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Teen Driving: Parent Tips and How to Avoid an Auto Accident

In the United States, teen driving-related car accidents are the number one cause of death in teenagers. The trauma from this type of an accident can last a lifetime, so it is important to talk to your children about the dangers of driving. The best thing you can do is to prepare them for the

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You Should Know – COVID-19 Exposes Systemic Failure of U.S. Nursing Homes

We knew before this pandemic that there was a lot wrong with our nation’s nursing home system. Understaffing, lax oversight, for-profit cost-cutting and more were already causing a shocking number of nursing home neglect and abuse cases. Now all Americans have become tragically aware of how fundamentally broken our nursing home system is after more

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Bike Accidents and Safety in San Luis Obispo, California

We often think of riding a bike as an almost innocent activity. However, with the rise in mobile technology and fall of average attention spans, the rates of bicycle accidents have been increasing. In a world full of roadway distractions, it is more important than ever to protect yourself while riding your bike in California. 

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Motorcycle Accidents in San Luis Obispo: Frequently Asked Questions

Nearly 3,000 riders die every year in motorcycle accidents, and California riders share what some would consider to be a disproportionate percentage of those fatalities when compared to other states. In the vast majority of motorcycle accidents in San Luis Obispo, the motorcyclist was operating according to the rules of the road at the time

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What Is Causing the Spike in California Pedestrian Accidents?

Fatal pedestrian accidents have spiked across the U.S. in recent years. This is especially true in California, which saw 55 more deaths in 2019 than 2018 during the same sixth month interval. The recent spike has prompted safety researchers and government officials to wonder at the cause. In the meantime, cities are looking for ways

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The Left Turn: One Common Cause of Motorcycle Accidents

One of the most common types of motorcycle accident is the left turn accident. This type of accident occurs when a vehicle is attempting to make a left turn, crosses the opposite lane and into the path of the motorcyclist, who then slams into the car. This type of accident occurred recently in Santa Maria,

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What to Do After a Rollover Accident

A rollover accident is often traumatic and life-threatening. When a 3,000-pound automobile rolls off the road, it can crush the occupants inside. In an effort to prevent fatalities and save lives, carmakers have turned their attention to reducing rollover accidents. Today’s cars now come equipped with safety features that help protect drivers and passengers during

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Staying Safe after a Car Accident on a Highway

You are much safer after a car accident on a city street than you are if you get into an accident on a highway. Given the much higher speed limits on California highways, after an accident, your safety is in the hands of people approaching your vehicle at upwards of 60 miles per hour. At

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Determining Fault in a Rear-End Collision in California

Rear-end collisions are common accidents in California. Most people assume that these crashes are always caused by the driver in the back and not the one in front. However, this presumption does not always hold in California. Our San Luis Obispo auto accident lawyers discuss what you need to know if you are involved in

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