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“It Could Happen to You: Car Accident Injuries”

Car Accident Injuries: Our law firm is currently working with a young lady who was involved in a car accident, resulting in injuries. It all started when she was driving with her friend westbound on Agoura Road, in the #2 lane. The defendant, who was exiting a store parking lot, failed to yield the right of way to our […]

Recent dog bite injury? Avoid serious infections!

Did you know that one in every five dog bites require medical attention ? A dog bite injury can cause serious infections, require antibiotic treatment and sometimes hospitalization.

Take the following steps if bitten:

Stop the bleeding with a towel.
Wash the infected area with a cloth, soap, and water.
Cover the injury with a bandage […]

“Are you the parent of a young driver? Ventura County Start Smart is for you!”

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has developed statewide free classes to raise awareness and diminish the number of teen-related accidents. Ventura County Start Smart classes, taught by a local police department, aim to help young teen drivers and their parents fully comprehend the responsibilities of being a licensed driver.

Driver and parent responsibilities
Collision causing […]

Pedestrian Safety: How to Avoid Being Another Statistic

School is about to start, the sun is shining bright, and pedestrians are crawling the streets of Ventura County. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (2014), on average a pedestrian is killed every two hours and injured every eight minutes in traffic crashes . Pedestrian safety is important knowledge for both drivers and pedestrians.

 

Take […]

Drunk Driving, Sober

Automobile accidents are the number one cause of death to teenagers. More than one third of all US automobile accidents involve alcohol. Los Angeles Times reporter, Charles Fleming discussed, in an article, his experience wearing a special suit and “drunk goggles”. Ford Driving Skills for Life, a program through Ford Motor Co., works to educate teenage drivers on the dangers […]

June 17th, 2016|Teen Safety|0 Comments

Hosting a Teen Party? Know the Risks.

This time of year is marked by many happy occasions; prom, graduation, and the beginning of summer break. Many parents will face the decision whether to host a party for their teen with the potential of having alcohol involved.

Below is a scenario of what could happen if you let your teen and/or their friends drink and drive […]

June 8th, 2016|Teen Safety|0 Comments

Thousand Oaks Community Road Safety Program

Car crashes are the number one killer amongst teens. According to the police department, teens are significantly more likely to be reckless drivers, including driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

As a parent, I understand how the teenage years of our children’s life can be very stressful, especially when they start driving. We worry about […]

June 3rd, 2016|Teen Safety, Thousand Oaks, Traffic Safety|0 Comments

Is Snapchat to Blame for Car Accidents?

In 2016 Snapchat is expected to break 200 million users. Many active users from the ages of 13 to 34 use this app in place of text messaging or phone calls. Snapchat is a photo messaging application that allows users to take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a controlled […]

May 11th, 2016|Teen Safety, Traffic Safety|0 Comments

Start Smart by Educating Teen Drivers

As a parent, I understand how the teenage years of our children’s life can be very stressful, especially when they start driving. We worry about their safety and sometimes teenagers don’t like to listen to their parents. Luckily the Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Bureau will host the Start Smart Teen Safety Program from 6 […]

March 30th, 2016|Teen Safety|0 Comments