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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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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