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October 2019 Archives

Rise of fatal truck accidents sparks concern about ELD rules

In Los Angeles, across California and throughout the nation, large trucks are an inevitable part of the landscape. These vehicles serve a purpose in the economy. They deliver products and provide jobs. Still, their size and the speed at which they travel can be intimidating to drivers of passenger vehicles. When there is a truck accident, everyone - including those in the truck - can be injured and lose their lives. After a truck crash, those impacted should understand how it can hinder their future and consider a legal filing for compensation.

California police start teen distracted driver enforcement blitz

The combination of teen drivers and distracted driving can make the roads in California treacherous. Because texting and driving and other distracted driver behaviors have become so commonplace, law enforcement is actively trying to tamp down on the practice. First, they tried educational means. Now, they are planning to crack down on teens who drive while distracted with an enforcement blitz. This is a good step, but not everyone can be caught and cited. With that, there will be auto accidents with injuries and fatalities due to this issue. People who have been hurt or lost a loved one should be cognizant of how to recover compensation.

Two fatal car crash incidents kill pedestrians in Los Angeles

Since Los Angeles is a city that often requires people to use their vehicles to get back and forth and many people decide to avoid that by riding a bicycle or walking, there are often auto accidents between cars and pedestrians. The vulnerability of pedestrians is inherent. When hit by a car, they can suffer a litany of injuries and even lose their lives. To make the situation worse, many drivers will decide that they will flee rather than make sure the person who was hurt gets the help needed. This makes it a hit and run. After these accidents those who were hurt or lost a loved one should remember their rights and protect themselves by finding legal help.

Technology to avoid a pedestrian-car crash not always effective

In Los Angeles, across California and throughout the U.S., pedestrian safety is one of the biggest topics of discussion for lawmakers and law enforcement. Since the problem of pedestrians being injured and losing their lives in a car collision has grown so significantly in recent years, there are numerous steps being taken to try to make the street safer. With texting and driving and other distracted driving behaviors added to previous everyday risks, people must be vigilant. When there is a pedestrian-car accident, there can be multiple problems because of it. A legal filing is often the most viable strategy to recover compensation.

What kinds of damages can I recover for me car accident injuries?

Car accident victims can suffer serious trauma and injuries in an unexpected car accident and can also wind up facing significant expenses as a result they may not know what to do with. Fortunately, a personal injury claim for damages can help with those expenses and also aid them in the recovery process as they focus on healing and may be unable to work as medical expenses pile up all around them.

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