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    • Is It Important To Hire A Lawyer Right Away After A Car Accident?

      Question: I was injured in a car accident. Do I need to hire an attorney right away? Or can I wait? Answer: It is not necessary to hire a car accident lawyer immediately after an accident, but it is ...

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    • Do You Have A Right To A Rental Motorcycle After A Motorcycle Accident?

      Question I was injured in a motorcycle accident. While my bike is in the shop being repaired, the other driver’s insurance company said they’ll pay for a $25 per day rental car. But I want them to pay ...

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    • Do I Need An Attorney If I Am Still In Pain?

      Question: I was in a car accident 3 weeks ago. I’m still in pain and I don’t know if I need an attorney. Answer: If you are still in pain from a car accident that was weeks ago, I recommend that you ...

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    • Santa Monica - Dangerous for Motorcycle Drivers, Bicyclists and Pedestrians

      Comparing Santa Monica to other California cities of similar size in 2009, Santa Monica had the most motorcycle accidents, the most bicycle accidents, and the most pedestrian accidents, according to ...

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    • Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise in Santa Monica

      Santa Monica Police Department records show that bicyclists and pedestrians reported almost 1,000 collisions between February 2006 and February 2011. Eight of the collisions were fatal, killing seven ...

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    • Is It Important To Hire A Lawyer Right Away After A Car Accident?

      Question: I was injured in a car accident. Do I need to hire an attorney right away? Or can I wait? Answer: It is not necessary to hire a car accident lawyer immediately after an accident, but it is ...

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    • Do I Need An Attorney If I Am Still In Pain?

      Question: I was in a car accident 3 weeks ago. I’m still in pain and I don’t know if I need an attorney. Answer: If you are still in pain from a car accident that was weeks ago, I recommend that you ...

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    • California Sees 87% Spike in Speeding During Coronavirus Lockdowns

      The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently announced that reckless drivers were taking unfair advantage of streets and freeways that have been effectively emptied due to the coronavirus shutdown. ...

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    • Compensation The Insurance Company Won't Tell You You're Entitled To

      If you've been injured in a car accident in California, you are entitled to compensation for property damage, medical bills, lost wages, and emotional pain and suffering. ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION THE ...

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    • Be Extra Careful When Walking Your Dog During the Coronavirus Pandemic

      The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has prompted shelter-in-place orders across the country. People from all walks of life have been instructed to stay inside whenever possible, but taking a walk for ...

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    • Bitten by a Relative's Dog. Should I Sue?

      Most often, dog bites are caused by a relative's dog, a neighbor's dog, or a friend's dog. You may be reluctant to sue your relative (neighbor, friend), even if you suffered serious injury in a dog ...

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    • Suffered a Dog Bite and Need Plastic Surgery?

      Dog bites can leave ugly scars, particularly dog bites to the face. We have represented many children and adults over the years who have suffered vicious facial lacerations due to a dog attack. When ...

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    • Can I Find out the Defendant's Policy Limit?

      You were injured in an accident in California and your medical bills are piling up fast. An ambulance bill...an emergency room bill...x-rays. You may want to see an orthopedist, or get physical ...

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    • Unhappy with your Personal Injury Attorney? Get a Free Second Opinion.

      Over the years, we've taken on many Los Angeles personal injury cases where the client already had an attorney, but was unhappy with him and chose to change attorneys. The complaints we heard from ...

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    • High Incidence of Hit and Run Car Accidents in Santa Monica

      Comparing Santa Monica to other California cities of similar size in 2009, Santa Monica had the second most hit and run accidents, according to the most recently available statistics from California's ...

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    • Who Is Responsible For Paying Compensation After a Car Accident?

      All car accident claims in California are based on negligence and fault. While some accidents are entirely the fault of one driver, the fact is that some accidents will involve the fault of two or ...

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    • Can A Car Accident Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

      Insurance adjusters will tell you that carpal tunnel syndrome is a repetitive stress injury and that it cannot by caused be a car accident. Baloney. Car accidents can absolutely cause carpal tunnel ...

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    • Insurance Company Offered the Policy Limit on my Auto Accident Claim - Do I Need an Attorney?

      If you suffer serious injuries in an auto accident which was the fault of another driver, that driver's insurance company may offer you the policy limit, even if you don't have an attorney ...

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    • Do You Have A Right To A Rental Motorcycle After A Motorcycle Accident?

      Question I was injured in a motorcycle accident. While my bike is in the shop being repaired, the other driver’s insurance company said they’ll pay for a $25 per day rental car. But I want them to pay ...

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    • How Helmets Prevent Serious Injuries

      Motorcycles represent a rush of freedom. Nearly every Californian has seen a motorcycle weaving through stopped freeway traffic at one time or another. However, motorcycles come with increased risks. ...

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    • Starting a Ridesharing Motorcycle Company in Santa Monica is a Bad Idea

      “Split” is a new Santa Monica-based ridesharing service that involves motorcycles instead of cars. It takes advantage of the fact that California is the only state that allows motorcyclists to lane ...

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    • California Sees 87% Spike in Speeding During Coronavirus Lockdowns

      The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently announced that reckless drivers were taking unfair advantage of streets and freeways that have been effectively emptied due to the coronavirus shutdown. ...

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    • Filing an Injury Claim After an Accident: What Can I Expect?

      Whether you’re injured in a car accident, motorcycle accident, electric scooter accident, or at work, you will probably need to file a personal injury claim in order to receive the compensation you ...

