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The Dangers of Texting While Driving in San Diego

Technology has transformed the way we do many activities, many of which are positive. We can stay connected to people on the other side of the globe, research any topic instantly, and enjoy the latest entertainment from anywhere. However, one place technology doesn’t belong is behind the wheel of...

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100 Deadliest Days of Summer

Memorial Day marks the beginning of the “100 Deadliest Days of Summer” – a historically dangerous period of increased car crashes during the summer months. In an effort to improve safety for everyone throughout the summer, Los Angeles car accident attorneys at The Barnes Firm urge drivers to be...

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Things To Know About Self-Driving Cars in California

The Department of Motor Vehicles recently passed regulations allowing for the public testing and deployment of driverless cars. San Francisco car accident attorneys at The Barnes Firm want all California residents to be prepared to see driverless vehicles on the road. Here’s what you need to know about this...

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Scaffold & Ladder Accidents in Los Angeles Construction

Falls account for almost 40 percent of deaths in the construction industry. Unfortunately, Los Angeles personal injury lawyers have seen many trials in which falls from scaffolds and ladders are the major contributor to this unfortunate statistic. Exploring Issues That Often Contribute to Scaffold and Ladder Accidents Construction workers...

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Memorial Day in Los Angeles

Driving in Los Angeles For Memorial Day Weekend

Los Angeles is known for its heavy traffic throughout the year, but Memorial Day weekend sees even more congestion as people hit the road to celebrate the start of summer. As hard as it is to believe that Los Angeles could see any more traffic, drivers need to be...

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What To Do After Getting in a Car Accident in San Francisco

With Friday afternoon quickly approaching, drivers in the Greater San Francisco area are anxious to get out of the office and enjoy the weekend. San Francisco car accident attorneys are urging everyone to still be mindful and drive safely. Getting into a car accident can be very stressful, and...

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Los Angeles Fire Causing Traffic Mayhem

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles car accident attorney is warning drivers to expect more traffic – and accidents – as wildfires continue to encroach on Southern California communities, towns and the city of Los Angeles. Officials ordered more evacuations on Wednesday as a handful of wildfires blaze across...

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Despite Safety Tech, Crashes Are Up

LOS ANGELES – As automakers begin rolling-out their 2018 models, new safety tech is one of the prominent selling points. More cars will come with back-up cameras as a standard option, automatic braking systems will be more prevalent and carmakers will continue to release automated features that promise to...

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Most Drivers Drive Angry

LOS ANGELES – This may come as a surprise to you (but it might not if you’re constantly battling traffic on the I-10 in Santa Monica): 80 percent of drivers have expressed anger behind the wheel in the last year. This information stems from a new AAA study that...

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Take 5

LOS ANGELES – It’s all about putting in your time and collecting that paycheck. Just ask Rihanna and Drake; everything seems to be about work, work, work, work, work, work. Putting in overtime could be great for your wallet but a new study says it’s terrible for your health....

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