10 Biggest Personal Injury Settlements Ever
The average personal injury settlement is $52,900, according to Martindale-Nolo Research, but the settlement range is $3,000 to $75,000. Thirty percent of claimants receive nothing, while a good percentage... Read More
2023 GJEL Law Scholarship Winner
GJEL Accident Attorneys is proud to announce Janiyah Williams as the winner of the 2023 GJEL Law Student Scholarship. Law school is expensive, and the attorneys at GJEL understand... Read More
2024 Holiday Safety Tips
The holidays are exciting, but accidents, injuries, or illness can hinder the festivities. Follow our holiday safety tips to keep yourself and your loved ones secure while celebrating. Traffic... Read More
West Sacramento removes freeway, neighborhood blooms
25 years after the Loma Prieta earthquake prompted the removal of the Embarcadero Freeway in San Francisco, cities are increasingly following San Francisco’s template for urban revitalization. One interesting... Read More
Top Bikeshare Myths
Bike share programs have exploded in cities like Oakland, Washington, D.C. and Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The programs have been widely popular thus far, but to some,... Read More
Police Officer Fired After Deadly Crash
A Stanislaus County Sheriff’s deputy has been fired from his position after being found primarily responsible for a fatal accident that occurred on January 9th, 2022. Eric Fulmer was... Read More
What Are The Dangers of Drowsy Driving?
Drowsy driving is a serious issue that is often overlooked by many drivers. When a driver is feeling sleepy, it can impair their ability to drive safely and increase... Read More
Should Bay Area carpool lanes be enforced 24/7?
Carpool lanes are an essential part of the Bay Area’s transportation infrastructure, designed to encourage carpooling, reduce traffic congestion, and improve air quality. As the population continues to grow... Read More
Lionel Hutz Lawsuits In The Simpsons
On the air for more than 20 years, the iconic family cartoon sitcom "The Simpsons" has covered just about every topic you can think of. So it’s no surprise... Read More
How Long Can I Wait to File a Lawsuit?
If you’ve been injured due to negligence, then you are entitled to receive compensation from the guilty party. However, the State of California imposes a strict deadline known as... Read More
The Dangers of Texting and Driving
It seems hardly a day goes by without hearing something in the news about an accident caused by texting and driving, in California and throughout the US. Read More
Top 10 Powerful Legal Documentary Films
People who follow the news in the United States are not strangers to disturbing legal stories that often dominate the headlines. From the Casey Anthony trial that concluded last... Read More
The Top 20 Best TV Lawyers
The film industry is loaded with movies throughout history that have a focus on lawyers and the drama that takes place in the courtroom. This list contains the top... Read More
Safest Cars for Teenage Drivers in 2022
There are so many safety factors to consider when your teenager begins driving. When it comes to teen brain development, distracted driving, and graduated license laws, parents have a... Read More
America’s Clumsiest Names of 2022
‘Clumsy’ is a word many people use to describe themselves, especially if they’re somewhat accident-prone and have a habit of tripping over, knocking into things, or dropping stuff. However,... Read More
4 Real and 5 Fictional Seinfeld Lawsuits
Gearing up for the holiday weekend, we thought it necessary to revive GJEL Accident Attorneys' legal humor category. With that, we've compiled 9 Seinfeld-related lawsuits, five fictional and four... Read More
Here are the Scariest Roads in California
What comes to mind when you think of traffic laws? There are right-of-way rules that say who yields and who proceeds at traffic intersections and crosswalks. And speed limits.... Read More
The Top Reasons to Go To Law School
The attorneys at GJEL recently hosted a scholarship program and asked incoming law students why they wanted to go to law school. As a part of this contest, the... Read More
Most Unlikely Courtroom Comedies
Last week, we brought you some of the most absurd attempts of replicating judicial in the most unlikely courtroom dramas. Ranging from Chicago to Miracle on 34th Street, it... Read More
State Driving Laws Across The Nation
The details of your state’s driving laws might not be a major influence on the events of your daily life, but if you or your teenager is getting a... Read More
Rethinking BART to Santa Clara
After nearly two decades of planning, the timeline for completion of the Silicon Valley BART extension remains uncertain. Later this year, BART will open a five mile, $890 million... Read More
Where should a second Transbay Tube go?
There is a growing consensus that building a second Transbay Tube is critical to the Bay Area’s future. Transbay ridership has skyrocketed in recent years – MTC’s ongoing Core... Read More