Common Injuries from Rear-End Car Accidents

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. Rear-end collisions can be devastating for someone injured in ...

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Pothole Accidents: Year-round Warm Temperatures Could Be Problematic  

Southern California may be known for its nearly perfect weather, but our perfect weather comes at a cost for area drivers. That cost is potholes. Unfortunately, in the Los Angeles metro area alone, potholes are costing each local driver almost $3,000 a year. The numbers are fairly close in other metro areas, like San Francisco or San Jose. If you are a driver and live in Southern California, you need to understand this risk and what you can do to...

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Comparative Fault in California

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 into the back of his vehicle. The driver of the minivan is also distracted...

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MTBIs Endanger Accident Victims of Every Age Group

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 make when it comes to MTBI? At Neale & Fhima, we he...

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Best Vehicles for Side-Impact Collisions

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 in thi...

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