motorcycle accident

The Importance of Motorcycle Safety Year Round

Motorcycle safety awareness is generally a topic for spring and early topic. However, in California, where riders enjoy the luxury of a four-season riding weather, it is important for motorcyclists and other motorists on the road to be mindful of important precautions and strategies to keep the roads safe for everyone. Alarming Motorcycle Accident Statistics According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), although overall roadway deaths have generally...

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Spinal Cord Injury

How To Manage Your Pain After a Spinal Cord Injury

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center at UAB, the common causes of spinal cord injury have drastically changed. As of 2015, the most common causes of spinal cord injury include: Vehicular – 38% Slip and falls – 30% Violence – 14% Sports/Recreation Activities – 9% Medical/Surgical 5% Other – 4% There are approximately 337,000 people currently living in the United States with a spinal cord injury,...

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Auto Accident Attorney

NHTSA Reports an Increase in Traffic Fatalities In 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the United States experienced a significant increase in motor vehicle accident deaths in 2015. In just the first nine months of 2015, the NHTSA has tallied more than 26,000 traffic-related deaths, compared to 23,796 deaths for the same time period in 2014. This represents a nationwide increase of 9.3 percent. These statistics are especially disconcerting as they come after years...

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Concussion Injury

Concussions Are Silent Injuries With a Loud Impact

Concussions are a common, but serious, injury following most accidents, especially motor vehicle accidents. Regardless of whether you have been injured in an automobile accident, bicycle accident or a pedestrian-related accident, it is imperative that you seek immediate medical attention, even if your head didn’t make contact with anything. Your head does not have to hit anything in order for you to suffer a concussion. Since concussions are the...

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Safety Concerns of Hoverboards

Safety Concerns Halt Sale of Hoverboards on Amazon

When we buy toys and gifts for young ones, the last thing we worry about is the toy causing serious injuries. Unfortunately, this has been the case of hoverboards, which have been catching fire and causing widespread concern worldwide. Several brands of these self-balancing scooters made by Swagway have been yanked from many stores and online sellers, including Amazon. In early December, right before the busy holiday season, Amazon...

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bus accident attorney

I Was Injured In a Bus Accident – What Do I Do Now?

Getting into any type of accident can leave you dazed, confused and worried. However, when your accident is bus-related, you may be even more confused and worried about what steps you should take immediately after the accident to protect your legal right and ensure that you obtain the full damages that you are entitled to for the injuries that you have suffered. This article provides important information if you...

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bus injuries

Metro Bus Accident in South L.A. Sparks Fire, Leaving 7 Injured

On Monday night, March 28th shortly before 7 p.m., a Metro bus was involved in a collision with three other vehicles at Western Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in South Los Angeles. The accident sparked a fire that quickly spread to the public bus, which was occupied by only the driver. Although the Los Angeles Fire Department quickly knocked down the flames, the bus sustained extensive burn...

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injury claim for construction accidents

Who Is Liable for My Construction Site Accident Injuries? 

Construction is an integral part of America. Construction workers build our roads, highways, homes, shopping centers, and basically maintain and repair America’s physical infrastructure. However, this important line of work also comes with many risks and hazards. Every day on the job, construction workers risk their lives working at great heights, in excavations, with dangerous power tools and equipment, and in confined spaces and electricity. In 2009, construction workers...

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motorcycle accident attorney

How To Treat Motorcycle Road Rash?

The beautiful and mild weather in California is an attraction not only to tourists, but also to motorcyclists. The temperate climate year-round allows individuals to get on their motorcycles and enjoy riding most of the time. However, although the weather may cooperate, the accidents are still possible and do happen quite often. When you get into a motorcycle accident, you are basically at the mercy of the friction and...

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Defective Product personal injury claims in pe

Learning About Defective Product Personal Injury Claims

When you are injured as a result of the actions of another party, the law allows you to bring suit against that party to recover damages. In some cases, the law allows liability to be imposed on a party whether or not they are at fault. This type of legal action is known as “strict liability.” If there is sufficient evidence to bring a strict liability claim, it can...

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