There is no shortage of "big rigs" on the streets and highways of California. Each one of these vehicles is presumed to have a trained and competent driver at the wheel. Unfortunately, we all know that is not the case. There are hundreds of truck accidents in California each year, leaving many people with devastating injuries to recover from, or even causing death.
Our readers in California are likely used to seeing daily reports about car accidents that occur on local roads. After all, car accidents are incredibly common and are the cause of thousands of injuries and deaths each year. However, another type of vehicle accident is sometimes overlooked: motorcycle accidents.
Everyone knows that drunk driving is dangerous, and California is no exception to the dangers these reckless and negligent drivers present. People who decide to get behind the wheel of a car after consuming too much alcohol are putting themselves and others at risk.
It is a sad reality that fatal pedestrian-auto collisions are quite common in America. Los Angeles, as the second-largest city in the country, obviously sees its fair share of these tragic accidents. A recent report detailed one incident that was made even worse by the fact that it was a hit-and-run.
Thousands of California residents die from natural causes every year. But, there are some who lose loved ones because of another person's negligence. When this occurs, the surviving family members may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim to recover financial compensation for their loss.