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Why Is California’s Road Quality So Dangerously Poor?

By Hess & Nghiem on September 8, 2023

As Californians, there is so much to be proud of in our beautiful state. However, the condition of our roads continues to attract many negative comments from locals and visitors…

Posted in: Car Accidents

Do “Beware of Dog” Signs Affect Dog Bite Liability in CA?

By Hess & Nghiem on September 1, 2023

California leads the nation in dog bites. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, approximately 560,000 Californians are bitten by dogs every year, and around 112,000 of these victims seek…

Posted in: Dog Bites

What If You’re Injured by a Friend or Family Member’s Dog?

By Hess & Nghiem on August 30, 2023

Being bitten or injured by a dog can be a distressing experience, especially when it involves someone you care about. An experienced Santa Ana dog bite lawyer understands the delicate…

Posted in: Dog Bites

What You Should Do After You’ve Been Hurt in a Car Accident

By Hess & Nghiem on August 15, 2023

Experiencing a car accident can be frightening and traumatic, often resulting in serious injuries and severe emotional distress. In the aftermath of a car crash, taking immediate action is vital…

Posted in: Car Accidents

How Dashcam Footage Is Used in California Injury Claims

By Hess & Nghiem on July 25, 2023

The use of dashcams has increased in recent years. They give drivers peace of mind so that they can provide evidence that supports their personal injury claim in the event…

Posted in: Car Accidents

The Best Large Truck Braking Practices That Keep Us Safe

By Hess & Nghiem on July 10, 2023

Downhill braking in a large truck can be remarkably difficult in a large truck. A fully loaded big rig can weigh well over 80,000 pounds, which means proper braking technique…

Posted in: Truck Accidents

Fact Check: Jaywalking Has Been Legalized in California

By Hess & Nghiem on June 30, 2023

The California Freedom to Walk Act went into effect on January 1, 2023. It is now legal to jaywalk – cross the street outside of a crosswalk – provided there…

How Landlords Can Be Held Liable for Premises Accidents

By Hess & Nghiem on June 15, 2023

Renters have rights as well as homeowners. If you are renting an apartment or a house, you have the right to live on premises that are safe and well-maintained. Landlords…

Posted in: Premise Liability

Don’t Underestimate Road Rash: How To Get Help

By Hess & Nghiem on July 30, 2022

Road rash refers to the friction burn that occurs when someone is thrown from their vehicle and slides across the pavement as a result of a motor accident. This can…

What is a Jackknife Truck Accident?

By Hess & Nghiem on July 15, 2022

Jackknifing is a term that describes the situation where the trailer of a semi pushes the front towing vehicle to one side. Jackknifing is commonly the result of the truck…

Posted in: Truck Accidents