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Unsafe Lane Changes Under Vehicle Code 22107

By William E. Weiss |

California Vehicle Code (CVC) 22107 is the Vehicle Code section pertaining to lane changes. Many traffic accidents occur because a driver changes lanes erratically without checking for nearby vehicles, without signaling, or otherwise negligently. Although the bar set by CVC 22107 is low, it’s one of the most common traffic tickets issued in California…. Read More »

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What Are the Dangers of Riding a Motorcycle at Night?

By William E. Weiss |

Riding a motorcycle at night can be refreshing, thrilling, and necessary for a commute to or from a location. Night riding, however, carries additional risks beyond those already faced in the daylight. Below, we discuss a few of the principal dangers that riding a motorcycle at night can pose. Call the seasoned San Francisco… Read More »

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How Does Medical Treatment Impact Personal Injury Claims?

By William E. Weiss |

If you’ve been hurt in a car accident or other incident, the most important thing is to get the medical care you need. It’s important not only for your personal health, but also for your potential personal injury claims. Obtaining prompt medical care can have a significant impact on your claim for damages against… Read More »

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Will Making an Uninsured Claim Raise My Insurance Rates?

By William E. Weiss |

Car insurance is a necessary evil for all drivers in California. Paying the monthly rates is a pain, but if you find yourself liable after a car accident, insurance keeps you from going bankrupt. One of the more frustrating parts about car insurance, so the rumors go, is that it seems that you are… Read More »

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Contingency Fee Agreements

By William E. Weiss |

Pretty much anyone who retains a lawyer to represent them in a personal injury case will sign what is called a contingency fee agreement. Such an agreement is called the “keys to the courthouse” for people who couldn’t afford to hire a lawyer to get them fair compensation after they were injured in a… Read More »

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New CA Driver Laws for 2022

By William E. Weiss |

Traffic laws are constantly evolving to keep up with advances in technology, changes in society, and newly-identified dangers. California lawmakers have been working hard to increase road safety in recent years, especially for pedestrians and cyclists, which means cracking down on all kinds of dangerous driving. Below, we discuss some of the more notable… Read More »

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Combat Motorcycle Profiling on the Federal and State Level

By William E. Weiss |

The American Motorcycle Association describes motorcycle profiling as discriminatory law enforcement actions which target motorcycle riders. Despite motorcyclists representing a wide range of people from all walks of life including doctors, educators, and other professionals, motorcyclists are often unfairly targeted in ways other motorists are not. Motorcyclists are discriminated against in a variety of… Read More »

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What are the Motorcycle Headlight Requirements In CA?

By William E. Weiss |

Motorcycle riders must keep in mind all of the same traffic rules that apply to passenger car drivers, plus additional rules and regulations specific to motorcycles. California law sets strict rules about the equipment that motorcycles must include in order to be road-ready. These requirements touch on mirrors, handlebar location, turn signals, as well… Read More »

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Motorcycle Laws You Need to Know

By William E. Weiss |

Motorcycle riders must follow all of the same traffic laws as other motorists, as well as many additional rules and regulations. It’s easy to get bogged down by the additional rules. Below, we provide a summary of some of the most important motorcycle laws for any California rider to know. Call seasoned San Francisco… Read More »

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Motorcyclist Killed in Oakland Hit-and-Run

By William E. Weiss |

Hit-and-run accidents continue to be a problem across the State of California. Drivers involved in accidents fear for their criminal or financial liability and flee the scene rather than stop, exchange information, and render aid where needed. Leaving the scene of an injury accident without stopping to help is both illegal and dangerous. Fleeing… Read More »

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