Category: Injury & Accident Articles

Can a Cyclist Be at Fault for a Car Accident?

If you sustained injuries in a collision involving a bicycle and a motor vehicle, you might wonder who was at fault for the accident and any subsequent damages suffered. Although logic might indicate that motorists are usually at fault for these types of collisions, that isn’t always the case. In fact, cyclists may be at fault for car accidents or other injury accidents in a variety of ways. If your

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What Is the Statute of Limitations for a California Car Accident?

If you were hurt in a car accident in California then don’t wait to file a claim. California has a statute of limitations for car accident claims. Call The Wakeford Law Firm today for a free case evaluation: (415) 569-7495 A car accident in California could leave you on the brink of financial and personal ruin. A car wreck victim could find themselves with a hefty pile of medical bills from

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5 Personal Injury Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Lawyer

Pursuing a personal injury claim can be a stressful and frustrating experience. You need to concentrate on healing from your injuries, not worry about how your medical bills will be paid.  Hiring an experienced San Francisco personal injury lawyer can help make the claims process easier. If you are considering hiring an attorney, make the most out of your initial consultations.  Understandably, you probably have a long list of personal injury questions.

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Average Settlement for a Pedestrian Hit by a Car

If you were a pedestrian that was hit and injured by a car, you need a San Francisco pedestrian accident attorney at The Wakeford Law Firm. We can tell you what a possible average settlement range might be for your specific case. Don’t wait, call us today: (415) 569-7495 Many potential clients come to us inquiring about their case value as a pedestrian hit by a car. Settlement values on pedestrian accidents or

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What Is My Construction Accident Settlement Worth?

Construction sites can be hazardous places. They pose a significant risk not only to construction workers, but also to innocent passersby. Although there are many rules and regulations to ensure safe construction sites, accidents happen quite often. If you have suffered an injury at a California construction site, you should know how much your accident settlement is worth. Common Construction Accident Causes While injuries are typical, California construction fatalities are

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How Much Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

If you were involved in an accident, you might wonder, How much is my personal injury case worth? Personal injury cases can vary significantly in value depending on several factors. Courts use “damages” to calculate the value of a personal injury claim. While no case has a guaranteed value, understanding how to calculate damages will help you understand what to expect as your case moves forward. Who Pays for Damages

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How to Report a Pothole in San Francisco

The current state of San Francisco’s streets makes for a bumpy ride. We wish the city were free of potholes, but weather and heavy traffic conspire to create cracks and holes in the road that can grow over time. If you see a pothole, you should report it to the city. Follow the steps below. Step 1: Take a Picture You aren’t required to submit a picture, but you can

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How Do I File a Claim Against the City of San Francisco?

San Francisco’s city government employs thousands of people, and chances are you run into a city worker nearly every day. Like other people, city employees can be negligent and end up harming innocent members of the public. Unfortunately, filing a claim against the city of San Francisco is not easy. Like everything else involving this city, the bureaucratic maze can defeat even the most committed. In this article, we’ll explain

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