Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injury and death in the United States. In 2019, it is estimated that around 4 million individuals were seriously injured due to car accidents. In the same year, more than 38,000 lost their lives. While these numbers are certainly worrisome, here are some steps you can […]read more
Holiday weekends like Labor Day are closely associated with an increase in drunk driving, and due to the effects of the pandemic that we have all been living through, this year’s holiday could see an even more significant bump in impaired drivers. Labor Day is summer’s send-off, and many people celebrate in different […]read more
Being involved in a car accident can be one of the most terrifying and challenging experiences, especially when that accident results in a serious injury. If you have been in a car accident and believe that the other driver was at fault, the situation can seem even worse. In this case, it is advisable to […]read more
If it seems like there is an inordinate number of intersection crashes, that’s because there are. Intersections represent the space where traffic moving in all directions comes together in one confined area, and when motorists aren’t exceedingly careful, dangerous accidents can ensue. If you’ve been injured in an intersection crash that was caused by someone […]read more
You may not have given much thought to what it is that constitutes road rage, but you likely know road rage when you see it. Driving is an important responsibility, and when we get behind the wheel, we accept that responsibility by agreeing to maneuver our roadways as safely as possible. Drivers who allow rage […]read more
There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that drunk drivers present dangers on the road, as the danger inherent to getting behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol is well-established. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) relays that 28 percent of all traffic fatalities involve impairment. If you’ve been […]read more
If you have sustained injuries in a motor vehicle collision in or around San Francisco, and the accident was not your fault, you should have an experienced personal injury lawyer representing you when it comes time to file your claim. Insurance companies will do everything they can to try and limit your compensation, but an […]read more
If you are involved in a car accident in San Francisco and do not know if you were injured (or how seriously you were injured), you may be anxious to leave the accident scene and opt not to seek emergency medical care. However, you should always seek medical care after a car accident as soon […]read more
Every year, car manufacturers are developing new technology aimed to make cars safer and protect the people who are driving and riding in them. One of the largest breakthroughs in automobile safety came in the early 1990s when the airbag became a standard safety feature in both cars and light trucks. That said, although airbags […]read more
Although many people in the San Francisco Bay Area opt for alternative means of transportation, there are still a large number of drivers on the road every day. It is not uncommon to see an accident on the highways or smaller streets of the city. While accidents can happen at any time, the chances of […]read more
Being involved in a car accident on the highway can be stressful, but it is necessary to remain calm and attentive. After a car crash, you must take certain steps to make sure that you are safe, that your interests are protected, and that the accident is well-documented. Immediately following a car crash on the […]read more
Teenage drivers are some of the most dangerous drivers on our roadways. A recent distressing accident in Santa Rosa confirms this frightening point. A teenage motorist lost control of her vehicle and tragically killed one of her passengers, a 16-year-old girl. The crash happened around midnight when the young driver failed to safely negotiate her […]read more
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