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How to Prevent Falling Asleep at the Wheel

By Paul Kistler |

Drowsy driving is a leading cause of car crashes across the United States. Studies have shown that going without sleep causes the same impairment to driving as drinking alcohol. Being awake for 18 hours is the same as driving with a blood-alcohol content (BAC) of 0.05%, which is enough to be impaired. Being awake… Read More »

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Multiple Passengers Killed in Antelope Valley Crash

By Paul Kistler |

Two passengers were killed on a recent Sunday when a pickup truck lost control passing another vehicle on Highway 138. As this accident indicates, although the number of traffic crashes around the Los Angeles area dropped precipitously for much of 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, those figures appear to be climbing… Read More »

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Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

By Paul Kistler |

Motorcycles make up a disproportionate number of serious traffic injuries and fatalities. Motorcycle riders face unique dangers on the road, and they are more directly exposed to the hazards that all motorists face. Read on to learn about the common factors leading to motorcycle crashes, and call a seasoned Lancaster motorcycle accident lawyer if… Read More »

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What to do When Injured in Slip and Fall

By Paul Kistler |

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over a million Americans are injured in slip, trip, and fall accidents every year. Over 17,000 people across the country die each year from slip and fall injuries. What many of these people do not realize is that when a slip and fall… Read More »

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California Car Seat Laws in 2020

By Paul Kistler |

Every year, around 100,000 children under the age of 12 are injured in car accidents across the country. California has enacted strict regulations concerning the use of child automobile restraints to protect children from injury. The state is constantly updating those laws to account for new technology and updated knowledge on traffic safety. Learn… Read More »

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Motorcyclist Killed in Head-On Collision in Palmdale

By Paul Kistler |

Thousands of Californians enjoy riding motorcycles. They can be a fun, cost-effective, and fuel-efficient means of transportation, and bikers in California enjoy advantages like being able to split the lanes of traffic to get out of jams and slowdowns. Motorcycles remain dangerous, however. Motorcycle riders are more than 28 times as likely to suffer… Read More »

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The Long-Term Dangers of Soft Tissue Injury After a Car Accident

By Paul Kistler |

Not all car accident injuries are readily apparent. While a broken bone or a cut from shattered glass is clearly identifiable, other injuries may be hidden for days or weeks after an accident. Some injuries may appear minor but develop over time. Particularly in minor to moderate impacts, soft tissue injuries can develop and… Read More »

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What to Do After a Dog Bite Injury

By Paul Kistler |

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 4.5 million dog bites occur across the country every year. 800,000 of those bitten seek medical care. That is an astounding number of injuries solely attributable to dog bites. As much as we love our pets, dog bites are serious, and they… Read More »

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Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents

By Paul Kistler |

Slips, trips, and falls kill tens of thousands of people across the United States each year. The majority of these accidents are preventable, caused by someone’s negligence. Slip and fall accidents can be avoided if premises operators follow proper safety precautions to keep their property safe for guests. Read on for some of the… Read More »

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Truck vs. Car Accidents

By Paul Kistler |

Semis, eighteen-wheelers, tractor-trailers and other large trucks are necessary and important parts of the national economy. Long-haul truckers serve an important purpose. Unfortunately, large trucks also create significant additional dangers for drivers on California roadways. If you find yourself in an accident with a large truck, it is important to get professional legal help… Read More »

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