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There are many laws surrounding school buses that affect the behavior of other cars on the road. Unfortunately, accidents with school buses still happen.
If you’re among California’s 4 million recreational boaters on the water this summer, you have an obligation to take reasonable steps to avoid the endangerment of life, limb, property, and person. Take precaution against these top reasons for California boating accidents:
Do you know what to do if you’re in a collision? You may be too shocked or shaken up to think and react clearly following an auto accident.
At Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie, our Orange County car accident attorneys have been helping clients recover from auto accidents since 1974.
In addition to legal expertise, we offer you the depth of experience that comes from over 40 years of investigating wrecks, arranging treatment with doctors and medical specialists in the area, and negotiating settlements with insurance companies.
We know the local insurance companies, and they know us, too. If you’ve been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, we urge you to contact us immediately: www.allenflatt.com/contact.html.
Crashes involving semi-trucks, also called 18-wheelers, tractor-trailers, and big rigs, are more complicated than run-of-the-mill car accident cases:
Do you know what happens if you’re in an accident while using a rideshare service? Rideshare injury cases are more complicated than typical car accident claims. Our team successfully settled a rideshare claim in which the rideshare driver caused an accident that led to significant injury. The confidential settlement was one of the largest our office has secured, and it could impact how future rideshare claims are handled.
Learn more about rideshare accidents at www.allenflatt.com/auto-accidents/rideshare-accident.html.
2022 Traffic Fatality Report: Addressing the Alarming Rise of Pedestrian and Bicyclist Deaths in Los Angeles and Orange County
The year 2022 was one of the deadliest years in two decades in terms of traffic fatalities, with over 300 people killed in auto accidents in Los Angeles and another 375 pedestrians killed by vehicles in Orange County. according to the OC Register. Pedestrians and bicyclists were the most vulnerable, with the majority of the fatalities being in these categories. Considering the number one reason for pedestrian accidents was cited as “distracted driving,” it is clear that something needs to be done to reduce this high volume of driving fatalities.
One potential cause for concern is the new Freedom to Walk Act in California, that allows pedestrians to legally jaywalk “with caution.” While the intent behind this law may have been to give pedestrians more freedom, experts fear this new legislation could lead to more accidents on the roads.
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