Accidents

Drowsy Driving is Hazard Driving

35 percent of Americans don’t get the recommended seven hours of sleep each night, which often results in getting behind the wheel drowsy and exhausted. Despite what most motorists think, drowsy driving is not harmless. In fact, driving while drowsy and exhausted can result in serious accidents with tragic injuries. Nearly 20 percent of all serious car crash injuries are associated with driver sleepiness. Drowsy drivers are less likely...
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Important Steps to Take After a Motorcycle Accident

Although the number of motorcyclists killed in crashes dropped to 5,172 in 2017, a 3 percent decrease, motorcyclists are still over-represented in traffic fatalities. The truth of the matter is that motorcyclists do not have the same benefits of safety features as other motor vehicles during a collision. Although you may take every precaution to avoid getting into a crash while riding your motorcycle, unfortunately it is very likely...
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How to Stay Safe During a Car Accident

Most of us know the steps we need to take after a car accident when it comes to dealing with insurance, property damage, and rental services. However, although the financial and material aspects that follow a motor vehicle collision are something to be prepared for, keeping yourself safe from physical harm during the crash itself is even more important. Below are safety tips you should be aware of to...
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4 Killed in a Motorcycle Accident in Orange County

MODJESKA CANYON, Calif., July 8, 2019 — Four people were killed in a crash involving two motorcycles near Modjeska Canyon in Orange County on Sunday, July 8 at about 4:35 pm. The victims included two men and two women, who were all pronounced dead at the scene.  According to authorities, the crash happened when the motorcyclist going northbound on Santiago Canyon Road was attempting to pass another vehicle that...
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Common Summertime Accidents

All things we love about the weather warming up and summer approaching – longer days, social gatherings, bike rides – are the very same things that make it the most accident-prone time of the year. Below is a list of some of the most common summertime accidents. Swimming Pool Injuries There’s no better way to beat the heat during summer than by jumping into a cool swimming pool. However,...
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Passengers Injured After Log Ride Overturns at Castle Park Amusement Park in Riverside, California

Ride malfunction left three people injured, one in critical condition. Riverside, Calif. —  A log ride attraction encountered a malfunction that left three people injured, one in critical condition, at Castle Park amusement park on Saturday, May 25. At around 4:30 p.m., two adults and a child were ejected from the log-shaped car as the motor-operated cart approached the bottom of the water-slide. Officials reported the accident injured a...
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Calculating Pain and Suffering as Part of Your Accident Claim

When you are injured in an accident caused by another party’s negligent or reckless actions, you are entitled to compensation. There are many different factors that need to be considered to determine the amount of compensation you deserve. One factor is pain and suffering. Types of Damages When you are injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you can seek both economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages in a...
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411 on Insurance Adjustors: What You Need to Know

After getting injured in an accident, the last thing you want to hear from anyone is that “you are not that injured and you do not deserve much money for your minor injuries.” These words are mostly heard from insurance adjustors who are assigned to your personal injury claim. These people can seem like nothing more than obstacles to you getting the full compensation you rightly deserve for the...
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Can a Parent Be Liable for an Accident Caused by Their Child?

Car crashes, especially those that result in serious injuries or fatalities, can have devastating consequences. Collisions caused by children are not exceptions. In addition, child car accidents can also be very taxing to deal with in a legal setting. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motor vehicle crash injuries are the leading cause of death among children in the United States. In 2016, 732 children...
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