A multi-vehicle car accident, which is also known as a pileup, can occur during busy traffic times on the highway. These accidents happen when two or more cars crash into each other in a chain of rear-end accidents. These happen because of the force of the first crash rear-ending the second to last car, pushing… continue reading.
Bus accidents are rare compared to other types of vehicle crashes. Yet, when they occur, these accidents result in serious and life-changing injuries. Pedestrians, cyclists, and passengers are all at risk of suffering catastrophic injuries in a bus accident. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), in 2017, there were 73 fatal school… continue reading.
It is common knowledge that the risk of being in an accident is much higher for motorcyclists. This is true in California and across the United States. According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), more than 80,000 motorcyclists on average suffer injuries each year while riding. In addition to the risk of being involved in… continue reading.
The short answer is no. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) issued a warning after testing five semi-autonomous systems in Tesla, Mercedes, BMW and Volvo vehicles. IIHS engineers tested each vehicle’s adaptive cruise control, automatic braking, and lane-centering systems in a controlled track environment and on public roads. Driver assist technology has been found… continue reading.
If you have been in an auto accident, understanding these California laws early could protect you from problems later. Pure Comparative Fault California recognizes the pure comparative fault rule of accident liability. Unless an involved party is understood as 100 percent at fault, California will recognize a shared level of liability among parties until proven… continue reading.