Auto Accidents

Who is Responsible for a California Bicycle Accident — Motorist or Bicyclist?

Thousands of bicyclists are injured or killed each year in traffic accidents. Bicyclists and motorists share the road. They both have a responsibility and a duty of care to follow traffic laws and safely operate their vehicles. When a bicycle accident occurs in California, who is responsible? In this article, our California bicycle accident attorney [...]

By |2019-08-01T13:10:40-07:00August 3rd, 2019|Auto Accidents, Motorist Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents|

Four Dangerous Driving Behaviors That Cause California Car Accidents

Car accidents and traffic collisions result in the death of thousands of individuals each year in the United States. Additionally, millions of people are injured each year in car crashes throughout the country. Even though federal and state agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private foundations and companies continue to educate motorists about dangerous driving decisions that [...]

By |2019-05-02T17:21:11-07:00May 2nd, 2019|Auto Accidents, Motorist Accidents|

Why Do Motorcycle Accidents Cause Deaths and Traumatic Injuries?

Motorcycles are a popular mode of transportation for many individuals because of their fuel efficiency. In addition, many motorcyclists enjoy the freedom of riding a motorcycle, especially along California's beautiful coastline and mountains. For many reasons, California has the highest number of registered motorcycles with nearly one million motorcycles registered with the state. The state [...]

Pedestrian Accident Deaths Increase to the Highest Number in Almost 30 Years – How Can Californians Protect Themselves?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), California had the highest number of pedestrian deaths during 2017 with 858 fatalities. A new report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reveals that the state may continue the trend for 2018. During the first half of 2018, California had the highest number of pedestrian [...]

Large Truck Accidents Extremely Deadly for Others on Road – Protect Yourself from Truck Accidents in California

We share our California roads with commercial vehicles each day because the trucking industry is a vital element of our economy in the United States. Large trucks provide an affordable and efficient method of transporting goods from coast to coast. However, sharing the road with large trucks can be extremely dangerous. The Thompson Law Office [...]

By |2019-05-02T16:53:19-07:00May 2nd, 2019|Auto Accidents|

Victims Guide to Distracted Driving Accidents in California

It is estimated that roughly 1,000 people are injured and nine people die each day in traffic accidents involving a distracted driver. Only 16 states, including California, ban drivers from using a hand-held cell phone while driving. The ban is a primary law, meaning a police officer does not need another reason to pull over [...]

By |2019-03-31T11:43:19-07:00March 31st, 2019|Auto Accidents, Motorist Accidents|

San Mateo County Personal Injury Attorney Teaches Car Accident Law

A car accident can disrupt your life in many ways. In addition to the physical injuries, which can be extremely painful and debilitating, you may also suffer substantial financial losses if you require significant medical treatment and you are out of work for a lengthy period while you recover. It can help to understand more [...]

By |2019-02-23T08:47:34-08:00February 23rd, 2019|Auto Accidents|

St. Louis Missouri Personal Injury Attorney Teaches Car Accident Law

St. Louis Missouri Personal Injury Attorney Teaches Car Accident Law St. Louis has its share of car accidents each day. In a city as large and busy as St. Louis, traffic accidents are expected to happen. However, when you are one of the individuals involved in a car accident, the event does not seem so [...]

By |2019-02-23T08:43:03-08:00February 23rd, 2019|Auto Accidents|

Parking Lot Accidents and DUI Accidents Increase During the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time of year. Christmas trees, twinkling lights, candy canes, gifts, parking lot accidents, and DUI accidents are just some of the things that the holidays are known for each year. Yes, we included parking lot accidents and DUI accidents in the list because the holidays increase the risk for these [...]

By |2019-04-02T06:20:00-07:00November 28th, 2018|Auto Accidents|

Car Accidents Involving Lyft & Uber Drivers

Rideshare services, such as Lyft and Uber, have become increasingly popular throughout the United States. In many areas, rideshare services are becoming more popular than other forms of public transportation. However, Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare services are different from conventional forms of public transportation. Federal and state government agencies heavily regulate Buses, trains, and [...]

By |2019-04-02T05:44:42-07:00September 27th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Rideshare Accidents|