Recent Survey Shows the Worst States For Driving. Can You Guess Which Ones Top the List?

If your first instinct is to say California, you would not be far off the mark. While everyone complains about the disrepair of their state’s roads, ours in particular seem a special kind of terrible. Unless you’re a sucker for potholes, poor drainage, and an hour of nightly stop-and-go, Southern California roads are far from [...]

California Farm Issues New Produce Recalls in Bid to Prevent Yet Another E. Coli Outbreak

This time, it isn't the romaine. After already being linked to a different E. Coli O157:H7 outbreak, Santa Maria-based Adam Bros. Family Farms is recalling additional products “out of an abundance of caution.” Though there have been no reports of anyone falling ill, and none of the products themselves have tested positive for E.coli, the [...]

2019-02-01T16:01:32-08:00December 18th, 2018|California, Product Recalls|0 Comments

What’s the Deal With ‘Real I.D.’

Since Congress passed the Real ID Act in 2005, there’s been a lot of confusion about what it might mean to the more than 2.5 million passengers who fly in and out of U.S. airports each day. Enacted in accordance to the 9/11 Commission’s recommendations, the Act was the Federal Government’s push to “set standards [...]

2019-02-01T16:01:33-08:00September 7th, 2018|California, California Driver|0 Comments

Caltrans Has A Killing Problem (And Fixing Our Roads Would Solve It)

They’re some of the most beautiful in the world, California’s roads—offering unparalleled scenic beauty, and vistas so breathtaking they’re etched into our imaginations (and our state quarters). But there’s a dark underbelly to the Golden State’s 402,078 miles of roadways: bloodthirsty killers linger within their midst. Okay, egregious employment of auxesis aside, California does have [...]

Is This What Ventura County is in for Next? Bicycle Crashes Costing L.A. Big Money in Payouts

Last year, Los Angeles had to pay out nearly $19 million to cyclists and their families due to injuries or deaths on local streets. The cause is not due to accident collisions per se, but rather the poor conditions of the streets, pavement, and other surfaces around the city due to wear and tear over [...]

New Year, New Laws: 2018

Happy 2018! The new year brings fresh beginnings for everyone, which includes new laws and legislation in place. Though they may not seem relevant to you, they could have an indirect impact on you or people you know. Be sure to check these out and stay informed for a great start to 2018! Recreational Marijuana [...]

Are You Prepared for the Next Fire or Earthquake Disaster?

There certainly have been plenty of reminders recently as to how fragile our living situation can become in a matter of minutes. The hurricane activity ripped apart areas in Texas, the Gulf, and eastern seaboard, plus the devastation we’ve seen in Puerto Rico and even as far east as Ireland; the fires in our own [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]