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July 2014 Archives

Fatal car accident after vehicle stalled

As drivers that travel the roadways of California are likely aware, it is always important to keep an eye out for other vehicles traveling on the road. As this blog has previously discussed, the vehicle that is most likely not to be noticed by other drivers on the road is a motorcycle.

Fatal motorcycle accident leaves one dead

It is likely that most residents of California would agree that motorcycles are no match for a passenger vehicle or anything larger. The size of a motorcycle makes it prone to a motorcycle accident for a few different reasons. First of all, the vehicle is small so sometimes the drivers of other larger vehicles with which a motorcyclist is sharing the road don't see a motorcycle until it's too late. Second, a motorcycle does not offer much protection so when these accidents do happen the motorcyclist is the most likely candidate to suffer catastrophic injuries.

Tractor-trailer accident leaves one dead and eight injured

Eight people are injured and one person is dead after a tragic accident that occurred recently in California. The accident involved a total of 11 cars and one big rig. The tractor-trailer accident occurred when a big rig that was hauling a double load of sand lost control of his vehicle.

California car accident kills three, injures two

Residents of California and also those that are visiting the state for any reason must exercise a reasonable amount of care when operating a motorized vehicle on the state's roadways. There are laws in place that require this behavior, and when someone does not exercise the required minimum level of care and an accident results, that individual may be held liable for negligently causing injury to others.

California Supreme Court clarifies rules in wrongful death suit

Residents of California may or may not be aware of a state health code statute that requires certain facilities such as gyms to ensure automated external defibrillators are available for the patrons in the event that someone would go into cardiac arrest. This very health code statute was the subject of a wrongful death lawsuit when a 48-year-old woman died after going into cardiac arrest in a California Target store that did not have an AED on site.

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