Articles Posted in Auto Accidents

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South Lake Tahoe Multi-Vehicle Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a South Lake Tahoe personal injury lawyer. A series of auto accidents that sent multiple people to the hospital occurred in South Lake Tahoe on State Route 88 in the early afternoon hours of Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

What Happened?

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3 Apps to Prevent Distracted Driving in Teens

Distracted driving is a threat that most people don’t think about, but which kills thousands of people each year. Studies by the Centers for Disease Control found that in 2013, 18% of crashes that resulted in traumatic injuries were caused (at least in part) by distracted driving, which encompasses driving while talking on the phone, texting, watching TV, or doing anything else that takes your eyes off the road or hands off the wheel. Furthermore, this issue is on the rise – according to the CDC, 424,000 people were injured in car accidents that involved a distracted driver in 2013, which is almost 10% more than in 2011.

Teens Admit to Texting and Driving

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Rollover Accident West of Goleta

I’m Ed Smith, a Goleta car accident lawyer.  Though it is not every day that you hear about rollover accidents, these collisions do happen and tend to involve more than one victim. Sadly, when rollovers happen most individuals involved tend to suffer moderate to serious injuries or even death. Generally, the immediate cause of most rollover accidents is a loss of control of a vehicle that has a high center of gravity. However, if the cause of the accident is unclear, typically a further investigation as to the cause will follow. This was the case, February 13, 2017, on Highway 101 near Dos Pueblos Canyon just west of Goleta, when a motorist was severely injured in a rollover accident.

What Happened?

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Recovering After an Auto Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Lodi car accident lawyer. Auto accidents can be stressful and dealing with the aftermath can be quite time-consuming. Being involved in a car crash can be both emotionally and physically traumatic. Below, I’ll go over some steps to take if you’re involved in a car accident.

The Accident

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Antioch Driving Safety Affected by Oroville Dam Failure?

I’m Ed Smith, an Antioch car accident lawyer. Nearly 200,000 people have had to evacuate from Northern California after the state’s second largest reservoir’s auxiliary spillway struggled to maintain the proper levels of water. Although the Oroville Dam is some two hours away, as the crow flies, there are still several potential issues that could lead to problems this far down south.

Increased Rain

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Audi Fire Hazard Risk Recall

I’m Ed Smith, a Davis car accident attorney. The luxury Volkswagen automaker, Audi, is known for its sleek design and German engineering. Many though, are unaware that the trending 2.0L TFSI turbocharged Inline 4-cylinder engines produced for certain Audi models are under a recall for an alleged fire hazard risk.

Information Pertaining to the Recall

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