You Might Be Sharing the Road with Driverless Cars in 2018

Vehicle Accidents

Get ready, Southern California: You could be sharing the busy roads of Los Angeles with driverless cars in 2018. While you will not yet be able to purchase a driverless car, the Surveys conducted by AAA and the University of Michigan revealed recently that three out of four drivers expressed fear about riding in a…

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Common Injuries from Rear-End Car Accidents

Personal Injury

If you’ve ever witnessed or been involved in a vehicle accident, the chances are good it was a rear-end collision. These are some of the most common collision types and, in the best case scenario, they result in only minor damage to a vehicle. Unfortunately, many accidents don’t fall into the “best case scenario” category….

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Aggressive Driving: An All-Too-Common Problem

Vehicle Accidents

Driver’s education classes warn drivers against aggressive driving. Nonetheless, aggressive driving is commonplace on Southern California roads. According to a spokesperson for AAA of Southern California, 80% of drivers in the United States admitted that they engaged in at least one type of aggressive driving in the last year. Dangerous and aggressive driving often leads…

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Comparative Fault in California

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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The Most Dangerous Interstates in Southern California  

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

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

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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Best Vehicles for Side-Impact Collisions

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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