North County San Diego Personal Injury Blog
3 Questions Your Lawyer Will Want Answers to for a Personal Injury Case
Petrov Law Firm | July 1, 2020 | Personal Injury
If you have been injured in a car accident, slip and fall, dog attack, or in any other way that involves the fault of someone else, you need the assistance of a personal injury attorney. Having a lawyer on your side can help you to maximize a settlement, especially when an insurance company is involved…. 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
Can a Person Be Sued for Failure to Render Aid?
Petrov Law Firm | September 5, 2017 | Personal Injury
Most of the time, whether or not you choose to help a person who is in trouble is completely at your discretion. If you have the ability and can safely render aid, you may decide to help a person who is stuck on the side of the road or facing some other form of danger… read more
California Laws Regarding Commercial Truck Driving-What You Need to Know
Petrov Law Firm | December 28, 2016 | Truck Accident
Injuries and fatalities are common when a commercial truck is in an accident with other drivers. This occurred twice during the first four days of December in the state of California, resulting in a total of 3 deaths. Our hearts go out to those who have lost loved ones. What does the state of California… 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
Can Organizations Really Get Sued Over Donating Food?
Petrov Law Firm | November 27, 2015 | Personal Injury
Food banks and other non-profit organizations have to careful about what goods they serve. Restaurants have to be careful about the food they donate. If you work for a restaurant looking to donate food, or a non-profit looking to distribute food, contact a personal injury attorney to ensure that you are not exposed to any… 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
What Do I Do If Someone Gets Hurt at My Wedding?
Petrov Law Firm | February 13, 2015 | Personal Injury
People slip and fall. And while you hope nothing like that would ever happen at your wedding (birthday party, anniversary, or business meeting), sometimes people get drunk, rowdy, or careless. Accidents happen, and if you’re not careful, you could be become a defendant in an expensive civil case. If you are hosting an event at… read more
Dog Park Liability
Petrov Law Firm | December 9, 2014 | Personal Injury
Dog parks are not a liability-free zone. While dog parks may be a place where the city suspends its leash laws, the laws that govern liability for human or animal injury still apply. In addition, dog parks are not the place for un-neutered male dogs, aggressive dogs, or un-socialized puppies. Dog parks exist so that… read more
Can I Sue for Slander on Facebook?
Petrov Law Firm | November 4, 2014 | Product Liability
In short, yes. However, because it’s written words, you would sue for libel. Can I Sue Facebook For Posting It? No. Generally, companies like Twitter and Facebook are not responsible for the content people post. In addition, the companies that host those websites are generally not liable for the content of the websites. You have… read more