How To Get a Copy of Your California Highway Patrol Accident Report

Hurt in an accident? Your California Highway Patrol Accident Report is a very important piece of evidence in court. Contact Wakeford Law today to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation: (415) 569-7495 Obtaining Your CHP Crash Report If you’ve recently been involved in a car accident on a California state highway, you might consider pursuing a legal claim against the at-fault party. If you plan to file an insurance claim or lawsuit,

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How to Get Your San Jose Accident Report

If you sustained injuries in a motor vehicle collision in San Jose, you might consider taking legal action against the party who caused the accident. Whether you plan to pursue an insurance claim or file a civil lawsuit, you will likely need to obtain your San Jose accident report first. Getting a copy of an accident report in San Jose is not overly difficult. However, if you work with a

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California Proposition 22 Overview

Proposition 22 (Prop 22) is a California law that recognizes rideshare and delivery drivers as independent contractors. A significant impact of Prop 22 on California app-based drivers is their ability to financially recover after a work-related car accident.   The Gig Economy As more and more people are choosing when and where to work, the gig economy is booming. This type of labor market is made up of independent contractors and

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Is California a No-Fault State for Car Accidents?

Is California a No-Fault Insurance State for Auto Accidents? Understandably, injured victims in a car accident want to know how to recover compensation after a car accident. Prospective clients come to us with numerous questions, including, Is California a no-fault state for car accidents? Unlike some other states, California is not a no-fault state. You can sue third parties for causing your injuries and property damage. If you need assistance

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Loss of Consortium in California

Understanding Loss of Consortium in California If your spouse suffered a recent injury in an accident, you are probably experiencing a difficult time. You are probably concerned about your spouse’s current and future health and also stressed about the effect of your spouse’s injuries on your marital relationship. In California, you may be able to recover damages for the impact your partner’s injuries have had on your marriage. Here, we

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What Should You Do If You Were Hit By an Uninsured Driver in California?

Were you hit by an uninsured driver? You don’t have to face your insurance company alone. Contact Wakeford Law today to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation: (415) 569-7495 Hit By Uninsured Driver in California Overview As a victim involved in a car accident with an uninsured driver in California, you may be concerned about the possibility of financial ruin. Although health insurance will cover most medical costs, it does not cover

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Will My Car Insurance Go Up if I’m Not at Fault for an Accident?

Will My Premium Go Up if I Am Not at Fault for an Accident? One fear many motorists have after an accident is that their car insurance premiums will rise. Even when drivers are not at fault for the crash, they often fail to report the accident to their insurer because they want to avoid the dreaded jump in premium costs. But do you have to fear your insurance going

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How Do I File with the Uber Claims Department?

If you were injured by a negligent or reckless Uber driver, then you have a claim for compensation. First, though, you need to make a claim with the Uber Claims Department to give them notice that you were hurt. This initial claim will begin the negotiation process, but it is only the first step to getting money for your injuries. Fortunately, Uber has ample insurance to cover just about any

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How to Get Your Oakland Accident Report

Car accidents happen fast, but there is no time to waste in the aftermath of a car accident. California law requires motorists to report car accidents causing injury or death to the Department of the California Highway Patrol or the police department where the accident occurred. Reporting must be done within 24 hours of the accident. An accident report is not only legally required, it can also help you recover damages. The

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What Does California Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Cover?

Hurt in an accident? Having personal injury protection (PIP) or Med Pay can help cover your injuries. Contact Wakeford Law today to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation: (415) 569-7495 There is no way around it; paying for insurance is not fun. Neither is getting in a car accident. However, being in a car accident where you or the other driver is uninsured makes a bad situation even worse. Car insurance comes

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