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Right Hook Accidents Can Happen With Little Warning

There are more than 27 million licensed drivers in California. This is more than the total 2019 population of any state, except for Texas and California. We also have the country’s highest number of pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities. Last year, statistics reveal of Americans, age 30 to 49 rode a bicycle. Our legislators, in response… read more

Conception Dive Boat Scrambles to Avoid Liability and Accountability: Tragedy Strikes us in Anaheim Hills ⁠— A Note from Wylie Aitken

Aitken Aitken Cohn, through Megan Demshki and I, have been working on a boating tragedy where “The Attessa IV,” a 337 foot mega yacht, struck a fishing boat, “The Prowler,” just outside of the San Diego Harbor on October 26, 2018 injuring 21 fisherman. This collision also caused the death of an Orange County resident… read more

Multi-Car Crashes

Multi-car crashes, which involve three or more vehicles, are sometimes called chain reaction accidents, or pileup collisions. Such accidents frequently happen in California, where there is a high volume of traffic, especially during the rush hour commute. Many of the main arteries have 6 or 8 lanes of traffic going in one direction. As lanes… read more

The Most Dangerous Intersections in Santa Ana

Driving is always a risk, but some intersections are riskier than others. Traffic accidents are a serious public safety issue everywhere, but statistics show that more accidents happen on certain roads and at certain intersections. You can’t prevent every traffic accident, but it helps to be forewarned of possible dangers by learning which intersections are… read more

Answers to FAQs Regarding Bus Accidents

Bus accidents almost always make headlines because of the number of injuries that such accidents can cause. Passengers expect to be safe when traveling in commercial vehicles or commuting on city buses. Parents trust that their children will not be harmed while riding on school buses. We all expect a high regard for safety from… read more

Dealing With a Drunk Driver at the Scene of an Accident

Whether a simple fender-bender or a serious collision, a car accident is typically a traumatic and chaotic experience. The difficulties encountered while navigating the post-accident scene can be exacerbated, however, if the collision was caused by a drunk driver. It’s not an unusual situation. In Santa Ana, almost 10 percent of accidents that caused injuries… read more

How to Prove Another Driver Hit Your Car

Every person who gets behind the wheel of a car has a duty to share our highways responsibly. All drivers are required to drive in a safe manner, obey the rules of the road, and be aware of road conditions. This, however, doesn’t always happen. In Santa Ana alone, traffic accidents injured or killed 2,881… read more

What Must I Prove to Win My Car Accident Lawsuit in California?

According to California’s Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), more than 23,000 traffic accidents that caused injury or death occurred in Orange County in 2016, and more than 15,000 occurred in Riverside County in that same year. In Santa Ana, 2,881 victims were injured or killed, and about 10 percent of the time alcohol was involved…. read more

Who is Liable if I Sustain an Injury or Property Damage in a Car Accident?

If you were in a car accident, the negligent driver who crashes into your car is usually liable for your injury-related damages. However, you must first prove that he or she caused the accident. This challenge begins at the accident scene, where post-accident emotions may cause you to lose focus. Following your accident, you should… read more

What You Need to Know to Help You Avoid a Winter Car Accident in Orange County

While the coming winter months will likely mean cooler temperatures, baked goods, and time indoors with the family, it may also bring with it heavy rains that can make it dangerous to drive on Orange County’s highways. This makes it important that drivers do not become complacent when driving in the rain this winter, as… read more