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Drunk Driving vs High Driving Statistics in California

Driving impaired is illegal and leads to serious crashes on California roadways. However, we know that this occurs every day in our area. Despite significant law enforcement efforts to crack down on impaired driving, thousands of people are injured or killed each year in the state. However, you may wonder if there is a difference… read more

Examples of Wrongful Death Cases

Wrongful death cases are complex, and people are often confused as to what wrongful death means. A wrongful death case arises when someone is killed due to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of another person, company, or entity. Today, we want to discuss the common ways these cases arise. As we review some examples… read more

Understanding the New 2019 California DMV Laws

Being in compliance with all traffic and DMV laws should be important to every driver in California. However, that can be hard to do when the Department of Motor Vehicles constantly changes its rules and regulations. Today, we want to make sure you are up to speed on all new laws in the state so… read more

Are Self-Driving Cars Safe? The Crash Risks of Automated Driving Systems

Technology is changing rapidly and that is certainly evident in the transportation industry. Just a few years ago we were amazed at things like ridesharing services. Now, companies are pouring resources into self-driving cars. Not only that, but we have many vehicle models on the roadway not that already have automated driving features. But is… read more

Dog Owner Responsibility: Liability and Safety Tips

There are approximately 90 million pet dogs in the US, with nearly half of all households having at least one dog. While most dogs pose no danger at all, there are still plenty of dog bites each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): There are more than 4.7 million people bitten by… read more

Bicycle Safety News: What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Bike Helmet

Everyone wants to be safe when they head out on a bike ride. Adults, especially those with children, can agree that helmets are the unequivocal standard for bicycle safety. However, there are a surprising amount of bike helmets available to consumers that do not meet basic safety standards. These helmets are widely available, both in… read more

Everything You Need to Know About the Takata Airbag Recall

You should always be able to count on your vehicle’s airbags to work when a crash occurs. What you do not expect is that the airbag will explode when it is deployed, causing serious injury or death. Unfortunately, there are tens of millions of vehicles under recall due to defective airbags made by Takata. Takata… read more

What Is California’s Negligent Entrustment Law?

Car, truck, or motorcycle owners who allow inexperienced, reckless, or incompetent drivers to use their vehicle face liability. Vehicle owners are responsible for the actions of those they entrust with their vehicle under California’s negligent entrustment law. Negligent entrustment cases require the lawyer for the plaintiff to provide evidence in five basic areas: The driver… read more

Is Lane Splitting Illegal in California?

Nearly everyone drives in California. Lanes of traffic often move at a snail’s pace, except for the motorcycles driving between the cars. Lane sharing, filtering, or lane splitting laws give California motorcycle drivers the right to slide between traffic lanes on freeways and other roads. In fact, a recent survey shows that 71.4% of motorcycle… read more

The Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

The accidental or negligent actions of others injure thousands of people every day. After seeking appropriate medical attention, victims should begin to explore their legal options with the help of a Long Beach personal injury attorney. Why a Personal Injury Lawyer? Insurance companies prefer victims to handle their own claims. Individuals without legal representation are… read more