The difference in the size of vehicles involved in a car accident is oftentimes a determining factor as to which individuals in which vehicles suffer injuries. A larger vehicle will usually provide more protection than a smaller vehicle.
Relatively speaking, police chases aren't that uncommon in the Southern California area, which is one of the most populous places in the country. But, when such a police chase ends in a collision that leads to significant property damage and injuries, that is another matter altogether.
As one of the largest cities in America, Los Angeles has just as much of a problem when it comes to drunk drivers on the roads as the rest of the country.
Most people in the Los Angeles area have probably seen vehicles on the side of the road in the immediate aftermath of a car accident. Typically, these accidents can delay our commutes and make us wonder how the accident occurred and who was at fault. Unfortunately, for those who are involved in such serious car accidents, traffic delays are usually the least of their concerns.
Many of our Los Angeles readers have probably heard the reports about a horrific incident that occurred recently in nearby Fullerton, in which a man driving a pickup truck jumped a curb in the vehicle and slammed into several pedestrians who were in a crowd along the street. The incident occurred on the evening of February 9.
Every day millions of people in Southern California leave their homes to commute to work or school, and none of them expects to be involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, car accidents occur every day and the sad reality is that some of them involve injuries, which can sometimes be quite serious. Such an incident can be a serious shock to the individual who is injured and their family members, as they attempt to understand the path forward after the car accident.
As California residents have started celebrating the holiday season around Christmas and New Year's Day, many are taking to the roads to travel across the state or even across the country, to visit with friends and family members. The holiday season is always a busy time for traveling, but, in our efforts to visit with our loved ones, drivers and passengers in vehicles may be putting their lives in danger. More travelers on the roads means an increased possibility of car accidents.
The issue of distracted driving is in the forefront of many public policy discussions about how to address the rate of car accidents that occur in California and throughout the rest of the country. Cellphone use, in particular, is driving the discussion. However, there is another danger that has been around as long as automobiles: drunk driving.
Being involved in a car accident can be scary, especially if the collision is more than just a common "fender-bender." In serious car accidents, California residents can suffer injuries and even fatalities. The unfortunate reality is that these types of serious motor vehicle accidents happen every day in California and throughout the country.
Car accidents are one of the most common ways by which California residents suffer injuries. In fact, car accidents are common throughout the country, but highly-populated states like California can make the possibility of being involved in a car accident even more of a threat. However, even though these incidents are fairly common, do most people know the basics about car accidents and the personal injury lawsuits that can be pursued as a result?