The National Marine Manufacturers Association reported that US boat sales reached a 13-year high in 2020, which had not been seen since the 2008 recession (spurred in part by those looking for outdoor entertainment during the COVID-19 pandemic).
Los Angeles spans 503 square miles and has different levels of pedestrian accessibility throughout. Some areas, like Venice or Sunset Boulevard, are very walkable, while other areas are on top of hills or surrounded by freeways. The reality is that auto accessibility is prioritized over pedestrian access throughout much of the city.
In a growing number of cities across the country, self-serve electric scooter rentals have become a common sight. With this rise in e-scooter use, electric scooter-related injuries and crashes have also seen an alarming spike. This has left many wondering: are electric scooters safe?
One of the most frightening scenarios a driver can face is seeing the headlights of another vehicle coming straight toward them. Wrong-way collisions accounted for more than 400 deaths per year in the United States between 2015 and 2018, according to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
As of late August, the U.S. has administered 366 million COVID-19 vaccine doses. If you’ve experienced an adverse reaction after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, it’s important to know how current government mandates may influence the pursuit of a successful COVID vaccine lawsuit.
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California heat stroke law requires companies to ensure that employees working outside have access to adequate shade and water when temperatures exceed 80°F (with additional measures and protections for temperatures of 95°F and above) through CIV § 3395, the Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Standard. Unfortunately, not all companies follow these essential rules.
The list of distractions that drivers must contend with on the road continues to grow, as smartphones, music, podcasts, and even billboards all compete for the attention of those behind the wheel. In the current era, it’s hard enough for adults to stay focused while driving - let alone teenagers. Unfortunately, all too often this results in serious injuries caused by distracting driving accidents.
If you’ve been in an automotive collision and you believe it may have been caused by faulty repairs or negligent work on your car, you may be wondering what legal options are available to you. You may also be wondering “Can you sue a mechanic for not fixing your car?” The short answer is “Yes, you can.”
In 2020, a record low number of cars were on the road. At the same time, a high record number of fatal crashes occurred. Preliminary data from the National Safety Council shows that an estimated 42,060 people died in motor vehicle accidents in 2020, which is an 8% increase from 2019. This sharp increase in fatalities during historically mild traffic conditions has left road safety officials wondering: “Why do car crashes happen when our roads are emptier than ever before?”
Injuries can be frustrating, painful, and traumatic experiences. If you’ve suffered a personal injury, you might have concerns about speaking to an attorney, and wonder what questions a lawyer would ask a client in situations like yours.