Identity Theft and What to Do Next

How do you react when someone pronounces your name wrong or calls you by some other name? It can be annoying, right? What if someone takes a loan from the bank using your name or maxes out your credit card? It’s a scary thought, isn't it? Identity theft is the most common cyber threat and is growing immensely. According to a 2017 Identity Fraud study, a record 15.4 million Americans were victimized by identity theft; an increase of more than 2 million victims from the previous year. What exa...

When Is Vehicular Search and Seizure Illegal?

Being pulled over can be, at best, a nuisance and, at worst, a frightening experience. In many cases, a police officer can ask you to allow them to perform a search on your vehicle. You might think that the police officer will first have to have a warrant in order to be able to search your vehicle. However, that is not the case. In the United States, the law permits a police officer to perform search and seizure of a vehicle in specific cases. It does not, however, permit a police officer to ...

What is disability by accident

When we are in a traffic accident we can suffer personal injuries. They can be minor, and although they need rehabilitation treatment to be healed, we might be able to go back to work a usual.  Maybe our lives will be the same afterwards, and maybe not. Sometimes there are long-term effects from the personal injuries we suffer in traffic accidents. Sometimes they are minor, and sometimes they are severe. Sever injuries can force us to stay at home or in a nursing home, or immobilized, or eve...

How do you make a demand for a fall in establishment?

A claim for a fall in an establishment is filed against the insurance company of the premises. The claim is made for the damages suffered by the victim that were not due to his exclusive fault. Since this is a judicial procedure, it will always be necessary to have the advice of a lawyer specializing in civil liability that arise from accidents within premises or establishments. The compensation to which you are entitled as a result of the fall will not be allowed if the legal action is not t...

The importance of a truck accident lawyer

Due to the size and weight of large commercial trucks, any vehicle that collides with a truck does not have much chance of escaping unscathed. Accidents with these semi trailers and other types of large trucks is almost always catastrophic, often resulting in serious injury or death. Truck accident cases are more complex than car accident cases and it is recommended that if you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a truck accident, you consult a truck accident attorney, immediately...

How do you know if you need a bicycle accident lawyer

In our accident cases we have a long history of representing victims of bicycle accidents.  We know how difficult recovery from an accident can be physically, financially and emotionally. Bicycle accident statistics According to an NHTSA report, 50,000 people were injured in bicycle accidents and 726 people died in 2014. Injuries you may suffer in a bicycle accident After an accident you may have injuries such as: Spinal cord injuries Injuries to the brain Serious fractures ...

Bicycle accident – What should I do?

An accident between two bicycles is a type of accident which, although it is less common than others, does still happen. In fact, the increase in the use of bicycles as a means of transport in our cities has meant that cyclists themselves are more likely to collide. It is more likely for this type of accident to occur where cyclists congregate or on group journeys. The accidents happen both on the road, where it is less common, and in places that have been designed for cycling in towns and citie...

Why do I need representation from a lawyer after a dog attack

dog attackWe understand the debilitating trauma that can result from being attacked by a dog. We know that dog bite scars, both physical and emotional, can last a lifetime and that's why you need a team who really understands what you or your loved one is going through. After suffering a dog bite most of those affected have doubts such as: Who is responsible if a dog bites me? What does California law say? What do I do if the owner of the animal is a family member or friend? What can I do...