The Value of Uninsured Motorist Coverage or UIM

What is the value of uninsured motorist coverage or UIM in Los Angeles, LA and Orange County California?  I recently had a friend call me to discuss a recent motor vehicle accident he had been involved in. While driving along the 405 freeway in the city of Costa Mesa, he was struck from behind out […]

Why Uninsured – Underinsured Motorist Coverage is An Essential Part of Automobile Insurance

Uninsured – underinsured motorist coverage is an essential part of your automobile insurance.  In a recent case we handled, our client was involved in a serious motor vehicle accident that unfortunately resulted in a re-aggravation of a shoulder injury he previously had. Our client had just recently undergone surgery to fix a torn shoulder rotator […]

The Value of Uninsured Motorist Coverage (UIM)

In California, there are laws requiring all drivers to have minimum automobile insurance coverage with limits for $15,000/$30,000. Unfortunately, there are many drivers in the state that drive without the necessary insurance coverage. If you are hit by a driver without insurance, or if you are struck by a “hit and run” driver, in most […]

Pickup Truck in Anaheim Freeway Overturns Causing Accident

  Serious confusion and defensive driving may have avoided serious injuries as a pickup truck travelling on the northbound I-5 Anaheim freeway overturns near the Harbor Boulevard exit. The pickup truck was towing a trailer which swayed and caused him to lose control and flip his vehicle. The trailer also overturned and much of the […]

The Law Firm of Rivers Morrell Wishes Everyone a Safe and Happy 2016!

The Law Firm of Rivers J. Morrell, III wishes everyone a safe and happy 2016!  After more than 40 years of experience serving Southern California for accident and injury cases, I have a few recommendations for the coming year: Contact your auto insurance agent and ensure that your Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist or UM/UIM coverage is increased […]

7 Critically Injured by Hit and Run Driver in Hollywood

Very sad news out of Hollywood this weekend, as 7 people, including two young children were critically injured by a hit and run driver on Saturday.  The driver plowed into…

Hit and Run Driver Injures Anaheim Woman – Who Pays for Her Injuries?

An Anaheim woman’s car was recently damaged when a black honda civic ran into another vehicle which then impacted her car.  The driver of the black honda civic immediately drove…

Car Accident in South Orange County Knocks Out Power!

Late on Sunday night a car accident in South Orange County near Laguna Beach caused a power outage when one of the vehicles involved crashed into a nearby utility pole….

Recent Car Accident in Santa Ana Causes Power Outage

Earlier this week a driver was involved in a car accident where he crashed into a power pole in Santa Ana which caused a severe power outage around parts of…

20 Year Old Arrested for Fatal Hit and Run Accident in Irvine

A 20 year old was arrested this week in Irvine for a hit and run accident that took the life of a grandmother.  The 3 vehicle accident resulted in the…