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Uber’s Self-Driving Vehicle Kills Pedestrian

Uber Self Drive Vehicle Kills | Beverly Hills Personal Injury

Self-driving cars will likely take up the roadways sooner than we can imagine. However, companies that are hosting these vehicles are still working out the kinks in order to make them safe for the public. In recent test drives, there was an unfortunate accident in one of the major cities that hosted one of these test drives. According to The Washington Post reporters Faiz Siddiqui and Mechael Laris, “Uber abruptly halted testing of its autonomous vehicles across North America on Monday, after a 49-year old woman was struck and killed by one of its cars while crossing a Tempe, Ariz. street Sunday night” (washingtonpost.com, March 19, 2018). These types of accidents may become more common as the day of self-driving cars comes to be more prevalent in society. Therefore, it behooves you to know a good personal injury attorney who can help you receive the compensation you need to pay for the right medical treatment. If the accident resulted in a death, like in the Tempe, AZ case, you will need an experienced attorney who understands how to fight insurance companies in a wrongful death case. At One Law Group, we are here to fight for you. Call (844)626-1LAW to schedule an...

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Medical Treatment on a Lien Basis

Beverly Hills | Auto Injury Lawyers

Medical treatment on a lien basis is not very difficult to obtain. However, a person must be aware that their treatment can be covered. This is why the personal injury attorneys in Beverly Hills at One Law Group, PC take the time to inform you of all your options after your injury. Unfortunately, not all people who suffer a personal injury can afford proper medical care and some may not have sufficient medical insurance to cover treatment. However, a personal injury case can help with sufficient medical treatment that can be paid for on a lien basis. A lien is a mandate of payment which can be in conjunction with a personal injury case. Treatment on a lien basis means that a patient doesn’t need to have medical insurance or even make an initial payment since it will likely be covered after the verdict of the personal injury case. This is an understanding that your doctor will need to have prior to treatment, and this usually includes filling out a few extra forms. In other words, you are granting a doctor who will treat you a lien against your recovery in your personal injury case, which will assure the doctor that he or...

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What To Do After An Auto Accident

Being involved in an auto accident is no fun, and it can leave you with some very painful side effects after the crash for days or weeks. Sometimes, people suffer from their injuries for months. This is exactly why seeing a doctor immediately after the accident is so crucial for your recovery and your personal injury case. At One Law Group, PC in Beverly Hills, we take the time to ensure that you are taking the right steps toward your recovery, which will benefit your personal injury case in the long run. This is why we’ve established a list of suggestions for personal injury victims that may support their case. For more information, call One Law Group, PC in Beverly Hills at (844) 626-1Law to schedule a free case evaluation today. Seek Medical Treatment Immediately After you are in an auto accident, it is imperative that you seek medical treatment immediately. Proving that you have been injured during the accident is one of the most crucial aspects of the case. If you don’t seek immediate medical treatment, insurance companies and the court may assume that you were not injured bad enough and they may offer less than what is required to cover your...

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How to Be Prepared for Your Personal Injury Attorney

How to Be Prepared for Your Personal Injury Attorney According the Association for Safe International Road Travel, there are approximately 2.35 million people who are injured or disabled from auto accidents every year (asirt.org, 2018). These injuries can be devastating and cause all sorts of trouble financially, emotionally, and physically. This is precisely why the best decision you can make after an auto accident is to hire a personal injury attorney who can help you receive the compensation you need to recover from your injuries. If you have been in an auto accident and require the services of a personal injury attorney in your area, call the personal injury attorneys at One Law Group, PC in Beverly Hills at (844) 626-1Law. Before you meet with a personal injury attorney at One Law Group, PC in Beverly Hills, you will want to have some information prepared so that we may better assess your case. Below is a general list of items that you want to have prior to meeting with a personal injury attorney at One Law Group, PC in Beverly Hills. Witness Information Witnesses are people who observed the crash and good witnesses saw who may have been at fault. Be sure to have all...

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Driving Tips to Avoid Personal Injury

Beverly Hills | Personal Injury Lawyer

Avoiding personal injury can be difficult especially when it’s unexpected, such as getting blind-sided by another car while driving. At One Law Group, PC in Beverly Hills, we do everything we can to help our clients stay safe, and if an injury should occur that was caused by another person’s recklessness, we are always available to help them with legal support. To schedule an appointment for a free case evaluation, call One Law Group, PC in Beverly Hills at (844) 626-1Law today. Across the United States, auto accidents continue to rise despite auto advancements in technology. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), nearly 40 percent of auto accidents in the United States result in personal injury. Speeding and drink and driving were the two most common reasons for traffic accidents in 2013, according to NHTSA. If you are concerned about getting into an auto accident while driving, be sure to consider these driving tips to get to your destination safely. Drive the Speed Limit Unfortunately, not everyone follows the posted speed limits, especially on the freeway. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported 32,719 fatalities in 2013 and 9,613 (29%) were speeding related. In fact, speeding is one of the most...

