May 2016

law






That smiling, friendly, warm, affable insurance adjuster who assures you he’s offering you the best settlement you can possibly get in many cases is a two-faced liar trying to get away with paying out as little as possible. An adjuster is not your friend. Insurance adjusters are adversaries of policyholders making a claim and are
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Pedestrians can be Found Partly at Fault in Accidents






These pedestrians are walking at an intersection, as is proper. The woman at left, however, is walking against a red light. If she were hit by a car, she could be found at least partly at fault if there were an accident. (Wikimedia Commons photo by Charvex) When a car or other automobile hits a
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drive drunk






Which is worse – drinking or texting and driving? The numbers don’t exactly correlate, but more people are killed in drunken driving accidents than texting accidents, even though the risk of a crash is greater while texting. About 300,000 U.S. residents drive drunk every day, and only about 3,200 of them are arrested. That’s 3.6
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What are Your Rights when Injured on Public Transport?






The bus must be in safe operating condition, and in California bus drivers are held to a higher standard of care for their passengers than the general public is. (Wikimedia Commons photo by Mulad) If you are injured on a bus or other public transportation in California, you may be able to obtain compensation for
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