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Monday, September 12, 2016

What should you do after a dog or animal bite?

After a dog bite or attack from another animal, the most important thing to do is to seek medical attention. Even if the bite seems minor, failure to treat the wound could result in serious infection. Additionally, California law requires that you report the incident to the city or county authorities. To do so effectively, you...
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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

You can seek compensation for a wrongful death

With around 5 percent of people age 65 or older living in nursing homes, it’s important to reduce the number of falls that take place to prevent injury, disability and death. Ten to 20 percent of falls result in serious injuries, with 2 to 6 percent resulting in fractures. Patients who suffer these injuries often...
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Sunday, September 4, 2016

Car accident deaths in 2015 rose at the highest rate in decades

Newly released data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports a 7.2 percent increase in automobile accident deaths nationwide from 2014 to 2015. In total numbers, this is 32,744 in 2014 and 35,092 in 2015. This may not seem like much, but it is a more alarming when you consider that the last...
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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Tips for avoiding a car crash

More than 32,000 people die every year in car accidents in the United States and 2 million are seriously injured. Although accidents will happen, there are certain precautions we can all take to be safer on the roads. According to the Center for Disease Control’s Vital Signs report, drivers and passengers can help to increase safety...
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Sunday, August 28, 2016

The reality is grim for southern california bicycle accidents

Nobody walks in L.A. – but they do bike. Bike ridership increased 7.5 percent in Los Angeles from 2011 to 2013, including more than 20,000 commuters. Some of this increase has been attributed to additional bike lanes, which eases the ride on many busy streets. This increase of bicycles should also come with a decrease...
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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Will uber’s self driving cars create liability issues?

Automobile manufacturers are in a race to bring the first self-driving cars to the public market. Uber, the popular ride-hailing company, may have helped to accelerate this process, as they will start using autonomous cars in Pittsburgh within a matter of weeks. Although to start the vehicles will have an Uber employee inside, is the...
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

U.S. leads the world in fatal car accidents

From 2000 to 2013, the United States reduced car accident deaths by 31 percent. While this figure is impressive, our country still is falling behind when it comes to prevention of these tragic accidents. In 2013, compared to 19 other high-income countries, the U.S. still has the highest rate of car crash deaths, at a...
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Saturday, August 20, 2016

What should you avoid doing when you encounter heavy traffic

Heavy traffic is something that many drivers here in the Los Angeles area are all too familiar with. When in heavy traffic, a driver may feel helpless and that what they do behind the wheel really doesn’t have much of an effect on the situation. However, how drivers act can be incredibly impactful in heavy...
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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Is your teen engaging in distracted driving?

Although devastating, it is not shocking that car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers ages 15 to 20 in the United States. It also is not surprising that many of these deaths were caused by distracted driving, which can be just as dangerous as drunk driving. Parents like to believe that their...
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Friday, August 5, 2016

What to do and how to act after a car accident

What should you do in the immediate aftermath of a car accident? IT seems like a simple question with an obvious answer (or answers), right? But in fact, when you are actually in that moment, it can be a very chaotic and stressful time. So much so, that an average person who may have an...
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