Tips for Using Cruise Control During a Holiday Road Trip

Are you traveling this holiday season to see family and friend? Maybe you and your partner are running away for a secret vacation for the holidays. Whether you are taking a short day trip, running errands, trying to get home, or packing the family for a weeklong holiday vacation, you will likely be on the roads quite a bit this holiday season. One thing to remember is when and where to use your cruise control and how to use your cruise control safely.

Common Mistakes Made When Hiring a Los Angeles Accident Attorney

Have you been injured in a personal injury accident in Los Angeles, Stockton, Fresno, or the surrounding areas? Is the insurance company for the other party delaying, denying, or underpaying your claim? Do you feel alone? If so, you need a California personal injury attorney to help you fight the insurance company for the money you deserve. However, you want to hire the right attorney for your needs. Below are several mistakes that you want to avoid when hiring a personal injury law firm in California.

What Do I Need to Know About Medical Treatments After a Car Wreck in Sacramento?

When you are involved in a car accident, the aftermath can be overwhelming. Even if you believe you are not seriously injured, you need to be checked by a physician. Too many people believe that the minor aches and pains they feel after a car accident are “normal.” However, those aches and pains continue and become worse over time. Before long, those same aches and pains that were “normal” begin to disrupt daily living. It is at this point that the person might go to the doctor to complain about aches and pains interfering with his or her ability to work or perform daily tasks.

How Much is the Average Car Accident Claim for Neck Injuries in Fresno?

A common question our Fresno car accident attorneys answer for clients has to deal with the value of neck injuries caused by traffic accidents. While we want to give our clients a specific dollar figure when they meet with us during their free consultation, it is impossible to answer this question with absolute certainty because several factors impact the value of a claim. If a personal attorney in Fresno gives you an exact figure for your claim during your first meeting or early in your case, this should raise red flags for you. You want and you need an attorney who is willing to put forth the effort to investigate your claim thoroughly and completely to give you the best chance of receiving full compensation for all damages.

Are You Getting Your Teenager a Cell Phone for Christmas?

If you are purchasing a cell phone or even a new cell phone for your teenager this Christmas, you need to be aware of some startling facts about teen drivers. Researchers found that distraction and teen driver crashes were worse than previously thought. AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety conducted research involving video analysis of teen drivers. According to the research, distraction was a factor in 58 percent of teen crashes. This number is four times the number of accidents estimated from police reports. The NHTSA had previously estimated that only 14 percent of crashes by teen drivers involved distraction. The study showed that 12 percent of the crashes involved cell phone use. In another study, the AAA Foundation found that use of electronic devices by newly licensed teen drivers was the most common distraction.

What Types of Automobile Insurance Do I Need in Stockton, CA?

Each state has laws dictating the minimum automobile insurance requirements for that state. California is an at-fault state for insurance purposes. Therefore, the state requires all drivers to carry a minimum of $15,000 in bodily injury coverage for one person and $30,000 in bodily injury coverage per accident. Drivers must also carry $5,000 in property damage coverage per accident. Liability insurance pays for the damages of other persons when a driver causes an automobile accident. The victim may be a passenger in that driver’s vehicle, another driver, a passenger in another vehicle, a pedestrian, or a bicyclist. Any person injured by the at-fault driver can file a claim to recover damages. However, if the driver carries minimum insurance, the victim may be limited to a recovery of $15,000. This is one reason you might want to consider purchasing additional insurance coverage that can help protect you in the event you are injured in an accident with a driver who does not have sufficient insurance coverage.

2017 Christmas Events in Stockton, CA

Are you looking for a way to kick off the holiday season with your family? There are several events scheduled for the beginning of December in Stockton that you and your family can enjoy. Below are just a few of the area’s Christmas events that you might find interesting.

By | December 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Happens If I Get Hurt at a Hotel During the Holidays?

Many people will be traveling this holiday season. Whether you are going home to visit family or you are taking a family vacation during the holiday season, you expect to have a great time, especially if you are staying at a resort, hotel, bed & breakfast, or inn. It is great to stay at a hotel or resort because you do not need to worry about the cooking or the cleaning — you can just sit back and relax during the holidays. However, if the owner does not maintain the property, accidents can happen. Accidents at hotels can lead to serious injuries, including broken bones, sprains, lacerations, back injuries, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injuries. If you are injured in a hotel while traveling during the Christmas holidays, it is important that you know what to do to protect your right to recover compensation for your injuries.

By | November 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Car Accident FYI’s

What Car Accidents Cause the Worst Injuries? Any car accident, even a minor fender-bender, can result in injuries. It is important to remember that if you are injured in a traffic-related accident, you need to seek medical care. Even if you do not believe that you are seriously injured, it is always best to be seen by a physician as soon as possible after the collision. Some injuries may not immediately cause symptoms and aches and pains could be an indication of a more severe injury.  Therefore, we strongly urge all accident victims to see a doctor for their health and well-being, in addition to protecting their right to recover money for their damages from the at-fault driver.

By | November 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Types of Personal Injury Cases Do We Handle?

The Fresno personal injury lawyers of Torem & Associates handle a variety of personal injury cases. We believe that injury victims deserve to be treated fairly by the insurance company. Therefore, we fight for just and fair settlements for each of our clients. When you are injured because of the carelessness, negligence, or recklessness of another person or party, you have the legal right to pursue a damage claim under California’s personal injury laws.