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The Most Dangerous Roads in Orange County California

By Ian Silverthorne |

Orange County, California has the reputation of surfing and beachside living. Unfortunately, it is also becoming known for the high number of traffic injuries and fatalities on its roadways. In fact, statistics show that traffic fatalities are increasing yearly in California. Over 25,000 people were killed or injured in car accidents in Orange County… Read More »

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The Dangers of Driver Fatigue in California

By Ian Silverthorne |

The problem of driver fatigue is a serious one in the United States. Driver fatigue, also known as drowsy driving, can lead to catastrophic injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 6,000 car accidents happen every year as a result of driver fatigue and drowsy driving. While there are several reasons why… Read More »

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Reporting Unsafe Truck Drivers in California

By Ian Silverthorne |

If you are on the roadways in California, and see a truck driver behaving in a way that is either reckless or negligent, you should consider making a report of their unsafe driving. Additionally, if you have reason to believe that a trucking company is allowing or engaging in any type of negligent or… Read More »

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What to Do After A Hit and Run Accident in California

By Ian Silverthorne |

Any car accident can be traumatic, but if a vehicle hits your car and then leaves the scene of the accident, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Left alone—without acknowledgement or assistance from the other driver—can be a terrifying experience. Following these necessary steps will help to ensure that you protect… Read More »

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Can A Passenger Sue a Driver After a California Accident?

By Ian Silverthorne |

As a passenger in a car, you expect that the driver will act appropriately and safely. However, accidents happen, and as a passenger involved in a car accident, you are just as likely to be injured as a driver. Typically, in most cases, a passenger will be absolved of all liability with respect to… Read More »

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California Car Accident Case Timeline: What to Expect

By Ian Silverthorne |

The time immediately following a car accident can be stressful, full of anxiety and uncertainty. If there are personal injuries that need medical care, it only exacerbates the overwhelm. Knowing the basic progression of a car accident case timeline in California will help you know what to expect, where you are in the process,… Read More »

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5 Tips for Avoiding Motorcycle Accidents & Injuries in California

By Ian Silverthorne |

If you are a motorcycle rider, the statistics are harrowing. As a motorcyclist, you are 35 times more likely to die in an accident versus a car driver or passenger. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, thousands of motorcycle deaths occur each year. Even when a motorcycle rider does not die from… Read More »

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When Vehicle Defects Cause an Accident

By Ian Silverthorne |

Approximately 44,000 car accidents occur each year due to vehicle-related issues, according to the National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Survey, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Millions of vehicles are recalled every single year due to design and manufacturing defects. While safety is paramount to the NHTSA, oftentimes hundreds of serious injuries… Read More »

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School Bus Injuries: 5 Things You Need to Know

By Ian Silverthorne |

When you send your child off to school on a school bus, the last thing you expect is for them to be in an accident. School buses are actually the most regulated vehicles according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). However, while 23.5 million children ride a school bus every day, over… Read More »

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Pharmaceutical Errors and Your Legal Rights

By Ian Silverthorne |

Almost 7,000 different types of prescription medications are available in the United States. A medication or pharmaceutical error is defined as “any preventable event that may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use or patient harm while the medication is in the control of the healthcare professional, patient, or consumer,” according to the National… Read More »

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