How Much Is the Average Settlement for a Car Accident?

Vehicle Accidents
How much is an average car settlement?

A common question our Southern California personal injury attorneys hear is: How much is the average settlement for a car accident? Filing a claim or lawsuit will often go more smoothly if you have a better idea of what the typical settlement is for a car accident. Each California car accident is different, but it…

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How to Prove the Other Driver Is at Fault

Vehicle Accidents
How to Prove the Other Driver Is at Fault

You’ve been in a car accident in California. How do you prove it was the other driver’s fault? If he hit and injured you, it is up to you to prove the accident was his fault before you can recover any damages for your injuries. At Neale & Fhima, we are skilled and experienced in…

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New Road Rules in California

Vehicle Accidents
New Road Rules in California

If you drive in California, the DMV wants you to be aware of three new laws that took effect on July 1, 2018. The first law is a regulatory change for private passenger carriers that are not for hire. An example is a church bus or employee shuttle. The new law, SB 19, transfers the…

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Drivers, Don’t Forget These Back-To-School Safety Tips

Vehicle Accidents
Drivers, Don't Forget These Back-To-School Safety Tips

Summer will soon be over, and when your children go back to school, it is important for them to remember some safety tips from the National Safety Council that will keep them healthy and safe throughout the new school year. Our pedestrian accident attorneys at Neale & Fhima want to encourage you to share these…

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Deaths in Large Truck Crashes Are Increasing – Here’s Why…

Vehicle Accidents
Deaths in Large Truck Crashes Are Increasing - Here's Why…

Fatalities from accidents with tractor trailers have been climbing in the United States. Since 2016, at least 4,300 people died in commercial vehicle crashes. This is an increase of 5.4% from 2015, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA also found that advanced safety features such as forward collision warning and automatic…

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Safety Advocates Sound Alarm on Fatigue Among Rideshare Drivers

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Safety Advocates Sound Alarm on Fatigue Among Rideshare Drivers

More Americans are using rideshare programs such as Uber, Lyft and others to get where they need to go. But a recent study from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) found that fatigue and sleepiness are inherent risks for rideshare passengers and drivers. The major factor contributing to fatigue behind the wheel for rideshare…

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How Safe Do Autonomous Cars Need to Be to Gain Your Trust?  

Vehicle Accidents
How Safe Do Autonomous Cars Need to Be to Gain Your Trust?  

Driverless cars were once the realm of science fiction. Fiction is quickly becoming reality — and driverless cars are about to be a huge presence on our roads. A recent survey highlighted by the Washington Post indicates that the majority of Americans expect autonomous vehicles to be common within the next fifteen years. The potential for a…

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