What Can a Motorcycle Accident Attorney Do for You?

When the going gets tough, motorcyclists get going. It is part of the rider manifesto to live life as a free individual, to be independent and self-reliant, to lean on oneself rather than others. But that’s not to say motorcyclists never ask for help. In fact, the wisest riders know that it pays to be […]

Truck Accidents and Log Book Violations

For reasons of public safety, drivers of 18-wheelers, also referred to as semi-trucks, big rigs, and tractor trailers, must comply with Federal Hours of Service (HOS) laws, which enforce the following restrictions: Maximum of 11 hours driving after 10 consecutive hours off duty Maximum of 14 hours driving and working after starting this shift Maximum […]

Wrongful Death FAQ

After the accidental death of a loved one, you want justice and compensation for the damages you have suffered. However, bringing a wrongful death action is a complex legal matter that takes expertise and experience to handle properly. It is crucial that you seek assistance from qualified California wrongful death attorneys as soon as possible. […]

When to Hire an Accident Lawyer

Whether you should hire a personal injury lawyer after an accident depends on several factors: clarity of liability, the severity of your injuries, your knowledge of the claims process, and so on. The general rule of thumb says that you don’t need a lawyer if your claim is simple and clear-cut. However, most personal injury […]

The City Bicyclist’s 10 Commandments

When bicycling in a big city, it’s crucial to keep track of everything that is going on in your surroundings – the movement of motorists, the locations of road hazards, etc. – because even a single oversight can lead to a world of pain, and consequent medical bills. However, vigilance can only help you to […]

What NOT to Say to Someone with Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) eludes even the leading neuroscientists of the world, much less the average layman. It’s okay to occasionally feel confused or burnt out when caring for someone who is afflicted with this complex condition. What’s NOT okay is to offer unsolicited opinions or advice, or to snap out of frustration. If you […]

Motorcycle Insurance FAQ

Your recovery after a motorcycle accident will depend on the quality of your coverage, so choose insurance that is right for you. Whether you’re purchasing motorcycle insurance for the first time, or planning to switch to another provider, it is important to know the ins and outs of specialty insurance coverage. For help with making […]

The Different Stages of a Wrongful Death Claim

There are several different stages and procedures in a wrongful death claim. Not every wrongful death claim necessarily culminates in a lawsuit. In fact, in certain cases, it is better to seek alternative measures of dispute resolution, since lawsuits can be time-consuming and expensive. In summary, a wrongful death claim begins with notice to the […]

Liability in a No-Contact Bicycle Crash

You’re bicycling legally and safely down a road, and there’s a parked car a little bit ahead of you on the right shoulder. As you near it, it suddenly pulls out into your path – there’s a driver inside who forgot to check his mirrors. To avoid a collision, you swerve to the side and […]

7 Helpful Computer Applications for People Living with SCI

There are many computer applications out there designed to help restore independence and improve quality of life for spinal cord injury (SCI) patients. From communication to creativity, these tools assist in many aspects of daily living. The resourceful spinal cord injury lawyers at Wilshire Law Firm have created this guide to help people find those […]