When a car hits you as a pedestrian, it comes as a complete shock. You could’ve been there minding your own business when a car runs into you. It’s extremely scary. The whole situation is dangerous. Your first instinct may be to sue the driver who hit you. What could go wrong with that? Depending… Continue reading What To Do If You’re Involved in an Accident as a Pedestrian
Unless you’re wanting to refine your skills as a NASCAR driver or actively drive in the demolition derby circuit, chances are strong car accidents aren’t in your future plans. Due to an accident’s inconvenience and often costly nature, people tend to take extreme caution when operating their vehicles. However, we cannot control the way others… Continue reading What People Do After a Car Accident May Shock You
Crossing the street at night may not seem like a big deal – “There are fewer cars,” you may think – but it can actually become risky (especially on Friday or Saturday night, when there’s a higher likelihood of encountering drunk drivers). Fact: over 5,000 pedestrians are killed in car accidents across the U.S. every… Continue reading Crossing the Street at Night: How Dangerous Is It, And Can Pedestrians Be At Fault?
What was initially reported as a car accident turned into a suspected gruesome homicide. A Long Beach woman was found dead in her car on a desolate desert road in the Antelope Valley. The police had responded to a car accident call and found the 18-year-old woman in her car. Amber Alvarado, who was a… Continue reading Risk of Getting Murdered in Road Rage Car Accident: The Ugly Truth
Drunk driving has become a “normal” occurrence in Riverside’s everyday life. And why wouldn’t it? An estimated 300,000 DUI incidents take place across our country every single day. While some lead to an arrest, in other incidents intoxicated drivers flee the scene of the car accident. In some alcohol-impaired traffic collisions, people sustain minor or… Continue reading Hitting a Pole and Running Away (While Drunk): What Are the Consequences?
A recent fit of road rage in Pasadena turned into a bona fide action movie, where actors Jason Statham and Liam Neeson would seem like a good fit in the starring roles. The incident served as a stark reminder of just how dangerous road rage is and that confronting an aggressive driver may be a… Continue reading Road Rage: What if the Aggressor Has a Gun and Starts Chasing You?
Do you hold a Master’s degree? Well, you may be at a higher risk of getting into a car accident. A study has revealed which occupations crash the most on the roads of Riverside and elsewhere in California and the U.S. While the findings of the study may raise eyebrows, our car accident attorneys explain… Continue reading Your Job May Put You At a Higher Risk of Car Accident
We used to think that buckling up would always save the lives of our loved ones. And while, in fact, buckling up does reduce the risk of getting injured or dying in a car crash, you’re never completely safe on the road when there are so many drunk drivers on the streets of Riverside. Two… Continue reading Your Family Isn’t Safe As Long As People Drive Cars Under the Influence (DUI)
If you’ve ever watched at least one installment of Fast and Furious and you own a car, you have probably thought to yourself once or twice: “Hmm, how cool what it be to have a street race in real life?” You ask yourself, “What can possibly go wrong?” Well, many things. Did you know that… Continue reading Dangers of Street Racing (or What Can Possibly Go Wrong?)
If you’ve witnessed a car accident, there is a certain protocol you should follow to ensure your own safety and that of people nearby. Your actions could potentially save lives. Witnessing a car accident can be horrific and traumatizing, which is why it’s vital to not panic and maintain your cool. About 80,000 car accidents… Continue reading Witnessed a Car Accident: What Should You Do?