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Are Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise in San Luis Obispo?

San Luis Obispo police are increasing efforts to enforce traffic in response to a rise in pedestrian and bicycle accidents across the city. According to Capt. Chris Staley of the San Luis Obispo Police Department, the past three years have seen at least one pedestrian accident every two months. But in the last six months,

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JML October 2017 Newsletter: “Home Sweet Home” Starts With Our Fall Safety Check

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here to view newsletter online. + SUBSCRIBE JAMES MCKIERNAN LAWYERS Winning For You! (800) 200-HURT (4878) October 2017 We Will Get Through This Together Americans are hurting. First it was Hurricane Harvey slamming into Texas and Louisiana. Then Hurricane Irma chased thousands from their homes in Florida. Puerto Rico is

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DON’T FALL FOR THIS COMMON SCAM

What is the SWOOP and SQUAT? You won’t see swoop and squat on “Dancing with the Stars” or “America’s Got Talent!” It is a form of automotive fraud. A swoop and squat happens when two cars block you in on your sides, then a third car swerves in front of you and brakes, causing you

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What Do I Do If I Am Injured in an Uber or Lyft Ride?

What do you do if you are injured in an Uber or Lyft vehicle? Uber considers its employees independent contractors, a classification the company has used to avoid liability in lawsuits before. You may recall an accident in 2014, where a six-year-old child was hit by and Uber driver and killed in San Francisco. Because

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The Leading Cause of Injury and Death for the Elderly May Surprise You

Falling! Yes, falling down is the number one cause of injuries and deaths among older Americans. Each year more than one in four older adults aged 65 and above will fall. According to the CDC this represents 29 million falls, 3 million emergency department visits 800,000 hospitalizations and 28,000 deaths each year. Falls are among

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Two-Vehicle Car Accident in San Luis Obispo Injures Six

A two-vehicle crash on the night of October 9 left six people hospitalized in San Luis Obispo. The collision happened at Foothill Blvd. and Ferrini Rd. at 10:30pm; the same place where a bicyclist was killed earlier this year. The patients were transported to the hospital with varying degrees of injury. One victim suffered serious

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Could the Text to Ticket App Reduce Distracted Driving?

There’s a new app out there that drivers are using in hopes of catching distracted drivers – but some would argue it’s just making the problem worse. The app is called Text to Ticket. It works like this: when you spot a driver who is distracted by texting, you open the app on your own

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