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Every now and then the statute of limitations is suspended, or tolled, for a period of time.

HOW DO STATUTES OF LIMITATION IMPACT CAR CRASH OR INJURY CASES?

California residents who haven’t been involved in a car accident or other personal injury claim may not realize there are time limits set by law governing how long they have to file a lawsuit to seek compensation. This deadline is known as the statute of limitations. Generally, once the time runs out a claim isn’t […]

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So-called fender-benders aren't the type of accident meant here.

WHAT TO DO AND WHAT NOT TO DO AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT

There are a few common sense things one must do after a car wreck in California. First and foremost, injuries must be treated. As we stress on our car accident information page, the moments, hours and days right after an accident can be critical for anyone injured. And we don’t mean just for medical needs. […]

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Sadly a car accident recently claimed the life of a man from Yuba City. His pickup was struck by another pickup.

COLLISION OF PICKUPS IN YUBA CITY LEAVES 1 DEAD

With so many vehicles on the roads throughout the state of California it is more important than ever those motorists know and adhere to the rules of the roads. When not followed, it is possible that a motor vehicle accident could occur. While many accidents do not result in serious injuries on other occasions devastating […]

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A rise in the number fatal motor vehicle accidents is probably due at least in part to the fact that more drivers are on the road during summer months.

FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS INCREASE IN SUMMER MONTHS

Each and every time a driver in the Chico area gets behind the wheel to drive somewhere there is the chance that they may be involved in an automobile accident. While car crashes occur throughout the nation every day, according to a recent study, the summer months are the most dangerous. Perhaps unsurprisingly this is […]

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According to the study, funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), providing positive incentives coupled with small penalties was a successful way to eliminate "egregious speed limit violations."

STUDY FINDS NEW INCENTIVES MAY REDUCE SPEEDING RELATED CAR ACCIDENTS

National Public Radio recently reported on a new study that claims to have found a solution to reduce speeding on our nation’s roadways. The study focused on previous flawed attempts, including flashing signs letting the driver know that they were speeding and what their speed was, using cops to issue speeding tickets and setting up […]

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The death of movie actor Paul Walker and plaintiff's husband on Nov. 30, 2013 was caused by the negligence and false advertising of Porsche

CALIFORNIA CRASH KILLS STAR, FRIEND; PORSCHE BLAMED

A widow claims her husband was driving his car at 55 mph when he lost control, and it crashed. Police and engineers from the automobile manufacturer collaborated in an investigation. They reportedly concluded 94 mph was the speed on impact, and no mechanical malfunction of the Porsche Carrera GT was revealed. A California jury trial […]

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Another reason highlighted in the study concentrates on the construction of safety features in most automobiles.

SOME CAR ACCIDENTS MORE DANGEROUS FOR HEAVIER OCCUPANTS

It is fair to say that most residents of the United States are aware that weighing too much is not good for their health. In addition to raising the risk of diseases such as certain cancers, diabetes and heart disease, the extra weight can also cause strain on other body parts such as knees, making […]

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Historically, there has been good cause for this sentiment as teen drivers are a group often considered to be at high risk for being involved in a crash.

FEWER CALIFORNIA TEEN DEATHS DUE TO DISTRACTED DRIVING

While teens count down the days they can take their driver’s test to obtain a driver’s license, their parents, as well as many other drivers throughout the state of California, brace themselves for the presence of another young person behind the wheel, on the roads. Historically, there has been good cause for this sentiment as […]

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Though the driver of the vehicle is still in the hospital it is likely that at a minimum he will be charged with manslaughter.

ALCOHOL, DRUGS CONTRIBUTING FACTORS TO FATAL CHICO ACCIDENT

Residents of Chico, California, likely remember the recent crash involving students at Chico State. The single vehicle crash killed two passengers and severely injured the young man behind the wheel of the car. At the time of the fatal accident the three occupants of the vehicle, all of whom were under the age of 21, […]

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The truck rear-ended the car with sufficient force to send it into the northbound lane where it collided with a Freightliner truck hauling two trailers.

CHILD’S DEATH IN CAR ACCIDENT LEADS TO ARREST OF CHICO MAN

Thanks to technology, traveling California roads is becoming more dangerous by the minute. Common sense tells most people that distracted driving is risky to their own safety and that of others. However, knowing that and refraining from it are often two different things. A Chico man has been arrested, and a 5-year-old is dead. Many […]

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