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September 2013 Archives

California car crash kills one and injures six

Car accidents are, unfortunately, a somewhat common occurrence along the busy roadways of California. When an accident occurs, at least one driver is oftentimes held responsible for causing the accident. A driver is usually held responsible because they exhibited negligent behavior. A driver's behavior is negligent when it falls below the minimum standard of care that all drivers are required to use when operating a motorized vehicle.

Semi and motorcycle collide on California highway; one dead

Many previous postings in this blog have discussed the potentially dangerous results in accidents involving commercial motor vehicles and 18-wheelers. The massive size of these vehicles simply do not make them a match for the majority of other smaller vehicles that are traveling the same roadways. Therefore, a tractor-trailer accident can often result in serious injuries or even death.

Young boy dies from abuse; grandparents file wrongful death suit

Many of the previous postings in this blog have discussed personal injury lawsuits arising from occurrences such as car accidents, pedestrian accidents or motorcycle accidents. As has been previously discussed, when those accidents result in the death of an individual due to another person's negligence, the surviving family members may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit to recover compensation from the negligent party.

Young California girl killed in fatal motorcycle accident

As previous posts have discussed, motorcycles are no match for the other vehicles with which they share the roadways. As a result, passengers on motorcycles are usually the most severely injured after the occurrence of a motorcycle accident. Therefore, these accidents can be particularly tragic causing catastrophic injuries. However, a fatal motorcycle crash that recently occurred in California had a particularly tragic outcome due to the age of one of the passengers.

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