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Spring & Summer 2018 Product Recall Alerts, Part 1

This is Part One of our Spring & Summer product recall series. For Part Two, click here.

We’re almost halfway through 2018, and with the school year coming to an end, children will be spending more and more time at home with their toys. Since it’s been a few months since our last product recall update, […]

Stop! In The Name Of Life

It’s one of the first things we’re taught as children:  look both ways before you cross the street. Standing on the curb, little hands clasped in those of our parents, we take the implication as gospel. If we just just look both ways, we’re going to be safe. We’re going to be alright, and no […]

Howard Blau Law Awarded Reader’s Choice Award 2018!

We are honored Ventura County voted for us to receive the Reader’s Choice Law Firm Award for 2018! We look forward to continued service & insights for the community!

May 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Memorial Day Road Trips Spawn Traffic Headaches, Spate of Fatal Accidents

Ah, road trips… the great American, summer mainstay. Whether you’re heading to the beach, to the mountains, or to somewhere else entirely, you’re all but guaranteed to hit a bit of traffic this Memorial Day.

Despite gas prices surging in Southern California and across the nation, a record number of Americans are expected to hit […]

May 24th, 2018|Car Safety, Cars, Road Trips, Tire Safety|0 Comments

Understanding Your Car’s Crashworthiness

It’s 9:30 at night, and you’re on your way home after a really long day at work. You’re not tired, but your mind isn’t completely fixed on the road ahead. Somewhere in the last few miles it’s started to rain, and you wonder if you left the bedroom windows open.

As you go around a bend, […]

May 18th, 2018|Car Accidents, Car Safety, Cars|0 Comments

May These Four Be With You: The Tragic Necessity Of Motorcycle Awareness

Matthew Lee…
Alayna Wright…
Mark Coppenger…
Zachary Spoolstra…

It is not a quote from Star Wars, the title of this post. It’s a desperate call to action.

As of this writing, barely a week into Motorcycle Awareness Month, already four people have needlessly died in motorcycle-related accidents.

Those are their names.

Only Alayna, 48, was wearing a helmet when she died—flung from […]

A Ticking Time Bomb Sits Two Feet From Your Heart

It’s an event seared into the fabric of American history.

When Timothy McVeigh walked away from the flatbed Ryder truck he’d rented four days prior, it was with every intent to kill. Nearly 4,800 pounds of ammonium nitrate, a powerful and unstable explosive used in the mining industry, lay dormant in the back. As he tossed […]

Keep Calm and Carry Baby: A Brief Stroll Through Carriage Safety

Whether you’re a mommy-to-be, or a seasoned soccer dad of six, finding the right stroller for both you and your little one isn’t always a walk in the park. In fact, it can be a pretty time-consuming process.

Not only are there different types of transport systems, but there’s also an ever-lengthening list of addons, accessories, […]

April 27th, 2018|Baby Safety, Stroller Safety|0 Comments

Tread Trends: Safe Tires Gain Traction Across California

Ah, wheels… where would we be without them? Truthfully, probably panic-dialing AAA from the side of the highway, so be honest… when’s the last time you gave yours anything more than a passing thought? Never?

Considering what unsafe tires can cost you, it’s probably high time you gave them the attention they deserve.

Of course, upon hearing […]

April 19th, 2018|Tire Safety, Tire Wear, Tires|0 Comments

Safely Mobile: When Advanced Age Means Pumping The Brakes On Driving

Given the freedom being behind the wheel provides—the wind in your hair, the wondrous Route 66+ unfurling before you at speed—it’s no wonder we don’t want to hang up our keys as we age into our golden years. But with safety on the line, and the brash temerity of youth in the rear-view mirror, it […]