Accidents

Uber Settles with Arizona Self-Driving Car Crash Victim’s Family

News reports indicate that Uber has settled with the family of a woman killed on March 18th in Tempe, Arizona by of the company’s self-driving cars. Elaine Herzberg, 49, was the first pedestrian to be killed by a self-driving autonomous vehicle. The dashcam video from the Uber vehicle showed its backup driver looking down at her lap before the fatal crash. Investigations are still ongoing as to why the...
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NTSB Investigating Northern California Fatal Tesla Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has announced it will be investigating a fatal Tesla crash in Northern California. The driver of the Tesla Model X SUV struck the highway barrier near Mountain View on Friday, March 23. The vehicle burst into flames and the driver died the same day in a hospital. The NTSB officials have been called to examine the scene of the crash to determine the...
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Common Cruise Ship Accidents

California is home to 11 major ports spanning the 1,000 miles of coast between the North Coast and San Diego County. Port of Los Angeles is one the busiest. It overtook San Francisco to become the busiest port in the U.S. Ports create busy harbors not only for industrial commerce but also for travel for cruise ships. Cruises provide a fun mode of travel for many Americans. However, they...
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Delayed Injury Symptoms Of Accidents That Could Signal Serious Injuries

Getting into in any type of severe accident can cause both mental and physical injuries. The severity of the accident can increase the severity of these injuries. Sometimes, these injuries are obvious and take the form of broken bones, cuts, and scrapes. However, the symptoms of other injuries may not be as obvious and may not even manifest until days, weeks or even months after the accident. If you...
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3 Important Reasons You Need to Hire a Lawyer After an Accident

A serious accident involving injuries can shake you up and make you become unsure of your legal rights. Car accidents that involve injuries can be complicated. It can be difficult to determine initially what happened, who was at fault for the accident, and when you should file a claim. These are all good reasons why you need to consult with an experienced Orange County car accident attorney. This article...
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Walking & Texting Results In Serious Pedestrian Accidents

  Data has proven over and over again that distracted driving has become a serious concern across the entire country. The rapid use of cell phones by motorists has skyrocketed and accident numbers have soared. Cell phones, including texting and other uses of the phones such as checking emails and browsing the internet, is a major culprit, causing thousands of car crashes each year in the U.S. According to...
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Minor Leg Injuries, Major Complications

Some accident victims often fall into the trap of assuming their injuries are too minor to justify filing a personal injury claim. Unfortunately, in some cases, what may seem like a minor injury at the beginning, can eventually turn into a major health problem and with a serious impact on your life. This means that it is important for you to explore all of your legal options after getting...
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The Unintended Accident Victim of Road Rage

Driving is a necessity for most of us. With so many cars on our busy roads and highways, road rage has become more and more of a common occurrence. Road rage makes our roads less safe for everyone. Even if you are not directly involved, it is easy to become caught up in the aftermath. A recent road rage incident in California clearly shows how motorists can become involved...
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