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Blog Posts in 2017

  • Why You Shouldn't Post About Your Injury on Social Media

    While the Internet has allowed us to send information from place to place in the blink of an eye, social media networks have enabled us to connect with the world and keep up with friends, family, and more. Many people use social media networks to share their thoughts and experiences, including current events that are happening in their lives, and some even use it as a way to vent their ...
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  • Soft Tissue Injuries & Personal Injury Claims

    Personal injury claims and lawsuits are brought by victims who suffer preventable injuries due to the negligent or wrongful acts of another. While these injuries can certainly be catastrophic injuries that alter the lives of victims in profound ways – such as when they suffer severe burns , spinal cord injuries , or traumatic brain injuries – they can also include less severe physical injuries ...
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  • 5 Personal Injury Myths Busted

    At Accident Attorneys , our Antelope Valley personal injury lawyers have spoken with injured victims and families who voiced concerns or opinions based on myths and misleading information. While we are often able to straighten out their concerns by providing the facts, we also know that believing and acting upon the wrong information can adversely impact a victim’s right to recover financial ...
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  • What Are Electronic Logging Devices in Commercial Trucks?

    Despite attempts from the trucking industry and others who have financial stakes in transporting large amounts of cargo at the expense of public safety, lawmakers and regulators have worked hard to develop new technology that keeps our roadways say. These include electronic logging devices (ELDs), which are on-board electronic units that record the amount of time a vehicle is active and on the ...
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  • Tips to Help Prevent Car Accidents

    Car accidents remain a leading cause of preventable injuries in the U.S., and especially in Southern California where traveling by car is a near necessity for many. While wrecks can happen for any number of reasons, they often result from negligence, errors, and carelessness – all of which can be avoided. Because car accidents are largely preventable, it becomes the responsibility of motorists to ...
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  • June is National Safety Awareness Month: Making Safety a Priority

    June is National Safety Awareness Month, and during the following weeks, the National Safety Council will be working to raise awareness about making safety a priority. This includes fostering conversations about common preventable accidents that injure and kill Americans, as well as tips and resources for everyone to use when doing their part to avoid them. At Accident Attorneys, our Antelope ...
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  • Jaywalking & Pedestrian Accidents

    When we think of car accidents that involve pedestrians and fault, we typically believe that the motorist is at fault since the pedestrian always has the right of way. However, there are certain situations that pedestrians can be liable for accidents, either partially or entirely. What Happens If You Accidentally Strike a Jay Walking Pedestrian? Accidents in which a pedestrian may be wholly at ...
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  • 5 Things Your Personal Injury Attorney Wishes You Knew

    Whether you were involved in a car accident or slip and fall incident, if you suffered an injury due to the negligent and reckless actions of another party, you may be eligible to recover financial compensation through a personal injury lawsuit with the help of an experienced lawyer. However, the process of filing a personal injury claim can be extremely complex and there are certain things you ...
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  • Causes of Truck Accidents: Driver Fatigue

    Truck driver fatigue is considered one of the common causes of truck accidents in the United States. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), at least one in every eight truck accidents that occur annually are caused by trucker fatigue. Although state and federal transportation safety officials have implemented a series of regulations to attempt to prevent truck driver ...
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  • Causes of Truck Accidents: Overweight Violations

    Driving alongside a semi-truck or tractor-trailer always involves a certain level of risk. However, when those commercial trucks are overloaded, the risk of a truck accident is significantly increased. Truck drivers are responsible for checking the weight of the load and if it is balanced correctly. Unfortunately, tight deadlines and carelessness can cause a driver to check the weight quickly and ...
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  • How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?

    Nobody ever expects to be injured at the hands of another party. Whether it is the result of a car accident , a slip and fall, or a mishap involving a dangerous product, a sudden injury can throw a wrench in the gears of your life and cause you to experience immense pain and hardship. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your injury, you may have grounds to file a personal injury claim ...
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  • Car Accident Do's & Don'ts

    Being involved in a car accident is never a pleasant experience – even if you are lucky enough to be uninjured. While you may feel confused, angry, or overwhelmed in the immediate aftermath, it is crucial you stay in control of your actions and watch what you say during this time. Everything you say and do following your collision can have a considerable impact on your ability to recover ...
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  • New California Law Bans Holding Phone While Driving

    As of January 1, 2017, California is now a completely hands-free state when it comes to cellphone usage for motorists. Bill 1785, which goes into effect at the start of 2017, makes it illegal for drivers to perform any action that requires the use of a phone or other device in their hands – including texting, tapping, scrolling, swiping, and making calls. The evolution of smartphones and the ...
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  • Common Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Personal Injury Case

    The aftermath of an accident can be stressful, painful, and not to mention, extremely chaotic. Victims are often confused about what to do first and how to file a personal injury claim. You only have a limited time to take legal action to recover compensation for your damages, so it is important that you file your claim accurately and quickly. Below are some valuable tips on how to maximize your ...
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