From Our Blog: Personal Injury Law Blog

Car Accident Lawyer Daniel Kim has a proven track record of helping injured victims of car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, uber and lyft accidents, bicycle accidents, and also specializes in wrongful death claims. These blog posts are intended to be a resource for anyone considering hiring an attorney after an accident.

What Should I Do If I’m Hit By a Drunk Driver?

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Hit By a Drunk Driver in California  Despite the clear and inherent dangers of drinking and driving, many Californians still get behind the wheel after one or more alcoholic drinks. This reckless behavior not only endangers their own lives but also poses a serious threat to other road users. In 2022, 1,069 lives were lost […]

How Does Alcohol Affect Driving Ability?

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How Alcohol Affects Driving Ability Alcohol plays a significant role in numerous serious and deadly traffic accidents in California and the entirety of the United States. In 2021, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that 13,384 lives were lost to car crashes involving alcohol. All of these alcohol-related accidents were preventable.  Understanding the […]

The Eggshell Plaintiff Rule Explained

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What Is the Eggshell Plaintiff Rule?  Also known as the eggshell skull rule or the thin skull rule, the eggshell plaintiff rule is a legal doctrine under tort law. It holds the defendant liable for the plaintiff’s damages, regardless of the plaintiff’s pre-existing condition. Essentially, the defendant must “take their victim as they find them.” […]

What If I’m Partially At Fault for a Car Accident in California?

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What If I’m Partially At Fault for a Car Accident? Imagine you are running late for work and you go over the posted speed limit. As you speed through a yellow light at an intersection, a driver runs a red light and hits you. Both you and the other driver are at fault to varying […]

Stay Safe on St. Patrick’s Day: Tips to Avoid Car Accidents

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St. Patrick’s Day Accidents For many Americans, the month of March brings to mind one very joyous holiday: St. Patrick’s Day. For better or worse, the holiday has become associated with drinking, and traffic crashes with drunk drivers are more common. From 2017 to 2021, 272 lives were lost during the St. Patrick’s Day period […]

San Diego’s Most Dangerous Roads and Intersections

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Most Dangerous Roads in San Diego  Known as “America’s Finest City,” San Diego boasts beautiful beaches and world famous attractions like the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld. Unfortunately, it is also one of California’s most congested cities. In 2022, the average San Diegan lost 54 hours to traffic.  Deadly traffic accidents are also on the […]

What Is Prop 213 and How Does it Affect California Drivers?

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What Is Prop 213?  Despite the fact that car insurance is mandatory in nearly all states, more than 12% of drivers in the U.S. drive without insurance. In California, that percentage sits at 16%. The Golden State has one of the highest numbers of uninsured drivers in the country. As insurance rates rise, auto insurance […]

5 California Crosswalk Laws Everyone Should Know

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California Crosswalk Laws Approaching a crosswalk, whether as a pedestrian, a cyclist, or a driver, requires understanding and respect of traffic laws. If one party fails to respect the law, they put themselves at risk of a dangerous collision. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents are becoming too common in Southern California. In 2023, Los Angeles reported 179 […]

Driving from California to Las Vegas for the Super Bowl

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Driving to Las Vegas for Super Bowl  On Sunday February 11th, 2024, the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs will go head to head in the Super Bowl LVIII. This will be the first time that Las Vegas hosts the big game. The kickoff is at 3:30 pm local time and 6:30 pm […]

Understanding the Latest California Traffic Laws: What You Need to Know

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New California Traffic Laws 2024 Whether you live in California or are just visiting, it is important to understand the laws that apply to drivers. In 2023, Governor Gavin Newsom approved several new California traffic laws in 2024. These laws take effect January 1, 2024 unless otherwise stated.   Parking Adjacent to Crosswalks (AB 413) […]