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Steven R. Andrade

Proving Fault in A Vehicle Accident

Drivers in California are responsible for paying for the accidents that they cause. If you have been in a car accident caused by another driver in Santa Barbara or anywhere in Southern California, contact Stephen R. Andrade and the experienced California car accident legal team at Andrade Law Offices to learn more about proving fault in a car accident.
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Steven R. Andrade

What You Need to Know About Filing a California Car Accident Insurance Claim

However, if you do have an accident, then having a sufficient amount of auto insurance policy can help you get your life back together – even if the at-fault driver was not insured or did not have sufficient insurance. It is important to understand how to go about filing a car accident claim after a motor vehicle crash.
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Steven R. Andrade

Is PTSD After a Motor Vehicle Accident Real? if So, What Do I Do?

Being involved in a car accident may result in immediate physical injuries, such as broken bones, a traumatic brain injury, and bruises and lacerations. A car accident also can cause less obvious psychological injury in the form of post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD.
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Steven R. Andrade

When Do My Insurance Rates Go Up?

Your insurance rates do not go up because of jury awards, plain and simple. While many residents of Southern California might have heard differently, we want to dispel this extremely harmful myth.
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Steven R. Andrade

What You Need to Know About Felonies in California

If you have been charged with a felony offense, there are certain things that you should be aware of as you move ahead to resolve the matter. Felonies are the most serious types of crimes in California. Felonies include a wide range of offenses, from non-violent crimes such as burglary to violent crimes including sexual assault and murder.
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Steven R. Andrade

Accidents Caused by Hidden Defects in Steering and Braking

The highly publicized recalls of millions of vehicles for faulty air bags and defective ignition switches during the past year has made it easy to overlook the recall of more than 750,000 vehicles for faulty steering and brake systems that increase the risk of car accidents. Ford said at the end of April that it was issuing a safety recall for approximately a half million 2013 through 2015 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles and certain 2015 Ford Edge sport utility vehicles because of steering gear motor attachment bolts that may fracture.
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Steven R. Andrade

Dog Bites Are Real Injury Dangers in California

You might think that being bitten by a dog is a painful but relatively harmless learning experience that some children endure. But many dog bites and dog attacks cause serious personal injuries to people of all ages.
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Steven R. Andrade

Top Ways to Stay Safe While Biking in Southern California

We agree with a local bicycling group that the Santa Barbara area is home to some of the finest year-round bicycling in the U.S. But as more bicyclists take to the roadways, it's important that cyclists recognize road hazards and know how to avoid bicycle accidents.
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Steven R. Andrade

What to Do if Stopped by Police During Fiesta

Among all the activities meant for fun and raising community spirit at Santa Barbara's Old Spanish Days Fiesta, there's plenty of opportunities to get into legal trouble if you over do it. If you find yourself in trouble with the law, keep in mind that the Santa Barbara criminal defense attorneys of Andrade Law Offices are ready to help.
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