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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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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: 2 minutes | Personal Injury

Livestock Accident Settlements in California

You’re driving along a stretch of road you travel almost every day when, suddenly, you round a corner and see a small herd of cattle crossing the road not more than 50 feet ahead of you. You slam on the brakes and crank the wheel to the right in hopes of missing the animals, but in doing so you...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Personal Injury

What Happens If a Pedestrian Caused an Accident?

The California Department of Motor Vehicles set out a guide for pedestrians and drivers to explain the rules of the road. Generally, drivers must take special care around crosswalks and intersections and be wary of blind corners. Pedestrians must look out for their own safety and take care to avoid accidents. However, accidents happen even to the most careful...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Personal Injury

What to Expect During Your Free Personal Injury Consultation

If you suffered severe injuries in an accident that you didn’t cause, you need help to get the justice and compensation you deserve. Talking to an injury lawyer as soon as possible will help get you moving toward those goals. Most California injury lawyers offer free consultations. If you know what to expect when you arrive for your meeting,...

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Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in California

When you are injured in an injury accident, you have only a limited amount of time to bring a lawsuit for your damages. This deadline is known as the statute of limitations. The personal injury statute of limitations in California is generally two years from the date of the injury. However, the two years do not always apply in...

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Do I Need to Hire an Injury Lawyer Who Is Near Me?

When someone else causes you an injury, they are liable for compensating you for any damages you suffer due to their actions. Sometimes recovering damages is as simple as making a handshake deal with the person who injured you. More often than not, however, starting a legal claim is necessary to recover your damages. To help initiate legal proceedings,...

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How Much to Expect From an Injury Settlement in California

Figuring out how much to expect from a California injury settlement is an important step to take whenever you file such a claim. With an estimate in mind, you will know what sort of settlement offer is acceptable. If a settlement offer does not adequately account for the amount of damages you suffered, something is wrong. The other party...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Auto Accidents

Parking Lot Accident Injury Claims In California

Automobile accidents can happen anywhere, and parking lots are no exception. Many parking lot accidents occur due to one or both drivers failing to pay attention to their surroundings. As parking lots can become crowded and busy, it can be easy for drivers to miss something and cause an accident. Whether it be adjusting the radio or air conditioning,...

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