Category Archive: Auto Accidents

Semi-Truck Accidents and How to Stay Safe

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), truck crashes kill and injure thousands of Americans each year, many of them in California. Truck accidents happen because of a wide variety of factors, some preventable, some not. But whenever and wherever they occur, these accidents have the potential to destroy property and inflict catastrophic Read More

Rear-End Collision Injuries

Rear-end collisions are some of the most common motor vehicle accidents on California roads. Rear-end collisions often leave accident victims—particularly those in the lead car—with severe, long-lasting injuries. These injuries include whiplash, spinal injuries, brain injuries, orthopedic injuries, lacerations, abrasions, burns, and secondary injuries. What Happens in a Rear-End Collision To understand the injuries typical Read More

Drunk Driving Accidents and the Trail of Devastation They Leave Behind

A man was sentenced to decades in prison for a drunk driving accident that he caused nearly two years earlier, when the man chose to drive his Mustang while intoxicated. Traveling at more than 100 miles per hour on Interstate 15, the man slammed his car into a Toyota Corolla. An SUV driven by an Read More

Vehicle Rollovers: Understanding the Causes and Paths to Prevention

Learn the risks associated with rollovers,  and you will want to understand why rollovers occur, what can be done to prevent them, and the most common injuries suffered in rollover accidents. If you have already been involved in a serious rollover vehicle accident then don’t hesitate to contact the car accident attorneys at the Gomez Read More

Tractor Trailer Accidents and the Many Dangers They Pose

If you suffered injuries in a tractor trailer accident, a truck accident lawyer may help. You’re certainly not the only one facing the problems that can result. In one recent year, more than 4,600 truck drivers were in crashes that led to death—most often, the deaths of the occupants of passenger vehicles. Accidents with injuries Read More

The Hazards of Road Rage

Most people have experienced irritation or frustration at some point while driving: dealing with drivers who make foolish errors, struggling through traffic jams, or watching problems on the road can all create unavoidable delays that make it nearly impossible to drive stress-free. More than 45 percent of people admit to yelling in their vehicles when Read More

Navigating Blind Spots: The Challenges of Sharing the Road With Big Trucks

Every vehicle has blind spots: that area that you just cannot see from the driver’s seat, especially with the quick glance most drivers use to make sure the space beside them has nothing in it before changing lanes or making a turn. Big trucks, however, have larger blind spots than smaller passenger vehicles. If you Read More

Speeding Is a Factor in 25 Percent of Fatal Accidents

A person was killed in an accident on an HOV lane ramp along I-15 in Escondido allegedly caused by a speeding driver. The accident occurred during the afternoon, when the driver of a Jaguar XK6 allegedly ran a red light while traveling at freeway speeds and smashed into a Toyota Avalon broadside. A female front-seat Read More

What to Do After a Car Accident That is Not Your Fault

Accidents are one of the cold realities of driving in beautiful California. Whether you’re traveling along a scenic road or a beachfront highway, a violent crash can stop you at any moment. Despite your efforts to drive safely and defensively, you can’t always avoid negligent drivers. That’s why it’s important that you know what you Read More

Where Do Broadside Collisions Most Commonly Occur?

Broadside (also known as angular or T-bone) collisions involve the front of one vehicle colliding with the side of another. They constitute some of the most dangerous types of car accidents on California roads, particularly for occupants of the vehicle hit on its side who have little in the way of protection from the impact Read More


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