Hit-and-Run, DUI Driver Kills Man in Wheelchair at Crosswalk
If you or a loved one has been injured as a pedestrian, reach out to our Long Beach pedestrian accident attorney Howard C. Kornberg. He will work aggressively to help you get any compensation due to you for your injuries.
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Thursday, May 23, 2019
Police say that a man in a wheelchair suffered injuries that led to his death while he was attempting to cross a street in Long Beach last week. The man, Kyle McNeley, age 29 of Lakewood, was struck down by a hit-and-run DUI driver. Officers responded to the scene on Thursday to find the man […]
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
California has a high rate of pedestrian accidents. In fact, the California Department of Motor Vehicles states that 22 percent of all traffic incidents involve pedestrian fatalities. Some safety experts have suggested that the confusion about pedestrians’ rights versus the rights of motorists may be to blame for a large number of pedestrian injuries and […]
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Once again, California has been named as the top state in the United States when it comes to the number of people injured by dogs each year. According to analyses by the Insurance Information Institute (III) and State Farm, there were 2,166 dog bite claims in California in 2018. Each claim averaged $45,543, with a […]
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Saturday, May 18, 2019
Los Angeles car accidents attorneys always recommend that car accident victims seek medical treatment immediately after a car accident, even when they do not feel like they have been injured. There are a number of injuries sustained in car accidents that sometimes have a delayed onset of symptoms, which then masks the injuries until symptoms […]
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Friday, May 17, 2019
Being hurt in an accident can turn your life upside down. It’s particularly stressful when you did nothing to cause the accident yourself. If the at-fault party misrepresents the truth (or even outright lies) when giving their version of events for the accident report, it certainly adds insult to injury. But as long as you […]
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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Being bitten by a dog can be a scary and devastating event, especially if you suffered major injuries as a result. Regardless of what caused the dog to bite, there are regulations in place that govern what happens in the aftermath of a dog bite, including what happens to the dog. California has a dog […]
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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
If you ever sat twiddling your thumbs in rush hour traffic, then you know how backed up things can get. However, for motorcycles, those lanes of stalled traffic afford enough space to zip on through a bottleneck of traffic between lanes, allowing them to bypass the whole mess. This is known as lane splitting, and […]
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Truck crashes onto the tracks of the Metro Gold Line on the 210 Freeway in Pasadena is getting costly, officials say. The April 2018 crash of a FedEx truck onto the tracks caused a day’s long shutdown of the Gold Line in San Gabriel Valley and resulted in nearly $140K in damages to the tracks, […]
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Saturday, May 11, 2019
Television news programs and social media feeds are frequently flooded with horrific images of the wreckage that occurs when a car or other vehicle collides with a large truck, such as a big rig or tractor-trailer. These accidents, called underrides, rarely see survivors; in fact, many victims are decapitated or crushed during an underride accident. […]
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Friday, May 10, 2019
Objects lying in the roadway can be a nightmare for motorcyclists, and debris and other objects have caused many motorcycle accidents over the years. Such was the case in early March when 57-year-old Bradley St. John was riding his motorcycle on East Avenue T in Littlerock. Bradley’s motorcycle collided with a pig, the force of […]
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Thursday, May 9, 2019
A child’s death is a parent’s worst nightmare; having a child die a violent and preventable death makes it worse still. Such was the case for one California family who experienced the loss of their 1-year-old son after he was attacked by a pair of vicious dogs. His grandmother was also injured in the incident. […]
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Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Despite all of the awareness around the dangers of cellphone use while driving (and the mountain of evidence showing that distracted driving kills), people are still risking their lives to fire off text messages and check social media while behind the wheel, says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). New research from IIHS indicates […]
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Saturday, May 4, 2019
At the end of the day, all of us want to get home safe. Whether we are driving, taking public transit, or walking, we want to arrive safely to our destination. If you were to take a quiz on which of those three modes of transportation was the most dangerous you may be inclined to […]
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Friday, May 3, 2019
Typically when we hear about terrible dog attacks we go straight to Pit bulls or German Shepard. Our Los Angeles Dog Attack Attorneys at the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg have represented victims of dog attacks for over 30 years. Our clients have ranged from small children to the elderly. We understand dog bite […]
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Thursday, May 2, 2019
Driving your own car is second nature in our society. Almost everyone has a car. If they don’t have a car then either they can’t afford one or they live in a place with dependable public transportation. People are very particular about the kind of car they drive. If you have the finances then some […]
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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
When driving down the highway in your car you are surrounded by various vehicles ranging in all sizes and weights. The biggest are semi-trucks. These trucks are usually pulling trailers full of goods. Big semi-trucks are driven by professionals who have been trained to drive these kinds of vehicles. However, drivers are still human. They […]
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Saturday, April 27, 2019
If you ever get the chance (if you haven’t already), ride a motorcycle. Either drive one or ride with someone. Riding on a motorcycle is a beautiful and thrilling experience. When riding on a motorcycle you get the whole view of the world. You view isn’t cut by windows or does. You get to see […]
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Thursday, April 25, 2019
California motorcycle officers go through extensive training and instruction in order to become safe and proficient law enforcement motorcycle operators. Their training and education extends far beyond that of a typical civilian motorcycle operator. The intense training is meant to not only teach police officers how to perform their job duties on bikes rather than […]
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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
When you think of dangerous sports and activities, walking probably does not come to mind, but safety reports show that walking is in fact a dangerous activity in Los Angeles, throughout California, and across the country. In 2017, there were close to 6,000 pedestrians killed in traffic accidents in the United STates and this number […]
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Saturday, April 20, 2019
Over 4.5 million dog bites are reported each year and victims on the receiving end of those dog bites are frequently children. Parents do everything they can to make sure that their children receive the best medical care to recover from dog bite injuries, often needing stitches, surgeries, and treatment for infections and diseases. You […]
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