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December 2017 Archives

How can truck driver fatigue be addressed?

We all feel tired and over-worked sometimes. When this happens, we typically take a break and recover. Unfortunately, not everyone in California takes the time to do this. And, when it comes to truck drivers, this can be a very dangerous situation. Truck driver fatigue is a very risky situation as it not only means the risk of a truck driver falling asleep at the wheel but could also mean an accident involving multiple vehicles.

Helping victims recover compensation following a truck crash

Nowadays, individuals in California and elsewhere rely on the Internet to do their shopping. While this is a convenient way to shop for personal items and gifts, this also means more trucks on the road to deliver these goods. Semi-trucks and tractor-trailers are frequently used to ship goods interstate and intrastate; however, these large vehicles are prone to some risks on the roadways. And it is these dangers, which are often related to negligence, that could cause serious or even fatal truck accidents.

Rain causes more fatal car accidents than snow and ice

You may feel like you are safe while driving in the winter in Southern California because there is no snow or ice. However, statistics show that rain causes a lot of car crashes. In fact, USA Today reports that rain causes the most fatal car accidents, over any other weather hazard. 

Nursing home negligence and your legal options

When it comes to our health, we do our best to ensure we are well cared for. This means being seen by medical professions. When it comes to well being of our loved ones, especially those that are aging, we take the time to ensure that they are being properly cared for while staying at a nursing home. Unfortunately, medical professionals in all settings can make errors, and these mistakes could greatly harm those being cared for.

What are the leading medical errors making patients sicker?

We all think of a hospital as a place where patients go to be treated and cared for. While this is very much true, it is also true that some patients end up worse off after a hospital visit or stay. Although this could be simply associated with a patient's condition or illness getting worse, it could also be associated to medical errors and mistakes made by medical professionals.

Delayed symptoms from your car crash

After your car accident over the weekend, you felt pretty lucky to be alive. The distracted driver t-boned you and left your car in a crumpled mess. The side airbags deployed, you were wearing your seat belt, and you walked away from the crash with no broken bones and only minor cuts and bruises.

Two-car fiery crash in Anaheim on Thanksgiving

This past week, the roadways were likely busier due to holiday travel. Residents in California and other states might have traveled a short distance or a long distance to spend time with their families during the Thanksgiving holiday. However, no mater the distance traveled, motorists could encounter risks and dangers, one of them being reckless or distracted drivers. When a driver is not paying attention or is driving unsafely, this could cause a serious or even fatal accident.

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