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Ford Issues Two Safety Recalls – January 2015

January 27th, 2015 by

Ford Recalls January 2015: Ford Fuel Pump Recall Alert On January 12th the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a Ford Motor Company fuel pump recall alert. The recall, number 14S30, affects 9,038 vehicles including: 2014 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured between April 15, 2014 – May 8, 2014 2015 Lincoln MKC vehicles manufactured between April Read More »

How California Drivers License Laws Protect Older Drivers

January 22nd, 2015 by

Keeping Older Drivers Safe According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2012 there were 5,560 people killed ages 65 and older, and 214,000 injured in accidents. In order to keep loved ones safe on the road, it is important to understand how the license renewal process protects older drivers. License Renewal for Older Read More »

NHTSA Issues Honda $70 Million Fine for Failure to Report Safety Information

January 20th, 2015 by

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued $129 million worth of fines in civil penalties to motor vehicle manufactures who did not submit proper early warning reports (EWR reports). The EWR reports should include incidents of death, injury, consumer complaints, warranty claims, field reports, and property damage claims. Record Breaking Honda Fine Honda Read More »

How to Spot a Drunk Driver on the Road

January 15th, 2015 by

How to Spot a Drunk Driver Drinking and driving don’t mix. According to the California Highway Patrol’s 2012 Annual report, 1,169 people were killed and 23, 905 were injured in vehicle accidents where alcohol was a factor. Not only is it important to be sober while behind the wheel, but also to watch out for Read More »

Kia Soul Headliner Plate Recall Affects 95,315 Vehicles

January 13th, 2015 by

Kia Soul Headliner Plate Recall Kia is recalling 95,315 of their 2010-2013 Kia Soul vehicles equipped with a sunroof. The affected vehicles were manufactured between January 8, 2009 and October 2, 2013. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the recall is being issued because of a headliner plate that may detach during Read More »

What to Do after a Big Rig Accident

January 9th, 2015 by

Big Rig Accident You could be driving along the highway, and by no fault of your own be hit by a big rig. If you find yourself involved in a big rig accident, remember these important steps in order to maximize your legal compensation. At the Scene of the Accident Truck accidents are complicated, there Read More »

Preliminary Statistics Show 46,200 AB 60 Applicants

January 9th, 2015 by

What is AB 60? In 2013 Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 60, The Safe and Responsible Driver Act into law. AB 60 requires the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to issue a driver’s license to any California resident who is eligible for a driver’s license, regardless of their immigration status. Under the new law taken Read More »

5 Common Workers’ Compensation Mistakes Injured Workers Make

January 6th, 2015 by

Work injuries can be stressful, making the reporting process after your accident difficult and susceptible to mistakes. It is important to know how to properly handle the situation in order to successfully file a claim and receive maximum compensation. Common Workers’ Compensation Mistakes If you were injured at work, or want to prepare for the Read More »

What to Do If You Get into a Bicycle Accident

January 2nd, 2015 by

Bicycle accidents can be stressful situations, and the injuries may be severe making it difficult for you to remain calm and think clearly. Knowing what to do before a bicycle accident happens is the key to handling the accident correctly and ensuring fair compensation for your injuries and damaged property. At the Scene of a Read More »

Car Accident While Borrowing a Car – Who Is Responsible?

December 30th, 2014 by

Insurance Follows the Car, Not the Driver. Borrowing a car is not uncommon; it could be for any number of reasons. But what happens if you get into a car accident in a borrowed car? Are you responsible? Most people think the driver is responsible but actually the owner of the car is responsible most Read More »

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