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WHO HIT ME? WHO WAS DRIVING?

You are on the ground, in a crosswalk having been hit by a car. The car is stopped but there’s no one in the driver’s seat and no one from the car is helping you. Who or what did you get hit by??

Welcome to the 21st century and beyond. Robot cars, a/k/a driverless cars are the wave of the future. California is one of 5 states that have already introduced legislation to regulate the testing of these vehicles but as of yet, there is no legislation discussing responsibility for the accident and your injuries.

Posted On - April 12, 2017
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Uninsured Personal Injury Claimant’s Afforded Benefits Under The ACA and California Law

The ACA and California law require California hospitals to provide free or discounted care to patients with high medical costs, self-pay patients, or patients with a family income that does not exceed 350 percent of the federal poverty level. Hospitals may extend this policy to higher income earners as well. (Cal. Health & Safety Code § 127400.) California hospitals also must make a good faith effort in determining a patient’s eligibility for financial assistance before obtaining a debt collector and before providing any patient information to a credit agency. (Cal. Health & Safety Code § 127425(d).)

Posted On - January 31, 2017
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California Enacts Bicyclist Protection Law

California has enacted as law Assembly Bill 1371 titled “Three Feet For Safety” to protect bicyclists on California roads and highways. The new law requires drivers to allow three feet of clearance when passing a bicyclist, which goes further than existing law which required clearance of an undefined “safe distance.”

Posted On - October 10, 2013
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Why Asiana Airlines passengers need lawyers and why they should not have to pay normal fees

One thing we know for sure: The crash of Asian Airlines Flight 214 was not the fault of any of the passengers. In obtaining a ticket, each passenger was receiving the right to be transported safely from one point on the planet to another. In getting on board, each passenger was entrusting his or her life and well-being into the hands of those who were being paid to build, fly, and land a safe vessel over which the passengers had no control whatsoever.

Posted On - July 16, 2013
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