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An Overview of California Speed Limit Laws

California’s speed limit laws are in place to protect everyone on the road from dangerous motor vehicle accidents. Still, many drivers disobey these laws and find themselves paying hefty fines and facing other penalties. Even worse, they leave the victims of speed-related accidents with serious car accident injuries, emotional trauma, and financial consequences. A firm […]

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Claims and Compensations for High-Impact Car Accident Injuries

Heavy roadway use by millions of Californians puts every driver at risk of an auto accident sometime during their lives. Low-speed fender benders can result in minor injuries and repairs, but high-impact (also called high-speed) car crashes may leave the victims with permanent injuries and pain. If you or a loved one was hurt in […]

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Paralysis After a Car Accident – California Legal Options

If you are paralyzed in a car accident caused by someone else or at least partly caused by someone else, you have the right to recover compensation from the wrongdoer in California. Paralysis damages can be substantial, and getting appropriate compensation may be challenging, however, someone who became paralyzed after being injured in a car […]

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7 Types of Car Accident Injuries

The car accident lawyers at Curtis Legal Group have seen countless accidents that result in life-altering car accident injuries. Below, we discuss 7 types of car accident injuries: Whiplash Traumatic Brain Injury Spinal Cord Damage Internal Bleeding Burns Amputations Broken Bones Legal Options after sustaining Car Accident Injuries 1. Car Accident Whiplash Even an apparently […]

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3 Common Neck Injuries After a Car Accident

1. Cervical Vertebrae Injury The spinal column is made up of stacked bones called vertebrae. The vertebrae in the neck are called cervical vertebrae, and there are seven of them. The closer to the brain a cervical spinal cord injury occurs, the more severe the resulting damage to the entire body. A high cervical spinal […]

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Medical Bills from a Car Accident: Who Pays?

When you get injured in a car accident, the medical bills can add up fast. A trip to the hospital in an ambulance and an evaluation by emergency room doctors can turn into thousands of dollars’ worth of medical care. Those bills will be addressed to the person who received the services and that person […]

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2023 California Whiplash Claims Guide

The severity of a whiplash injury should never be underestimated. Whiplash injuries should be taken very seriously, especially because they are not always apparent to the person that has suffered the injury. Unfortunately, many people suffer from whiplash injuries for months and years after a car accident has occurred and do not address the issue […]

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Ella Caballero – Client Testimonial

I had troubles with an insurance company after an accident, and I went to Curtis Legal Group for help. Andrew Mendlin helped me out through a difficult time. He was able to resolve the matter quickly and I was able to have peace again. Andrew Mendlin is the best, and very knowledgeable. He knows his […]

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Car Accident Victims with Head Injuries – Rights and Legal Options

Motor vehicle accidents are one of the most common reasons people have head injuries. Head injuries tend to be serious because the head houses the brain, and damage to the brain can mean life-changing mental and physical impairment. It can be difficult to evaluate the extent of the damage caused by a head injury because every person will be affected differently based on individual characteristics, what part of the head was injured, and the severity of the injury.

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$250,000 Modesto Car Accident Recovery

Our client was driving westbound on a city street in Modesto, California.  The defendant was driving eastbound on the same street and made a left turn in front of our client, causing a violent collision.  Our client suffered fractures to her neck which required surgical intervention.  Our Modesto personal injury lawyers at Curtis Legal Group […]

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Six Figure Car Accident Settlement

Our client’s auto was struck by another driver running a red light. Our client had pre-existing back issues dating back some years and the accident exacerbated these conditions and increased his symptoms. He required medical treatment, including spinal decompression. Despite the defense arguing that his injuries were pre-existing, Curtis Legal Group secured a six figure […]

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What to Do After a Car Accident in California

California reported almost 500,000 car accidents in 2017 alone, resulting in 276,823 injuries. The odds are against you going your entire driving life without an accident of some kind, so you should know that what you do after an accident is very important, whether you’re involved in a relatively minor fender bender or a serious crash involving serious injury.

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Who is at Fault in a Rear-End Accident in California?

Rear-end traffic accidents are among the most common car accidents in California and across the United States. Common sense would tell us that the rear driver is always at fault for a rear-end accident; however, each wreck is different. Every accident has specific facts about the drivers and the roadway that complicate the assignment of […]

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Texting While Driving Laws in California​

Using a cell phone while driving isn’t just dangerous, it’s illegal in California. Nearly all states have some type of cell phone ban, but California completely bans the use of texting at all times while driving a vehicle. Under California law, drivers cannot use a cell phone or similar electronic communication device while driving. There […]

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5 Reasons Why Car Accident Insurance Claims are Denied

If you’re seeking compensation for a car accident, you should be aware that insurance companies can deny car accident claims for a variety of reasons. Even if a driver was not at fault for a car wreck, their claim can still end up being denied. Here are five reasons why car accident insurance claims are […]

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The 10 Most Dangerous Intersections in Sacramento

A number of Sacramento intersections have been found extremely dangerous. In order to help drivers, passengers, and pedestrians stay safer while driving, our car accident lawyers have compiled a list of the top 10 most dangerous Sacramento intersections. 1. Folsom Boulevard and Howe Avenue Roughly 77,000 vehicles pass this Sacramento intersection every day and that […]

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Cindy Amoruso – Client Testimonial

I am so grateful for Curtis Legal Group. They made a very difficult and scary time in my life easy and effortless. Having sustained a spinal fracture and neck injury, from a head on collision, I turned to them for legal counsel. My expectations were met and the settlement was more than I could’ve imagined. […]

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Hit by a Company Car, Who’s liable?

If you were hit by a company vehicle, such as in an accident with a delivery truck, you may be able to receive compensation for the car accident. One source of coverage may be the negligent driver’s employer. If the at-fault driver was on an errand for their employer at the time of the accident, […]

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How Car Accident Compensation in California Works

After a car crash, you get one chance to obtain the maximum amount of car accident compensation you deserve for your medical bills, and any property damage done to your vehicle. Hiring an experienced car accident attorney will be the best key to procuring a substantial settlement or favorable verdict in your case. Protecting Your […]

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Eduardo Maciel – Client Testimonial

Thank you so much for helping me out with my legal matter. I had tried in vain to get a response from the insurance company. I finally gave up and called the Curtis Legal Group, we started getting results right away. I recommend them to anyone who needs legal help. -Eduardo Maciel, Modesto

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Janice Donolly – Client Testimonial

I never thought that I would have such a positive experience after a car accident. I literally didn’t have to do anything but take of myself and get better. I can’t thank you and your staff enough for taking care of me during this difficult time. They took care of things I didn’t even think […]

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Cesar Juarez – Client Testimonial

This law firm really stands out in terms of their dedication, compassion and customer service. Highly experienced and their attorneys are responsive and attentive to needs of their clients. Attorney Maria Jaime has handled many car accident cases for many of my family members and she is wonderful to work with! -Cesar Juarez, Modesto

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Johnny Combs – Client Testimonial

I have had to use attorney’s a few times in my life. I usually have had to remind them of my name what my case was about etc etc. Not the case with Curtis Legal. They always kept me in the loop. They remembered every detail of my case. They even remembered my family members […]

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