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Driver in Fatal Venice Boardwalk Crash Arrested

By Sara Morgan |

You probably remember last month’s terrible car crash on the Boardwalk of Venice Beach, killing one person and injuring a dozen others. This tragic event, sadly, appears to not have been accident. The driver of the vehicle is accused of ramming his car into the crowd intentionally, although his motive is still not clear…. Read More »

Did your new small SUV pass the latest crash test?

By Sara Morgan |

If you look at California’s roads today, you’ll likely notice that small SUVs are becoming a popular vehicle of choice for many drivers. Currently, four crossover models are among the industry’s top twenty selling vehicles, according to a recent Forbes article. As an attorney with safety in mind, I feel you should be informed… Read More »

Beware of flooded cars

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

If you are looking to buy a used car, you likely already know to be wary of purchasing used cars that have been in an accident. While most cars have been in a small fender-bender at some point or another, a car that has been in a serious accident could develop grave problems down… Read More »

Nearly 18 million cars and products recalled in 2012

By Richard Irwin |

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), one of the leading regulatory agencies in the U.S., recently announced that an alarming number of vehicles and vehicle equipment were recalled in 2012. The manufacturers of a variety of products, including vehicles, car seats for children, tires, and other equipment, filed 650 recalls due to safety… Read More »

Five Things To Do After an Accident

By Richard Irwin |

Should you have the misfortune of being involved in an auto accident, it is important that you gather information and undertake a few responsibilities. These are the most important steps to take following a collision. Click here for a useful form that you can keep in your vehicle. This form will help you gather… Read More »

NOT IN MY CAR: WHY THE TEST DRIVE SHOULD BE LIMITED TO TESTING

By Sara Morgan |

One recent morning while leaving my local Starbucks drive-thru, I waited while two men wearing mechanic uniforms crossed the parking lot to what I assumed was their vehicle. I thought nothing more of this until, several days later, I saw the same men, again clad in uniforms, only this time walking to a different… Read More »

Collateral Source vs. Hanif – The Fight for Plaintiff’s Damages

By Sara Morgan |

The legal community in California is astir with news of the developments towards abrogation of the Hanif/Nishihama reduction. With several cases pending decision by California’s Supreme Court, the question for the would-be plaintiff is: what is the difference between Hanif and the Collateral Source Rule? The answer depends on whether the plaintiff has health… Read More »

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