Year: 2020

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December 11, 2020

Common Side Effects of Car Accidents that Might Surprise You

As more people take to the roads during the holiday season, it’s no surprise that car accidents also increase this time of year. While most know that any kind of motor vehicle accident can result in catastrophic injuries and fatalities, many side effects of these life-changing events are frequently not discussed. What Can Happen to Your Body […]

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December 3, 2020

Are Red Cars More Prone to Accidents?

No matter how long you’ve been driving, you’ve probably heard the urban legend that drivers in red vehicles are more likely to get tickets than any other. While multiple studies have shown that, statistically, this might be the case, there’s another downside to driving these flashy vehicles. You may also be at a higher risk of car accidents. […]

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Should You Call for Help After a Crash?

About 75% of US car crashes result in some kind of injury. In these cases, victims need to act quickly and with a clear head. They need to call emergency services, the police, and a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. But not all crashes require a 911 call, which raises the question: At what […]

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Pedestrian Safety Tips

Each year in the US, more than 6,500 pedestrians are killed while crossing the street and another 130,000 are sent to the emergency room. These crashes are often preventable, especially when both drivers and pedestrians follow pedestrian safety guidelines. Next time you’re at the crosswalk, remember these steps and you’ll significantly reduce your chance of an accident. […]

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September 4, 2020

Do Pedestrians Always Have the Right of Way?

Most of us are ingrained with the idea that drivers should always yield to pedestrians. Whether the pedestrian is jaywalking or steps off the curb in the middle of a turn, we instinctively know that the driver should do whatever it takes to avoid a terrible accident. However, if an accident does happen, can the […]

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What to Do When You’re Hit By a Car?

Each year, an estimated 145,000 Americans are hit by cars while walking or cycling. Getting hit by a car is frighteningly common, especially in large cities, like those of the Bay Area. To help the injured through a difficult time, we’ve put together these tips explaining what you should do when you’re hit by a car. Limit […]

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August 4, 2020

What Californians Should Know About Lane-Splitting

Most Californians have seen lane-splitting at some point. You’re stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic, and a motorcyclist zooms past you, utterly unphased by the deadlock. While most Californians see lane splitting, few realize the impact it has on traffic and the environment. Precedent and Prediction California is the only state to formally legalize lane-splitting. However, it […]

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July 15, 2020

Do You Know the #1 Cause of California Car Accidents?

There are hundreds of car crashes per day in California. While there are many reasons for these incidents, one cause stands above all the rest. While its difficult to say how many lives have been changed by this type of driving, state organizations suggest it might be a factor in as many as 80% of […]

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April 13, 2020

Why Professional Drivers Don’t Turn Left

You may or may not know that UPS drivers and many other commercial drivers don’t make left turns. Some claim they do this to save gas and increase speed. Yet that’s only part of the reason. Strange as it sounds is, there’s a very good explanation as to why professional drivers don’t turn left. The […]

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April 9, 2020

Tips for Safe Driving in San Francisco

Driving in cities is extremely stressful, especially for those unaccustomed to it. Other drivers can seem impatient and aggressive. A missed turn can result in a lengthy runabout just to get back to where you started. An inexperienced driver may have greater anxiety about traffic jams, aggressive driving, and risky left turns. The Bay Area […]

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March 4, 2020

DG&G Fights the Most Powerful Insurance Companies and Wins

Filing a claim against an insurance company is a serious decision. Even filing an appeal can get the company’s attorneys involved. Nobody should fight multi-billion-dollar companies or their lawyers alone. Claimants should go in prepared. They need a law firm with the resources and credentials to handle any case, no matter how far it goes. […]

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February 10, 2020

The History of ERISA

What Does Erisa Stand For? According to the U.S. Department of Labor, ERISA stands for the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and “is a federal law that sets minimum standards for most voluntarily established retirement and health plans in private industry to provide protection for individuals in these plans.” Read on to learn […]

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What is the ERISA Appeals Process?

It’s incredibly stressful to receive a notice of denial from your insurance company. The very idea that you might have to pay for a healthcare bill alone is terrifying. Thankfully, you have options. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) protects those dependent on an employer’s self-insured plan. When insurance denies your claim, the ERISA appeals process […]

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January 20, 2020

ERISA Q&A

If you are unfamiliar with ERISA law, you may have questions about it. Read on to learn the answers to those questions. Your Questions, Answered What is ERISA? ERISA stands for the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). This nationwide regulation places minimum principles for the majority of voluntarily substantiated retirement and health plans […]

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