Should You Call the Cops for a Fender Bender in Vista, CA?
Petrov Law Firm | August 8, 2022 | Car Accident
You’ve been in a car accident, but your car doesn’t have much damage, and you feel physically fine. You may be wondering whether you should call the cops after a fender bender. The short answer is yes: you have nothing to lose, and it could help you in the long run. California Law and Car… read more
What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?
Petrov Law Firm | July 27, 2022 | Car Accident
One of the most important lessons when learning to drive is yielding the right of way. However, as time passes, drivers can forget the rules for yielding the right of way or disregard their importance, resulting in unfortunate accidents and injuries for those involved. If you’re the victim of a right-of-way accident, you may face… read more
The Deadliest Highway Stretches in California
Petrov Law Firm | July 6, 2022 | Car Accident
California has one of the highest rates of accidents in the country, partly due to the sprawling network of highways, interstates, and roadways totaling more than 16,000 miles (or 50,000 lane miles). Although an accident can happen anywhere over these 16,000 miles, some stretches of the road are more dangerous or have a higher instance… read more
Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Car Accident in Vista, CA?
Petrov Law Firm | June 6, 2022 | Car Accident
Some car accidents can cause devastating injuries and significant financial losses. However, others might seem minor. There could be some property damage, and you might be slightly sore and have some bruising. You might wonder whether it is worth calling a lawyer after a car accident. Unfortunately, a minor car accident can quickly become a… read more
Who Has Jurisdiction If You Get Into a Car Accident on Vacation?
Petrov Law Firm | August 20, 2021 | Car Accident
One of the worst things that can happen while traveling is a car accident. It can ruin your entire vacation, even more so if you experience injuries as a result of the accident. If you are on vacation, which court has jurisdiction over the accident? You need to know how to recoup your medical expenses… read more
Road Debris and Accident Fault in California
Petrov Law Firm | April 1, 2019 | Car Accident
In California, compensation for motor vehicle accidents depends on fault. In most cases, it is easy to determine who is at fault in an accident if one driver was distracted or breaking the law and the other was not. However, there are other times when assigning fault is a little more complicated. For example, what… read more
Suffering from Trigeminal Neuralgia Following a Car Accident
Petrov Law Firm | November 24, 2016 | Car Accident
Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a condition that results in extreme pain in the face due to nerve damage. This damage can cause a chronic condition whereby pain may be triggered by the simplest thing such as smiling, eating, or moving the face muscles in other natural ways. How is this condition related to motor vehicle… read more
Open Door Policy: What To Do When a Cyclist Hits Your Car Door
Petrov Law Firm | March 5, 2015 | Car Accident
For cyclists, car doors can be one of the most dangerous threats on the road. An open door can mean flipping over the bike (and the car door) at twenty miles per hour. Serious injuries can occur to the cyclist, and at times, the vehicle passenger if he or she steps out of the car… read more