Comparative Fault in California

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

Picture a gray SUV traveling down Interstate 5 on a sunny afternoon in heavy traffic. The driver of the vehicle is texting a friend and doesn’t notice a traffic barrel in the middle of his lane. When he looks up, he brakes suddenly, causing the vehicle behind him – a black minivan – to crash…

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Lemon Law Claim vs. Fraud

Categories: Lemon Law

Lemon laws provide consumers a path toward compensation if they purchase a car that doesn’t meet expected standards of performance and quality. A car that repeatedly winds up in the shop but remains plagued with problems may be a candidate for a Lemon Law case. California’s Lemon Law is one of the strongest in the…

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The Most Dangerous Interstates in Southern California  

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) says that with 25 different route numbers and 2,455 miles of roadways, California is second in both routes and miles of interstate highways in the nation. While No. 2 in both routes and miles, California is No. 1 when it comes to interstate use, leading second-place Texas by almost 40% when…

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MTBIs Endanger Accident Victims of Every Age Group

Categories: Personal Injury

California Personal Injury Attorney

Each year, more than one million Americans of all ages are admitted to emergency departments with symptoms of concussions or other mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBIs). Most are treated and released the same day. But will these victims experience ongoing cognitive problems over the long term? And what difference, if any, do the victims’ ages…

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Motorists and Back-to-School Safety

Categories: Accidents

Southern California Vehicle Accident Attorney

The 2017-2018 school year is about to begin in Orange County. Classes start August 14th for schools in the Santa Ana Unified School District. Capistrano Unified begins August 22nd, and Garden Grove Unified begins August 30th. It will be a busy couple of weeks, to be sure, and not just for students and their parents….

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A “Certified” Used Car May Still be Hiding Something

Categories: Lemon Law

California Lemon Law Attorney

On September 30th of last year, a 50-year-old woman from Corona was on her way to get a flu shot at a Riverside clinic. She was driving a used Honda Civic recently purchased through a private-party transaction. At the intersection of Monroe Street and Diana Avenue in Riverside, she collided with another vehicle after it…

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What to Expect After a Car Accident

Categories: Accidents

Being involved in a car accident is not as improbable as you might think. There were 36,664 collisions in Orange County last year. In Los Angeles County, there were four times as many. You are almost guaranteed to get into a wreck if you live in Southern California long enough. With odds like this, drivers…

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Vehicle Accidents Caused by Faulty Parts

Categories: Accidents

California Lemon Law Attorney

“A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” Automobiles did not exist when this proverb first came into use. But now, in an age when passenger vehicles contain approximately 30,000 parts, the saying is certainly pertinent. A vehicle that functions perfectly in all other respects can be extremely dangerous if it was manufactured…

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Best Vehicles for Side-Impact Collisions

Categories: Vehicle Accidents

Side-impact collisions are responsible for one-quarter of passenger vehicle occupant deaths. That means more than 40 people are killed in Orange County each year in these accidents. Improvements in crash test techniques and safety standards are gradually addressing the problem. Understandably, though, many consumers are unwilling to wait for the entire auto industry to improve…

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Understanding the Top Vehicle Recalls of 2016

Categories: Lemon Law

California Lemon Law Attorney

When manufacturers release a new product, it should be thoroughly tested and ready for market. This is particularly true of automobiles. No other product used on such a mass scale poses a similar risk of physical harm. Within moments of purchase, and on a daily basis thereafter, we trust these products with our lives and…

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