Support for Brain Injury Survivors in Orange County, CA

Categories: Personal Injury

In terms of duration, vehicle collisions and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) could not be more different. A collision may last only a fraction of a second. Victims may not even realize what has happened until it is over. A TBI, on the other hand, may last a lifetime. Some victims will never fully recover –…

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Common Questions: Third-Party Liability

Categories: Accidents

The legal world is often confusing, even for those trained to understand it. Part of the reason is specific language and specific terms and phrases that are easily misunderstood and sometimes misleading. This is why, in most cases, a legal representative and his or her services are so valuable – simply to act as a…

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5 Summertime Safety Tips for California Drivers

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

Memorial Day is right around the corner, and people across the Golden State are getting ready for summer. Here in Southern California, the warm-weather activities are already underway – at private residences, public beaches, amusement parks, and everywhere in between. Unfortunately, with everyone hitting the road to their favorite summertime destinations, we are sure to…

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Pedestrian Deaths Spiked in 2016, Distraction Cited as a Cause

Categories: Accidents

Southern California is infamous for traffic jams and congested roadways. Apparently, there is a perception that those of us who live here choose to spend most of our time behind the wheel of a car. Nothing could be further from the truth, of course. Look around the streets of any Orange County community and you…

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Teen Driving Safety Tips

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

Driving can be dangerous for anyone: traffic, slick roads, wind, rain, snow and avoiding the mistakes of other drivers can be daunting. Because they lack the experience of other drivers, this is especially true for teens and is one of the reasons the cost of car insurance goes down dramatically as drivers become older. The…

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The Risks of Deadheading and Bobtailing

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

The trucking industry moves millions of tons of freight through Southern California every year. One tractor-trailer alone can haul approximately 45,000 pounds. Transporting this much cargo alongside passenger vehicles is certainly dangerous. Ironically, though, these trucks may present less of a risk when they are fully loaded. It is when they are empty or detached…

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Understanding Handrail and Guardrail Accidents

Categories: Personal Injury

Landowners in California must take reasonable steps to address conditions on their property that pose a danger to the public. What is considered “reasonable” will depend on the circumstances. Sometimes the danger must be removed altogether, such as cleaning up spilled liquid on a grocery store floor. Other times it will suffice to post a…

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Distracted Pedestrian Accidents

Categories: Accidents

It is hard to imagine something more innocent than a child walking to school, or friends walking to the shop, and it definitely does not seem dangerous. But statistics show that choosing to simply be a pedestrian in a city might be filled with more risks than most people think. According to the Governor’s Highway…

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The Importance of Medical Care After an Accident

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

It doesn’t matter how close you are to home, accidents happen. As a matter of fact, according to statistics, you are more likely to have an auto accident closer to home than farther away. Studies show that more than 50 percent of accidents happen within five miles of home, and almost 80 percent occur within…

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How to Calculate Compensation After An Accident

Categories: Accidents

It’s common knowledge that in personal injury and auto accidents the defendant often makes a claim for pain and suffering; but exactly what constitutes pain and suffering, and how exactly is a figure reached that’s considered fair compensation? And, now that self-driving cars have entered the equation, how exactly will that affect the overall question…

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