Can I Get Workers’ Comp If I Was Working From Home?

Workers’ compensation can be a lifesaver if you were injured while working at your job. Workers’ compensation is most often paid out in the event you fell and got injured on the job. This is usually done without a personal injury lawyer in Newport Beach, as these claims are usually accepted. However, it’s possible to

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Woman Dies After Motorcycle Collision on Pacific Coast Highway

You may have noticed that traffic in Huntington Beach was heavy on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 11. This is because a crash occurred between a motorcycle and a car, resulting in one fatality. Motorists driving down the Pacific Coast Highway noticed a motorcycle driving erratically and popping wheelies. They were then witness to a

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Man Killed in Jet Ski Explosion

It’s been an eventful summer here in California, and social distancing has caused many people to seek out summer entertainment outdoors. California has no shortage of bodies of water for swimming, boating, rafting, and other watercraft activities. However, our jet ski accident lawyers in Newport Beach stress that safety and good judgment must accompany your

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How to Handle Unruly Rideshare Passengers

To a passenger, an Uber/Lyft ride is all about convenience and comfort. But to the drivers, it is so much more than that; it’s their livelihood, so they try to act their best during each and every booking they get. When your passenger is disrespectful, condescending, or rude, being polite while navigating the roads can

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Uber Sexual Assault Claims Mount

Uber was brought about as a safety tool to allow people to get home safely after a night of drinking. However, sexual assault claims from riders have been plaguing the company since its early years. Since May 2021, over one hundred sexual assault claims have been filed. These claims add to thousands that are already

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Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse: A Case Study in Negligence

Just last month marked 40 years since one of the most deadly and injurious building collapses in American history. With the recent collapse of the Surfside Condominium in Miami, it seems people are just now realizing how serious negligence in design and construction is. On July 17, 1981, the hotel chain was hosting a public

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Can You Sue for a No Contact Motorcycle Accident?

As a motorcycle rider, you have to take extra precautions when it comes to navigating traffic, and other drivers should take extra precautions to protect you. Any motorcycle enthusiast knows this isn’t always the case. Oftentimes, motorcyclists have to crash their own bikes to avoid colliding with a vehicle. A crash that occurs when a

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Your Rights as an Injured Passenger After a Car Accident

Riding along as a passenger might be easier than being in the driver’s seat. However, in an unfortunate turn of events, accidents could occur, putting you in a complex situation. You have the same rights to recover compensation as the driver, although you can do very little during the actual incident. It is typically easier

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Are Pedestrians Ever At Fault for Accidents?

The entire Los Angeles and Orange County areas are teeming with pedestrians, talking on the phone, walking their dogs, jogging, and even filming TikToks. It can be difficult for drivers to focus on maneuvering their cars while watching out for all potential dangers when driving through highly populated areas. While drivers are in larger vehicles,

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