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Top 5 Summertime Accidents in Southern California

While we love summer and everything that comes with it, summertime accidents are unfortunately too common. Despite our best efforts, summer can come with dangers. Here are the top five summertime accidents in Southern California: 1. Bicycle injuries Perhaps there’s nothing more fun for a child than hopping on a bicycle in the summer and […]

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JML May Newsletter: Bikers, Walkers Threatened By Increase In Distracted Driving

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here to view newsletter online. + SUBSCRIBE JAMES MCKIERNAN LAWYERS Winning For You! (888) 442-2918 May 2017 Teens 50% of All Child Pedestrian Deaths Traffic deaths are up 6 percent since 2010, pushing U.S. road fatalities to the highest level in a decade. However, the percentage increase in pedestrian […]

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The National Security Council has labeled April as the official distracted driving awareness month. For those who are unaware, the statistics surrounding accidents related to distracted drivers are appalling. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), vehicle accidents related to distracted driving are responsible for 387,000 injuries and 3,331 deaths. This means that […]

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As U.S. Population Ages, Reports of Nursing Home Abuse also on the Rise

National data on cases of abuse in America’s 15,600-plus nursing homes and other elder-care programs is hard to come by. But several recent studies by government investigators, advocacy groups and the news media have chilling implications. According to the National Ombudsman Reporting System (NORS), 14,258 (7.6 percent) of approximately 188,599 complaints reported to state ombudsman […]

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April Newsletter

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here to view newsletter online. + SUBSCRIBE JAMES MCKIERNAN LAWYERS Winning For You! (888) 442-2918 April 2017 Aging Americans Are at Risk Attorney Photo Aging Americans Are at Risk In 2010, the U.S. Census recorded 40 million Americans aged 65 or older. By 2050 that number will double! The […]

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Is There a Rise in Personal Injuries in the Spring

Is there a rise in personal injuries in the spring? As flowers begin to bloom and sunny skies prevail, outdoor enthusiasts embark on their favorite time of year. The weather lends itself to more activity but with that comes the potential for more personal injury accidents. Because of that accelerated increase in activity, personal injuries […]

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Two killed in crash on Highway 46 near Paso Robles

PASO ROBLES, Calif. – Two people were killed Sunday morning after the vehicle they were riding in collided with another vehicle and rolled several times. The crash happened at around 8:30 a.m. on California State Route 46 near Paso Robles. According to witnesses at the scene, a Ford Expedition was traveling on Highway 46 when […]

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1 person killed in 5-vehicle crash on Highway 46, CHP says

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One person was killed Friday in a five-vehicle crash near Shandon that left an overturned semi-truck stretched on its side across Highway 46 East, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP responded to the crash about 2:25 p.m, according to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page. Other people involved in the crash suffered injuries, but […]

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CHP releases new details about fatal Highway 46 crash near Shandon

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One person was killed Friday, March 31, 2017, in a five-vehicle crash near Shandon that left an overturned semi-truck stretched on its side across Highway 46 East, according to the California Highway Patrol New details have been released about the fatal five-vehicle accident near Shandon on Friday on Highway 46 East. According to a California Highway Patrol news release, […]

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James Koenen Killed In Lompoc Pedestrian Crash On Highway 246 Sweeney Road

Pedestrian accident

Lompoc, California (March 30, 2017) – A male died Wednesday morning after he was struck by a vehicle in Lompoc, according to an article by the Santa Maria Times. The man was identified as 68-year-old James Koenen from Northern California but was currently living Lompoc area. The deadly accident took place at about 5 a.m. […]

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