2017 Los Angeles Traffic Accident Study

Over the course of the first six months of 2017 we are going to be completing a traffic accident student for the City of Los Angeles and the surrounding area. Our study will determine the three main causes of vehicular accidents in Southern California. We are going to work with local car accident lawyer Hussein Chahine of the SoCal Injury Lawyers as well as two unnamed private investigators. We will also use the services of an accident reconstructionist when necessary. While most people think traffic accidents are caused by distracted driving there are often other, more obscure, reasons for car accidents...

Snowy Highway Causes 40-Car Pile-Up, Three Deaths in Michigan

The roads in Southern California are notoriously dangerous because they’re packed with drivers. But overcrowded highways aren’t the only reason for fatal accidents. In Michigan, a snow-covered highway set the scene for a 40-car pile-up on Thursday, December 8, 2016. At around 9:45 a.m., cars began colliding on the westbound lanes of Interstate 96 in Livingstone County, which is about an hour’s drive from Detroit. Police identified two victims as a 69-year-old husband and 62-year-old wife from Ann Arbor, Michigan, as well as a 28-year-old man from Hollywood, Florida. There were 11 injuries reported, and several people went to the...

Hit-and-Run Crash Kills Teenager in Riverside

The quick thinking of a witness helped authorities bring in the driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed one. After a search that lasted more than 10 hours, police arrested Erasto Gomez, 59. They had his license plate and a description of his vehicle because a witness followed him after he fled the scene of the crash. “We are very thankful that the witness was not only able to just call, but to get close enough and be observant enough to actually get a license plate and call it in quickly to our dispatchers,” police said. The crash took place...

The Trump Era & Supreme Court Jailing Immigrant Dispute

Now that Donald Trump has won the election, the Supreme Court dispute over the government’s power to jail immigrants facing deportation indefinitely has become even more significant. The issue in this is case is whether immigrants who are fighting deportation have the right to a bond hearing and potential release if they’re held more than six months while waiting for their case to resolve. These immigrants are either illegal or residents who have been legal for quite some time. The case involves Alejandro Rodriguez who was only a year old when he was brought to the United States from Mexico....

Dangerous Driving Conditions in SoCal Due to a Pacific Storm

On Monday, November 21st, a Pacific storm hit Southern California with snow and rain that led to dangerous driving conditions. The National Weather Service stated that rainfall totals were between a half-inch to an inch across the valleys and coasts. At 1:30 a.m., a flood warning for Sage, Calgrove, and Sand Burn was issued by The National Weather service because of heavy downpours. There was a serious concern that the heavy downpours could trigger flooding mudslides. Due to Los Angeles traffic accidents, several freeways were temporarily closed on Monday morning. On the southbound 57 Freeway at Via Verde in San...