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Category: About the process

The Injustice of 998 Offers in California

Posted on August 17, 2023 in About the process,Blog

A Deeper Look into Their Unfair Impact on Plaintiffs Introduction In California, the legal system employs a mechanism known as the “998 offer” to encourage settlement negotiations and reduce the burden on the courts. While this tool may have good intentions, it often ends up being unfair to plaintiffs involved in civil cases. A 998…

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Bike Accidents Involving Uber or Lyft

Posted on February 2, 2022 in About the process,Blog

Imagine being in a bicycle accident with a motor vehicle and when you file a claim against the driver’s insurance, it is denied. The reason? Unbeknownst to you, the negligent driver was working for a ride share service at the time of the accident, and the driver’s personal car insurance does not cover them while…

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Putting Words to the Impacts of a Bike Crash

Posted on January 14, 2022 in About the process,Bicycle News,Blog

If you’ve ever been tempted to send just that one text, or look up directions while driving (and lets face it, we all have been), a recent Sports Illustrated article detailing former NBA star Shawn Bradley’s bike crash injury helps snap into focus the potential cost of distracted driving. The 7 foot 6 inch athlete…

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If I am Partly at Fault for My Accident, Should I Still Hire a Bicycle Accident Attorney?

Posted on December 20, 2021 in About the process,Blog

Many people mistakenly believe that if they are in a bicycle accident and they were doing something wrong, they will not be able to collect compensation from their insurance company. However, that is not necessarily true. California uses a system of “comparative negligence” rather than an all-or-nothing system of fault. In a nutshell, what this…

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