Not every accident involves a full-on crash between two vehicles. Instead, one vehicle might land a glancing blow on the other, causing the vehicle to lose control and suffer an even more serious accident. If you have been on California’s roads for long enough, chances are you have seen a side swipe accident. According to statistics by the Insurance Institute of Highway…

T-bone accidents, also called side-impact collisions, are some of the worst that we see here at RMD Law. Motorists can suffer devastating injuries, with many dying as a result of the crash. If you have been T-boned, a car accident lawyer can help you get the compensation you deserve. Why are T-Bones so Dangerous? In a side impact collision, a vehicle strikes…

At RMD Law, we get many questions about car accidents. But one thing we have heard over the years still surprises us because it is so wrong—the driver who rear-ends another car is always at fault for the accident. The truth is more complicated than that. Although it is true that the person who rear ends another car is often to blame,…

Car accidents can happen at any time, especially on a highway. One common car accident we see at RMD Law occurs when a driver tries to change lanes and ends up striking another vehicle. These accidents can cause a host of injuries and require an experienced car accident lawyer to help determine what compensation is available. Who Is at Fault for a…

A motorcycle rider is riding in the right lane of a larger three-lane street. The biker attempts to move into the middle lane. Meanwhile, there is a GM Cruise that is attempting to move from the middle lane to the left-most lane. The Cruise recognizes that there is a gap open between two cars. It begins the maneuver. But as it attempts…

Self-driving cars are raising important legal issues about who is responsible in the event of a collision. The recent crash of a Tesla vehicle on autopilot has only sharpened the relevance of such questions. As more and more self-driving cars hit the road, injured motorists will need new strategies for obtaining compensation for their injuries. Smash Up in Orange County According to…

California does not require PIP insurance, also called medical payments coverage, or “med-pay.” However, motorists might be interested in purchasing it anyway. Consider the following factors when deciding whether to purchase medical payments coverage. What is PIP or Med-Pay? Most people know what liability insurance is. If you get in an accident, the driver who is responsible for the collision will have…

Speed is one of the main reasons that there are more deadly car accidents in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties than anyplace else in the Golden State. Between 2012 and 2016, LA County had over three times more fatal crashes than the number two jurisdiction. Many area residents said that drivers sped recklessly through parts of the area. The Northridge…

The 2019 A8 will have a Traffic Jam Pilot. A computer automatically takes over the car if sustained speed drops below 37mph on a highway. But this advanced driverless car will not be available in the United States. The A8 is the first of the Level Three vehicles which can actually drive themselves. While most observers predict that such automobiles will be…

An ice pack, a kind word, and a chair in the waiting room can cost several thousand dollars. Injury-related medical treatment expenses are usually much higher than that. A car accident lawyer can help take care of your bills and also help ensure that you get the treatment you need. In this typical story, a New Jersey woman fell, hit her head,…