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What Happens if I Get in a Phantom Driver Accident in California?

By Andrew Ritholz |

You are cruising down the freeway and suddenly a child runs out in front of you, causing you to swerve. Or a tree breaks and falls into the road, or another driver pulls out in front of you without signaling. You swerve to avoid the hazard and end up crashing into a tree or… Read More »

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What Should You Not Say to Your Insurance Company After an Accident?

By Andrew Ritholz |

After you are injured in a car accident, you will need to report the incident to your insurance company and the insurance of the other drivers involved. Even if the other driver is at fault, you will likely need to talk to your own insurance provider at least once. Whether or not you think… Read More »

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How to Handle an ADA Lawsuit

By Andrew Ritholz |

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal law that protects disabled workers and customers by requiring businesses to comply with certain minimum standards of accessibility. ADA requirements can range from requiring wheelchair ramps and elevators to hyper-specific requirements concerning how far from the toilet the toilet paper roll can be attached in… Read More »

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Why Fine Print Matters in Commercial Contracts

By Andrew Ritholz |

When entering into a commercial contract, it can be tempting to simply jump to the meat of the agreement: How much am I paying (or getting paid), and what exactly am I paying for (or being paid to do). Every contract includes many additional provisions, however, that govern the legal relationship between the parties… Read More »

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What Do I Do if My Child is Injured in a Car Accident?

By Andrew Ritholz |

The only thing scarier than being seriously injured in a car accident is imagining your child hurt. If your child was injured by a negligent driver, what can you do? Can your child recover damages for their injuries, even if they are too young to bring a lawsuit? Read on for a discussion of… Read More »

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Creating an LLC: What You Need to Know

By Andrew Ritholz |

Los Angeles is the place for startup companies. Whether you have a great idea for an app or other technology, you have found a lucrative calling, or you are simply trying to formalize your side gig, it is important to dot all of your i’s and cross all of your t’s when forming your… Read More »

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving?

By Andrew Ritholz |

Distracted driving has rapidly become one of the biggest dangers on California roadways. Thousands of people are injured in distracted driving accidents across the state every year as drivers choose to text, email, and perform other tasks while behind the wheel. Read on to learn some of the most common causes of distracted driving,… Read More »

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If You Are a Passenger in a Car Accident, Can You Sue for Your Injuries?

By Andrew Ritholz |

Car accidents often involve more than just drivers. Pedestrians, bike riders, motorcycle riders, and passengers may all be hurt in a car crash. If you were injured in a car accident in which you were a passenger, can you recover for your injuries? Against whom do you bring a claim? Continue reading for a… Read More »

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Can You Sue When You are Injured by a Minor?

By Andrew Ritholz |

If you are injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, whether the at-fault party was a reckless driver, a store owner who failed to clean up a spill, or the manufacturer of a defective product that blew up in your hands, you have the right to sue for damages.  But what if the… Read More »

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What Happens if You Hit a Pedestrian with Your Car?

By Andrew Ritholz |

If you are involved in an accident with a pedestrian, you need to take appropriate steps to mitigate the situation.  Call the authorities or emergency responders when necessary, and assess the situation.  Accidents involving pedestrians can be different than accidents involving other motor vehicles, and it is important to know what you may face… Read More »

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