Author: Sam & Ash, LLP

distracted driving cell phone

Are you able to watch your favorite show while you talk with a friend on the phone? Of course not. You can only focus on one of these activities at a time. The same is true when you use your cell phone while you drive. Even if both of your…

mechanic working on car

Driver negligence is not the only cause of car accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates 2% of car accidents involve a defective car. These are product liability cases. Product liability is a claim against a commercial seller of a defective product that causes an injury. Almost any product…

replacing your lawyer

Sam & Ash, LLP are the personal injury lawyers who do What’s Right. Not all lawyers do, and you may know this because you hired a bad one. But just because you hired a bad lawyer doesn’t mean you have to remain stuck with them. You can upgrade your lawyer. Being…

insurance discounts

Insurance companies made headlines offering their policyholders refunds, credits, or one-time payments during the coronavirus pandemic. Many of their policyholders recently lost work because of the economic shutdown. This is welcomed relief. But when ordinary business resumes, what will the insurance companies discount next? Insurance Discounts They Can Afford All…

calculating car insurance bills

Most drivers only know about the liability car insurance they are required to carry. They also believe their full coverage policy gives everything they need. However, liability and full coverage may not help you as much as you think. Because there are many situations that require compensation, insurance companies provide…

contingency fee piggy bank

You probably heard that personal injury attorneys work on a percentage of the insurance settlement. How does that work? What is a contingency fee? It’s an alternative to an hourly rate other attorneys charge their clients. A contingency fee is an arrangement between you and your attorney to share a set percentage…

Grimshaw v Ford Motor Co

Grimshaw v. Ford Motor Company became one of the most famous car accident cases in 1978 when a jury returned a $125 million punitive damages award, the largest amount against an automaker at the time. A Tragic Car Accident In 1972, a new Ford Pinto stalled on the freeway and then…

personal injury case from home

Are you quarantined with an injury that was caused by an accident? You still deserve justice for your pain and suffering, but it’s understandably harder to pursue during the pandemic. While these challenges are new for everyone, you can continue to find help in expertise. The right lawyer can help…

drunk driver about to cause an accident

Experiencing a car accident isn’t ordinary for you. However, you may think ordinarily after an accident you exchange information with the other driver. But when you discover the other driver appears drunk, you may wonder how that changes your case. How do you pursue a claim against a drunk driver?…

bryan stow

In 2011 San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow attended the Major League Baseball Opening Day game at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Witnesses reported seeing men taunt Stow during the rivalry game. At the end of the night, the taunts violently escalated when two men brutally beat Stow in the…