North County San Diego Personal Injury Blog

Dog Bite Statistics By Breed

Dogs are man’s best friend – they’re our loyal companions, our foot warmers, our working buddies, and our loyal protectors. But sometimes, dogs can get aggressive, and people get bitten. Certain ​​dogs tend to have a reputation for being more aggressive than others. Read on to learn the statistics about dog bites by breed and… read more

How Long Does It Take To Get a Personal Injury Settlement Check in California?

One of the most common questions our Vista personal injury lawyers answer is, “How long does it take to get a personal injury settlement check in California?” But, unfortunately, there is not a one-fits-all answer to that question. The circumstances and factors in your case impact the timeline for a personal injury settlement. Each personal… read more

Vehicle and Driver Requirements for Uber and Lyft

All 50 states regulate rideshare operators like Uber and Lyft. California was the first state to pass these laws. In 2013, California issued rules covering transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft. In 2014, the California legislature passed laws to establish the baseline requirements for vehicles and drivers. These laws addressed a serious problem… read more

Nine Factors That Determine How Much To Expect From a Car Accident Settlement in California

The car accident settlement process in California can be very confusing, and many people do not know how much they should expect to receive. The answer to this question is not always clear, but here are some of the factors that will help determine how much you’re entitled to: 1. Severity of Injuries One of… read more

Nine Things You Should Know About a Free Personal Injury Lawyer Consultation

If you’ve incurred a personal injury as a result of another party’s malice or negligence, you may be wondering whether you should take advantage of a free personal injury consultation.  Whenever you discover a personal injury attorney who might be able to provide strong representation, your free consultation is a great time to ask questions… read more

What Are the Three Elements of Standing To Sue?

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? 

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

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?

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?

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