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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Which Vehicles are Most Susceptible to Rollover Accidents?

Vehicle Accidents
California Rollover Accident Lawyer

The characteristics of a roadway certainly make a difference when it comes to the likelihood of a rollover accident. Consider how many rollovers take place on the Ortega Highway (SR 74) in Orange County. The sharp turns and highway speeds along this mountain route are infamously dangerous. But have you ever noticed that a disproportionate…

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What Factors Can Help Prove Fault in a Car Accident?

Vehicle Accidents

Evidence is the key to every car accident claim. You may have a solid case against the other driver in every respect, but without the evidence to prove it, you have nothing. It makes sense, then, that the topic of evidence receives so much attention. A quick internet search can retrieve a wealth of information…

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5 Summertime Safety Tips for California Drivers

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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Teen Driving Safety Tips

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

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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Distracted Pedestrian Accidents

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

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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