Category Archive: Personal Injury

DUI Danger: Study Ranks Drunk Driving Deaths By State

Are some states or geographic regions in the United States more prone to having drunk drivers on their roads than others?  Is there any reason to think that some parts of the country are more dangerous when it comes to DUI accidents or drunk driving deaths?  While a recent study does not necessarily answer those Read More

Drunk Driving Problems: Where Does Your State Rank?

One would think that by now, everyone would understand that drunk driving is a terrible decision.  While there is no way to definitively know how many people are aware of the risks of drunk driving, statistics exist that reveal that drunk driving problems are as intense as ever.  Recently, an online public records database published Read More

Taxi Accidents Study: Does Vehicle Color Make a Difference?

Many people feel somewhat uneasy when they climb into a taxicab for a ride.  That’s likely at least in part because taxicab passengers are not in control of that trip.  Not to mention, some passengers are quite nervous about the driving norms in different places.  For the most part, people who experience these feelings are Read More

San Diego Slip and Fall Attorney Fact Sheet – 20 Important Statistics

Fall injuries are serious matters.  Many of us have been conditioned to think otherwise.  We may think of the proverbial person walking into a courtroom with a fake neck brace.  This was an effective comedy tactic.  It’s also something that people in general need to put out of their minds when they think about fall Read More

Study Quantifies Specific Driving Distractions and Their Risks

Every San Diego car accident lawyer with any degree of experience has represented clients who were injured by distracted drivers.  We recently discussed a study that linked the increase in traffic deaths to an increase in distracted driving.  We also discussed a survey that linked car accidents in general to the use of smartphones in Read More

Traffic Accidents (Partially) Explained? San Diego Commute Ranked Among Worst

According to census data, more than 80 percent of San Diego residents commute to work daily by way of a passenger vehicle.  That should make it easy to see why most people think that traffic in the area is generally terrible.  Not to mention, congested traffic conditions make driving conditions stressful and dangerous.  Just how Read More

Parking Lot Accidents: Underrated Problem Rears Its Head in San Diego

Many of us have become annoyed as we drove through parking lots and parking garages over the years.  This tends to happen when a large number of vehicles are crammed into tight spaces.  Everyone is in a hurry to either get in or get out and people are generally thinking of other things as they Read More

Survey: Distracted Driving Accidents Tied To Regular Smartphone Use in Vehicles

Generally, when society identifies and almost uniformly agrees that a behavior is dangerous, people tend to respond by avoiding that behavior as much as possible.  The past several years have seen more and more information coming out with regards to using mobile phones while driving.  A vast majority of jurisdictions in the United States now Read More

Pothole Accidents – An Overlooked But Serious Traffic Safety Problem

There are certain things that we may find annoying as we drive through our daily routines, but we also tend to accept them.  Debris on the road is one example.  However, as we’ve covered recently, this is a problem that actually leads to a large number of car accidents.  Potholes are another annoyance that everyone, Read More

Two Fatal San Diego Accidents Occur During Most Recent Storm

It’s been quite some time since motorists in San Diego have had to navigate their vehicles through difficult weather conditions on a regular basis.  We have all gotten involuntary retraining in recent months.  The winter rains have returned.  People need to drive differently in inclement weather.  Unfortunately, mistakes tend to be magnified when they occur Read More

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