School Bus Crashes

School Bus Crashes

Personal Injury
Many children get to and from school by riding the bus during the school year. Buses are largely considered to be one of the safest methods of transportation, though accidents still happen. When a school bus crashes and has passengers aboard, serious injuries can result. School bus crashes can be highly dangerous for children for many different reasons, including the following. Lack of Safety Features First, many school bus riders might not wear seat belts - or they might not have access to seat belts. This means that when the bus crashes, there is nothing to restrain the passengers in their seats. Buses also do not have airbags or other important features that work to keep passengers safe in a crash. Rollover Crashes Buses are one type of vehicle that…
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Drunk Driving Rates Spike Over Labor Day

Drunk Driving Rates Spike Over Labor Day

Personal Injury
Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, and many people take the opportunity for a family outing or social gathering over the long holiday weekend. In many cases, days on a boat, a camping trip, or a BBQ involve relaxing by drinking some alcoholic beverages. Unfortunately, many people then decide to get into their cars and drive while they are under the influence of alcohol. For an idea of the dangers of drunk driving over holiday weekends, we can take a look at statistics regarding this past Memorial Day weekend in California: 1,099 people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI)About 14 people were arrested each hour over the long weekendAt least 34 people died in alcohol-related crashesMany more people suffered injuries in alcohol-related crashes While…
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Personal Injury FAQ

Personal Injury FAQ

Personal Injury
Accidents and injuries happen every day throughout Southern California. The time following a serious injury can be difficult and confusing, as you may not be familiar with your rights or the legal process. Always discuss your options with a skilled personal injury lawyer in Beverly Hills. In the meantime, the following are some frequently asked questions about injury claims. What types of accidents can lead to a personal injury claim? Personal injury claims may involve any accident caused by someone’s negligence that leads to injuries and losses. Our firm regularly handles the following cases, among others: Car accidentsBoat accidentsTruck accidentsBus accidentsPedestrian accidentsBicycle accidentsMotorcycle accidentsSlip and fallsDog bitesProduct liability No matter what caused your accident, you should always discuss whether you might have a valid claim with an experienced attorney. Who…
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