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2019 California Law Requires Repeat DUI Offenders to Install Breathalyzers (Ignition Interlock Devices) in Cars

Under a California law that took effect on January 1, 2019, ignition interlock devices (IID) must be installed in the vehicles of those who have been convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) multiple times or just once if injury was involved. The…

Will California's Proposed Bicycle Legislation Increase Safety on the Roadways?

On February 19th, a new bicycle bill was proposed in California that may change the way cyclists travel on the roadways. The bill was introduced by Phil Ting, a Democratic member of the California State Assembly. California has made several changes over…

Driving with Pets and Avoiding Dangerous Distractions

With the term “distracted driving,” most people think of texting, but there are many other types of distractions, including having pets in the car. Distracted driving refers to anything that takes the driver’s attention, hands or eyes off the road. Pet…

Tips for Driving Safely in Construction Zones

Road construction zones are dangerous for both workers and drivers. Knowing how to safely drive through construction areas will help you lower the risk of accidents and resulting injuries, to yourself, your passengers and construction workers. Work Zone…

Tips for Driving Safely at Night

Nighttime driving conditions can be dangerous because visibility is substantially impacted by reduced light. Driving in the dark increases car accidents, due to difficulty judging distances, reduced depth perception and temporary blindness from headlight…

Common Parking Lot Car Accidents and How to Prevent Them

When people think about car accidents, they often imagine multi-car pileups on the highway or rear-end accidents at intersections. However, there is another place where accidents frequently occur: parking lots. Drivers are often reckless in parking lots,…

Insurance Company Attempts to Deny Treatment Recommended by Doctor

Prior to late August 2016, Daisy was an active retiree who enjoyed tending to her vegetable garden and bike riding with her 10-year-old granddaughter.  On her way to pick up her granddaughter at school, Daisy was waiting for a safe moment to proceed through…

Overcoming Liability Disputes

Having an experienced legal team on your side is essential when liability is disputed. Andrew, 31, was heading to work on a balmy June afternoon. As he approached a downtown intersection, the light turned green. His motorcycle was impacted on the right…

When is an Accident Really a Products Liability Case?

Successful business man John Doe took his family to a recreational sand dune area for some summer fun with their utility task vehicles (UTVs). With one son riding as a passenger and another following behind in a second UTV, John’s vehicle rolled forward…

Hiring an Experienced Attorney is Essential

Just days before his 24th birthday, California resident John Doe’s young life was irreversibly shattered while performing seasonal work in North Dakota. John was riding as a passenger in his supervisor’s vehicle when a commercial tanker truck collided…