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Tae-Yoon Kim Secures $1,000,000 Wrongful Death Settlement

LOS ANGELES, CA. August 20, 2019 – Wilshire Law Firm is pleased to announce that personal injury lawyer Tae-Yoon Kim, Esq. has negotiated a successful $1,000,000 wrongful death settlement on behalf of a Visalia, California family whose son was struck and killed in a May 2019 automobile v. motorcycle collision. The victim, a 21-year-old Visalia…

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Driving During an Earthquake? DON’T Do This

Since the Northridge earthquake in 1994, Los Angeles and Southern California have been rather lucky when it comes to significant seismic activity. But that period of relative quiet ended with some fireworks this Fourth of July when a magnitude 6.4 quake rocked communities from Las Vegas to Baja California, with aftershocks continuing into Friday. What…

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Crossing the street in Los Angeles hasn't improved much since 2015 when Vision Zero was implemented.

Pedestrians in the US are Dying, but Governments Have Been Slow to Respond

While cars have gotten safer over the last twenty years, being a pedestrian has actually become more dangerous. A recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report found that 5,987 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the United States in 2016, the highest figure since the early 1990s and a nine percent increase over…

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Rental Car Insurance: Everything You Need to Know

A car accident may be the furthest thing from your mind when you’re researching rental cars. But the rental car agent will most certainly bring it up when you pick up your vehicle. That’s because they’ll offer you additional insurance coverage. Do you know what coverage to accept and what to turn down? It’s so…

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Where Do Car Accidents Happen Most?

Car accidents are, by nature, unpredictable. There is no exact science to forecasting or preventing them. However, there are evident patterns in when and where crashes occur – and knowing these patterns can help reduce the risk of an incident. In this article, we cover a few common accident scenarios and what you can do…

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Dealing with Insurance After an Accident

Drivers are taught to exchange information with other drivers when an accident occurs. But after a car accident, how should you deal with insurance companies? If you don’t know, that’s okay! You’re not alone. Traffic accidents are chaotic, and dealing with insurance companies can be confusing, even for the most experienced drivers. Take a moment…

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How to Hire an Auto Accident Lawyer

When Do You Need A Lawyer For Your Car Accident Claim? Getting into an auto accident can be a very scary and intimidating experience, especially if you’ve been injured in the accident. You may not know who to turn to and you may feel like the insurance company is not looking out for your best…

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Should I Hire a Lawyer for my Car Accident?

  When Do You Need A Lawyer For Your Car Accident Claim If you’ve just been involved in a car accident then you may be wondering if you should hire a lawyer (attorney) or if you should just let your insurance company take care of the negotiations for you. After all, they say you’re in…

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Do You Live Near One of the Most Dangerous Intersections in California?

The most dangerous intersections in California According to the Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SITRS), California has hundreds of thousands of accidents, every year… 400,000+! But do you know which intersection has the most? It’s worth knowing… this information could save your life! You might think the worst intersection is in LA… and that’s a…

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The Importance of Filing a Police Report

Filing a police report is your number one resource for defining and documenting your case. Without an accurate police report, your chances of recovering compensation for your damages drops dramatically! Many people don’t believe that they need to file a police report for minor accidents, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact,…

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