North County San Diego Personal Injury Blog
What Are the Three Elements of Standing To Sue?
Petrov Law Firm | November 11, 2022 | Miscellaneous
In order to file a lawsuit against another party in a court of law, a person must have standing. Standing essentially means that the person has the ability to sue regarding the situation at hand. The issue of standing is addressed federally by the United States Constitution and is also addressed at the state law… read more
Should I Call 911 After a Car Accident in Vista, CA?
Petrov Law Firm | November 6, 2022 | Car Accident
If you were involved in a car accident in Vista, California, you might wonder whether you should call 911. There are several reasons why you should consider calling the police. Below, we explain the legal requirements for reporting car accidents in California and important factors to consider. What Is California’s Law on Reporting a Car… read more
CHP Reports: What You Need To Know
Petrov Law Firm | October 29, 2022 | Car Accident
After a serious car crash, you may be entitled to significant compensation for your injuries and property damage. However, you will need an official report of the accident to back up your claim. In California, this report is known as the California Highway Patrol (CHP) 555 Traffic Collision Report. While the report cannot be used… read more
What Happens if a Dog Bites Someone on Your Property?
Petrov Law Firm | October 21, 2022 | Personal Injury
Dog bites can cause severe injuries. The dog owner and/or the property owner could be liable for damages. As a property owner, it is important to understand the California dog bite laws and premises liability laws if you have a dog on your property. California Liability Laws for Dog Owners Some states have a “one… read more
Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident T-Bone in Vista, CA?
Petrov Law Firm | September 20, 2022 | Car Accident
In one recent decade, crashes at intersections and interchanges factored into over four out of every ten fatal collisions in California. While the severity of any crash or car crash injuries depends on many factors, one of the factors that makes intersection collisions dangerous is the angle of impact. Side-impact collisions, or T-bone impacts, happen… read more
Is It Possible to Get Out of Jury Duty in California?
Petrov Law Firm | September 7, 2022 | California Law
Some are excited by the chance to perform their civic duty, while others dread the thought of receiving a summons letter in the mail. Regardless of your attitude toward jury duty, it’s a big responsibility — one that you should always do your best to discharge faithfully. If, however, you’re unable to fulfill this duty… read more
Why Do Rear-End Collisions Happen in North County San Diego and Who’s to Blame?
Petrov Law Firm | September 6, 2022 | Car Accident
Even with the great advances in car safety technology, driving on the nation’s roads can still be quite dangerous. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently estimated that 42,915 people died in car crashes in 2021. That’s a 10.5% increase from the 38,824 fatalities in 2020. In San Diego County in 2019, there were a… read more
What Is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?
Petrov Law Firm | August 31, 2022 | Medical Malpractice
Medical providers are entrusted greatly with your care and that of your loved ones. A basic tenet in medicine is that you have the right to make informed decisions about your care. Providers obtain this consent expressly or impliedly. When they fail to obtain proper consent, this may form the basis of a medical malpractice… read more
What Are the Odds of Dying in a Car Crash in Vista, CA?
Petrov Law Firm | August 23, 2022 | Car Accident
Car crash injuries are common throughout the United States, but how likely are fatal accidents to happen? While it’s difficult to pinpoint the exact odds of dying in a car crash, the CDC reports an average of 32,000 traffic deaths yearly. Sadly, these numbers have been on the rise, and 2021 showed the most significant… read more
Car Accident Police Reports in California
Petrov Law Firm | August 20, 2022 | Car Accident
Getting into a motor vehicle accident can be very stressful. Knowing what to do after an accident may relieve some stress about the whole ordeal. Make sure you comply with all legal requirements by being aware of the rules governing your duties, such as reporting the collision to the police. You might want to engage… read more