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Should the BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) Limit Be Lowered? Here’s the Argument for Stricter Laws

Even mild alcohol consumption by motorists can potentially prove fatal for drivers and passengers on the road. Stricter laws can save thousands of lives and prevent debilitating injuries to innocent commuters. At the law firm of Berg Injury Lawyers, a team of knowledgeable attorneys with a proven track record in DUI lawsuits can fight for […]

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The Most Common Reasons Insurance Companies Deny Injury Claims

injuries can cost you thousands in medical bills and lost wages, with little to no respite offered by insurance companies that you might file a personal injury claim with. These profit-driven insurance companies stay in business by denying or reducing settlements. They cite various reasons to justify their decision and hope you don’t question their […]

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Are Brain Injury Cases Worth More Than Other Injuries?

Auto accidents cause 14.3% of brain injuries, and brain injuries contribute to over 30% of injury-related deaths in the U.S. Approximately 2% of the population currently lives with a disability caused by brain injuries. Brain injuries from car accidents vary in severity, but doctors can’t predict the outcome with as much confidence as other automobile […]

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Who Is Considered Liable for an E-Scooter Accident?

Electric scooters or e-scooters offer an environmentally friendly option for traveling in congested urban areas. With a 48% increase in electric scooter traffic in one year in San Francisco, people should know what to expect if they get in an accident while on their electric scooter. Determining liability in an e-scooter accident can be complicated […]

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Can an Attorney Subpoena Text Messages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Phone companies keep billing records and call detail records. Your lawyer can subpoena these records during the discovery phase of a personal injury lawsuit if evidence exists that the documents contain relevant information. This information could prove, for example, whether a driver sent or received text messages at the time of the accident, violating California […]

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When Car Accidents Cause Miscarriages, What Legal Options Do Mothers Have?

States don’t include pregnancy status in their accident report databases, but researchers estimate 92,500 car accident-related injuries to pregnant people every year in the U.S. These accidents cause more miscarriages than any other source of trauma. Research indicates that 1,500 to 3,000 fetal losses occur each year due to trauma from auto accidents. These estimates […]

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How Well Do You Know California’s Vehicle Mirror Laws?

Mirrors are a critical element in any motor vehicle. They allow the driver to see at multiple angles behind them without turning their head from the road. Mirrors also enable drivers to pay proper attention to the car’s surroundings. Without functional mirrors, driving any type of vehicle is hazardous. For this reason, it is critical […]

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Who Is Considered at Fault for Backover Accidents?

Parking lot and driveway accidents often involve cars backing over pedestrians or cyclists. These accidents can cause devastating injuries and require costly medical procedures and lengthy recovery times for victims. Learn who is considered at fault for backover accidents and how Berg Injury Lawyers can help you seek fair compensation for injuries you sustained in […]

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