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Proving Fault in a California Car Accident: What You Need to Know

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In life, some things may come easier than others. For example, if you spilled a gallon of paint on the carpet, it’s a safe assumption most would figure out who to blame. Now imagine that same scenario, but instead of paint it’s a car accident and instead of a carpet it’s the California highway. Now, who is to blame? It may not seem as easy...
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The Reeves Law Group Awards $2,500 Scholarship to Harvard Law Student, Adaeze Anita Onyimah

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The Reeves Law Group has just awarded a $2,500 scholarship to Adaeze Anita Onyimah, to assist her financially at Harvard Law School. This year marks the 8th anniversary of the firm’s annual Future Lawyer Scholarship, which is designed to assist law students who are focused on innovative ways to provide legal services to the community, particularly to the less fortunate. “The judging for scholarship applications...
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Common Slip And Fall Injuries

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Like many individuals, you might think of slip and fall accidents resulting in skinned knees, a sprained wrist, or an ankle sprain. Trip and fall incidents, often known as slip and fall accidents, can result in severe injuries with long-lasting effects. Elderly people are more vulnerable to slip-and-fall injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the top cause of fatal...
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Where Do Slip And Fall Accidents Most Commonly Occur?

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Slip and fall accidents are difficult to predict as they can take place just about anywhere, on any surface, although there are some areas where these types of accidents are more likely to occur, like grocery stores and parking lots. Where a slip and fall accident happens has considerable influence on how a plaintiff goes about making a slip and fall claim, so if you...
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What Types Of Surfaces Can Result In A Slip And Fall?

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A fall is an accident that can be fatal, cause major injuries, and necessitate hospitalization. The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that every day in the United States, there are about 25,000 slip, trip, and fall accidents. According to the NSC, these accidents are the leading cause of preventable fatalities in adults 65 and older. Accidents involving slipping and falling can occur in various settings,...
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Rideshare Accident Statistics 2022

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In 2022, Uber and Lyft have become de-facto players in the on-demand transportation business by providing passengers easy access to clean, pleasant, and affordable rideshare services. With a combined market capitalization of billions of dollars, Uber and Lyft have succeeded in recruiting more drivers and customers, hence increasing traffic volume in Northern and Southern California and across the nation. Now that Uber and Lyft have...
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What Is Rideshare Insurance?

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The ridesharing market has expanded quickly in recent years. The need for comfortable transportation is at an all-time high due to increased population and industrialization around the world, particularly in major cities. If you are interested in taking part in the ridesharing industry, now may be the time to consider rideshare insurance. Essentially, rideshare insurance is a bridge between your personal auto insurance policy and...
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What Happens If You Ignore Mandatory Evacuation Orders?

As of Friday evening, Hurricane Irma had maximum sustained winds of 155 mph — just below highest Category 5 status — and is forecast to remain at about that strength when it comes ashore on Sunday morning. Mandatory evacuation orders have now been issued in numerous counties, including all residents and visitors in the Florida Keys. Despite its vulnerability to extreme weather, Florida does not......
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Timeline and Process of a Personal Injury Lawsuit in California

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In California, a personal injury lawsuit proceeds in civil court. Therefore, the rules that apply to all civil lawsuits also generally apply in personal injury lawsuits. Example Timeline of a Civil Lawsuit The general timeline for personal injury claims and lawsuits might look like this: Plaintiff is injured in and sustains property damage, for example, from a car accident caused by the driver of a...
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The Unfortunate Truth: The Most Common Auto Accident Injuries

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Car accidents are a prominent cause of injuries. In 2019, roughly 6.6 million vehicle accidents were reported. Of the traffic accidents reported in 2020, roughly 42,000 were fatal and another 4.8 million incurred other injuries. The damage they leave behind can be significant. The economic cost of car accidents is projected to be $871 billion per year — roughly $900 for every person residing in...
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