What traits to looks for in a personal injury lawyer

need a lawyerIn Orange County there is a lot of choices when it comes to choosing a good attorney that specializes in dealing with accidents. When you or someone you know has been hurt in an accident, or when you need your vehicle repaired and insurance companies or the other driver is trying to dispute the repairs, having an experienced accident attorney on your side is a necessity. But how do you know if they have the experience or expertise you need? What To Look For: The first thing you should look...

Understanding Insurance Adjusters and Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury attorneyAn insurance adjuster will typically play an important role when it comes to determining the final dollar amount of a personal injury claim. This type of professional will work with an Orange County personal injury lawyer in order to negotiate a particular dollar amount for a claim. Usually, such a claim starts out as an estimate, or quote, which is then refined as the insurance adjuster considers all of the variables at play. For example, an insurance adjuster may explore your medical history ...

Orange County Most Dangerous road/ Several Children Injured pasadena

While Orange County, California might be known for its awesome surfing, tanned residents, and beachside living, it is also becoming known for the high number of accidents that it is home to. Just last year alone Orange County California, was home to over twenty-five thousand people were killed or were seriously injured because they were involved in a car accident. While most people associate high speed driving on interstates and highways with fatal and serious car accidents, the majority of t...

Avrek DriveSafe Scholarship Program Seeking Students’ Distracted Driving Essays

Avrek DriveSafe ScholarshipThe Avrek DriveSafe Scholarship program wants to help teenagers win money to further their educations while perhaps saving someone’s life. As part of this year’s distracted driving essay contest, Avrek Law Firm is proud to have Robert Soria helping us judge the scholarship competition. Robert, an 18-year-old graduate of Patriot High School in Riverside, Calif., has become an outspoken advocate against distracted driving after a car crash he survived last summer took the life of his best frien...

Car Accident Injuries and Their Impact on Your Life

car accident injuryWith the traffic volume continuing to rise, the chances of being involved in an automobile accident also increase. With well over 160,000 accidents involving fatalities or injuries in 2012 alone, California residents need to be aware their chances of being involved in a serious injury accident are quite high. Because those accidents impact not only the victims, California personal injury attorneys want everyone to be aware of the risks and what can be done to mitigate the circumstances if you or...

Avrek Team Supports Costa Mesa’s Someone Cares Soup Kitchen

avrek-law-firm-someone-cares-community-involvementOne of our community support efforts this past holiday season was to help at the Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa. The kitchen’s staff and around 150 active volunteers serve approximately 300 meals a day to homeless men, women and children in the community, and see that number swell to about 800 on holidays like Christmas. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s) ; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook...

Truck-Bus Collision Shows Complications of Commercial Motor Vehicle Accidents

The New Year was barely a week old when it was marred locally by a truck accident involving two big rigs and a tour bus. The wreck put 13 people in the hospital and involved a bus company with a history of allegedly unsafe operations. KTLA reported that the crash occurred near the eastbound 60 Freeway and Seventh Avenue in Hacienda around 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday, January 7. One truck hit a second big rig, which in turn veered toward the center divider and collided with the tour bus, the Califo...

Infographic: Don’t Let a Drunk Driving Accident Ruin Your Holidays

drunk-driving-infographic-featured-imageThe winter holidays provide us all with a chance to be thankful for the things that we have and spend time with the ones that we love and cherish the most. Unfortunately, during this time of thankfulness and get togethers, we also see dramatic increases in binge drinking, DUIs and drunk driving accidents in California around the holiday season. Avrek Law Firm wants everyone in our community to enjoy the holidays responsibly, and in order to reduce the amount of car accidents, serious injuries...

AAA Research Questions Safety of Hands-Free Infotainment Systems

Distracted-Driving-Warning-Car-Infotainment-Safety-ResearchHands-free, voice-controlled infotainment systems can pose dangerous distractions for drivers, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety warns. Some automakers’ systems take more attention away from driving than others, says AAA, which urges drivers to limit use of the most distracting technology. Considering that 3,328 people died in 2012 in accidents caused by distracted driving, the AAA findings are significant. AAA commissioned researchers at the University of Utah to test the infotainment...

Help Spread the Word About Bicycle Safety

bike crashWould it surprise you to learn that California had the most fatal bicycle accidents of any state in the U.S. in 2012? Traffic accidents in California killed 147 bicyclists and injured an additional 13,921 that year. We’re concerned about bicycle accidents and the great harm they can cause. As part of Avrek Law Firm’s efforts to help bicyclists in Orange County and across California, we’ve developed an informational graphic with many facts about bicycle crashes in California and the nation and...