According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction deaths due to falls, slips, and trips increased by 5.9 percent in 2021. In fact, nearly 1 in 5 workplace deaths occurred in the construction industry. Construction accidents are common and can leave you severely injured. However, many construction accidents are preventable with proper safety protocols and procedures. This article discusses the four most common construction accident causes and safety protocols for preventing construction site accidents.» Read more about: What Are the Most Common Causes of Construction Accidents, and How to Prevent Them »
Suppose a suspected defective product recently injured you. In that case, understanding product liability claims and manufacturer negligence can help you feel better prepared and less anxious in the days, weeks, and months ahead. Product liability claims can be complex and vary slightly depending on the product, type of defect, and injury. It is best to consult an experienced lawyer before pursuing a product liability claim. However, this article will provide you with basic manufacturer negligence legal insights to help get you started.» Read more about: What You Need to Know About Manufacturer Negligence and Product Liability...
California is a great place to ride a motorcycle. From one end of the state to the other, there are countless reasons to take to the open road, whether you are on a road trip adventure or just your daily commute. Unfortunately, riding a motorcycle does not come without serious risks. From 2019 to 2020, California saw a 9.8% increase in motorcycle fatalities, which mimics the national statistics. That number is not meant to deter you but just serves as a reminder that it is important to ride with caution and take preemptive safety measures to...
If you or a loved one is injured in an accident with an Uber or Lyft driver or while riding as a passenger, you may wonder who is liable in a rideshare accident. Knowing who is liable can help guide your legal strategy to seek compensation for your injuries. But collisions involving Uber and Lyft vehicles are often more complex than a typical car accident because it can be difficult to determine responsibility in a rideshare accident.» Read more about: Who Is Liable in a Rideshare Accident: The Driver, Rideshare Company, or Both? »
California has more commercial truck registrations than any other state, surpassing even Texas by over a million heavy vehicles. But with more trucks on the road, the chances of a semi-truck accident are even higher, especially in places like California’s fertile Sonoma coast and Central Valley, where agricultural production is high, and visibility on narrow roads can be low.
In the event of an accident, your safety comes first.» Read more about: What to Do After a Semi Truck Accident »