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April 28th, 2017

Find Out if You Have a Wrongful Death Case in a Drowning Case

Losing a loved one in a drowning accident is one of the worst things that can happen to a person or to a family. Those left behind by this type of tragedy often feel as though they must take some sort of action. They have a hard time coming to terms with the nature of […]

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April 27th, 2017

Do These Stats About California Pedestrian Accidents Surprise You?

You likely cross one street or another every day. It’s equally likely that if you or a loved one has never been injured in a pedestrian accident, you’ve never considered how often people get injured or are killed when doing nothing more than crossing to street. At , we’ve worked with pedestrian accident victims of […]

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April 26th, 2017

Ask a California Personal Injury Attorney: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

As experienced personal injury lawyers, the staff at gets a wide range of questions from our clients and potential clients. We can answer your specific questions during a free case evaluation when you call us at . However, today we’re offering some general answers to questions we are frequently asked about wrongful death cases. What […]

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April 25th, 2017

Lane Splitting in California is Not Always Okay: Learn How to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents

At , we’ve written numerous blogs for you that focus on the ins and outs of legal lane splitting by motorcycles. Essentially, this practice refers to motorcycles driving between vehicles that are stopped in traffic or that are going very slowly. We’ve outlined some of the situations in which it’s okay to lane split and […]

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April 24th, 2017

Have You Suffered a Spinal Cord Injury? Beware of Pressure Sores

Anyone who’s dealt with the long-term effects of a spinal cord injury knows that there are a lot of things to look out for. At , we’re proud to offer our assistance to spinal cord injury victims through our comprehensive personal injury services as well as our experienced opinions. If you or a loved one […]

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April 23rd, 2017

Driving While Drowsy: How Dangerous is it Really?

There’s been a lot of information on the news in the past few years about the dangers of distracted driving and driving while drowsy. Since you were a kid, you’ve likely heard that you need your eight hours of sleep every night, yet as Americans we become busier and busier, sleep is often the first […]

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April 22nd, 2017

Bus Brakes Must Meet Certain Requirements: Talk to a California Bus Accident Attorney

If you’ve been injured in an accident that involved a bus, then you may be wondering if that bus was following all required federal, state, and municipal regulations. Unless you’re an expert on legal matters, you likely don’t know. That’s why you should always consult with a personal injury attorney who has experience with auto […]

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April 21st, 2017

Ask a Personal Injury Attorney: Should I Let My Child Use a Trampoline?

When most parents today were growing up, their parents didn’t think twice about a lot of activities that are frowned on today. At , we understand why this can be upsetting to some people but we want them to remember that these new rules are for the health and safety of everyone. When it comes […]

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April 20th, 2017

Will a Bill Before Congress Make It Impossible to File a Class Action Personal Injury Suit?

Many of us in the personal injury field are looking closely at the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act and how it will impact the American justice system. The way the Act is currently phrased, it could have a huge effect on class action settlements, yet many people aren’t talking about. If it’s made into […]

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April 19th, 2017

What to Do – and What Not to Do – If You Suspect Someone Has a Spinal Cord Injury

If you witness an accident and suspect that someone was seriously injured, then your first instinct is likely to get to their aid. While this is likely due to wanting to help, the truth is that it can sometimes cause more harm than it can help. In fact, you could even be sued if the […]

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April 18th, 2017

The Effects of Burn Injuries Aren’t Just Physical: Pain, Suffering, and Emotional Distress After a Burn

Anyone who’s suffered a serious burn injury knows two things. One, that burns are incredibly painful. Two, that the physical pain isn’t the only pain that comes along with it. The good news is that our modern medical practices have dramatically increased the survival rate of people who’ve been burned, but the bad news is […]

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April 17th, 2017

The 5 Factors That Can Have a Big Impact on Your California Personal Injury Settlement

If you’ve been involved in an accident that caused an injury to you or damage to your property, and the accident was in part or wholly the result of the negligence or recklessness of someone else, then you may be consider filing a personal injury case. At , we’ve worked with hundreds of clients and […]

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April 16th, 2017

Have You Suffered a Head Injury? You May Need to Demand an MRI

If you’ve ever dealt with a head injury then you may or may not realize that your doctors won’t necessarily automatically take every possible action they could. In some cases it’s because they’re not up to date on the latest research and in other cases it’s because your insurance company won’t cover it – or […]

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April 15th, 2017

Do You Know How to Protect Yourself from Truck Accidents? Learn About a Semi’s Blind Spots

Many people think that semi-truck drivers hog the road. They may think that they’re overly aggressive and don’t pay attention to the drivers around them. While this may certainly be true of some truck drivers, the majority of them are not. The issues that lead to drivers thinking these negative thoughts are often the result […]

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April 14th, 2017

Children and the Elderly Are the Most Likely to Suffer from Burn Injuries in the Home

Burns can be serious for anyone but they’re even more serious when they happen to children and the elderly. Unfortunately, both children and the elderly are the most likely to be the victims of burns in the home. At , we want every client of ours to stay safe. That’s why we’re providing information on […]

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April 13th, 2017

Can You Guess What the 2 Most Common Car Accident Injuries Are?

As an experienced personal injury attorney, represents people with a wide range of injuries and who have been involved in a wide range of accidents. However, over the years he’s seen many car accident victims suffer from the same injuries. While a whole host of injuries can result from a car accident, can you guess […]

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April 12th, 2017

Ask a San Bernardino Auto Accident Attorney: What Types of Compensation Are Available?

If you’ve been injured in an auto accident then you’ve likely wondered what type of compensation you may be owed. The first step is to talk to a San Bernardino auto accident attorney who can go over your specific case and injuries to provide you with personalized advice. When you call at , you’re eligible […]

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April 11th, 2017

6 Things a San Bernardino Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Wants You to Know About Lane Splitting

Lane splitting, also known as late sharing, refers to motorcyclists who ride between cars that are stopped, or between slower moving traffic. It’s legal in California but that doesn’t mean that anyone on a motorcycle can simply weave in and out of traffic. There are not only regulations involving lane splitting, but there are best […]

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April 10th, 2017

What to Expect During a Free Case Evaluation with a Riverside Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney

If you’ve been involved in an auto accident and want to speak to a personal injury attorney, then you’ve likely seen offers for a free case evaluation. In fact, offers a free case evaluation. But what does that mean? What does it cover? And what should you expect? We know this is a trying time […]

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April 9th, 2017

Don’t Be a Victim: Learn How a Motorcycle Accident Attorney in Corona CA Can Help You Get What You Deserve

Were you injured in an accident that involved a motorcycle? Whether you were driving the motorcycle or you were in a car or were a pedestrian, you need an attorney who specializes in motorcycle cases. You need an attorney like . Read on to learn why we are your best choice as you search for […]

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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.