1 dies, 1 injured in car accident in California

Alcohol has a way of helping a person to calm down and feel relaxed. However, it can also slow a person’s reaction time and cloud one’s judgment. Consuming alcohol before getting behind the wheel may thus result in a tragic car accident leading to injury and death. One man recently died after another man thought… read more

Deadly crash in California between motorcycle and pickup

The news coming out of Sacramento, California, indicates that one person has been killed in an accident along Highway 160. The crash was between a motorcycle and a pickup truck. According to the California Highway Patrol, the wreck happened in the southbound lanes, and it took place near Northgate Boulevard. Video from the scene shows… read more

Drowsy driving in spotlight after high-profile truck accident

Earlier this month, we wrote about the tragic trucking accident that claimed the life of a veteran comedian and seriously injured actor-comedian Tracy Morgan. Soon after the accident, it was revealed that the truck driver responsible had not slept in more than 24 hours prior to the crash. Since then, there has been a lot of… read more

State commission overseeing limo industry criticized

In May 2013, several people were killed in a California limousine accident on the San Mateo Bridge. The limo was carrying nine women who were celebrating a recent wedding when it bursted into flames. The California Highway Patrol investigated and found that the fire resulted from a catastrophic failure involving the rear suspension system. After… read more

Car accident leads to 3 injuries, 1 death

When a head-on crash takes place, it’s natural for people who witness the incident to be frantic about the fates of those inside the vehicles involved. A head-on car accident can easily lead to permanent injuries or even death when two vehicles often strike each other at a high rate of speed. One woman recently… read more

How to know when a dog might attack, and what to do after

Dog attacks are all too common in California, especially involving young children. The physical and psychological damage caused by dog bites and attacks can be very serious. In fact, roughly 4.5 million dog bites occur in the United States each year, and about 20 percent of these attacks require medical treatment. In order to help… read more

Olympic gold medalist severs spine in ATV accident

Just last month we discussed how All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) have been involved in many serious and fatal accidents in recent years, yet they still remain very popular in California and neighboring states. A couple of weeks later, it was reported that a six-time Olympic gold medalist severed her spine in an ATV accident, which… read more

Are minicars safe?

Over the past several years, many California residents have opted for small, subcompact vehicles in effort to save money on rising gas costs and to reduce their carbon footprints. While these individuals may feel proud of their commitment to being frugal and environmentally-conscious, they could end up paying the price in the event of a… read more

Nap Nanny responsible for death of sixth baby

Months ago, we published an article warning parents about a dangerous baby product called the Nap Nanny. We reported that late in December, the Consumer Product Safety Commission determined that the Nap Nanny baby recliners were defective and four national retailers subsequently recalled more than 150,000 products. After receiving reports of infant deaths, near deaths… read more

Car accident involving rental vehicle leads to injuries

Learning that one’s child has been hurt in an automobile crash can be daunting and traumatizing. Unfortunately, a car accident can occur at any time and cause serious injuries due to driver negligence or even vehicle defects. One recent case in California revolves around an injury accident in which the driver claimed that his brakes… read more