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Why Senior Drivers Are More Likely to Be Injured in a Car Accident

What Is Defensive Driving and How Can It Help Me?

By Andrew Ritholz |

As a driver, you may have come across the term defensive driving, but you might be unsure of what exactly it is. Some drivers confuse the term with the type of driving course that many inexperienced drivers take, while other drivers believe the term pertains to a style of driving. In truth, defensive driving… Read More »

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Heartbreaking: A DUI Hit-and-Run at the Hollywood Museum of Broken Relationships

By Andrew Ritholz |

The Museum of Broken Relationships recently opened on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as a place where visitors could observe the remnants of break-ups and divorces, including photos, letters, and other mementos of relationships gone south. The sad location became all the more sad in September when two pedestrians were struck by a driver… Read More »

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An irresponsible texting driver is about to run over a pedestrian at an intersection which shows how dangerous texting and driving is. Stop the text and stop the wrecks.

Can I Recover Money From a Hit and Run Pedestrian Accident?

By Andrew Ritholz |

There are few things more shocking and unjust than being struck by a car or truck only to have the driver flee the scene. As with any vehicle accident involving a pedestrian, it is the pedestrian who nearly always suffers the worst injuries, and because the pedestrian was not driving at the time, he… Read More »

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A man is lying in front of a damaged car which has just hit him. The responsible driver is standing at the door of the car, looking at him with a worried expression.

Where Do Pedestrian Accidents Happen in LA County?

By Andrew Ritholz |

Southern California has traditionally been a place associated with cars and car culture, and Los Angeles is famously described as a place where “nobody walks,” but of course nothing could be further from the truth. Pedestrians are out on the streets and sidewalks year-round in places like Los Angeles and Pasadena for shopping, getting… Read More »

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Accident Caused by Texting? Call an Attorney

By Andrew Ritholz |

It can seem like distracted driving has almost become the norm these days. We’ve always had distractions in the form of talking to children in the backseat, fiddling with the radio, and even mentally going over conversations in our head which can steal focus and lead to poor performance behind the wheel. But in… Read More »

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Texting Accident Attorney Summarizes 3 Studies That Highlight the Profound Dangers of Texting While Driving

By Andrew Ritholz |

Distracted driving is nothing new. Ever since the dawn of automotive technology, drivers have had to contend with a pantheon of attention-stealing problems, ranging from animals and babies in the back seat to the blaring radio to meandering trains of thought. Unfortunately, over the past decade and a half, distracted driving has entered a… Read More »

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How a Texting Accident Attorney Can Prove That the Driver Who Hit You Was Texting

How a Texting Accident Attorney Can Prove That the Driver Who Hit You Was Texting

By Andrew Ritholz |

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of traffic accidents in the U.S. Smart phones make distracted driving an even greater hazard, as texting has become one of the most popular ways to stay in touch. Despite the convenience, phones demand more of your attention than you may realize. A number of things… Read More »

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Common Motorcycle Accident Causes (and Solutions!)

Common Motorcycle Accident Causes (and Solutions!)

By Andrew Ritholz |

Whether you caused an accident or were a victim of someone else’s negligence, you should have a California motorcycle accident lawyer in your corner. The truth is, not everyone thinks highly of bikers, and you need someone on your side who knows motorcycle law and who knows how to compel respect for injured clients… Read More »

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5 Examples of When You Need a Wrongful Death Attorney​

By Andrew Ritholz |

Wrongful death is when a person dies or is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another. One example is O.J. Simpson. Even though O.J. was found not guilty in 1994 of the murder of his former wife and her friend, he was later found liable in a civil wrongful death suit because… Read More »

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Bike Accidents in California on the Increase

Bike Accidents in California on the Increase

By Andrew Ritholz |

Motorcyclists are among the most vulnerable drivers on the road. Even riders who wear appropriate clothing and helmets have little standing between them and the pavement–just one slipup by another driver can spell disaster.  Nationally, motorcyclists are getting into fewer and fewer bad collisions: 6.4% fewer people died in a motorcycle accident in 2013… Read More »

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