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February 2016 Archives

Parties that may be to blame after a trucking accident

In any type of motor vehicle accident, the first thing people generally want to know is who is at fault. In some cases, it seems fairly obvious: maybe someone ran a red light or was driving without a license. In other cases, determining liability is much more complicated.

Traffic crashes: The latest statistics

Are auto crash fatalities on the rise? The data seems to be conflicted. A report from early 2016 shows updated data that states that 32,675 people died in vehicular crashes in 2014, which is a drop from the previous year, though not by much, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Justice needs to be done after a bicycle accident

Imagine you love to ride bikes -- or maybe you really do love to ride bikes. One day, you take a route that you always take. You get on your bike and move along the familiar roads, always making sure to be aware of the motor vehicles that are around you. As you approach an intersection, you take your time and ensure that you are following the traffic signals. When it is your time to go, you safely proceed through the intersection.

Can you prove an owner should have known their dog was dangerous?

There are so many dog owners in California, and for the most part, that is a good thing. Dogs are tremendous pets, and they can be loving members of any family -- and even a community. But we use the phrase "for the most part" purposely because, unfortunately, there are some dogs that are dangerous and a threat to people or the community.