December 13, 2016 A Los Angeles County jury awarded $3.7 million to a motorcyclist who suffered multiple injuries in a 2014 vehicular accident in a case that demonstrates how comparative negligence functions in the state. The case involved lane splitting and applied recently passed legislation in California, which affected the compensation amount. The defendant drove…

July 8, 2015 Just weeks before Bruce Jenner transitioned to Caitlyn, the family of a woman killed in a Southern California car accident filed a lawsuit against her for the alleged involvement in her death. The lawsuit charges her with negligence and wrongful death in the February 7 crash that claimed the life of Kimberly Howe. Law enforcement…

May 4, 2015 It may happen one day when you’re moving along smoothly in traffic, happy that you’re about to get to work a bit early. Then all of a sudden, a small two-door sedan suddenly swerves in front of you and stops “on a dime.” With no time to move, you rear end that…

February 17, 2015 One of the iconic Wienermobiles was involved in a crash in central Pennsylvania. The incident occurred near Harrisburg when the rolling hot dog slid off the road, slamming into a pole. Fortunately, no injuries have been reported, except for some front end damage to the 27-foot billboard. The Wienermobile is known for…

January 17, 2014 According to a meta study by WalletHub, California ranks as one of the top five states that pose financial risk to drivers. The study essentially looked at the risk placed upon drivers by using the factors of uninsured drivers per capita in addition to the liability requirements of insured drivers. Put more…

August 8,2014 SACRAMENTO – The state Senate of California will decide whether a loophole should be closed which allows hit-and-run drivers who flee the scene of an accident to avoid prosecution. Currently, it is legally acceptable for a perpetrator who left the scene of a hit-and-run to return afterwards and work out some type of…

ANAHEIM – The OC Register is reporting that a school-bus returning students home following an after-school activity crashed into an embankment in Anaheim Hills, critically injuring the driver and two students. The bus, which belongs to the Orange Unified district, is said to have run off the road, up a small hill and then struck a…

BUENA PARK – A Suzuki XL7 SUV driven by a man in his seventies is responsible for the death of one woman and injury of many others at a popular ice cream parlor in Buena Park last Friday. The deceased victim has been named as 73-year-old Marisa Malin of Cerritos. She was sitting on a…

COSTA MESA – Oh the liability! A driving instructor is attempting to place blame on his student driver over the cause of an accident that ended with the vehicle crashing into an electrical transformer and another vehicle. To make matters worse, another driving instructor then attempted to help the driver flee, possibly because the first instructor…

SANTA BARBARA – The Daily Breeze is reporting an accident that killed two high school students from North High School in Torrance. The three victims included best friends Danielle Murillo and Jessica Leffew, both 17-year-old seniors. The third victim was Brian Adonay Lopez, the boyfriend of Jessica. They were traveling down highway-101 near Santa Barbara just after…

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