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March 2016 Archives

Premises liability suit filed after children hurt by falling tree

Parents typically expect that areas and businesses specifically geared toward children will provide a safe and danger-free environment, but that is not always the case. At least one California parent has filed a premises liability suit after her two sons were injured at a children's museum. Both the museum and the city have been named as defendants in the suit.

It's motorcycle season. Avoid these common types of accidents.

As the weather changes and spring approaches, motorcycle riders start to feel restless and ready to hit the road. Riders across the country are getting their bikes out and conducting the last tune-ups for a season of rides. Rallies will start popping up every weekend, giving bikers a destination and a chance to catch up with friends.

Keeping bicyclists safe on the road in California

Across our state, over 100 people lose their lives in bicycle crashes every year, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles. In addition, hundreds of thousands of bicyclists suffer injuries - which are often quite serious - while riding in California annually.

If your luck ran out on St. Patrick's Day, you need an attorney

St. Patrick's Day is a favorite holiday for many people, giving everyone a needed excuse to go out and let loose for an evening - or a few, when the holiday falls near a weekend, as it did this year. Unfortunately, with the added festivities stretching through the weekend, it meant the risk of drunk driving accidents taking place also increased.

Dog bite victims may achieve success with premises liability suit

Dogs might be considered man's best friend, but it is often the smallest and most vulnerable in our society who fall victim to dog bites -- children. Parents of children who have been injured by a dog bite are often distraught and unsure of how to best seek justice on behalf of their child. For many California parents, a premises liability claim can be an effective approach to this problem.

Drunk driver likely responsible for man's wrongful death

California police believe that alcohol might have played a significant role in a fatal car accident that left only one person alive. Both drivers were involved in the wreck were killed. Losing a family member in a car wreck is never easy, financially or emotionally, and often prompts loved ones to pursue wrongful death claims on behalf of the victim.

6 tips to help bikes and cars share the road

More and more, California residents are turning to bicycles for transportation, fitness and fun. But, while biking has a lot of advantages, it's important to remember that there are some safety risks. This is especially true when cyclists will be riding on the same road as motor vehicles.

What should I do after a car accident?

The moments following an auto accident can be some of the most terrifying in a person's life. Understandably, many people will struggle immediately thereafter to determine what they need to do. As a result, it is a good idea to review the steps you should take after being involved in a crash before you are in such a situation.

Self-driving car partially at fault in car accident

For the last few years, the "self-driving" car has been a dream not only for tech companies and car companies, but the general public as well. Imagine living in world where no one drove anymore -- drastically reducing car accidents and making that time you spend in the car actually useful and constructive. It would be great, wouldn't it?

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