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June 26th, 2017

The Importance of Choosing the Right Truck Accident Attorney in California

When it comes time to choose a truck accident attorney in California, there are a lot of factors to consider. At , we are here to help those who’ve been injured in accidents that involved commercial trucks, and to help the families of those who’ve lost their lives in these accidents. Read on to learn […]

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June 25th, 2017

What is Arbitration and Am I Required to Do It?

In short, arbitration is a method of handling a personal injury case (and other types of legal cases) that doesn’t involve a jury. It’s generally much faster than a jury trial and instead of having a jury decide the case, it’s in the hands of anywhere from one to three arbitrators who get to decide […]

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June 24th, 2017

Three Things Everyone Should Know About California Wrongful Death Cases

No one wants to ever have a reason to bring a wrongful death case. By definition, it means that you’ve lost someone you were close to. However, when tragedy strikes and someone should be held accountable, then a wrongful death case may be the best way to get the financial compensation you deserve and the […]

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June 23rd, 2017

Learn the Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall Accident

If you fell on someone else’s property – even if it was public property – then you may have a premises liability case. However, even if it was someone else’s fault and they can be held financially responsible, you will only get the outcome you’re looking for if you take certain steps. Read on to […]

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June 22nd, 2017

Damages for Loss of Consortium: What Are They and Are You Eligible for Them?

Most personal injury cases involve just one person. Whether it’s a slip and fall accident or a motorcycle accident, the person injured may file a personal injury case to recover their damages – both economic and non-economic. The question though is this: What happens when the spouse of the person who was injured has their […]

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June 21st, 2017

Burn Injuries Don’t Always Involve Fire_Learn About The Most Common Household Burn Injuries

What do you think of when you think of serious burn injuries? If you’re like many people, you think only of fires. The reality is that most burns are the result of other issues – many of which can be found in your home right now. Read on to learn more about some of the […]

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June 20th, 2017

Is it Better to Settle a Personal Injury Case or Take it to Court?

Many people assume that all personal injury cases look like they do on TV and in movies. They assume there will be a dramatic courtroom battle and that their case will go to court. The reality is that it’s very common for a personal injury case to settle out of court. There are a number […]

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June 19th, 2017

Do You Want to File a Personal Injury Claim in California? Find Out What Deadlines You Can’t Miss

If you’re considering filing a personal injury claim in California, it’s important that you realize you don’t have forever to do so. We’ve unfortunately seen it time and time again: A person is seriously injured, or a loved one is killed, due to someone else’s negligence. The person affected, whether the one injured or the […]

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June 18th, 2017

California’s Comparative Negligence Laws: How Do They Affect Your Personal Injury Case?

California law includes a standard that’s sometimes referred to as a pure comparative fault standard. What does this mean? And how will it affect your personal injury case? The answers to that depend partially on the type of case you’re dealing with. However, you can continue reading to get some general ideas. Then contact at […]

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June 17th, 2017

Being Paid Under the Table Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

There are many reasons you don’t want your employer to pay you in cash. First, it can have serious repercussions if the IRS comes to find out that you’re not paying tax on your earnings. Second, it can have an impact on a variety of legal issues – including your ability to collect certain damages […]

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June 16th, 2017

Are You Surprised by the Most Common Causes of Drowning Accidents?

Summer is finally here and that means that people across the state of California are going to be more likely to spend time in lakes, beaches, and pools. While fun in the sun and water is a favorite pastime of Californians, it’s also true that water related injuries can be serious. Read on to learn […]

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June 15th, 2017

What’s a Dog Bite Worth? Comparing Facial Wounds and Other Dog Bite Wounds

Anytime a person is bit and injured by a dog, it’s important to seek medical attention. That said, there are some bites that can be more serious and damaging than others. No matter what type of bite you or your loved one has suffered, you need a California dog bite attorney. Read on to learn […]

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June 14th, 2017

Tips for Choosing the Best Personal Injury Attorney for Your Case

Most people are familiar with how to find any type of business online, including a personal injury attorney. That said, if you simply search for attorneys in your city, you’ll come up with hundreds or thousands of options. How do you choose from among them? At we want everyone in need of an attorney to […]

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June 13th, 2017

Many Parents Have No Idea How Dangerous High School Sports Can Be

If you’re the parent of a high school athlete then it’s important for you to know just how dangerous their sport may be. At , we have unfortunately seen too many traumatic brain injuries suffered by students who were simply playing the sport they loved. Read on to get some shocking statistics about these injuries. […]

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June 12th, 2017

Have You Considered All the Benefits of Working with a Rancho Cucamonga Accident Attorney?

If you’ve been in an accident and are considering the pros and cons of working with a Rancho Cucamonga accident attorney, we want to make sure that you’re really consider every benefit. Read on to learn more about the reasons that a personal injury attorney like can benefit you after an accident and then call […]

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June 12th, 2017

Whiplash Injuries Are REAL. Don’t Get Shortchanged On Your Compensation.

Have you recently been involved in a rear-end auto accident? Are you now suffering from pain, stiffness, or tenderness in your neck or upper back? You have whiplash. And no matter what your insurance company may try to tell you, this is a significant injury that is deserving of compensation. A “minor” injury can have […]

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June 11th, 2017

Do You Need to Work with a Riverside Car Accident Attorney? Get the Facts

Anyone who’s been in a car accident knows that recovering from it, both financially and emotionally, is not easy. You have a never-ending number of phone calls to make, piles of paperwork to fill out, confusing conversations with insurance companies, and visits to the doctor. When you add the fact that you’re likely in physical […]

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June 10th, 2017

Your Options After a Spinal Cord Injury: Should You Work with the Insurance Company?

No one is prepared for a spinal cord injury and yet it happens to 12,000 each year in the United States. In many cases, victims never fully recover and end up with a lifetime of huge medical bills and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been the victim of a spinal cord […]

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June 9th, 2017

There Are Rules in Place to Prevent Truck Accidents but Not Everyone Pays Attention to Them

It’s frustrating enough to be involved in an accident with a commercial truck but it’s even more frustrating when that accident was preventable. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has taken steps to try and prevent truck accidents but unfortunately not everyone is paying attention. If you’ve been injured in a collision with a truck, […]

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June 8th, 2017

Document and Information to Bring To a Free Case Evaluation with a Personal Injury Attorney

There are many people out there who’ve never worked with an attorney. They are understandably nervous when they come visit us at for their free case evaluation. This is already a difficult time for you, as you recover from your injuries or from the death of a loved one. Working with an attorney is a […]

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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.