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Dealing with Insurance After an Accident

Drivers are taught to exchange information with other drivers when an accident occurs. But after a car accident, how should you deal with insurance companies? If you don’t know, that’s okay! You’re not alone. Traffic accidents are chaotic, and dealing with insurance companies can be confusing, even for the most experienced drivers. Take a moment…

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Can a Volunteer Sue For Wrongful Termination?

California is considered an “at-will” state, meaning you can be fired for any reason except for those listed under the California Fair Housing and Employment Act (FEHA). It is due to FEHA that an unpaid volunteer and intern may sue their employer if they were unlawfully terminated because of discrimination or as a form of…

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Why do personal injury cases take a long time to settle?

Some personal injury cases take longer to settle than others. Does this mean there’s something wrong with your lawyer? No, probably not. But there are many factors that may affect how long your personal injury case will take to settle, such as: Injuries you have suffered and recovery time Legal issues How extensive damages are…

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What Evidence Do You Need to Fight Age Discrimination?

Age discrimination impacts older workers, every day. Biases against those who are older than 40 are especially strong in the workforce. According to a study done by the University of California at Irvine and Tulane University, age bias can begin as early as your application. Researchers sent out 40,000 fake resumes that were identical, except…

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Journal Your Way to A Higher Settlement

Car accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, any type of accident can lead to costly injuries. Even something as simple as whiplash can require thousands of dollars to treat! Why should you have to pay because of someone else’s negligent act? You shouldn’t! But to win the compensation you deserve, you’ll need evidence for your case….

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Are You Commuting Using the Most Dangerous Road?

Think about this: Spending five seconds to send a quick, simple text message while driving at 55 mph is the equivalent of traveling the length of a football field without looking at the road1. This behavior and other behaviors like this exceptionally increases your chance of getting into a car accident. According to The National…

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Bicycle Helmet Fit and Helmet Care Tips

Riding your bicycle without a helmet can feel amazing, until you fall and bump your head. Actually, in most cases, bumping your head doesn’t quite cover the extent of damage you may suffer, as result of a bicycle accident. Instead, you’re looking at severe injuries such as concussions, skull fractures, edemas, and, other fatal head…

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Are Our Trains Safe?

Driving a car in Los Angeles is time-consuming, stressful and, at times, dangerous. That’s why many people opt to take the train. For many commuters, the train is the only way they can travel to their workplace reliably. But, is travelling by train safe? Though train fatalities are not as common as they once were,…

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Which Express Lanes Can a Motorcyclist Use for Free?

As a motorcyclist, you want to reach your destination quickly and safely. Express Lanes help with this because they typically have less traffic on them, but the can be costly to use. Here’s some good news: motorcyclists may not have to pay the toll fees! Motorcyclists, carpools, and vanpools are afforded discounted or, oftentimes, free…

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Recreational Marijuana Driving Laws You Need to Be Aware of

January 1st marks not only a new year, but the first day in which legal marijuana will be available in California. You and your friend decide to kick off 2018 by purchasing some recreational marijuana. You both drive down to the dispensary and then drive back to your friend’s place to use it. After smoking…

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