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    • Quietness of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Poses Hazard to Pedestrians

      My husband (and firm partner) and I purchased a Prius last week, and my first question after driving it was: why is there a beeping sound inside the vehicle when it is backing up, instead of outside ...

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    • Do I Need An Attorney If I Am Still In Pain?

      Question: I was in a car accident 3 weeks ago. I’m still in pain and I don’t know if I need an attorney. Answer: If you are still in pain from a car accident that was weeks ago, I recommend that you ...

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    • Airbnb Accidents – Who is Liable for Your Injuries?

      Airbnb has rapidly become one of the most popular hotel alternatives in the world. People from around the globe can travel relatively cheaply by renting an Airbnb, and Airbnb hosts can make some side ...

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    • Be Extra Careful When Walking Your Dog During the Coronavirus Pandemic

      The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has prompted shelter-in-place orders across the country. People from all walks of life have been instructed to stay inside whenever possible, but taking a walk for ...

      Read More
    • Bitten by a Relative's Dog. Should I Sue?

      Most often, dog bites are caused by a relative's dog, a neighbor's dog, or a friend's dog. You may be reluctant to sue your relative (neighbor, friend), even if you suffered serious injury in a dog ...

      Read More
    • Suffered a Dog Bite and Need Plastic Surgery?

      Dog bites can leave ugly scars, particularly dog bites to the face. We have represented many children and adults over the years who have suffered vicious facial lacerations due to a dog attack. When ...

      Read More
    • Airbnb Accidents – Who is Liable for Your Injuries?

      Airbnb has rapidly become one of the most popular hotel alternatives in the world. People from around the globe can travel relatively cheaply by renting an Airbnb, and Airbnb hosts can make some side ...

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    • I Slipped at a Market. Do I have a Case?

      You slipped on liquid on a grocery store floor, or you may have tripped on the curled edge of a store's entrance mat. You were injured and want to know if you have a personal injury case. The property ...

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    • Surge in Street Racing During Coronavirus

      The coronavirus has resulted in a surge in street racing accidents as drivers have turned the empty roadways into their personal playgrounds. California Highway Patrol officers are reporting that ...

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    • Can Passengers Be Responsible for Accidents?

      What happens if a passenger pressures you into reckless driving? What if they go further and cause an accident by grabbing the steering wheel? While it may sound unlikely, many people are hurt in ...

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    • Preparing Your Car for a Long Road Trip

      There are few things so uniquely American as going on a road trip. You pack up your car with everything you need and hit the road. As you travel from coast to coast, you’ll experience everything the ...

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    • Can an Accident Cause Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)?

      Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) or reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) is a condition characterized by intense pain that is out of proportion to the severity of the initial trauma. Nerve impulses ...

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    • Can A Car Accident Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

      Insurance adjusters will tell you that carpal tunnel syndrome is a repetitive stress injury and that it cannot by caused be a car accident. Baloney. Car accidents can absolutely cause carpal tunnel ...

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    • Insurance Company Offered the Policy Limit on my Auto Accident Claim - Do I Need an Attorney?

      If you suffer serious injuries in an auto accident which was the fault of another driver, that driver's insurance company may offer you the policy limit, even if you don't have an attorney ...

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    • Your Facebook Page Can Hurt Your Personal Injury Case

      Two years ago, I learned the hard way of the disastrous consequences a social networking site (e.g., Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, LinkedIn) can have on a personal injury case. My client testified at ...

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    • How a New California Bill Could Change Uber and Lyft

      For years, rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft have classified their drivers as “independent contractors.” Rideshare drivers had few protections under the law. They couldn’t form a labor union and ...

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    • Vapes and E-Cigarettes: Are They Causing Lung Injuries?

      A few years ago, many people hailed vaping and e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking. They claimed there were fewer chemicals and health concerns, and less risk of long-term addiction. ...

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    • After an Accident, Should I Treat with my Health Insurance Doctor or the Attorney's Doctor?

      If you were injured in an auto accident in Los Angeles , and you have health insurance, you may be wondering whether you should treat with a doctor through your health insurance, or instead treat with ...

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    • Car Accident FAQ: Answering All Your Questions About Filing a Claim

      When you are involved in a car accident , your world can feel like it is crumbling. Not only do you have to worry about replacing a damaged vehicle, but you may also have to worry about your health, ...

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    • High Incidence of Hit and Run Car Accidents in Santa Monica

      Comparing Santa Monica to other California cities of similar size in 2009, Santa Monica had the second most hit and run accidents, according to the most recently available statistics from California's ...

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    • Danger of Debris on the Roadway

      Couches, ladders, refrigerators, tire tread, mattresses...all items that can fall off a vehicle and become deadly hazards on the roadway. At McGee, Lerer & Associates, a Los Angeles law firm, we have ...

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    • Surge in Street Racing During Coronavirus

      The coronavirus has resulted in a surge in street racing accidents as drivers have turned the empty roadways into their personal playgrounds. California Highway Patrol officers are reporting that ...

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    • Expect a Rise in Tired Truck Driver Accidents Due to Recent Suspension of Safety Rules

      All across the country, medical clinics and retail stores are running out of medical supplies and basic necessities because of the coronavirus pandemic. People fearing an extended, enforced ...

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    • How Helmets Prevent Serious Injuries

      Motorcycles represent a rush of freedom. Nearly every Californian has seen a motorcycle weaving through stopped freeway traffic at one time or another. However, motorcycles come with increased risks. ...

      Read More