BREAKING: Estey & Bomberger Secure Unprecedented Settlement for Abused Former Youth Soccer Player
The Sexual Assault lawyer team at Estey & Bomberger, LLP has just scored a massive victory for survivors of institutional abuse by securing a multi-million dollar settlement for an abused former youth soccer player. On Friday, August 17th, the U.S. Youth Soccer Association and their affiliate, the Cal North Soccer Association, agreed to pay...Read More
When Do Pedestrians Have the Right-of-Way on the Road?
Walking around sunny San Diego can come with serious risks. Distracted, speeding, drunk, and negligent drivers can be around every corner. Between 2010-2016 there were a total of 7,589 reported pedestrian involved collisions in San Diego County. As a roadway user, it’s your duty to obey the rules of the road and to yield...Read More
What if You're Injured in a Car Accident When the Owner Isn't Driving?
Almost all drivers let their family members borrow their cars at some point. Whether a teen has just started driving or an owner regularly gives permission to a spouse, sibling, or other non-owner to take the car for a spin, accident victims need to know what might happen in a crash with a non-owner...Read More
What Are the Top 5 Safest Cars on the Market in 2018?
Most people are on the lookout for the safest vehicle on the road when shopping for a new car. With constantly changing safety standards, testing methods, and collision-preventing technologies, this task can be a difficult one. If you’re considering purchasing a new car in 2018 and want to prioritize the safety of your family,...Read More
How Do I Keep Kids Safe Around a Pool?
As summer starts to fully manifest in Southern California, more businesses and private residences are beginning to open their pools. While swimming can offer a welcome reprieve from the heat, it also presents dangers. Drowning is one of the leading causes of death in children under the age of 6, so it’s essential for...Read More
I Was Hit by a U-Haul or Moving Truck With No Insurance – Who Is Liable?
Summer is officially here, which brings the beginning of moving season. More people throughout the city are moving to new apartments and homes, which means you might see an uptick in the number of U-Hauls and moving trucks throughout the area. These DIY moving machines make the process more convenient for movers but pose...Read More
Are Electric Scooters Allowed on the Roads in San Diego?
If you’ve spent any time commuting or visiting San Diego, you’ve likely noticed the Bird scooters zipping through town. Just visit virtually any street corner and you can unlock one and take them for a ride yourself. One of the newest trends in ridesharing, you can rent a scooter (and enjoy the ride that...Read More
Does Head Trauma Increase the Risk of Brain Cancer?
A head trauma can lead to many detrimental effects – a victim may initially experience blurriness, loss of vision, mental confusion, or persistent headaches. As the symptoms of a brain injury fully evolve, patients may also notice issues that persist over time. Some of the most common include difficulty controlling emotions, cognitive dysfunction, and...Read More
Can You Request Cell Phone Records to Prove Fault in a Car Accident?
Distracted driving behaviors, including texting and talking on the phone, play a role in thousands of car accidents each year. A person who texts and drives will likely be at majority fault in a car accident. Since California has a sweeping ban against both cell phone use and texting, a driver who violates the...Read More
If Poor Road or Sidewalk Maintenance Causes an Injury, is the City Liable?
Slip and fall incidents are one of the leading causes of injury in the United States, especially among elderly people and children. In the United States, property owners must keep their premises safe and free of obstructions but, in some states, cities and municipalities have different standards than traditional property owners. Though the standards...Read More