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October 19th, 2017

Improperly Loaded Truck Cargo Can Lead to Truck Accidents and Worse

There’s no such thing as a good truck accident but some accidents are worse than others. No matter the cause, it’s always worth it to get a free consultation with an attorney. If you’ve been involved in an accident then we urge you to reach out to at right away. We’ll take a look at […]

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October 18th, 2017

California Motorcycle Accidents: Who’s at Fault and What Can an Attorney Do?

If you’ve been involved in a motorcycle accident, whether as the other driver or the person on the motorcycle, then you likely know that these cases can be more complex than your typical car accident. The victim of the accident may have the right to sue the at-fault party for general and punitive damages, as […]

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October 17th, 2017

Fatal Los Angeles Accident is Being Blamed on Street Racing

Any fatal car accident is a tragedy. In some instances, the cause is weather related, the result of equipment malfunction, or another cause that would have been difficult or impossible to predict and prevent. However, when the cause of a fatal car accident is the negligence or recklessness of a person, then it can feel […]

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October 16th, 2017

Work with a Personal Injury Attorney Who Can Help with the Long-Term Costs of Catastrophic Injuries

If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury then you know that these are serious injuries that will change a person’s life forever. At , we want to help. Read on to learn more about what qualifies as a catastrophic injury and what you can do if you experience one. Then reach […]

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October 15th, 2017

A New Study from AAA Shows Just How Dangerous New Technology Can Be in Cars

There’s nothing new in pointing out that distracted driving is a serious problem on American roads. That said, a recent study by AAA has brought some shocking statistics to light. At , we want everyone who drives on California or American roads to be safe as possible. unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. If you’re […]

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October 14th, 2017

Have You Suffered in a Slip and Fall Accident? Get the Legal Help You Need

Every year across the state of California, hundreds of people are injured by slipping and falling. This often happens on the property of someone else, and it’s often the result of hazards or the property not being properly maintained. If that was the case with your accident, then you may have a right to file […]

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October 13th, 2017

If a Loved One Died in a Car Accident You May Have a Wrongful Death Case

If you’ve lost a loved one in a car accident then you know how devastating this situation is. It can feel as though things will never get back to normal again, and in some ways they may not. In many cases, the family of the deceased is also dealing with significant financial distress. At , […]

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October 12th, 2017

Request a Free Legal Consultation Regarding Your Burn Injury in California

Have you suffered a burn injury? Have you lost a loved one due to a burn injury? If you answered “Yes” to either of these questions, then you may be eligible for compensation. We know that you’re dealing with a traumatizing time right now and you don’t want to go through meeting after meeting just […]

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October 11th, 2017

The Symptoms of a Brain Injury Could Happen Days or Weeks After an Accident

There is no such thing as a simple brain injury. The reality is that this type of injury is always serious. However, the extent of the damage and the length of recovery can vary greatly. In some cases, a person who’s injured their head may have immediate symptoms, but in other cases they may not […]

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October 10th, 2017

Has Your Child Been Injured on a Playground? You May Be Eligible for Damages

In a perfect world, a parent would be able to trust that the playgrounds available to their children were safe environments. In a perfect world, a parent could relax and watch their child enjoy themselves without worry. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case: Each year in the United States, more than 200,000 kids end up in […]

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October 9th, 2017

Learn About the Most Common Types of Motorcycle Injuries and How to Avoid Them

There’s no question that society as a whole often assumes that a motorcycle accident is the fault of the motorcyclist and not the other driver. Of course, this is not true at all – most motorcycle accidents are not at fault in accidents. If you’ve been injured in a bike accident then you need a […]

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October 8th, 2017

Long-Term Care for Spinal Injuries Often Involves Working with Numerous Specialists

Anyone who suffers from an injury to their spinal cord is likely to spend a significant amount of time with specialists for months or even years after their accident. In some cases, it could be for life. As the costs of seeing these specialists add up, the last thing we want to see at is […]

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October 7th, 2017

The 4 Potential Stages in a Wrongful Death Settlement in California

If a loved one was killed due to the negligence of recklessness of another person or a company, then you may be entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Only certain members of the deceased’s family can file this type of lawsuit, and there are a number of requirements that must be met. The easiest […]

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October 6th, 2017

Truck Accidents and Car Accidents: They Differ in Ways You May Not Have Thought Of

When you think of an accident that involves only cars and an accident involving at least one commercial truck, you may assume that the only difference is the size of the vehicle. From a legal perspective, this simply isn’t true – there are actually a number of issues in commercial truck accidents that make them […]

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October 5th, 2017

Parents Who Won a $35+ Million Lawsuit for a Pedestrian Accident Want You to Know These Three Things

No one wants their child to be hit by a car or bus. No one wants their child to suffer through a traumatic brain injury. However, these accidents happen all the time. In California, Safety Month just ended but that doesn’t mean that it’s no longer essential to be diligent about keeping our kids safe. […]

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October 4th, 2017

How to Realistically Consider Your Legal Options After a Car Accident

No matter who you are, getting involved into a car accident can be devastating, both financially and emotionally. This can be true from the smallest fender bender to a huge accident involving multiple cars and catastrophic injuries. Whether the results are several hundred dollars in medical bills, or long-term medical expense to worry about, a […]

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October 3rd, 2017

Being Injured on the Property of another Person Doesn’t Automatically Entitle You to a Settlement

It’s common for individuals to assume that if they are injured on property that belongs to someone else, then they’re entitled to payment for their medical expenses and their pain and suffering. The reality is that this is often the case. If a person or company is negligent in keeping their property safe, and that […]

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October 2nd, 2017

A Serious Car Accident on the 5 Has Resulted in at Least One Death

Yet another terrible auto accident has occurred, this time on the 5 Freeway. According to the most recent information, one person has died and there were five other people who sustained serious injuries. In total, there were four cars involved in the wreck. There isn’t a lot known about what happened and who caused the […]

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October 1st, 2017

A Recent Court Case Involving a Hot Air Balloon May Change the Way Accidents Are Compensated

Working on personal injury law requires an attorney to always keep up to date on the latest changes to those laws. In recent weeks, we’ve been keeping a close eye on a case involving a hot air balloon accident. Why? Because the results we’re seeing could have an impact on everything from hot air balloon […]

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September 30th, 2017

Seatbelt Safety: 6 Reasons You Should Wear It Every Time

Many people are surprised to know that the vast majority of car accidents happen within five minutes of the home of the driver. The bad news is that this is also the spot that most drivers are the least likely to be wearing their seatbelt. It happens all the time: People hop in their car […]

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If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident due to the negligence of another, it is vital that you consult with a reputable and experienced California Motor Vehicle Accident and Personal Injury Trial Lawyer. Call the Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas at 909 / 982-0707 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. If your injuries prevent you from coming to our Rancho Cucamonga office, we can arrange to visit you at your home or the hospital to ensure the timely investigation of your claim.