Motor Vehicle Accidents

3 arrested in Roseville after police pursuit

Crashes can happen for many reasons, but one of the most surprising is when a crash happens due to a police chase. The police generally do not chase suspects when it means that they could put others in danger. They did in this case, and the suspects ended up getting into multiple collisions. In the… read more

How effective are seat belts really?

If you ever feel tempted to doubt the potentially life-saving benefits of seat belts – don’t. Failing to wear a seat belt in a motor vehicle could be one of the worst decisions you ever make. In fact, millions of Americans are suffering from life-altering injuries, or they have died, as a direct result of… read more

What makes an sport utility vehicle roll over?

A rollover accident is one of the most dangerous. People who don’t wear seat belts could be thrown around the vehicle. Even if everyone is wearing them, there is a potential for the vehicle to be crushed inward, pinning people in place and trapping them when they’re most in need of medical care. One of… read more

Would you risk using an autonomous vehicle?

The “idea” of fully autonomous vehicles is very popular right now. Consumers are being bombarded with articles about the latest driverless vehicles and autonomous delivery trucks to hit the roads for testing. However, the “reality” of a fully autonomous car has yet to be realized. In fact, this nascent technology will not be safe for… read more

New vehicle safety features that could save your life

The automotive industry is always rolling out new safety features to prevent accidents and injuries on the road. For this reason, many automotive safety experts argue that it’s in the best interest of all motorists to drive the newest car possible. Newer vehicles are more likely to include the latest life-saving safety technology. If you’re… read more

Stop at red lights or face the consequences

Have you noticed that more drivers than ever are not respecting common traffic laws these days? Perhaps people don’t mean to break the law. They’re just too distracted by their cellphones to pay attention to the traffic around them. Or, they’re in such a hurry to get where they’re going that they push the speed… read more

Does your vehicle make a difference in a crash?

Personal injuries can run the gamut from minor to severe when you crash. The vehicle you’re in at the time of the crash makes a significant difference in how dangerous a crash is for you. A person in a semitruck, for instance, is less likely to suffer injuries compared to someone who is in a… read more

What are the top 3 causes of car crashes?

Car accident causes vary depending on what part of the country you’re in, the time of year and local trends. However, there are some kinds of car crashes that personal injury lawyers in California tend to see over and over again. Perhaps the saddest thing about the majority of these crashes — especially when they… read more

Countless deadly Takata airbags remain on the road

We’ve been hearing about the tragedies, injuries and deaths caused by Takata airbags for a decade. So far, 22 people have died and countless people have been injured in relatively minor accidents that result in these dangerous airbags exploding and sending bullet-like metal projectiles into vehicle compartments. These deadly incidents have prompted automakers and national… read more

How many drivers are asleep at the wheel?

Have you ever been driving your car at night and noticed yourself drifting off to sleep? Even at the slightest sign of sleepiness, you should immediately pull off to the side of the road, take a brief nap or drink a cup of coffee. If this isn’t enough to resolve your sleep-deprived situation, it’s best… read more