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April 2015 Archives

Cause of complex car-truck accident eludes investigators

An early-morning truck accident in Pancoima on Friday, April 17, 2015 involved a second truck and four other vehicles, and one person was killed in the pile-up. The truly unusual aspect of the story, however, is the difficulty investigators have experienced in reconstructing the sequence and cause of the collisions.

Insurers must act in good faith in handling liability claims

Dealing with an insurance company can be a frustrating and unpleasant experience under the best of circumstances, but attempting to recover damages for an auto accident can be especially maddening. California has laws that require insurers to use good faith in dealing with both their own policy holders and with persons who have a claim for damages against a policy holder.

California truck accident cases require special lawyering skills

California accidents involving trucks -- whether the truck is a large semi or a small pick-up -- can require special legal expertise to maximize the recovery for persons injured in the accident. Trucks and cars are both motor vehicles, but the two are far from identical when an accident involving a truck accident causes personal injuries.

NTSB releases preliminary findings in Oxnard truck/train crash

Tragedy can strike at any time and could impact multiple victims at a time. When an accident involves a public transportation vehicle, it is crucial to understand the cause of the incident so those injured can take appropriate action to protect their rights and interests.

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  • Pasadena Bar Association, Founded 1917
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum