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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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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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The Complete Guide to Motorcycle Safety Gear

Riding a motorcycle is a mode of transportation that is 33 times more dangerous than driving a car. To mitigate the risks of being so exposed to the elements, it is essential to wear gear that would save your life in the event of a crash and prevent common motorcycle accident injuries.Wearing the proper gear…

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Motorcycle Safety in All Types of Weather

May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. While that usually means warmer weather, the month kicked off with an uncharacteristically cool and gloomy day in Southern California. Of course, this being the Golden State warm sunny days are on the horizon, just in time for the weekend. Given this generally great weather, it’s no surprise…

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How often do motorcycles crash?

Approximately 236 motorcycle crashes result in injuries every day in the United States, with an average of about 86,000 total injuries from crashes per year (2011-2015). According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 88,000 motorcyclists were injured, with 4,976 reported deaths in 2015 alone. The amount of motorcycle accident injuries in the U.S. have also…

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Useful Tips for Talking to Your Insurance Adjuster

You’ve just been in a car accident. Whether it was a bad wreck or a silly fender bender, the upcoming hours and days can make or break your family’s financial future. These situations are never fun, and, in many cases, they’re extremely dangerous. The scenarios are endless: The accident may have been your fault It…

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Top 10 Tricks Car Insurance Companies Use to Mislead People

Car insurance companies are experts at making us trust them. They spend huge sums of money on targeted advertising campaigns that, no matter where we go, we can’t seem to escape. They hire famous celebrities to convince potential customers that they’re “the good guys,” even though, in most cases, they are the exact opposite. Finally,…

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Getting Back On Your Motorcycle After A Crash

A bad motorcycle crash can result in serious injuries requiring days or even weeks in the hospital followed by a lengthy rehabilitation process. But it’s not just the physical injuries that will make you think long and hard before getting back on your motorcycle again. The psychological trauma you have experienced can leave you unable…

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7 Ways to Make Your Motorcycle More Visible

Visibility Is Key to Motorcycle Accident Prevention The fact that you are reading this means you are worried about your safety on the road. Visibility can make the difference between you arriving safely at your next destination or spending the next few nights or weeks in an ICU ward. Here are seven ways to make…

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6 Things You Should Know Before Joining a Motorcycle Club

Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Tell All For the longest time, motorcycle clubs have been getting bad press. Many people in the society automatically think of motorcycle clubs as criminal gangs. But is this true? Are all motorcycle clubs really criminal gangs? In this post, we tell you seven things you need to know about motorcycle clubs…

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