Are the Rumors True? Are Millennials the Worst Drivers in the Nation?

October 30, 2017

If you ask many in the older generations, millennials are the worst drivers in the world and post the biggest safety risk of anyone. But is this true? According to a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, it may indeed be true. The study found that people between the ages of 19 […]

Is a Company Liable if Their Employee Drinks and Drivers on Company Time?

October 29, 2017

While it’s not always true, in some instances a California employer may be held liable if their employee gets intoxicated and causes a car accident. If you were injured in this type of accident, then you may be able to hold the employer liable under what’s known as “vicarious liability.” One case out of Los […]

Read What the California Court of Appeals Had to Say About a Premises Liability Case

October 28, 2017

In many cases, if a visitor to a property is injured in California, the owner of the property may be responsible for damages. This is typically done via a premises liability case. However, there are limits to when a victim can recover damages. Just because they were injured on someone’s property doesn’t mean they automatically […]

Traumatic Brain Injury Victim Receives a $10 Million Settlement

October 27, 2017

We find that clients often assume that if they had a pre-existing condition and are injured in an accident, they aren’t entitled to damages. A recent case that went up before the Los Angeles Superior Court may show otherwise. In this instance, a jury gave a child a settlement of over $10 million for a […]

Will a New Federal Law Increase the Number of Truck Accidents in California?

October 26, 2017

A new law that’s currently in front of the U.S. House of Representatives has the potential to decrease the breaks truck drivers take. Experts note that distracted driving is a major cause of both car and truck accidents and driving while drowsy is an even bigger issue. This bill would affect truck drivers who are […]

Yet Another Study Shows That California Roads Are Getting More Dangerous

October 25, 2017

With all the safety features on new cars, the new laws passed every year, and the fact that we know more about how to drive safely than we did a decade ago, it would seem that driving on California roads should be getting safer. Unfortunately, the opposite is true. We’ve discussed this issue on this […]

Victims of Pedestrian Hit and Run Accidents Have Rights

October 24, 2017

A recent accident in Rialto has law enforcement talking about pedestrian’s rights on the road and what should happen to people who leave the scene of an accident. These can be complicated cases but one thing is certain: If a person is struck by a vehicle while a pedestrian, they have rights. Read on to […]

The 6 Lane-Splitting Guidelines All Motorcycle Drivers Should Follow

October 23, 2017

Lane-splitting, which is sometimes called lane-sharing, refers to a specific process in which a person riding a motorcycle goes between lanes of stopped traffic or slowly moving traffic. In most states it’s not legal but California is one exception. That said, it’s not allowed cross the board – it must be done in a safe […]

Tips to Stay Safe on California Roads During Nighttime Hours

October 22, 2017

While California roads are always some of the most dangerous in the country, this is even truer during nighttime hours. There are several reasons that roads can be much less safe. While most people know that night is somewhat unsafe, they are often surprised to know that half of all wrongful death car accidents happen […]

Car Seats and Car Accidents: Get Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions

October 21, 2017

If you’ve been in a car accident that involved a car seat then you likely have questions. One of the first things parents wonder is if their car seat needs to be replaced after the accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Association recommends that a car seat be replaced if the accident was moderate or […]

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