Category Archives: Car Accidents

In the case where someone steals a car – and then gets into an accident, who is legally responsible for the accidents and the ensuing injuries? The following discusses liability for various parties in an accident involving a stolen vehicle. … Continue reading

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What are the leading causes of fatal car accidents? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) more than 32,000 people lost their lives in traffic accidents across the United States in 2013. The state of California alone accounted … Continue reading

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A number of San Diego County officials recently expressed concern over a shocking number of DUI fatalities which occurred this summer in the County. Those expressing shock included the District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, the Chief of the California Highway Patrol’s … Continue reading

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The general rule in car accidents, is the driver who caused the accident is responsible and therefore, legally liable for the ensuing damage. However, in cases where the owner and the driver are two different people, the owner of the … Continue reading

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If you have been injured as a passenger while riding a bus, then you may be able to hold that bus driver (and potentially his employer the bus company) liable for your injuries. Under California law, a bus is classified … Continue reading

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The short answer is yes. However, depending on the circumstances the answer can be more complex. Parents Liability for Minors: Under California Law, both parents are required to verify and sign their minor child’s application for a driver’s license. In … Continue reading

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A new study released by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) found a 39 percent increase in drivers who were observed using a cell phone while driving over the past year, which increases … Continue reading

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With miles and miles of highways, Southern California drivers often share the road with Semi-Trucks. In sharing the roads, accidents happen, and unfortunately people are injured or lose their lives. In 2012, 3,921 people were killed due to car accidents … Continue reading

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Unfortunately, a serious car accident occurred in Santee this afternoon at least three people were injured in a three-car crash near West Hills High School in Santee.  The crash occurred just before 1:00pm at Mast Boulevard and Medina Drive. The collision happened in the … Continue reading

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Distracted driving is a national epidemic. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), distracted driving results in more than 9 deaths and 1,153 injuries every day in the United States. In 2011, 17 percent of all car … Continue reading

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