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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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10 Essential Steps for Buying a Used Motorcycle from a Private Seller

If you’re in the market to buy a used motorcycle, you’re probably very excited! From everyone at Wilshire Law Firm, we say… congratulations! Chances are, you’ve been perusing websites like: CycleTrader Ebay Motors Cycle Soup Craigslist The Sunday classifieds… Many more! There are thousands of awesome used motorcycles to choose from in California; but finding…

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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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How Much Is Your Case Worth?

If you are in the process or filing a personal injury lawsuit, it is perfectly natural to wonder how much compensation you are entitled to. And while this is not an easy question to answer, there are ways to predict a potential settlement or case resolution. The answer will always rely on what are known…

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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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Lane Splitting Guidelines – ABATE Chairman Glenn Phillips Chimes in

Lane splitting guidelines update alert! Learn more about the award-winning motorcycle accident attorneys of Wilshire Law Firm. Lane splitting in California continues to remain influx. As part of our continuing coverage of the updated guidelines, we spoke with A Brotherhood Aimed Toward Education(ABATE) California State Chairman, Glenn Phillips. Glenn was kind enough to answer a couple…

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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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New Motorcycle Lane Splitting or “Sharing” Guidelines on the Horizon, Sources

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) was authorized to write new motorcycle lane splitting (or, “sharing”) guidelines last August by California Governor Jerry Brown (Assembly Bill 51). Now, it’s been almost a year since CHP spoke publicly on the status of the guidelines. So, Wilshire Law Firm reached out directly to the people who are responsible…

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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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CHP: Drafting Lane Splitting Guidelines “Very Long, Complex Process”

Motorcycle lane splitting guidelines have been an unwritten rule for what seems like forever in California. Take any motorcycle safety class and the instructor will tell you the same thing: It’s not illegal, but there is no law. For now, the general “suggestion” is to make sure you never lane split going faster than 30…

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