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Sleep Apnea

When you encounter a fully loaded long-haul truck beside you at 70 miles per hour, your very survival may depend on whether the driver is fully alert. Unfortunately, fatigue is widely reported as a cause of truck accidents. Sleep apnea may be the reason why. Researchers at Virginia Tech recently…

Are Settlements from Personal Injuries Taxable in California? - Pius Joseph

After you’ve been seriously injured in a car accident in Pasadena, CA, negotiating a full and fair settlement with an insurance company is just the beginning. It’s also important to prepare yourself for the tax implications that may cut into your net payout. Your personal injury lawyer should take your…

Returning to Work and Exercise After a Car Accident in Pasadena - Law Offices of Pius Joseph - Personal Injury Attorney

People often worry about work and exercise after a car accident. One of the first questions California crash victims often ask is how soon they can get back to their jobs and the gym. Many wonder whether going back too soon will cause them to forfeit their injury claim. While…

Should I Get Rental Car Insurance? - Law Offices of Pius Joseph - Personal Injury Attorney

You’re standing at the rental car counter stressed about whether to buy extra insurance. Take comfort. The customers around you are probably just as confused over the same question. There’s no doubt that car insurance is essential. You need coverage to protect yourself and others if an accident happens. But…

Can I Drive After One Glass of Wine - Drunk Driving Accident - Law Offices of Pius Joseph - Personal Injury Attorney

Many people have the false impression that driving after one drink is OK. The truth is that even one glass of wine can make you legally drunk. Many factors affect a person’s tolerance for alcohol. The number of drinks consumed is only one of them. For example, a joint study…

Myths About Driving Near Trucks - Pasadena Truck Accident Lawyer

Driving near trucks can make even the best motorists nervous. While every driver should be cautious, it’s also important not to make assumptions about trucks or truckers based on stories you’ve heard from others. Here, Pasadena truck accident lawyer Pius Joseph breaks down some of the most common myths about…

Most Dangerous Truck Companies in California - Law Offices of Pius Joseph - Personal Injury Attorney

Truck drivers hit the road every day to transport goods nationwide. While many drive responsibly — as they’re required to do by law — some may be unqualified for the job, poorly trained, or just plain careless. The fact is, dangerous truck drivers are often on the roads because irresponsible…

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    Attorney Pius Joseph of the Law Offices of Pius Joseph – Personal Injury Attorney recently secured a $2.7 million jury verdict for an airport mechanic who suffered a traumatic brain injury and orthopedic injuries after being struck by a luggage vehicle operated by an untrained driver. The plaintiff,…

You Don’t Need to Leave the House to Meet with Our Lawyers. Concerned About Coronavirus? We all have a duty to keep ourselves, our families, our neighbors, and our communities safe right now. This means temporarily reshaping the way we live our lives to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). At…

CA Truck Accident Statistics

Statistics show that Pasadena is one of the most accident-prone metro areas in California. Truck accidents are among the most dangerous of these crashes. Injuries can be severe and last a lifetime. The good news is that compensation may be possible for truck accident victims and their families. The Law…