Truck Accident Safety to Conquer the Partisan Divide?
If you or a loved one has sustained serious injuries in a commercial truck accident, contact a Los Angeles truck accidents attorney Howard C. Kornberg to discuss your claim and extent of injuries sustained.
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Friday, April 19, 2019
In what could be the most politically divisive time in the history of the United States, a bipartisan bill has been introduced that addresses truck accident safety and has party support from both sides of the aisle. California Congressman Mark DeSaulnier joined together with three other representatives to introduce the bill in both the House […]
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Thursday, April 18, 2019
Every morning you get up, get your coffee, and head to your car. In your car, you are the king or queen of your ride. You choose your favorite music or maybe stop by your favorite coffee shop. Whatever you want to do, you can do it because it is your car. What we don’t […]
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Dogs are wonderful creatures who bring great joy to their owners. People love their dogs and treat them as if they are their own children. Just like children, dogs act certain ways around owners, but not around strangers. Sometimes dogs are overly protective or they are aggressive to new people. It is up to the […]
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Saturday, April 13, 2019
If you are a car driving on the highway then you may be seeing more motorcycles riding next to you instead of in front or behind you. This is because California, in 2017, made lane splitting legal on the road. This means that motorcycle riders can now ride down the white lines of the road. […]
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Friday, April 12, 2019
California is a big state that is known for its amazing Hollywood celebrities, Los Angeles nightlife, Disneyland fantasies, and Pacific Coast wonders. Among all these wonderful features is a deadly secret. California is home to the highest pedestrian fatality counts in the nation. Within a 10 year span, over 7,127 people died while walking. This […]
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Driving is a necessity in some areas. Public transportation does its best but sometimes it is not so reliable. Or, you are just running late and it is easier to drive your own car. Driving, regardless of your experience, is a risk we take every day. You may be the best driver in the world, […]
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
California Highway Patrol reports that an SUV carrying four siblings was traveling on westbound I-80 near Emeryville when it crashed into a parked big rig situated on the shoulder of the road near a curve. The accident occurred around 1:20 in the morning; the driver of the big rig had pulled over to sleep. He […]
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Saturday, April 6, 2019
Whether you believe in “nature” or “nurture” when it comes to the aggressiveness of pit bulls as a breed, numbers don’t lie. Pit bulls are the very most dangerous breed of dog, bar none. One person is killed every 14 days by a pit bull, and two people are injured by a pit bull every […]
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Friday, April 5, 2019
There’s no doubt about it: riding a motorcycle is a lot of fun. Some say it isn’t just fun, it’s a lifestyle. Call it what you will, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that motorcycle accidents occur at 28 times the frequency of accidents involving other types of vehicles. That makes motorcycles […]
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Thursday, April 4, 2019
A new report out from the Governors Highway Safety Association should strike alarm in the hearts of those who make their way by foot around Los Angeles and elsewhere across the country: pedestrian deaths are on the rise. The GHSA says that the number of people who die while walking on our nation’s streets and […]
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Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Three siblings on their way to see their critically ill father in a San Francisco hospital are dead after crashing into an illegally parked big rig on the shoulder of I-80 in Emeryville Thursday. A fourth sibling survived the accident but remains in critical condition. Deceased at the scene was 26-year-old Eli Villareal, 22-year-old Sara […]
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Saturday, March 30, 2019
Earlier this month, Marjorie Knoller, who had been convicted of 2nd degree murder in 2002 for a dog mauling case, was denied parole at the California Institute for Women in San Bernardino. The denial of parole was welcomed by family members and friends of Diane Whipple who lost her life when Knoller’s dogs attacked her. […]
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Friday, March 29, 2019
It is widely reported that millennials are not into motorcycles and that sales are going down because of that. Most of the supporting evidence offered for this notion is that Harley sales are going down. It seems that to many in the motorcycle business, Harley-Davidson is the standard by which the health of the motorcycle […]
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Thursday, March 28, 2019
Uber and Lyft often tout the benefits of using rideshare companies such as the safety that their services bring to the roads, especially because they keep more drunk people out of the driver’s seat. Los Angeles pedestrian accident attorneys have wondered if safety has actually increased since they began operations because there seems to be […]
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Tesla’s Autosteer technology is software that was developed to help cars stay in their lanes. After the National Highway Transportation Safety Association (‘NHTSA’) analyzed Tesla’s crash data comparison in vehicles before and after Autosteer enabling, Tesla touted NHTSA’s findings that Autosteer increased vehicles’ crash safety by 40%. Recently it has come to light that those […]
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Los Angeles car accident 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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Saturday, March 23, 2019
Commercial trucking companies and drivers are subject to a large number of federal and state rules and regulations when it comes to driver training, truck operations, truck maintenance, and securing cargo. These rules and regulations are, for the large part, to protect truck drivers and everyone else sharing the road with commercial trucks. Recent cases […]
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Friday, March 22, 2019
Los Angeles and surrounding areas have seen an unfair share of pedestrian accident injuries and fatalities resulting from hit and run accidents recently, and a newly released pedestrian accident study ranked California at 16th for states with the highest pedestrian fatalities. The hit and run trend is troubling and details of some of the accidents […]
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
In 2017, California saw 361 large truck accident fatalities and 41 of those fatalities were right here in Los Angeles County. As Los Angeles truck accident attorneys know, when injuries in large truck accidents are not fatal, they are often severe and debilitating. In a continuing effort to keep our roadways safer, the Federal Motor […]
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Recently, a Santa Ana teenager plead not guilty to two counts of gross vehicular manslaughter and one count of felony child endangerment by caretaker and is awaiting trial for a car accident that occurred last year involving six Santa Ana high school students. The driver was going approximately 75 miles per hour in a 35 […]
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