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Car Accident Claims: 20 Common Misconceptions

At Negretti & Associates, we’ve been handling car accident claims for many years. As prospective clients have approached us regarding legal representation, we have encountered a wide variety of misconceptions, myths, and bad advice about how to resolve car accident cases. Let’s dispel those myths! Myth #1: A traffic citation equals fault. This is a […]

Negligence Law Definition: Understanding Negligence Elements

To arrive at a negligence law definition, we must understand four core negligence elements, which are as follows: Duty Breach Causation Damages To bring forth a negligence claim as a plaintiff, your case should have all four elements. Let’s look at each of the negligence elements in greater detail, in the context of automobile accidents. […]

Electric Scooter Accident Claims, Part Three: Collecting Evidence

A Guide for Attorneys In this series on electric scooter accident claims, previous articles explored how fault is determined in scooter accidents, as well as themes commonly found in scooter companies’ user agreements. Here, we’ll conclude by sharing insights regarding collecting evidence related to a case, what you might be asked to provide after initiating […]

Electric Scooter Accident Claims, Part One: Fault and Arbitration

A Guide for Attorneys This article is part of a three-part series that has been designed for the legal community, to outline the complexities of pursuing electric scooter accident cases. Additional articles discuss themes commonly found in scooter companies’ user agreements and evidence collection following a scooter accident. That said, we hope that the general […]

Social Media in Personal Injury Law Cases

A new documentary recently came out on Netflix called The Social Dilemma. I highly encourage you to watch it. After I saw it, I began to reflect deeply on how social media is everywhere and it is really tough to get away from it. I also thought about how social media intersects with personal injury […]

Should I Call My Insurance Company After an Accident?

This article is the third of a three-part series on car insurance. The first two articles in this series are State-Minimum Car Insurance Is Not Enough and Full-Coverage Car Insurance Is a Myth. At Negretti & Associates, we are asked frequently, “Should I call my insurance company after an accident and it wasn’t my fault?” […]

Full Coverage Car Insurance Is a Myth

This article on full-coverage car insurance is the second of a three-part series on car insurance. The first article is State-Minimum Car Insurance Is Not Enough. The final article in this series is Should I Call My Insurance Company After an Accident? There is no such thing as “full coverage car insurance.” Full coverage car […]

State-Minimum Car Insurance Is Not Enough

This article on state-minimum car insurance is the first of a three-part series on car insurance. Other articles in this series are Full-Coverage Car Insurance Is a Myth and Should I Call My Insurance Company After an Accident? Every time we get into our cars and drive somewhere, we’re exposing ourselves to the risk of […]

Total Loss Car Insurance Settlements

When a vehicle is said to be a “total loss,” it means that the cost of repairs exceeds the vehicle’s actual cash value. While this may sound simple enough, there are many questions surrounding total loss car insurance settlements. How is a total loss settlement calculated? Can an insurance company force you to total your […]