Category Archive: Motor Vehicle Accidents

Nine Types of Large Truck Accidents

No matter how tough you are, a truck accident can be so frightening you might refuse to look if you pass one on a California highway. Trucks cause extensive damage and horrific injuries. It’s understandable if you refuse to acknowledge the destruction and carnage… but perhaps you shouldn’t. When you witness the after-effects of a Read More

Seven Causes of Truck Accidents

If you’ve ever been in an auto accident in California, you understand that answering the question “What happened?” isn’t always easy. It’s the same when a large truck causes an accident; however, the complex dynamics behind trucking accidents make the answer a lot more complicated. As with every accident, there’s an initiating event. A trucker Read More

The Deadly Dangers of Head-On Truck Accidents

Head-on collisions involving large trucks do not happen often, but when they do, they cause significant damage. The sheer size and weight of a large truck make any collision with another, smaller vehicle massively destructive. Fatalities and serious injuries are common. Because head-on collisions involving large trucks are rare, they tend to get less attention Read More

Eight Examples of Reckless Driving

And How They Cause Serious Injuries In California, “A person who drives a vehicle upon a highway in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property is guilty of reckless driving.” Reckless driving is a crime. A conviction for reckless driving is punishable by 5 to 90 days in jail and/or a Read More

Six Common (and Serious) Motorcycle Accident Injuries:

How Calling a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Can Help You Recover Compensation for Them At Gomez Trial Attorneys, we routinely represent Californians who have sustained severe injuries in motorcycle accidents. A motorcycle rider or passenger can suffer a wide range of harm in an accident. Below, we review some of the most common injuries for which Read More

Study of Truckers Quantifies Risks Created by Distracted Drivers

Professional truck drivers spend more time on the roads than just about anyone else who climbs behind the wheel of any vehicle.  As such, one would expect that truckers would drive at a very high level as compared to others.  While that may be the case, distracted drivers are distracted drivers, and any quantification regarding Read More

Study: Smartphone Distraction Levels Extremely High Among Motorists

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  The San Diego car accident lawyers at Gomez Trial Attorneys have been working diligently to raise the awareness level with regards to this issue.  We’ve seen studies that focus on the use of cellphones before a crash.  We have discussed studies that reveal how distracted driving affects motorists’ actions.  Read More

Safe Driving Report: California Does Not Rank Well In 3 of 5 Categories

Whoever you talk to, if the conversation turns towards the quality of local motorists, you’re likely to hear the other person bemoan the people with whom he or she shares the road.  Most people seem to think that where they live has the worst drivers in the world.  Some researchers are actually trying to define Read More

Distracted Driving Causes Accidents – Another Reason Why

As Distracted Driving Awareness Month continues, the San Diego car accident lawyers at Gomez Trial Attorneys continue to work to raise our collective level of awareness with regards to this public safety problem.  Those who are aware of the details regarding distracted driving understand that items such as smartphones are the reason for a large Read More

Fatal Motorcycle Lane Splitting Accident Brings New Focus to New Law

Many of us can remember that first time we got stuck in traffic on the freeways of Southern California.  Our minds may have drifted for a few seconds as we sat stopped, waiting for things to start moving.  Suddenly, we heard the noise of an engine coming up from behind us only to be startled Read More


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