Car accident results in multiple injures in California
February 26, 2015 | Car accident,medical expenses,Our Blog,personal injury
Several individuals, including a child, unfortunately suffered injuries in a recent California car accident. The afternoon car accident took place on a Friday. Police said it occurred when one person driving a vehicle ended up losing control of the car while exiting a car wash. Several minutes past 3:30 p.m., the driver of the vehicle… read more
When a criminal and civil case happen at the same time
February 25, 2015 | Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents,Our Blog
This week, we have been discussing the two different kinds of cases that can be filed under our legal system: criminal cases and civil cases. In our last post, we explained the main differences between the two types of cases, and we also stated that it is possible for a defendant to face both types… read more
What is the difference between a criminal and a civil case?
February 24, 2015 | Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents,Our Blog
As we began discussing in our last post, it is often possible to hold people accountable in civil lawsuit even when criminal charges are not successful because the standard of proof is different in each type of case. As a FindLaw.com article explains, criminal charges must usually be proven “beyond a reasonable doubt,” which is… read more
Jenner likely to face civil, not criminal charges for accident
February 23, 2015 | Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents,Our Blog
Bruce Jenner, who is perhaps more famous for being their former patriarch of the Kardiashian clan than winning the gold at the 1976 Olympics, was involved in a fatal car accident earlier this month and could face some major consequences as a result. We reported in a past post on our blog that the chain-reaction… read more
Just how dangerous can a motorcycle accident be?
February 20, 2015 | Motorcycle accident,Our Blog
Of course, being involved in any sort of accident in California can be quite dangerous, but you often hear people talk about the added danger of motorcycle crashes due to the lack of protection for the rider. On a bike, you don’t have a seat belt, airbags or a roll cage. You can take much… read more
1 death, 3 injures result from California car accident
February 20, 2015 | Car accident,Our Blog,personal injury
One person died and three people were injured in a vehicle crash that took place on a recent Friday morning. The wrong-way car accident took place along California’s Interstate 880. The authorities reported that they received a call after midnight regarding a driver who was going north in the southbound lanes. When police got to… read more
Bicyclist, city reach settlement in suit stemming from accident
February 19, 2015 | Bike Accidents,Our Blog
A California city has settled a personal injury lawsuit stemming from an accident involving a bicyclist and a city refuse driver. The bicycle accident took place on July 1, 2013 when a female bicyclist was traveling down the road and the driver of a refuse truck allegedly made a U-turn in front of her, causing… read more
Now is the time to revisit school zone safety
February 18, 2015 | Injuries to Children,Our Blog
California Law enforcement officials are reminding drivers to use caution in school zones. Interestingly, they say it is often parents who drive too fast or are distracted after picking up or dropping off their children. In fact, an officer with the California Highway Patrol said parents cause most of the safety problems in school zones…. read more
Are you sending your child mixed messages on distracted driving?
February 17, 2015 | Car Accidents,Our Blog
Distracted driving leads to more than nine deaths and more than one thousand injuries every day in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and cellphones are one of the main sources of distraction. If you are the parent of a teenage driver, chances are that you have talked to… read more
What if the police report is inaccurate after a car accident?
February 12, 2015 | Car Accidents,Our Blog
Police are called to the scene of countless accidents everyday in California. That’s because the state has some of the busiest roads in the country, where accidents occur almost non-stop. Even though car accidents are extremely common in California, it does not mean that they don’t severely impact the lives of those involved. Any type… read more