Dos and don’ts for auto accident victims

Car Accidents,Our Blog | April 15, 2014

No one counts on getting involved in a car accident. For those who are kept busy by their professional, family or personal lives, dealing with an injury can be incredibly disruptive. At this point, an accident victim simply might want to settle the subsequent issues quickly and move on. Although this desire is understandable, oversights…

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Spock’s damaged brain: TBI and elevated risk of early death

Brain Injuries | April 9, 2014

Science fiction stories are full of scenarios where brains are preserved after death. In the original “Star Trek” series, for example, the brain of the iconic character Mr. Spock is hijacked by an alien civilization. The aliens repurpose it as a master computing device to control their life-support systems – leaving Mr. Spock’s body in…

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California officials use April to target distracted driving

Car Accidents,Our Blog | April 4, 2014

One of the most discussed topics on this blog is distracted driving. Now, California law enforcement is also focusing on this issue during the month of April. Reports indicate that this month is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In order to promote safety and raise the profile of this concern, the state’s texting-and-driving ban will…

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Returning California veterans face risk of fatal auto accidents

Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents,Our Blog | April 2, 2014

The last several years have proven to be stressful for military personnel and their loved ones. In addition to the hardships created by frequent, lengthy deployments, many veterans have faced challenges when returning home. Recently, reports have uncovered a disturbing trend: A disproportionate number of Marines have died on California highways since 2007. The Associated…

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Car accident leads to injuries, death in California

Car Accidents | April 2, 2014

Learning that a loved one has been involved in a vehicle accident can be heartbreaking. However, finding out that this family member lost his or her life due to someone else’s negligence may cause outrage. Passengers are totally reliant on a driver’s ability to navigate a car properly, and when this fails to happen, the…

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