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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What to Expect After a Car Accident

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

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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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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Will Self-Driving Cars Cause More Accidents?

Accidents
Southern California Car Accident Attorney

Autonomous vehicles are already navigating themselves along the streets and highways of our communities. By promising to remove human error as a factor in traffic accidents, these vehicles quickly gained support from government regulators.  Meanwhile, industry leaders like Telsa, Uber, and Google continue to push the technology, and consumers appear to be on board as…

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How to Combat Distracted Driving

Accidents
Southern California Distracted Driving Attorney

Operating an automobile is a divided-attention activity by its very nature. Drivers must be aware of the vehicle’s speed, position on the roadway, and proximity to other vehicles. They must watch for all sorts of road hazards, while trying to navigate the most efficient route. This amount of multitasking is hard enough. Additional distractions –…

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The Problem with Hands-free Devices

Accidents
hands free still distracted

Are you one of those “responsible” drivers who has purchased one of the many cell phone holders that can be mounted near the steering column of your vehicle? Alternatively, does your vehicle have one of those cute display screens and a Bluetooth® application that lets you check out the best route to avoid California traffic…

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How Drones Are Changing Accident Reconstruction – for the Better!

Accidents
Drones

While it’s often said that a picture is worth a thousand words, “painting” that picture for a court or jury following a serious auto accident has always been difficult. In many cases, the accident investigator had to spend a significant amount of time with tape measures – later with surveying equipment and lasers, with cameras…

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