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Federal study reveals human toll of distracted driving

Car Accidents | March 20, 2014

Over the last several weeks, we have discussed issues surrounding distracted driving in a pair of blog posts. The development of and proliferation new technology has most definitely fueled concerns about drivers discovering new sources of distraction. Although this message might be a common refrain from public safety officials, a study published by the Centers…

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California car accident leaves 4 children in hospital

Car Accidents | March 19, 2014

  A crash in Fresno on March 14 has sent four children to the hospital, two of whom are in critical condition. According to police, a man collided with a Suburban containing nine students who were coming home from school. The man was allegedly trying to evade police after he realized that an officer had…

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Are horse-bite claims treated like dog bites in California?

Our Blog | March 14, 2014

When people think of animal attacks, they might imagine someone being bitten and injured by a dog. After all, dog bite cases unfortunately make the news on a regular basis. Despite this perception, the reality is that any type of domestic animal may have a propensity to attack an innocent bystander. For those who are…

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Bicycle accident leads to amputation for California man

Bicycle Accidents | March 12, 2014

A California cyclist is beginning to ride his bike again after suffering serious injuries in an accident that led to the amputation of his lower right leg. After surviving the collision, the 37-year-old man formed an organization known as Finish the Ride, which aims to help raise money for groups such as the Challenged Athletes…

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Fatal pedestrian accidents in California finally decrease

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | March 11, 2014

In recent years, public safety officials expressed serious concern about the number of pedestrian accidents plaguing streets in California and across the country. Crash data from the Governors Safety Highway Association validates these fears: Between 2009 and 2012, fatal pedestrian accidents increased by 15 percent. This happened despite the fact that overall traffic fatalities fell…

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Motorcycle accidents can take a sudden, serious turn

Motorcycle Accidents | March 5, 2014

This year, California residents have experienced warm winter weather — even by traditional standards. For many people, this has provided a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors in ways they might not otherwise during winter months. Namely, motorcyclists have certainly been able to take advantage of the particularly mild temperatures. Even though bikers might have…

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