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September 2017 Archives

Between the stats: motorcyclists not always at fault for crashes

Even with lots of public education efforts, many people in the greater Los Angeles area still operate under the misconception that in a motorcycle accident, even if it is a multi-vehicle accident, the fault somehow lies with the motorcyclist.

Fatal car crash in L.A. area claims 1 life

A fatal accident along a Los Angeles area freeway claimed the life of one victim and left other people injured. The accident, which ultimately developed in to a four-car pileup that closed the freeway for hours, involved two law enforcement officers transporting inmates, although both prisoners were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Injured by a fatigued truck driver? We can help.

Previous posts on this California blog have discussed the dangers of fatigued driving and that some government agencies have put rules in place to prevent driver fatigue by requiring drivers to pull over and take a rest at certain times. The problem with the rules though, is that even if they get enforced, the offending driver will not be ordered by a government agency to pay compensation to his or her injured victims.

  • Consumer Attorneys, California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Attorney Member
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2012
  • AVVO, Ratings, Guidance, The Right Lawyer
  • American Association for Justice, Formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA)
  • Public Citizen
  • Public Justice, Americas Public Interest Law Firm
  • Pasadena Bar Association, Founded 1917
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum