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November 2013 Archives

Tractor-trailer accident kills one and injures two others

Previous postings in this blog have discussed the increased level of danger and the potential for catastrophic injuries when a commercial motor vehicle is involved in a collision on the roadways of California. As residents of California can likely imagine, when more than one big rig is involved in a tractor-trailer accident, the outcome can potentially take an even sharper turn for the worse.

Is eating while driving leading to car accidents in California?

Many residents of Los Angeles have likely heard about the dangers involved in texting and driving. This type of distracted driving has been a hot topic in the news lately. However, texting and driving is not the only type of dangerous driving that can lead to car accidents. Recent studies show that another distraction has become a large concern on California roads: eating while driving.

California girl awarded millions for the death of her family

Previous postings in this blog have discussed the dangers involved when large commercial motor vehicles collide with other, smaller cars with which they are sharing the road. An accident that occurred in November of 2009 is a perfect example of how tragic these accidents can be. The recent decision by the court system regarding this fatal accident is also a good example of the compensation injured parties may be able to recover.

California man killed in motorcycle accident

A motorcycle accident that occurred in San Pedro recently has left one man dead. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the accident occurred shortly after midnight on a Tuesday evening. A motorcyclist and a pickup truck collided with each other. The impact caused the motorcyclist to be sent over a wall and into an apartment complex's backyard.

Driver charged with DUI after fatal accident in San Diego

One man is dead and a woman is seriously injured after a driver ran a red light in San Diego. The accident occurred shortly before 11:00 in the morning and involved at least four vehicles. According to police, the fatal accident occurred when a westbound vehicle ran a red light at an intersection and struck two southbound vehicles that were both turning to go east. This initial collision led to some chain reaction collisions.

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