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California Bans X-Lite Guardrails After Multiple Fatalities Across America

Drivers across California may be able to breathe a sigh of relief. State officials have decided to ban the deadly X-Lite Guardrails that have been responsible for dozens of accidents across the state. The controversial guardrails have been the cause of considerable woes for many families and the California Highway Patrol...

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Drunk Driving In San Diego

On Halloween, and Everyday, Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving In San Diego

There are over 160,000 arrests for DUI in California each year. If you drink and drive, there is a good chance you will be caught. DUIs carry serious penalties, such as: losing your license fines potential jail or prison time and increased insurance costs Keep reading to learn more about getting...

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Who Can I Sue In a California Uber or Lyft Accident in Los Angeles?

Who Can I Sue In a California Uber or Lyft Accident in Los Angeles?

 There are over 264 million registered vehicles and 218 million valid drivers license holders in the US. In 2017, 4.57 million of those drivers sustained injuries in car crashes. But what happens if you’re involved in a car crash while riding in an Uber or Lyft? Deciding whether to file a Lyft or...

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4 Scary Facts About Construction Accidents In San Francisco

4 Scary Facts About Construction Accidents In San Francisco

Working in the construction industry is no easy job (you knew that already). The work is physically demanding, there are deadlines to meet, and it’s stressful! After all, if you don’t place a screw just right, the whole building’s structure could be in jeopardy. On top of all that,...

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Slip and Fall Accidents in Los Angeles How Can I Prove Fault

Slip and Fall Accidents in Los Angeles: How Can I Prove Fault?

More than one million people go to the emergency room every year because of a slip and fall accident. Slip and fall injuries can vary from fractures to sprains to more serious injuries, and sometimes death. That means medical bills, time away from work, and pain and suffering. All of which...

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Is it Safe to Drive a Motorcycle in Oakland, California

Is it Safe to Drive a Motorcycle in Oakland, California?

Many people say there’s no feeling quite like being on a motorcycle, cruising around in the beautiful Bay Area. Currently, over 8.4 million people own and drive motorcycles, and there are more registered two-wheeled vehicles in California than in 49 other states. Only Florida has more motorcycles on the roads. An...

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How do I Sue an Airline for Injury

How do I Sue an Airline for Injury?

Have you been injured at an airport or as an airline passenger? If so, you should act now! According to airplane injury attorneys at The Barnes Firm, you may be entitled to significant compensation. What You Need to Know About Suing an Airline for Injury If you’ve experienced an...

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Why Are San Francisco and Oakland Two of the Worst Cities to Drive In?

Do you commute by car around the San Francisco or Oakland area? If so, you’re driving in two of the worst cities to drive in. If you’re only visiting the Bay Area, you might not realize how bad this problem has gotten until you experience it! It seems like...

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Xlite Barrier ends banned

Thirteen States Across America Remove Controversial X-Lite Guardrail Heads from Highways After Accidents Raise Safety Concerns

After multiple tragic car accidents across the country resulted in fatalities due to guardrail heads spearing cars and taking them off the roads, thirteen states are responding by banning the Lindsay X-LITE end caps from state highways. Linday’s X-LITE guardrail heads The Federal Highway Administration first approved the X-LITE...

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The Barnes Firm Jingle Contest Lives On!

In partnership with iHeart Media, California car accident attorneys The Barnes Firm held a Jingle Contest in July. We were lucky to have over 260 amazing entries submitted from all over the Los Angeles, San Diego, and Bay areas. Our winner, Jordyn Dodd-Waddington’s video can be viewed here: www.thebarnesfirmjingle.com Many...

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