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Family of Cyclist Killed By Distracted Driver Receives $12 Million Settlement

By Paul Kistler |

Driving while texting or emailing poses a serious threat to everyone on the road.  The dangers of distracted driving are illustrated by a recent case involving a cyclist hit by an LA County Sheriff’s deputy patrol car.  Read on to learn about the case, and contact an experienced southern California personal injury attorney with… Read More »

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Studies Support Use of Rear-Facing Car Seats

By Paul Kistler |

When transporting their children on bustling California roads and freeways, parents want to do all they can to prevent their children from being injured in a car accident. Using an appropriate safety device can go a long way in ensuring that kids are safe from injury, but deciding what form of safety device works… Read More »

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Speeding and Drunk Driving: Do You Know which is Worse?

By Paul Kistler |

We all know how dangerous drunk driving can be, yet it continues to be a serious problem, causing over 10,000 deaths each year, or about one-third of all car accident fatalities in the U.S. Drunk driving is a serious crime that is severely punished and universally met with moral outrage. Yet there is another… Read More »

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Study Finds that Drowsy Driving Responsible for Greater Share of Car Accidents than Previously Understood

By Paul Kistler |

Driving while seriously fatigued or even nodding off sounds much more innocent and less harmful than driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or even than driving while distracted by texts or emails. However, a new study has shown that drowsy driving is far more dangerous than existing statistics have shown. Learn… Read More »

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Red Light Running Accident Kills Multiple Family Members

By Paul Kistler |

An accident in Lancaster has left three members of a family dead and others injured. Accidents caused by red light running are one of the most serious threats to roadway safety, especially in urban areas. Read on to learn more about the local accident and the dangers of running red lights, and contact an… Read More »

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Research Finds Women at Greater Risk for Concussions in Car Accidents

By Paul Kistler |

A recent study has shown that women who experience head trauma stand a greater risk of developing a concussion based on that trauma. Read on to learn more about this research and the implications it could have for a claim for money damages in an Antelope Valley car accident, and contact a seasoned California… Read More »

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Serious Accident involving Pedestrians in Line with Larger Trend

By Paul Kistler |

Two pedestrians were recently injured, one fatally, in a Los Angeles County car accident. Pedestrian deaths are one of the fastest-growing forms of accident, a trend that many experts believe is attributable to smartphone use by drivers. Read on to learn more about this disturbing trend, and contact a Palmdale personal injury lawyer after… Read More »

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Research Looks at Impact of Marijuana Use on Roadway Safety

By Paul Kistler |

California has joined a growing number of states by legalizing marijuana for recreational use. Starting in 2018, California residents will be able to purchase the drug in storefront locations without a medical marijuana license. While laws permitting non-medical marijuana use have become increasingly common, there has been little research on the effects of more… Read More »

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Thousands of Trucks Suspended from Service after Inspection Crackdown

By Paul Kistler |

Large trucks, if not operated and maintained safely, can cause catastrophic damage to others on the road. For this reason, the federal government has enacted a detailed set of regulations governing the long-haul commercial trucking industry. A recent blitz of inspections has revealed, however, that these regulations are not being carefully followed by carrier… Read More »

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What You Should Know about Side-Impact Collisions

By Paul Kistler |

If you’ve ever been T-boned, you know how scary the experience can be—often without warning, your vehicle is slammed on the side, perhaps even sent spinning into other cars. Side-impact collisions, including broadside and T-bone crashes, can cause very serious injuries and are more likely to result in a fatality than other forms of… Read More »

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