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3 11, 2016

Cell Phone Related Car Accidents

By |2019-08-20T20:19:44-07:00November 3rd, 2016|Car Accident|

The cause of an accident will determine who is held liable. If the driver that caused the accident was talking on a cell phone or texting, they will likely have difficulty defending their case.They may also face additional penalties. California has laws related to distracted driving which impose limitations on the use of cell phones

13 09, 2016

Barnett, Bennett, & Scott LLP – Personal Injury Attorneys

By |2019-08-22T20:52:14-07:00September 13th, 2016|Personal Injury|

At the Barnett, Bennett, & Scott LLP, we are dedicated to helping personal injury victims receive compensation for the harms that were caused by someone else’s dangerous acts. Barnett, Bennett, & Scott LLP Law Firm, is the premier personal injury lawyers, serving Fairfield and surrounding areas. Get help with your personal injury claim by calling

20 07, 2016

Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit: What Must The Plaintiff Prove?

By |2019-08-27T09:35:48-07:00July 20th, 2016|Personal Injury|

A motorcycle accident lawsuit is a specific type of personal injury case, which generally requires that the victim show that the defendant was negligent. Certain elements must be proven in order to establish that the defendant was negligent. First, the plaintiff must show that the defendant owed him or her a duty of care. In

4 04, 2016

Injured in an Uber Car Accident?

By |2019-08-22T20:56:35-07:00April 4th, 2016|Car Accident|

If you are injured in an Uber car accident you probably have a lot of questions. Who is liable? Can I sue Uber? Can I sue the driver? These are all good questions. Ridesharing has become increasing popular over the past few years. With so many people utilizing ridesharing service like Uber, there have been

14 01, 2016

Do You Have Enough Insurance?

By |2020-02-11T11:56:28-07:00January 14th, 2016|Car Accident|

Being in an automobile crash is a terrible experience. It is even worse when there is not enough insurance to pay for all your injuries and suffering. At the Barnett, Bennett, & Scott LLP, we have dealt with countless people who have been involved in auto collisions. Many times, accident victims can’t get all of

28 12, 2015

How Long Can I Wait Before Filing a Lawsuit?

By |2019-08-22T20:52:51-07:00December 28th, 2015|Personal Injury|

When you are injured because of another person’s negligence, how long can you wait? If you wait too long, you will never have a right to receive compensation for your injuries. This deadline for filing a lawsuit is called the Statute of Limitations. Once that date passes, you are out of luck. Your attorney will want to investigate before actually filing

7 12, 2015

Understanding the Multiple UM/UIM Policies Case

By |2019-08-23T14:55:53-07:00December 7th, 2015|Personal Injury|

In an earlier post, we talked about how "non-stacking" uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage means you have less coverage than you think. Unfortunately, this same "non-stacking" rule applies even when there are multiple UM/UIM policies — with some additional quirks. Let's use an example. You were the passenger in a crash caused by an uninsured

5 12, 2015

UIM Coverage: Why You Have Less Than You Think

By |2019-08-22T20:53:18-07:00December 5th, 2015|Personal Injury|

California uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage is deceptive. There is a good chance even your insurance agent doesn’t clearly understand how it works. And you almost certainly need more of it than you currently have. The reason? Your UM/UIM insurance coverage is “non-stacking” — in other words, it only gives you coverage up to a