If I Chip or Crack a Tooth in an Accident What Do I Do?

Time and again we hear of drivers and passengers having chipped or cracked teeth after a car accident. This is not something most people think about, but it can easily happen. When you slam on the brakes and your head and upper body are thrown forward, it is very easy to hit your mouth and teeth on the steering wheel or dashboard. If you are going at a high rate of speed, it is very easy to crack or chip a tooth. Instead of having a very uncomfortable and dangerous tooth, it is something you will want to get fixed...

Hart High School Driver Killed While Driving Honda in Santa Clarita

On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 a recent 18 year old Hart High School graduate was struck and killed by an oncoming BMW near the intersection of Decoro Drive and McBean Parkway. The accident occurred just after midnight. The 34 year old driver of the BMW was spotted weaving in and out of traffic at a very high rate of speed right before the BMW careened off the tree, crossed over the center median and struck the Hart High School recent graduate’s Honda car. It has not been confirmed what type of Honda the young man was driving. The driver of the...

Massages for Injured SoCal Drivers?

As if sitting in traffic for 15 hours a week isn’t bad enough, sometimes people get into car wrecks and need a helping hand recovering afterwards. Drivers who have suffered injuries while driving in SoCal may soon find themselves driving for surgery, therapy, or even a massage. But do massages really help? Massage Therapy The therapy needed to properly recover from an injury depends entirely on the type of injury. A back rub isn’t going to cure spinal damage but there are plenty of ways massage therapy, is, well, therapy. Massage therapy can indeed assist with pain reduction. According to...

Fatal DUI Accident in Huntington Beach CA

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, a woman was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence after she hit a pedestrian. Her BMW SUV allegedly hit the man around 4AM near the intersection of Beach Boulevard north of Edinger Avenue. This was likely after exiting the 405 prior to going under the bridge before the Infiniti dealership. According to an NBC LA article, the driver made the call to police saying that she wasn’t sure if she had hit the man or not, but she saw him in the road after hitting a pole. It would seem that the “pole”...

How to Handle Aggressive Drivers in Southern California

If you have never experienced aggressive drivers, you’re either very lucky or happen to be one. An aggressive driver is someone who is behind the wheel of a car, and has no regards for others on the road while being hostile and unsafe actions or decisions. Many folks would say that New York has the rudest drivers, but South California is filled with them, too, and is said to be one of the top cities with the most aggressive driving. Los Angeles has drivers that will cut off a school bus, take handicap spots, keep their high beams on towards...

New California Traffic Laws in 2017

Now that 2017 has made its debut, new traffic laws have made an appearance as well. The Automobile Club of Southern California has disclosed the following list of new traffic laws that have been effect since January 1st, 2017: A rear-facing child safety seat is now a requirement for children who are 2 years old or younger. The previous law made rear-facing child safety seats essential for children who were under the age of 1. Those who are over 40 inches tall or weigh more than 40 pounds are exempt since not all safety seats can fit these children. Wireless...

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...