Dog bites are normally proven by percipient witnesses who saw the bite as it occurred and/or the physical evidence of scars and injuries that result. We often obtain evidence to prove a dog bite from police reports, animal control reports, private investigator reports, photographs and medical records.
Civil Code 3342 states: “(a) The owner of any dog is liable for the damages suffered by any person who is bitten by the dog while in a public place or lawfully in a private place, including the property of the owner of the dog, regardless of the former viciousness of… CONTINUE
Absolutely not. Under Civil Code Section 3342, the dog owner is liable for the damages suffered by the person bitten by the dog while in a public place or lawfully in a private place, including the property of the owner of the dog. The liability of the dog owner applies… CONTINUE
Dog Bites are extremely prevalent in the United States. Each year, approximately 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs. About twenty percent of dog bites result in the need for medical attention. Dog bites accounted for one third of all homeowner’s liability claims in 2015. *These statistics come from a… CONTINUE
Always wear a protective helmet, a thick jacket, sturdy pants, and thick gloves. Good protective gear will mitigate the severity of your injuries if you are injured in a motorcycle accident.
Absolutely never operate a motorcycle while intoxicated. If you consume any alcohol whatsoever, be mindful if you are also taking prescription medications, many of which should never be combined with alcohol. If you are found to be under the influence, it will be difficult to prove that you are not… CONTINUE
Motorcyclists are inherently vulnerable to accidents that cause death and catastrophic injuries. Ride defensively. Use your lights. Maintain a safe distance from other vehicles. Scan for traffic far out so that you can anticipate potential problems upstream. Avoid situations that are beyond your skill and experience. I advise my motorcyclist… CONTINUE
Let’s say your friend is riding a motorcycle in San Francisco and you are his injured passenger. Could a motorcycle accident lawyer take both of them as clients? If there is a real dispute as to whether your friend might be at fault, this means you, the motorcycle passenger, may… CONTINUE
They could. It depends on the facts. Even though it is a hit-and-run situation, your insurance company is still entitled to examine how its own insured was conducting himself. For example, was the motorcyclist driving too fast? Was the motorcyclist changing lanes in a dangerous fashion? Did the motorcyclist fail… CONTINUE
In the event that the hit-and-run driver escaped and was never located, there still may be recovery for your damages from your own insurance company. In an under-insured motorist case where a motorcyclist is a victim, we would file a claim and an arbitration demand with the motorcyclist’s insurance company…. CONTINUE