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How To Safely Ride A Motorcycle

July 3, 2014

Wes Siler, a writer for Gizmodo, had two friends hurt themselves in motorcycle accidents over the same weekend. Both crashes were avoidable. Siler’s friends are new riders, both trying to ride the proper way- wearing safety gear and riding within their limits. Both of them crashed for the same reason- gravel in a corner.  They…

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Brought Against ‘Midnight Rider’ Production

July 1, 2014

Sarah Jones, a camera assistant on the indie feature, Midnight Rider, was killed in a train collision during filming on February 20th. Her parents, Richard and Elizabeth Jones, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit on the behalf of their daughter’s estate.  The defendants in the case include the director/producer, Randall Miller and producer wife Jody…

How To Keep Your Kids Safe From The Heat

June 25, 2014

As the summer heat begins to rise, it’s important to know how to prevent, recognize and treat heat-related illnesses. Our bodies need to maintain a core temperature of 37˚C at all times in order to function properly. If our body’s temperature rises above it’s set point,the hypothalamus, a part of our brain that controls our…

How to Track Down A Doctor’s Medical Malpractice Track Record

June 23, 2014

Whenever you need any sort of medical work done, it’s important to find out at much as you can about your doctor. Not only do you need to research his credentials, experience and abilities, but also make sure he doesn’t have a track record of disciplinary problems or malpractice.

The 8 Deadliest Intersections in Orange County

June 17, 2014

With close to 100 people dying in traffic accidents in Orange County each year, and hundreds more getting seriously hurt, it is safe to say that driving can be quite dangerous. We’ve listed the most dangerous intersections in Orange County below to help you stay safe: 17th St at Fairview Street, Santa Ana Pedestrians and…

Motorcycle Accidents and Fatalities Drop in 2013

June 12, 2014

In 2013, motorcycle accidents in the U.S. have appeared to decline. According to the Governors Highway Safety Assn., 2013 fatalities have dropped 7% nationwide and 13% in California from 2012.  These lower rates may be due to worse riding conditions rather than better riding. The long ,cold winter drove motorcycling miles down in many states. …

Bridge Collapse in Riverside Leaves One Dead

June 9, 2014

On Monday, May 19th, a bridge collapse on Highway 91 killing 59-year-old Okesene Faasalele, of Long Beach. The accident wasn’t expected to slow commuters or the ongoing widening of Highway 91 through Riverside.

L.A. Property Owners Concerned About Earthquake Liability

June 4, 2014

Liability Claims Lawyer states that in 2003, three days before Christmas, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake rocked the central coast. Two women were crushed to death by falling bricks, as they rushed out of an old building. They were the last people to die in a California earthquake.

Orange County Day Cares May Get Car Accident Barriers

June 2, 2014

Lily Quintus, age 4, died after she was struck by a hit-and- run driver who crashed into the orange county daycare center she was at. Fourteen other victims suffered severe to minor injuries. Following this car accident, Orange County Mayor announced that a group had been formed to evaluate the risk of car accidents at…

New Bill to Grant Hawaiian Government Unprecedented Emergency Powers

May 28, 2014

A new bill, HB 849, may grant unprecedented emergency powers during a crisis to Hawaii’s governor and four county majors. This bill, designed to to bring Hawaii’s emergency management plan to federal standards, would rename the state civil defense agency the “Hawaii Emergency Management Agency”, housing it under the Department of Defense. The bill would…