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August 17th, 2017

Are You Surprised by Which California City Made the List for Worst Drivers in the Country?

Every year Allstate Insurance puts out a report that ranks the 200 largest cities in the country by their drivers. The ranking considers how likely people in that city are to be involved in an auto accident. This year the results weren’t surprising for one California city, which has repeatedly been at the bottom of […]

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August 16th, 2017

5 Things to Do Before Driving in Extreme Heat

California has set records this year for heat. At , we want to make sure that all of our clients know how to stay safe in these extreme temperatures. Not following these tips can not only make it less enjoyable to get from point a to point b, but you could actually have a higher […]

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August 15th, 2017

Why You Must Work with an Attorney After a Motorcycle Accident

If you’ve been involved in a motorcycle accident in the state of California, and the accident wasn’t your fault, then it’s likely an insurance adjustor is offering you a settlement. You may wonder why you’d hire a personal injury attorney if the insurance company is already offering you damages. The truth is pretty simple: You […]

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August 14th, 2017

Train Accidents: Who’s at Fault and How Do You Prove It?

Many in California count on trains to get them to and from work, to and from vacation, and other needs. While the chances of being involved in a train accident are much lower than the chances of being involved in a car accident, it does happen. Many people know the basics steps to take after […]

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August 13th, 2017

Pedestrian Accidents Are Always the Driver’s Fault: Or Are They?

At , we’ve worked on many cases involving pedestrian accidents. In our experience, we’ve learned that it’s common for people to believe that the driver is always at fault in these accidents. That simply is not always the case. Read on to learn more about determining fault in a pedestrian accident case and then reach […]

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August 12th, 2017

New Statistics Are Out on Fatal Bike Accidents and the News is Not Good

As more and more people become concerned about the environment – and the cost of gas – more people are taking up bicycling. Some use their bike for recreation while others replace their car with it. In California, millions of people ride their backs. For these and other reasons, many people are shocked and worried […]

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August 11th, 2017

An Amputation Accident Could Qualify You for Significant Damages

If you’ve been involved in any type of accident that led to an amputation or other type of disfigurement, then you may be eligible for damages. Whether it was in a car accident, boating accident, or any other type of accident, there may be options that you haven’t considered. Reach on to learn more about […]

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August 10th, 2017

More and More Accidents Are Caused by Drowsy Driving: Are You Surprised?

In the state of California, we’re seeing more and more accidents due to drowsy driving – and we’re not the only state to see this. A recent study has shown that these accidents are on the rise it connects the dots to show why. Read on to get the answer and then reach out to […]

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August 9th, 2017

Do Traumatic Brain Injuries Lead to an Increase in the Chance of Being Sent to Jail?

It’s no secret that traumatic brain injuries are a serious public health concern. As these injuries have become more and more known to the average American, changes are being made in the way football players are protected and the way students play sports. That said, there’s one study that shows a shocking possible side effect […]

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August 8th, 2017

California Law 101: Rules That Govern Commercial Trucks and Buses

Every driver on the road has rule and regulations they must follow. Those who are on the road for work purposes have additional rules they must follow. These are intended to keep everyone safe on the road. Unfortunately, not every professional driver follows them. Read on to learn more about the rules that govern truck […]

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August 7th, 2017

Bad News from a Recent Study: Wrongful Deaths in Car Crashes Are on the Rise

One death due to a car accident is too many. No one wants to lose a loved one due to the negligence or recklessness of another person. Unfortunately, car accidents happen all the time – and some of them are fatal. Worse, the number of fatal car accidents is on the rise. This is despite […]

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August 6th, 2017

Available Treatments for Victims of Burn Injures

Suffering from a burn injury is a serious situation. At first, it may seem that the incredible pain is the worst part. In truth, the worst part is often the fact that ongoing treatments are likely going to be needed. But for some people, this isn’t even the worst part. For some people, the worst […]

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August 5th, 2017

To File or Not File a Lawsuit: What to Do When a Family Member’s Dog Bites You

In most cases, a dog bite isn’t the result of a strange dog jumping out at you from a dark alley. It’s almost always the result of a friend, neighbor, or relative with a dog that bites you. At , we’ve handled enough dog bite personal injury cases to understand that it can be difficult […]

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August 4th, 2017

The 4 Steps a Personal Injury Attorney Will Take for a Client Who’s Being Offered Their Policy Limit

If you’ve been injured in a car accident that was caused by another driver’s negligence or carelessness, then it’s likely that their insurance company has offered you a settlement. They may even offer you the policy limit and claim that there’s nothing more they can do. This is when you need to contact a personal […]

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August 3rd, 2017

How Much is a Personal Injury Case Worth? The Answer May Surprise You

If you’ve been injured in the state of California, and your injury was the fault of someone else acting negligently or recklessly, then you may have a personal injury case on your hands. The question remains: How much is your case worth? At , we are asked this question often. The truth is that we […]

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August 2nd, 2017

Don’t Listen to That Insurance Adjuster: Car Accidents Can Absolutely Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Most insurance adjusters will tell you that if you experience carpal tunnel after a car accident, that there’s no way they were related. They say that carpal tunnel syndrome is always a repetitive stress injury. This simply isn’t true – carpal tunnel can absolutely be caused by a car accident. Read on to learn more […]

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August 1st, 2017

Are You Entitled to Reimbursement for a Car Rental After an Accident?

In most cases, a person who’s been involved in a car accident that’s resulted in significant damage is going to need to rent a car. If the car in question can be repaired, then they’ll need a car while it’s being fixed. If the car is totaled, then they’ll need a rental car until they […]

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July 30th, 2017

Not Every Dog Bite Has Grounds for a Personal Injury Case: Does Yours?

If you were attacked and injured by a dog, then you’re likely wondering if someone should be held responsible for your medical costs, missed work, pain and suffering, etc. The truth is that not every dog bite results in a dog bite personal injury case. If you think you may have a case, the best […]

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July 29th, 2017

How to File an Auto Insurance Claim: Get Simple Tips to Make it Easy

When you’re injured in a car accident, there are certain steps that must be taken to ensure you get compensation from the party that’s at fault. This generally involves the at-fault party’s insurance company paying you, but in some cases you may need to get coverage from your own insurance company. A common example is […]

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July 28th, 2017

Don’t Know What to Do After a Car Accident? Follow These Five Steps

There’s a lot to do after a car accident. In fact, many people feel paralyzed because they just don’t know what to do first. At , we understand how difficult this can be. That’s why we’ve created a simple five-step plan you can follow after a car accident. Read on to learn about them and […]

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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.