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Report Reveals Distracted Drivers Are the Top Source of Anger & Frustration for Other Motorists

A Bay Area Car Accident Attorney Discusses You’re driving your car and you see another motorist drifting in and out of their lane because they're texting and driving. If you feel frustrated that the driver is distracted and might cause a serious car accident, a new report suggests you’ve got plenty of company. According to...

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California Records Highest Rate of Hit-and-Run Fatalities in the U.S.

A Bay Area Car Accident Lawyer Reveals What Drivers Should Know California topped the nation for the deadliest hit-and-run car accidents between 2010 and 2019, according to a recent report by ValuePenguin. Unfortunately, hit-and-run crashes are becoming more frequent in every state. Shockingly, California accounted for 17 percent of the total hit-and-runs in the nation....

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California Fatal Pedestrian Accident Rate Spikes in 2021

A personal injury attorney in the Bay Area discusses the problem The 10-year trend of increasing fatal pedestrian accidents is now skyrocketing. In the first quarter of 2021, the national deadly pedestrian accident rate shot up by more than 20%. If you live in California, you may have already seen the signs or been personally...

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Facial Injuries Impact Car Accident Victims in Many Ways

Car accidents happen every day in the Bay Area and throughout California, leaving people seriously hurt. Many victims suffer facial injuries that are painful and traumatic. These injuries are very common – one study found that more than half of car crash victims during a 15-month period suffered facial trauma. Facial injuries can happen in...

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Study links CT scans to prognosis in concussion patients

A head injury suffered in a car accident can result in a concussion, also known as mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). This is a serious injury with potential long-term effects that can be hard to predict. But a new study finds that CT scans provide critical information that can help doctors determine a patient’s chances...

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Commercial truck causes fatal California highway accident

Bay Area attorneys explain why truck accidents happen, legal options available A commercial truck recently caused a fatal, multiple-vehicle truck accident on a highway in California’s Bay Area during rush hour that closed parts of the interstate for eight hours and resulted in a hazardous spill on the highway, according to NBC Bay Area News....

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Lyft Rolls Out New E-bike in San Francisco

During the pandemic, a lot of people spent more time outside hiking, biking, and walking. Lyft, a national rideshare company, is banking on this being a permanent lifestyle change. Lyft is well known for connecting local drivers with people seeking transportation, but the company has been quietly working on creating a bikeshare program as well....

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Going too fast: Drivers just won't stop speeding

The COVID-19 crisis has had a major impact on our daily lives, including the way some people drive. Motorists seem to be in a hurry, speeding in unprecedented numbers. But with speeding comes a lot of dangers, which is why it's important for drivers to know what steps they can take to avoid getting seriously...

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Is driving high a problem in states where marijuana is legal?

As more and more states like California legalize the recreational use of marijuana, drivers face potentially life-altering decisions about getting behind the wheel of a car after they've used cannabis. Our attorneys discuss impaired driving and emerging legal issues. Some disturbing numbers While research shows using marijuana, like drinking alcohol, impairs motor skills, cognitive function,...

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