well as that of your family. It’s difficult to make choices when you’re in the…

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General Damages vs Special Damages in a Personal Injury Claim

No one starts their day expecting it to end in a hospital, but accidents and injuries occur every day to people of all ages. All injuries are painful and upsetting, but when the injury occurred directly due to someone else’s actions or carelessness, it’s even more distressing. Whether the injuries occurred in a car accident, a slip-and-fall at a commercial business, or from…

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Common Types of Car Accident Injuries

A car accident causes a tremendous force on the human body. When the car comes to a sudden jarring halt in a collision, the driver and passengers continue to move forward at the speed the car was traveling until stopped by their seatbelts or by an impact against the interior of the vehicle. Even when traveling at a sedate 30mph, a 100-pound person…

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Recoverable Damages in a Wrongful Death Claim

No matter how wrong a loved one’s death feels to those left behind, California’s wrongful death laws specify that family members may file wrongful death claims only when a close family member’s death directly results from the careless, reckless, or purposefully wrongful actions of another party. Common reasons for filing wrongful death claims in California include car accident deaths, workplace injury deaths, deaths…

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What to Do After a Car Accident in California

California is known as a “driving state” due to the sprawling nature of its largest cities. Most residents drive rather than take public transportation to work and daily activities. With California’s busy roadways and large urban meccas, many car accidents occur daily, with an annual average of 250,000 accidents per year. California is a fault-based car accident state where it matters who causes…

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