Why do people leave the scene of Los Angeles Car Accidents?

There are around 20,000 hit and run accidents per year in the City of Los Angeles. Fortunately, most of those hit-and-runs involve parked cars, but in 2014, there were 27 fatalities and 144 severe injuries. As per the Los Angeles Police Department, only about one in five hit-and-runs is solved, and less than half of […]

Should Adults Have to Wear Seatbelts in the Back Seat?

“Click it or ticket!” – the popular catchphrase can be seen on billboards, magazines, road signs, and heard on the radio and television multiple times per day.  It is against the law to ride in the front seat without a seatbelt, and many statistics are given to back up the need for this safety precaution. […]

Avoiding Collisions and Injuries at Intersections

Traffic intersections are motor vehicle collision hotspots. The confluence of pedestrians, changing traffic lights and vehicles going every which way, produces a recipe for potential disaster. As it happens, many drivers get into accidents simply because they fail to pay attention to oncoming traffic. Needless to say, accidents that happen in these areas can often […]

Memorial Day Accidents – You Need a Local Lawyer

When it comes to car crashes, Memorial Day weekend is the deadliest weekend of the year, according to ValuePenguine, averaging 312 fatal accidents per year. That means that the number of injury accidents are much higher. If you are injured in an accident while travelling, for Memorial Day or any other summer holiday, you need […]

Tallying Up the Cost of a Knee Injury

There are a number of ways you can hurt your knee. You can extend your tendons too far, resulting in a strain or sprain, you can tear the menisci – the shock-absorbing padding between the lower and upper leg bones – resulting in swelling and stiffness, or you can build up fluid in your knee […]

FTC Sued for Allowing Dealers to Sell Cars with Deadly Defects

When you go to the dealership and see that a car has been certified as safe or has been subject to a “rigorous inspection”, you assume that any recall issues have been taken care of. In fact, even without the safety claims, you probably assume that dealerships are not allowed to sell vehicles with unfixed […]

The Ten Most Dangerous Roads in America

You’ve likely heard the phrase “driving is the most dangerous thing you will do every day.” Every driver has had close calls, and a large majority of drivers have or will be involved in a car wreck within their lifetime. Thankfully, advances in motor vehicle technology has reduced the number of traffic-related fatalities exponentially and […]

Traffic Fatalities Continue to Rise as a Result of Distracted Driving

According to the NPR article “Human Errors Drive Growing Death Toll in Auto Crashes,” the first six months of 2016 have shown higher rates of traffic fatalities. Specifically, statistics show that the first half of 2016 had a 10.4 percent higher rate of traffic-related deaths (nearly 18,000 in total) than the previous year. Government agencies […]

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week

The third week in October has been designated National College Alcohol Awareness Week (NCAAW). This year that falls on October 17th through the 21st. Over 1,000 campuses across the U.S. are participating this year. The purpose of NCAAW is to raise awareness and teach students about alcohol abuse, drunk driving, and other dangers surrounding substance […]