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Category Archives: Personal Injury

Safety Tips for Bicyclists in a Busy City

California has many heavily populated towns, and San Luis Obispo is a busy city for families and workers. Many working people choose to bike as their primary mode of transportation, especially through busy and heavily-trafficked cities. Bicycling is better for the environment than driving, and it also is a great form of exercise and cardio. […]

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New Auto Part Recalls To Look Out For In The New Year

You’ve probably watched the news and heard that certain car manufacturers or auto companies are having huge auto part recalls, but you might not have known what that really meant, or if it applied to you. Product defects in cars are a major cause of car accidents, so it’s important to know what it means […]

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Practice These Safety Measures To Avoid Child Head Injuries In Your Home

Head injuries in young children are common and dangerous, and potentially fatal, so it’s important to know how to prevent them as a parent. Child-proofing your home, keeping your backyard and outdoor areas safe, and having bed and crib safety are three ways you can help avoid child head injuries. Child-proofing your home can seem […]

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Could Positive Train Control Have Stopped the Washington Train Crash?

You’ve probably heard of the massive Amtrak accident that occurred toward the end of last month in DuPont, Washington. The accident occurred when Amtrak Cascades 501 entered a curved overpass at 80mph, nearly triple the curve’s speed limit of 30mph. The train derailed as it went around the curve, sending several passenger vehicles into the […]

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Ways That Social Media Can Affect Your Injury Claim

Do you use social media websites, like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? Chances are, if you are reading this article, the answer is yes. According to Pew Research Center in 2014, nearly 75 percent of Internet users were active on some form of social media, and that number has likely gone up since then. Social media […]

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This Holiday Season’s Most Dangerous Toys

The consumer group World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH) recently released its list of the 10 Worst Toys of 2017 ahead of the holiday season. This group releases reports annually to make parents aware of potentially hazardous toys. These hazards are myriad, ranging from choking hazards to strangulation hazards to even catastrophic failures like fires […]

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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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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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Labor Day Weekend Safety Tips

Labor Day weekend can be a fun way to celebrate the end of summer. One last road trip, camping adventure or just fun in the city is how many Californians welcome in the fall. While Californians set out for some serious fun, it’s important to think about ways to stay safe. Driving Safety Often times […]

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Victim of Creston DUI crash identified as Artemio V. Pacheco

July 25, 2017 The California Highway Patrol has identified a 28-year-old Shandon man as the person killed when an intoxicated driver wrecked an SUV near Creston on Sunday. Artemio V. Pacheco died in the crash, while the driver, 31-year-old Eusebio Ruizluis of Shandon, survived with minor scrapes and cuts. Deputies booked Ruizluis into the San […]

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