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Last year, lane splitting, the practice in which motorcyclists ride between lanes of traffic, was officially made legal in California. While lane splitting has been found to reduce certain types of injuries, motorcycle accidents involving lane splitting continue to occur. … Continue reading

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Driving under the influence of alcohol is a well-known cause of serious injuries and fatalities. However, driving without adequate sleep is a lesser known cause of similar tragic accidents. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has found that going … Continue reading

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The following are simple steps to follow after you have been injured in an auto accident. Stop/Assess/Call 911: First, stop your car and check yourself and your passengers for injuries. After stopping, make sure to pull your car out of the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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In 2014, more automobiles were subject to recalls than any other year on record, as 63.9 million vehicles were subject to 803 separate auto recalls. The previous record for recalls in a year occurred in 2004 when 30.8 million vehicles … Continue reading

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In the event that you have been in a car accident with someone borrowing or renting a car, then there maybe a number of courses of action against multiple parties. The following describes the likely liability of each of the … Continue reading

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