Each state in the U.S. assigns a statute of limitations on personal injury lawsuits. That means you only have so much time after the incident in which to file a lawsuit. In California, you have 2 years after an injury has occurred to file a personal injury lawsuit against the individual you feel is the negligent party. Here, RMD’s dog bite lawyers…

Automobile accidents can cause devastating injuries that leave motorists bedridden for months. At RMD Law, we have seen broken bones, crushed limbs, traumatic brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries, among many others. These injuries can require hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical treatment, including ongoing care. But what happens if the driver who caused the collision did not have insurance? Or…

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…

The sudden impact of a car accident can leave you frazzled and unsure what to do. After addressing your immediate medical needs, you know you need to inform your own insurance company about the accident. But how much information do you have to provide? And how do you go about figuring out exactly how much you are owed for the accident? And…

Dealing with an insurance company following a car accident is often a back-and-forth process. It usually begins when you send a demand letter to the insurer, which describes the accident in detail and provides an accounting of your damages. The insurance company will then conduct its own investigation and reply with a settlement offer. An offer is just that–a proposal to settle….

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,…

  If the other driver has insurance, many people assume they do not need a car accident lawyer. They expect the other driver’s insurance company to pay their bills. They may even be vaguely aware of California bad-faith insurance laws. These provisions require Orange County insurance companies to quickly settle matters if liability is not an issue. But as Alexander Pope observed…

  Once upon a time, self-driving cars were a thing of the future, an idea and an ideal to live up to, and something most people thought they would only see on the big screen. Yet, manufacturers like Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) and chipmaker Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) have developed technology that takes autonomous vehicles from idea to reality. Uber Technologies Inc. has…