What Is the 3-Second Rule When Driving. Do I Have to Follow It?

What Is the 3-Second Rule When Driving and Do I Have to Follow It?

Anyone who drives in California has probably heard of the three-second rule when driving. But do you have to follow it? Driving instructors teach it and parents caution their teen drivers to, “Leave three seconds between yourself and the car in front of you.” In simple terms, this means you should be able to count, […]

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Burn Injuries in Car Accidents: Causes and Compensation

Burn Injuries in Car Accidents: Causes and Compensation

While burn injuries in car accidents are relatively rare, they’re devastating when they happen. Victims are left with severe and disfiguring injuries including physical scars and deep emotional wounds. On top of these struggles, the injured person also has expensive medical bills to manage. Burn trauma is among the most expensive types of injuries to […]

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What to Do if You’re Bitten By a Street Dog

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A dog bite is a traumatic experience, especially if you’re attacked on the street by a stray dog. Out of nowhere, an animal attacks you and leaves you scared and bleeding. After you get medical attention for your bite, you’ll be wondering how to hold the right person responsible for what happened to you. This […]

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Hoverboard Risks, Injuries, and Rules You Should Know

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Hoverboards are a lot of fun, but they’re also among the most hazardous products you can buy. They’re so dangerous, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) maintains a site dedicated to hoverboard safety, injuries, and recalls. Just take a look at hoverboard fail videos on YouTube and you’ll see what we mean. Nobody seems to […]

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‘Tis the Season: Dangerous Driving and the Holidays

‘Tis the Season: Dangerous Driving and the Holidays

As holiday revelers raise their glasses in celebration, they’re unknowingly toasting an unfortunate trend. It’s the most dangerous time of year for deadly traffic accidents. Insurance industry statistics show road accidents spike sharply during the holidays, especially in California. Drunk driving plays a huge role, with holiday accidents accounting for 21% of alcohol-induced fatalities. Here […]

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Determining Liability and Damages After a Head-On Collision in California

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A Southern California head-on collision made national news when both vehicles exploded into flames, killing two people and closing the interstate for hours. One vehicle was a small Toyota sedan and the other was a huge semi-truck towing a dump trailer. The California Highway Patrol said speeding was a factor in this fiery crash. When […]

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What if You Were in an Accident on a Bus?

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Almost everyone has ridden on a bus at some point, right? A school bus. A city bus. That little shuttle bus that goes from the airport to the parking lot. Buses are everywhere, especially in big cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco. It’s almost impossible to avoid them! As a passenger, you just climb […]

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When a Borrowed Car is in an Accident, Who’s Liable?

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After a car accident here in California, what happens next depends on who owns the car, who was driving it, how it’s insured, and who else was involved. Things can get complicated when the crash involves a borrowed car. Maybe you loaned your car to someone who wrecked it. Or maybe you were driving a […]

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