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  • Are Uber passengers exempt from CA seat belt law?
    Are Uber passengers exempt from CA seat belt law?

    Question: I was a passenger in an Uber car that was struck head-on by an SUV. I messed up my knee when it hit the back of the seat in front of me. I wasn’t wearing a seat belt. Will that be used ...

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  • Lyft is charging me a $2,500 deductible. I don't have it!
    Lyft is charging me a $2,500 deductible. I don't have it!

    Question: I was driving for Lyft. Other car that hit me was uninsured. Lyft is telling me I have to pay the first $2,500 of the repair costs. I don’t have it! What can I do? Answer: Sorry to say it, ...

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  • Insurance Carrier's Right to Reimbursement
    Insurance Carrier's Right to Reimbursement

    Question: I was treated at Kaiser after a car accident. Will I have to pay Kaiser back after I settle with the other driver’s insurance company? If yes, will the other driver’s carrier handle that? - ...

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  • Is It Legal to Ride a Skateboard In a Crosswalk?
    Is It Legal to Ride a Skateboard In a Crosswalk?

    Question My son was riding his skateboard in a crosswalk. He entered the crosswalk on a green light. He was hit by a right-turning driver. The driver tried to claim it was my son’s fault because my ...

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  • The other driver's insurance adjuster keeps calling. What can I do?
    The other driver's insurance adjuster keeps calling. What can I do?

    Question: I hit by a car. The other driver’s insurance adjuster keeps calling me. Should I talk to her? Should I first talk to a lawyer? Answer: If you were hurt in the auto accident and are going to ...

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  • I hit a refrigerator on the freeway. Who is responsible?
    I hit a refrigerator on the freeway. Who is responsible?

    If your car hits debris on the roadway, the party to pursue would be the driver from whose vehicle the debris fell. Whether it’s a refrigerator, a tire, a ladder, or a mattress, the driver who failed ...

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  • UberEATS Refuses to Pay My Injury Bills. What Can I Do?
    UberEATS Refuses to Pay My Injury Bills. What Can I Do?

    Question I was injured by a hit by a hit-and-run driver while making a delivery for UberEATS. UberEATS refuses to pay my medical bills. What can I do? Answer Sounds like you’ve learned the harsh ...

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  • I Was Doored by an Uber Passenger While Biking. Who's Liable?
    I Was Doored by an Uber Passenger While Biking. Who's Liable?

    Question: While I was riding my bike, I was doored by a passenger exiting an Uber vehicle. Who is liable in this situation: the passenger or the Uber driver? Answer: When a rideshare passenger doors a ...

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  • Can I get an advance on my personal injury claim?
    Can I get an advance on my personal injury claim?

    Question: I was a pedestrian hit by a car and haven’t been able to work since. I can’t pay my bills and I’m worried about being evicted. Is there any way to get money now before my case settles? ...

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  • My Bike's at an Impound after an Accident
    My Bike's at an Impound after an Accident

    Question: I was in a motorcycle accident. My bike’s at an impound yard. Who pays to get it out? Answer: If another driver was at fault for the accident, you have two choices. 1. Go through your ...

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