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5 Common Motorcycle Collisions

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, which means that the U.S. Department of Transportation, the CHP and the California Office of Traffic Safety are all taking this month to spread awareness about sharing the road with motorcyclists.

According to the California DMV, motorcyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as automobile drivers. That being said, riding […]

Cheerleading Accident Prevention

While a cheerleading accident may not be as likely to happen as an accident in a football or basketball game, cheerleading injuries tend to be more severe. Injuries from cheerleading make up more than half the catastrophic injuries in female athletes. According to the National Safety Council there were 35,894 cheerleading injuries treated in hospital emergency […]

California Legislature Passes Bill for Lane Splitting Guidelines

On August 19th, 2016, the California Legislature formally defined lane splitting in the vehicle code by passing AB 51. The California Legislature describes lane splitting as, “driving a motorcycle, that has 2 wheels in contact with the ground, between rows of stopped or moving vehicles in the same lane, as specified”. AB 51 additionally gives […]

National Highway Traffic Safety: Labor Day

In the past ten years, the decrease in traffic accident deaths can be attributed to the increase of seatbelt usage, reduction of impaired driving, improvement of airbags, and implementation of electronic stability control.  However, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there have been 35,092 people involved in traffic […]

It Could Happen to You: Hit and Run – Motorcycle Accident

Our law firm is currently working with a young man who was struck from the rear while riding his Harley Davidson southbound on Rice Avenue. He was stopped at a red light at 5th Street when suddenly he was struck from the rear by a car and ejected from his bike. The ejection from the motorcycle and impact with the […]

“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 […]

Do You Need Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists Coverage??

I often receive calls from people who ask me if their automobile insurance coverage is sufficient. This is a very important issue. We tend to think that we buy insurance to protect us from someone else making a claim against us. Of course, this is the case, however, what most people do not realize is […]

June 28th, 2016|Insurance|0 Comments

June 26, 2016 MotoGP, Assen, Holland

Starting Grid:
Dovizioso – Ducati
Rossi – Yamaha
Redding – Ducati
Marquez – Honda
Cruthchlow – Honda
Hernandez – Ducati

This was one wild and crazy race. When the race started it was not raining but the track was still wet. So it was declared a “Wet” race and the guys started on rain tires.

Rossi shortly got out in front followed by […]

June 27th, 2016|MotorSports|0 Comments

Motorcyclist Creates Smart Helmet

The first time Ryan Shearman was scared for his life was when he was waiting longer than an hour for an ambulance to arrive to the scene of his motorcycle accident. Ryan was hit by a car and had to wait due to a delay caused by heavy traffic and incorrect directions given from the driver who […]

June 15th, 2016|Traffic Safety|0 Comments

Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Canadian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes won his fifth Canadian Grand Prix Sunday. The victory was his second consecutive win this season. Hamilton dedicated his win to the late Muhammed Ali and the boxing legend’s family.

Nico Rosberg won the first four races of the year to establish a 43-point lead in the standings. When Rosberg and Hamilton crashed […]

June 13th, 2016|MotorSports|0 Comments