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Back to School Road Safety

Tis the season for Back-to-School! Some districts just began post-Labor Day, while others have been in session for at least a couple of weeks.

With the new school year just beginning, it’s a great opportunity to remind ourselves and others to be aware in school zones and neighborhoods at all times, either as a pedestrian or […]

How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat – many of us are active on at least one social media channel. For better or worse, these venues make the world a much smaller place in terms of who knows what about your goings-on.
Instantaneous Infamy
We’ve seen extreme cases of this on the news recently, to the extent that people […]

Product Safety Recalls: Polaris, MixBin, BRIO, Laura Ashley, & a Takata Airbag Update

Check these product recall notices to be sure you and the people you know can stay safe and informed.
POLARIS recalls General Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles due to crash hazard.
Recall Date: August 22, 2017
Recall Number: 17-763

Recall Details: GENERAL recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVS)

Hazard: Inconsistent tire pressure information can result in improperly-inflated tires, which poses a crash hazard.

Recall Description: […]

Riding Mulholland Highway

Feel like going for a motorcycle ride?  Blue skies, moderate temperatures, twisting canyon roads… one of the most famous and scenic destinations for motorcycle riders in California is Mulholland Highway.  It is an amazing road that meanders about 50 miles through the Santa Monica Mountains, from the Ventura Freeway in Calabasas to the Pacific Coast […]

Gym Child Care Safety

Each day, thousands of busy parents who like to squeeze in their workouts, entrust their young children to gym daycare centers.  Parents relinquish temporary custody of their children to the daycare center employees, believing their children will receive care and be protected from harm.   While the majority of children in daycare centers remain safe, there […]

How To Prevent Common Gym Injuries

Today’s fitness clubs, cycle studios, Pilates classes and yoga centers (to name a few) have become our modern day gymnasiums.  Molding our bodies into shape, they serve as a refuge from the stress of our daily lives.  However, they can also be minefields filled with dead weights, one-ton workout machines, pulleys, steel wires, wet floors […]

Important Recalls: Sabrett Hotdogs, Honda Accord and Takata Air Bags

Although most consumer products are tested for safety, no process is perfect.  Unsafe products can and do make their way to market all the time.  When these defective products are discovered, a recall is often issued.  This week’s recalls are – Sabrett Hotdogs which could cause oral injury, Honda Accord battery defect that could trigger […]

Rage while on the Road: How to Deal

The driver who crossed three lanes, making you slam on your brakes – only for him to make a late left turn.  The motorist who can’t seem to negotiate a right-hand turn from the right-most lane, making you wait for his imprecision.  The bus driver who blasts through a fresh red light to stay on […]

California Drivers Among Worst in Country

If you’ve ever gone on a road trip, you may have noticed that driving styles and quality vary from city to city.  New Yorkers are notorious for horn honking and tailgating.  Miami drivers are renowned for ignoring the turn signal.  Portlanders are famously slow and polite behind the wheel.  Los Angeles drivers are more prone to road rage than the rest […]

Recall Notices – Kawasaki, Britax and Hazen

Kawasaki Recalls
Kawasaki recalls Utility Vehicles, Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles and All- Terrain Vehicles due to fire hazard.
Recall Details:
1) Name of Product: Mule SX™, Mule 4010, Mule 4010 Trans 4×4®, Mule 4000, Mule PRO-FX™, Mule PRO-FXT™, Mule PRO-DX™, Mule PRO-DXT™, Teryx, Teryx4 and Brute Force 750 4x4i.

Hazard: The fuel pump/fuel level sensor retainer plate may have a hairline […]