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What Happens if a Cyclist Causes an Accident?

When people hear about an accident involving a vehicle and a bicycle, they typically assume the driver of the car was at fault. However, cyclists are sometimes at fault too. So what happens if a cyclist causes an accident? If you sustained injuries in a bike accident, don’t hesitate to contact the California car accident lawyers at Silva Injury...

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Average Settlement for Drunk Driving Accidents in CA

If you were an innocent victim of a drunk driving accident, you might feel various emotions, including anger, fear, pain, and stress. Suffering injuries in an accident causes financial worries, loss of work, and emotional pain to you and your loved ones. Fortunately, California permits you to recover compensation for your losses against the drunk driver. Contact a personal...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Bicycle Accident

Can I Sue if a Bicycle Hits My Car?

Accidents involving a vehicle and bicycle can result in devastating injuries. Some people assume that a bike accident involving a car is automatically the driver’s fault. However, that is not always the case. There are incidents where the bicyclist is at fault for the accident. You may be searching online for the answer to, Can I sue if a...

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What to Do After a Bicycle Accident in CA

Many throughout California enjoy bicycle riding as a form of exercise and as an efficient mode of transportation. However, the more people choose to travel by bicycle, the greater the risk of being involved in a bicycle accident. Unfortunately, bicycle accidents can be profound and life-changing events.  Although bicycle fatalities and serious injuries in California decreased from 2019 to...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Slip and Fall

How to File a Slip and Fall Claim in CA

If you sustained injuries in a slip and fall accident on another party’s property, you likely have questions about who will pay for your injuries and other damages. Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you might have a legal claim against the property owner, business, caretaker, etc. However, pursuing a claim can be complicated. If you’re searching for...

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What to Do If You Slip and Fall in a Store

Grocery stores often present an ideal scenario for slip and fall accidents. Food can spill in aisles, grocery store staff members regularly mop the floors, and parking lots present their own risks. Instead of waiting until a slip and fall accident occurs, many clients want to know what to do if you slip and fall in a store.  We...

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How Can Slip and Fall Accidents Be Prevented?

Slip and fall accidents, also called trip & fall accidents, occur with alarming frequency. This often worries property and business owners who fear they will face liability in the event of a trip & fall on their property. In the event the fall occurred due to a lack of proper maintenance, the property owner could face liability under the...

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How Much Is a Slip and Fall Case Worth in California?

Slip and fall accidents occur more frequently than one might think. In fact, the National Floor Institute reported that falls account for over 8 million emergency room visits annually. Falls can happen in a number of places like the workplace, a grocery store, or a public parking lot.  In California, individuals injured due to negligent property maintenance can bring...

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What Happens After a Deposition in a Slip and Fall Case?

After a slip and fall, the prospect of a lawsuit can be scary. A court case can be daunting whether you are a property owner facing a premises liability lawsuit filed against you or an accident victim preparing to sue. If you are involved in a slip and fall case, you may be wondering how each stage of the...

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Who Is Responsible for Sidewalk Falls?

As a general rule, businesses and other property owners have a duty to ensure that their property is safe. However, sidewalks are unique because it isn’t always up to a property owner to maintain their sidewalk; sometimes it’s the local government’s duty.  Regardless, if you’ve been injured in a sidewalk accident, you may be entitled to compensation, and Silva...

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