Monthly Archives: October 2019

Different types of distracted driving

Distracted driving can do real harm. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) defines distracted driving as engaging in any activity that is not driving. Distracted driving means that a California driver is dividing his or her attention to something else while the atten [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:39:39+00:00October 30th, 2019|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

I was involved in a hit and run. What are my options?

When a driver doesn’t obey traffic laws and flees the scene, it is called a hit and run. Hit and run accidents happen more frequently than you would think. In the U.S., there were about 737,100 hit and run accidents in 2016. This statistic shows just how often hit and run accidents occur. If yo [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:39:32+00:00October 24th, 2019|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

Rideshare apps often offer rides in cars under recall

Through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the federal government recalls car parts when they’re unfit for the traveling public. A car’s owner can know when a recall is issued and whether the part has been replaced. But people are increasingly climbing into strangers’ pe [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:39:06+00:00October 14th, 2019|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

Do sidewalks save lives?

You may take sidewalks in California for granted unless, of course, you are walking in an area without them. It may seem obvious to you that sidewalks are a good thing. However, many people may not realize just how beneficial they can be. The reality is that they can save lives. This may not be [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:38:58+00:00October 10th, 2019|Personal Injury|

What is the speed cushion?

When you learn to drive, you get a lot of advice and tips on how to drive safely. You also learn a lot of laws and rules of the road that help you also to become a conscious and aware driver. All of this training happens over a relatively short time. It is very easy to forget some of the details [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:38:35+00:00October 10th, 2019|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

Who can file a wrongful death suit in California?

If you lost a loved one due to the negligent, careless or reckless actions of another individual, California law allows you to file a wrongful death lawsuit. A wrongful death lawsuit is separate from criminal proceedings, and the same defendant in a criminal trial may also stand as a respondent [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:38:14+00:00October 9th, 2019|Personal Injury|