Entries by Jonathan Negretti

Multiple-Car Accident Insurance Issues

Multiple-car accidents, which involve three or more vehicles, can lead to complicated legal cases and a variety of insurance issues. Think of multi-car accidents this way: It’s easy to split a pizza when there are only two people dining, but when you add a third person, splitting the pie equitably can be tricky — especially […]

Should I Get an Attorney After a Car Accident?

A Lawyer Answers Common Car Accident Questions If you have been in an accident and you’re wondering Should I get an attorney after a car accident?, here’s a quick and honest answer: not everyone needs an attorney after a car accident. Even though I am a car accident lawyer, I firmly believe this. Just as […]

Slip and Fall Accident Questions Answered

Personal injuries can come on all shapes and sizes. While car accidents get the most attention, the second most common type of personal injury claim is the slip and fall accident. Also referred to as “trip and fall” accidents, slips and falls fall under the umbrella of premise liability claims. Considering how common slips and […]

Who Is at Fault in a Self-Driving Car Accident?

The driverless vehicle is no longer science fiction. Fully autonomous vehicles are currently being tested on public roadways. Yet, one large concern is acting as a roadblock to autonomous vehicles’ progress: liability. Who is at fault in a self-driving car accident? This is a complicated question. When determining fault in a self-driving car accident, we […]

Dog Bite Injury Compensation Amounts

Dog bite claims are some of the most painful personal injury claims that we handle at Negretti & Associates. Our clients not only suffer physical injuries, but they also endure psychological trauma. There is a real mental component to being bitten by a dog. A bite will rattle most people and make them hesitant around […]

Can You Get a DUI on a Scooter?

Above: The corner of Lincoln Blvd. and Marco Court in Venice, California, where an elderly man was recently killed by an intoxicated scooter rider. The red circle indicates how electric scooters are staged at this corner — just beyond the parking lot of Superba Food + Bread, a popular bakery and restaurant that serves wine, […]

Self-Driving Cars: Pros and Cons

The evolution of self-driving vehicles has gone into warp speed over the past decade. In fact, most vehicles on the road today have some form of automation. Depending on where you live, fully automated self-driving vehicles are either an everyday sight or not-too-far-off reality. Google’s autonomous Waymo vehicles have been cruising up and down the […]

Going to Trial: Reflections on Taking a Case to Trial

In this week’s Legal Beagle Podcast, Jonathan Negretti talks about the four-day trial that Negretti & Associates just concluded. Jonathan explains why trials are hard, why trials are unpredictable, and why trials are where you find justice. At the end of April, our firm wrapped up a four-day trial. The entire month was prep work […]