Does California Have the Worst Drivers?
Drivers here in The Golden State rank among the country’s worst when it comes to bad driving habits. This is according to a recently released report from CarInsuranceComparison.com, an auto insurance comparison website that used statistics and other data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. When comparing all fifty states plus Washington, D.C.,...
School districts have an obligation to keep their students safe. When a school fails to do this, and its actions result in an injury or death, the school district can be responsible for paying compensation to the student who was injured. This duty to care for the health and safety of students extends off of...
Could a vehicle passenger be responsible for paying damages in a car accident lawsuit? According to a recent California Court of Appeals case, the answer seems to be yes. In 2009, Brandon Coleman was driving a car with two passengers on the way to a drug store. As the car traveled over a hilly road...
Los Angeles is notorious for its traffic congestion. From navigating a packed 405 to dodging bicycles on winding, mountainous roads, many in the city are ready for a change.   In August, the Los Angeles city council voted 12 to 2 to approve a new mobility plan which aims to motivate drivers to use other...
It is human nature to want to help people in an emergency. Whether you stumble upon an injured person or witness an accident, most people feel the need to help out in any way possible. For the average lay person without medical training, attempting to help someone who is injured is a scary prospect. While...
Hit-and-run collisions are the worst kind of accidents because tracking down the person who caused the wreck can be next to impossible. When the at-fault driver cannot be found, injured victims are often left without much legal recourse—after all, you cannot sue someone when you don’t know who they are. The city of Los Angeles...
Getting stuck behind a semi-truck is a frustrating experience. The combination of impatience and the inability to see around the truck often lead to unsafe decisions like passing before you know if it’s clear. To prevent this problem and make the roads safer, Samsung has developed a “see-through” semi-truck which would allow vehicles behind the...
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a car accident occurs once every 60 seconds. According to drivers on the 405, the rate may actually be much higher. An accident on a busy freeway often leads to a messy pile-up.  With every car that adds to the collision, the possibility for injuries and deaths...
Independence Day is one of the best holidays of the year. From barbecues to boat rides, fireworks to festivals, the country spends this weekend celebrating in true patriotic style. While the 4th of July provided Americans with a weekend to relax and celebrate, the holiday weekend was also the most deadly weekend of the year. Dangerous...
Many car accidents have a clear-cut cause—someone was not paying attention, or rear-ended another driver, or was driving while intoxicated. In these cases, it can be easy to determine who is to blame. However, when a driver has a medical emergency behind the wheel, like a heart attack or a stroke, is the driver to blame?...
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