Understanding the 3 Elements of Standing to Sue

Standing is a way to ensure that a party bringing a lawsuit has an injury that a court can redress. Without a redressable injury, a lawsuit wastes the court’s and parties’ time and resources. Legal standing also ensures that the parties involved in a lawsuit have the motivation to fight the case. If someone brings […] Read more

Are Car Accident Reports Public Record?

Data from the California Office of Traffic Safety indicates car accidents are on the decline in California. However, California still has a relatively high rate of annual motor vehicle accidents. You need to understand the steps you must take if you’re ever involved in one. For example, you may need to report your accident to […] Read more

Is Lane Splitting Legal in California?

The rate of motorcycle accidents that result in death is fairly high in California when compared to that of most other states. When riding a motorcycle in our state, it is critical that you exercise caution and avoid engaging in any dangerous behaviors. Some behaviors that can increase your chances of being involved in a […] Read more

Could A Condo Collapse in California Like in Miami?

The devastating Miami condo collapse has served as a reminder that engineers and construction crews must take all steps necessary to guard against accidents and collapses. It’s also left many wondering whether such accidents could occur in their part of the country. For example, if you’re a California resident, you might wonder whether a collapse […] Read more

Dangers of Street Racing

Anyone living in Bakersfield understands that the town has a problem with illegal street racing, and the problem has plagued the town for years. The California Highway Patrol and the Bakersfield Police Department are cracking down on street racing in the area. Just a few weeks ago, the BPD arrested four people and issued 49 […] Read more

How Many Car Accidents Does the Average Person Have?

Every year more than 38,000 Americans die in car accidents. While this makes traffic accidents one of the leading causes of death in the country, it doesn’t tell the whole story. In fact, a car accident with a fatality is fairly rare compared to the millions of accidents that occur each year. Studies have shown […] Read more

What Happens to Your Body in a Rollover Accident?

Every year in the U.S., there are millions of car accidents that kill thousands of people and injure hundreds of thousands more. Rollover accidents, in particular, can cause serious injury and death. In a rollover accident, the vehicle rolls over so that the top of the car ends up on the ground. The impact and […] Read more

Los Angeles, Atlanta Home to Some of the Nation’s Deadliest Highways

According to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, drivers nationwide face a significant risk of being involved in a deadly car crash.  And while traffic fatalities span rural and city streets alike, Los Angeles and Atlanta are home to some of the nation’s deadliest highways. You may wonder how these two cities rival one […] Read more

Do I Need To See an Orthopedic Specialist After an Accident?

Every year millions of Americans are injured in car accidents. As recently as 2019, 4.4 million people were injured in an accident to the point that they needed medical attention. While those numbers include individuals who suffered cuts and bruises and required minimal care, it also includes those with more serious injuries. In fact, some […] Read more

Admissibility of Police Officer’s Opinions in a Crash Report

When it comes to civil litigation pertaining to a car accident, one of the most important pieces of evidence is a crash report. A crash report contains information related to the accident such as weather conditions when the accident occurred and notes on facts of the accident such as which parts of the cars involved […] Read more

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