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Put Your Smartphone Down and Drive!

If you are one of those drivers who believes that you are talented enough to text or use a smartphone while driving, you are mistaken and you need to stop immediately. Put your smartphone down and drive. I’m not talking about sending a text or checking your updates really quick at the stop light. No. I’m talking about literally texting and driving. The reason people mistakenly believe that they can successfully take their eyes off the road for a few seconds to send a text message is the misconception of distance traveled in a “few seconds.” Most people think that taking their eyes off the road for a quick second is fine, and “nothing can happen in a few seconds.” Well, that’s where most people are wrong. According to the United States Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, at 55mph, it will take a vehicle less than five seconds to cross an entire football field (fmcsa.dot.gov, 2009). Five seconds is usually the length of time a person takes their eyes off the road to read a text. Think about it: Would you drive 100 yards on the freeway blindfolded for five seconds? Well, theoretically, that is what you’re doing....

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Tips for the Rainy Season

The rainy season is one of the greatest causes of auto accidents and personal injuries than any other season. According to the Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, “On average, there are over 5,748,000 vehicle crashes each year. Approximately 22% of these crashes—nearly 1,259,000—are weather-related” (ops.fhwa.dot.gov, 2017).  Although auto accidents are only one area of how people are injured, a personal injury can even happen while walking such as in the mall, the grocery store, or a public place. If you have been injured in an auto accident or from a slip and fall in a building, you may be entitled to pursue damages for your injuries. Call One Law Group in Beverly Hills at (844) 626-1LAW to speak with a personal injury attorney today. Here’s how you can stay safe during the rainy season when you come across those slippery surfaces, whether you’re driving or walking. When you’re driving: Be patient and drive slow. Slow driving will help you avoid hydroplaning and allow you to see the road better. Increase your space between cars. More space between your car and others will help you avoid hitting them in case your car begins to slide. Always turn on your headlights. Don’t rely on...

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Weather-Related Auto Accident Injuries

During those winter months, the road conditions can become quite dangerous. With dangerous road conditions, the chances of rear ending another vehicle or getting rear ended increase dramatically. Although we all do the best we can to be prepared for driving in wet or icy conditions, sometimes there is nothing we can do to prevent someone from smashing into the back of our vehicle. The majority of rear-end accidents result in an injury to more than one person, and that injury is usually whiplash, which can produce a number of other conditions. However, in more severe auto accidents where one vehicle rear ends another, the injury suffered by the victim can be life altering. In either situation, after an auto accident, a person should always seek medical attention to ensure that there are no underlying injuries that they haven’t felt yet. Sometimes, an injury may not be noticeable until a few days or weeks after the auto accident. At the same time, you should also seek the counsel of a personal injury attorney to help you file a personal injury claim. At One Law Group in Beverly Hills, we have helped hundreds of people receive damages for the auto injuries they...

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Smart Phones, Police, and Warrants

Search Warrant | Personal Injury Beverly Hills

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Smart Phones, Police, and Warrants [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]A very common questions nowadays: What happens to your property once you are arrested? Before smart phones were invented, the police were legally entitled to take the arrestee’s cell phone as evidence in determining their involvement in additional criminal activity than what is already apparent at the time of the arrest. For instance, if the police arrest someone because of their alleged involvement with drug possessions, they could acquire additional and incriminating evidence (text messages, phone calls) regarding the case. The police would benefit from the information provided in the cell phone, which in likely cases, would lead to much harsher penalties for the crime. In the end, instead of just drug possession, this person could now be charged with drug possession, transportation, and sale of the drugs based on text message and phone call evidence taken by the police at the time of the arrest.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="22px"][vc_column_text]However, over the last few years, many United States courts have determined and acknowledged that modern smart phones are more like a computer in that they contain very, very personal information. This is where your privacy rights are factored into this type of case: when your personal information...

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Is Your Designated Driver Actually Sober?

Auto Accidents Beverly Hills | DUI Lawyers

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Is Your Designated Driver Actually Sober? [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]Recently, confirming a designated driver in your group of friends for an evening of partying and drinking has been encouraged as one of the safest and most effective ways of reducing the risk of alcohol related car accidents and DUI’s. When choosing a designated driver amongst your friends, it is assumed by the entire party that this person will abstain from consuming alcohol for the evening in order to keep their passengers and other people on the road safe, so that they can all get home without being injured. However, that is not always the case.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="22px"][vc_column_text]Many Beverly Hills DUI lawyers and attorneys have grown increasingly skeptical of how many designated drivers are truly and 100% abstaining from alcohol throughout the evening when the temptation is completely surrounding them in situations like parties, clubs and bars. Think about it. You go out for an evening of partying, bar hopping, and an all-around good time. What exactly is the likelihood that the designated driver for the evening can avoid the temptation to stay sober and responsible? Or are they more likely to have a few drinks in order to catch up with the vibe of...

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