Since smart phones have become omnipresent, the conundrum of solving the distracted driving problem has existed. Too often, news stories will emerge of distracted teens or adults texting while driving, causing, at best, a minor fender bender, and at worst, a serious accident with fatalities. States across the nation have reacted, passing laws to punish those caught texting while operating a motor vehicle. But the question also emerges: how much responsibility do phone makers like Apple and Samsung have to create phones and/or technology that attempts to curb distracted driving?
Across the country, motorcycle deaths are declining, mostly as a result of increased safety regulations. While helmet and other laws are reducing the number of motorcycle accidents yearly, California has seen an increase of 23 percent in bike accidents and fatalities between 2003 and 2011, according to a recent article.
For most of us, maintaining a social media presence is an everyday occurrence. In fact, more than half of all Americans use Facebook. Whether we maintain a blog, write the occasional status update, or use it to connect with friends and colleagues, our online presence plays a part in our daily lives. However, those who have suffered a personal injury need to be mindful: more and more lawyers are using plaintiff’s social media posts against them in trial.
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.
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.
A sudden crash can change a person's life in an instant by leading to injuries that can affect his or her ability to function normally. In some cases, a car accident occurs as a result of the negligence of a driver. One multiple-vehicle accident in California recently resulted in injuries to multiple individuals.
A fiery California accident recently claimed the life of one individual in Santa Barbara County. A fatal car accident is often attributed to a driver's reckless or negligent behavior. Although monetary compensation cannot bring a deceased accident victim back to life, it may enable the victim's surviving family members to move forward after such a tragedy.
Family members in California are grieving following an accident that left four individuals dead and two others with serious injuries. Police said the car accident happened just past 1 a.m. Authorities said the fiery crash was a head-on collision involving two cars.
One person recently died and several others were injured in a recent crash in California. The tragic car accident occurred on a Monday night. According to police, excessive speed may have contributed to the crash.
Being injured in a vehicle accident can be devastating not only physically but also emotionally, sparking distress in those suffering injuries. It can also pose financial hardships if an injured party is unable to work for a time following the car accident. Unfortunately, two people recently were hurt in a vehicle crash in California.