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The Three Types of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving has become a serious public health issue. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 391,000 people were injured in accidents involving distracted drivers in 2015 alone. Distracted driving can include any activity that takes a person’s attention away from the road ahead. The Centers for Disease Control and …

Catastrophic Injuries Can Result in a Lifetime of Losses

Catastrophic injuries are injuries that result in serious, long-term effects for victims that result in some sort of functional disability. They often are the result of serious accidents like motor vehicle accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, and industrial accidents, but can also occur in surprisingly minor accidents like slip and falls. Because catastrophic injuries by …

Motorcycle Accidents and Severe TBIs

Motorcycle accidents are capable of causing extremely serious injuries, and the motorcyclists involved are usually the people who walk away hurt. Because motorcyclists are fully exposed the elements around them, they often are severely injured, and it’s not uncommon for motorcyclists to sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in collisions – even when they are wearing …

Can You Recover Compensation for Your Bicycle Accident Injuries?

Thousands of people throughout Orange County ride bicycles on a daily basis, and Southern California’s famously warm climate allows people to ride all year long. While bicycling is an undeniably healthy and eco-friendly way to get around, it also exposes riders to a risk of extremely serious injuries. When bicyclists collide with cars and trucks, …

4 Essential Steps to Protecting Your Rights after a Motor Vehicle Accident

Imagine that you’re on your way to work, stopped at a red light, thinking about everything that you have to accomplish during the day. All of a sudden, another vehicle crashes into you. Based on the force of the impact, it’s obvious that they were distracted (probably texting) and didn’t see the red light or …