Fall Brings Increase in Pedestrian Accidents

If you walk to and from work or enjoy walking after work for relaxation and exercise, you should know that this time of year can mean more dangers for pedestrians. It’s due to the days getting shorter and the evening coming earlier. The greatest number of pedestrian accidents and fatalities occur between 3-6 p.m. In… Read More

California: Unsafe for Pedestrians

It’s a sad fact but the state of California has a pedestrian accident fatality rate that is nearly 25% higher than the national average. No other state in the U.S. has as many pedestrian deaths on its roads as California. According to the California Office of Traffic Safety, 893 pedestrians were killed on our roadways… Read More

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Oct 12 2021

Dealing with a Brain Injury After a Car Accident

Unfortunately, a traumatic brain injury (TBI), is one of the more common and most serious types of injuries that can occur after a motor vehicle accident. A brain injury is defined as an injury to the brain that occurs after birth and is not congenital, genetic, or the result of a degenerative condition such as… Read More

5 Benefits of Hiring a Local Personal Injury Lawyer

If you’ve suffered a traumatic injury after an accident you are probably overwhelmed with many difficulties. One of the most pressing is figuring out how to get the compensation you will need to get you through this challenging time and make you whole going forward. This is where an experienced, compassionate and local personal injury… Read More

Do’s and Don’ts for Preventing Bike Accidents

In 2019 there were 846 bicyclists who died in traffic accidents according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Many of these crashes could have been avoided if both drivers and cyclists obeyed traffic laws and were diligent about watching out for one another. Below are some do’s and don’ts for preventing bike accidents:… Read More

School’s Open: Tips for Motorists

It’s back to school time and just as children are preparing for a new morning routine, drivers commuting to work need to adjust as well. The Automobile Association of America’s (AAA) annual campaign, “School’s Open – Drive Carefully” offers the following tips for drivers to protect children traveling to and from school: Build extra time… Read More

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Aug 27 2021

Defensive Driving vs Distracted Drivers

We all know that texting while driving is both dangerous and illegal. Recent studies show that 1.6 million annual car crashes are attributed to someone using a cell phone while driving, and 14% of all fatal motor vehicle accidents involve cell phone usage. With these statistics in mind, there is no doubt there are distracted drivers on… Read More

Seat Belts and Safety

It may seem hard to believe, but as recently as the 1980s only about 10% of Americans wore seat belts regularly when riding in a car. Fortunately, today this important safety feature has been widely adopted and even legally mandated. Seat belts are responsible for saving over one million lives! Make fastening your seat belt… Read More

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Jul 28 2021

Avoid a Pedestrian Accident with These Do’s and Don’ts

It’s summertime and that means many more people of all ages will be out walking. As a driver this requires extra vigilance on your part when on the road. Below are some do’s and don’ts to help you avoid an accident involving a pedestrian. Do: slow down when you see someone walking. Pedestrian movements can… Read More

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Jun 22 2021

Don’t Let Sun Glare Blind You on the Road

Did you know that over 9,000 car accidents occur every year because of sun glare? Behind ice, rain, and snow, it’s the most common environmental cause of motor vehicle crashes. Sun glare can literally blind a driver, making it impossible to see the road. It only takes a few seconds of glare for an accident… Read More