In January 2017, the National Football League Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation class action settlement became final. The Plaintiffs claimed that retired NFL players had experienced head trauma during their careers, that the NFL was aware of the risks of repetitive head trauma yet failed to warn players about the risks and that the NFL conspired…

Fall brings cooler weather, shorter days and over 200,000 Kern County students walking, biking and skating to school. Applying extra caution in school zones not only is vital for the safety of students, but also will help avoid potentially costly accidents to autos and pedestrians. Above all, keep alert and slow down when in a…

Whether you saw it coming at the very last minute or were completely blindsided, being involved in a major car accident is a shocking and traumatic experience. Due to natural human response, most people’s reaction are emotionally fueled. A shot of fear, a little anger, the lack of safety, and the unknown of how it…

While many of us would never dream of driving while under the influence, how many of us can say the same about distracted driving? While drunk drivers do insurmountable damage on the road, distracted drivers contribute to a vast number of car accidents that lead to severe industry and often death. An estimated 660,000 number…

What do you think about when trying to maximize safe driving and avoid auto accidents? Do you do your best to be a defensivedriver? How about abiding by the rules of the road? What about ridding yourself of all distractions while driving – like texting or eating in the car? These are all important measures…

Shows like Suits and Law and Order have familiarized their audiences with the language of lawyers, yet navigating legal jargon in practical situations still presents real difficulty. Unfamiliar terminology can make it difficult to comprehend a particular situation. Not understanding certain words can lead to unnecessary confusion and potentially harmful misunderstandings. No situation in which…

Speeding car accidents happen when people are in a hurry. Busy lives demand that we pack as much into a day as possible. But the risk just isn’t worth it. Best case, you get a speeding ticket. Worst case, a speeding car accident causes serious injury or death. If you’re the victim of a speeding…

When you’re hit from behind, a rear end collision, your first thought may be that it’s just a ‘fender bender’ and no big deal. However, even if the other driver wasn’t going fast when they caused the rear end collision, you may still have injuries that show up several days or weeks later. The injuries…

Memorial Day weekend is one of the most popular weekends to drive out of town. Kids are out or almost out of school, and it’s the kick-off for summer. But above all else, you don’t want to be one of the many Memorial Day accidents. Yahoo put together a top 10 list for the most…

Driving under the influence (DUI) isn’t just for drunk driving. DUI also causes drugged driving accidents. With the legalization of marijuana in California and the epidemic use of opioid painkillers, the issue of drugged driving accidents commands its own spotlight. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) put ‘End Substance Impairment in Transportation’ on its 2016…

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