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October 2016 Archives

Car accidents a likely result of drinking and driving

When someone gets behind the wheel after he or she has consumed several alcoholic beverages, there is a possibility he or she may cause an accident. Impaired driving is the cause of many car accidents on California roads. Recently, a young man was arrested after police say he caused an accident that led to the deaths of four people and injuries to several others.

Motorcycle accidents involving high speed may be deadly

A vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed is a hazard because the driver is likely not considering the risks of his or her actions and may be unable to stop in time to avoid a collision. Motorcycle accidents involving speeding cars can be deadly to the motorcyclist, who has little protection against the impact of another vehicle. One family in California is mourning the loss of a loved one who died when a speeding car struck his motorcycle.

Victims of car accidents may collect even if hit at workplace

A wrongdoer may cause a vehicular accident but at the same time get seriously injured himself. The serious injury or death of the wrongdoer will not stop the victims from their right to recover for personal injury damages. With respect to car accidents in California, the victims may make a claim for compensation for their injuries against the tortfeasor even if he is arrested due to criminal recklessness in the accident.

Man died, $10 million awarded in medical malpractice case

The incorrect administration of drugs is known to be one of the biggest areas of medical negligence in California and elsewhere. The issues that arise in such cases bring up the same questions of negligence and causation as in other medical malpractice cases. Whether any particular claim is a valid one will generally be determined after the plaintiff gets a review of the medical records and all other surrounding circumstances.