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Man trying to understand if he needs UM insurance
We’ve addressed the topic of uninsured motorist (UM) insurance a few times in some of our recent articles. However, we’ve yet to devote an article to explaining exactly what UM insurance is, and we thought it was time to do just that.A lot of our clients have questions about UM insurance.Do I need it? What good will it do me? How much does it cost?In this article, we’re going to take some time to ... read more >>

What to do after hertz accident
In a previous piece, we spoke at length about Enterprise Rent-A-Car accidents. Enterprise is the largest rental car company in America, and the one with which you are mostly likely to do business if you rent a car.But Enterprise is not the only relevant rental car company; if you borrow a rental car in America, you’re also quite likely to find yourself behind the wheel of a Hertz rental. Founded in 1918 (nearly half a ... read more >>

The rental car industry in the United States is a multibillion dollar industry, with millions of rental cars in circulation. And a good portion of that market share is controlled by Enterprise Rent-A-Car.Enterprise Rent-A-Car, first founded in 1957 in St. Louis, is the 21st largest private company in America, according to Forbes, with over a million rental cars in its fleet and more than 7,200 offices across the country.Enterprise rents cars to people in all ... read more >>

The Las Vegas Strip shooting, which took place on Sunday night, is now the deadliest shooting in American history, with 59 deaths and over 500 injuries. But what will the legal ramifications of this tragedy be?In recent years, almost every American tragedy has led to some form or other of civil action.The 9/11 attacks, the Oklahoma City bombing, and countless mass shootings from Columbine to Sandy Hook have resulted in civil lawsuits being filed by ... read more >>

It’s been almost a year since weed was legalized in California, but a lot of questions remain, particularly with regards to marijuana and driving.How much do you have to worry about stoned drivers?And if you are a marijuana user, what precautions should you take to avoid getting a marijuana DUI?Unfortunately, there’s no 100% clear answer to the question of how much more dangerous our roads will become. But if you familiarize yourself with the law, ... read more >>

Man with back pain symptoms after auto accident
Injuries after a car accident are extremely common.It is estimated that every single year, three million Americans are injured in automobile accidents. These injuries can range from minor bumps and bruises, to serious life-altering injuries.Some of these injuries are readily apparent within the first few minutes after an accident. But other times, the injury can be harder to spot. And even if the symptoms do manifest right away, car accident victims are typically pumped full ... read more >>

Facebook post of car accident
Today, it seems like just about everything ends up on social media.A lot of people share Facebook and Twitter status updates almost reflexively, and so when something as big as an accident happens to you, it may seem perfectly natural to announce it on social media.We’re not here to lecture you for social media addiction or anything like that. (We’re not the ones to cast the first stone, anyway.) But if you have just been ... read more >>

Good attorney and bad attorney comparison
As anyone who has had any hands-on experience with the law can tell you, the relationship between an attorney and client is rarely a simple or straightforward one in practice.Both parties in the attorney-client relationship share the common goal of winning a particular case. However, there are all sorts of complications that can arise between clients and attorneys, and while many of these complications can be resolved, in some cases they are insurmountable.If you are ... read more >>

Anyone who is involved in a major car accident will most likely have to deal with a tow truck.You might be able to drive home from a smaller accident, but if your vehicle is totaled or severely damaged, then you will probably have to get a towing company involved, which can come with all sorts of unforeseen complications.Maybe you think that towing is straightforward. Okay, you probably don’t. But even so, you probably still don’t ... read more >>

In our last article, we wrote about the SR-1 form, which every driver must file with the DMV after they have been in an accident in California leading to death, injury, or significant (over $1,000) property damage.In this article, we’re going to talk about another important DMV form: the SR-19C, also known as a Financial Responsibility Information Request, which must also be filed with the DMV in cases involving uninsured motorists.You may file an SR-19C ... read more >>

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