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Why You Can Still File a Claim If Your Vehicle Wasn’t Damaged

By Hess & Nghiem on June 21, 2021

If you were in an accident that involved minimal damage to your vehicle, you may think that there is no point in a filing a claim. Most people, after they’ve…

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What Is the Difference Between Lemon Law and Product Liability?

By Hess & Nghiem on June 7, 2021

Lemon laws are made to protect consumers when they buy vehicles. These laws may be confused with product liability laws, which also deal with defective products.

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How to Recover Compensation for “Invisible Injuries” After an Accident

By Hess & Nghiem on May 17, 2021

The last thing you want to hear after submitting an auto accident claim is that the insurance company thinks you are lying about your injuries. Very few people walk away…

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Tailgating and How Fast Your Vehicle Can Stop

By Hess & Nghiem on April 16, 2021

Not all cars have the same stop rate. In driver’s ed, you may have learned that the general rule of thumb is three to five car lengths between you and…

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When Bad Road Design and Traffic Mix

By Hess & Nghiem on April 9, 2021

Intersections can be nerve-racking. Even seasoned drivers can mistake the right of way or make a turn when they shouldn’t have, leading to a serious collision. This is especially true…

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Who Is Responsible for a Self-Driving Car Accident?

By Hess & Nghiem on March 26, 2021

Over the past few years, self-driving cars have become more common. While not widely available to the public at the moment, they may be making their way to the market…

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Why You Should See a Doctor After a Car Accident

By Hess & Nghiem on March 19, 2021

Being in a car accident is a shocking and scary experience. Afterward, accident victims often feel a rush of adrenaline that can cover up serious trauma, which may cause them…

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What is Whiplash?

By Hess & Nghiem on February 22, 2021

If someone you know was in a car accident in the past, you may have heard the term whiplash. Although it’s a common injury, not many people understand what it…

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Helping Car Accident Victims in Santa Ana

By Hess & Nghiem on February 3, 2021

In 2018, U.S. roads saw 33,654 fatal motor vehicle crashes, causing the deaths of 36,560 people, according to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS). A total…

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Traffic Accidents on the Job

By Hess & Nghiem on January 19, 2021

For employees who drive while on the job, a traffic accident can give rise to a personal injury claim and a workers’ compensation claim. These issues involve many different complicated…