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...

How Bad Will Holiday Shopping Traffic Be in Los Angeles?

The holiday shopping season is upon us. While many media outlets are reporting that more shoppers will resort to online purchases in 2016 we all know that shopping malls and shopping destinations are going to be pack every single weekend from now until Christmas. With this being the case, just how bad is holiday traffic in Los Angeles going to be? It seems that every single year traffic gets worse. Whether you are going to Beverly Center, The Grove or Hollywood and Highland, you are going to find it takes close to an hour to get in and out of...

Waze Predicts Worst & Best Times To Drive in Los Angeles on Thanksgiving Week

Waze, the popular navigation app utilized its 2015 Thanksgiving usage to predict the best and worst times to travel in Los Angeles during the week of Thanksgiving. The AAA stated that between Wednesday, November 24th and Sunday, November 27th, nearly 49 million people will travel 50 miles or more. On Tuesday, November 22nd, ABC7 captured an aerial view video of vehicles in a complete standstill on the 405 Freeway. To avoid the stress that often comes with holiday travel, Waze suggested that drivers refrain from driving to or from home on Wednesday, November 23rd from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m....

Could California Use High Trafficked Roads to Create Electricity?

The California Energy Commission has announced that they will invest $2 million in order to study whether piezoelectric crystals can generate electricity from the mechanical energy produced by cars driving on the roadways. With the support of a university or business that will be responsible for field tests, the study will determine how the small crystals, which create energy when they are compressed, are capable of producing electricity for the grid if they are installed under asphalt. Although scientists are aware that the technology does work, California must decide whether high returns can be produced without too high of a...

Los Angeles Car Accident Lawyer

If you are seeking a Los Angeles car accident lawyer or a professional attorney in southern California there are a number of options available. In fact, Los Angeles is one of the most competitive markets in the entire United States when it comes to personal injury. The reason for this is the sheer number of people that live in an area with most of these adults driving a vehicle too and from work. You may want to check out the Los Angeles personal injury lawyer Top 10 power rankings to see which lawyers have the strongest web presence. While New...