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5 Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

March 26th, 2015 by

The Facts According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2013 there were 4,668 fatalities and 88,000 injuries in motorcycle accidents. Many of these accidents, injuries and fatalities could have been prevented, but it’s important to first understand the cause of motorcycle accidents, in order to take precautionary measures. 5 Common Causes of Read More »

Kia Soul Accelerator Pedal Recall

March 24th, 2015 by

Kia Soul Accelerator Pedal Recall Kia Motors America is recalling 208,858 Kia Soul vehicles model years 2014-2015. The production dates of the affected vehicles are between July 21, 2013 – January 8, 2015. The recall is being issued because part of the accelerator is unsupported, causing the pedal to potentially bend or fracture with large Read More »

ATV Safety Tips for Accident and Injury Prevention

March 19th, 2015 by

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are used across the country for work and recreational purposes in rural areas. When used recklessly or improperly they can result in serious injuries. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) there are more than 700 deaths and 100,000 injuries each year involving ATVs. Practicing ATV safety and using precaution can Read More »

What to Do After a Stair Accident

March 17th, 2015 by

It’s important to always practice stair safety because stairs often times present hidden dangers and stair accidents can result in serious injuries and even death. According to the National Safety Council, about 8.9 million visits to the ER are from fall victims. Victims of stair accidents may often blame themselves but the accident may not Read More »

Pedestrian Safety Tips

March 12th, 2015 by

As a pedestrian you need to always be aware of your surroundings. Pedestrian accidents do happen. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a pedestrian is killed every 2 hours and injured every 7 minutes in traffic crashes. To prevent accidents, both drivers and pedestrians need to be cautious. Pedestrian Safety Tips To Read More »

PED XING: Sharing the Road with Pedestrians

March 10th, 2015 by

Pedestrian injuries and fatalities are on the rise. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2012 4,743 pedestrians were killed and about 76,000 were injured in traffic crashes. To help prevent these accidents, it is crucial for drivers to be mindful of the pedestrian crossing rules and drive cautiously. Sharing the Road Read More »

Takata Air Bag Investigation

March 6th, 2015 by

Millions of vehicles have been recalled since 2008 in relation to the Takata air bag defect. According to Consumer Reports there have been four fatalities and over 100 injuries related to the defect. The air bags are said to rupture due to their exposure to environmental factors such as humidity over time. In order to identify Read More »

Bicycle Helmet Safety Tips

March 5th, 2015 by

Bicycle Helmet Safety: Are Bicycle Helmets Effective It’s recommended that all cyclists wear a helmet while riding, no matter their age. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), 63 percent of fatal bike accidents in 2013 involved cyclists who did not wear a helmet. The majority of those deaths were due to brain Read More »

What are the California Statutes of Limitations?

March 3rd, 2015 by

A statute of limitations is the amount of time you have to file a claim. If you file a claim after the statute of limitations has expired your claim could be subject to denial. Every case is different and similarly the statute of limitations for every claim may vary depending on the circumstances. This is Read More »

GM Power Steering Recall

February 27th, 2015 by

GM Power Steering Recall General Motors (GM) is recalling 69,633 vehicles due to potential steering problems, which could increase the risk of an accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), these vehicles may experience a sudden loss of power steering assist that could occur at any time while driving. A message will Read More »

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