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    A Los Angeles car accident lawyer explains what the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer are, and how to avoid an accident

    What Are the ‘100 Deadliest Days’ for Car Accidents?

    LOS ANGELES – Every year, as we approach the long days of summer, car accidents in America become more frequent. Summer’s higher accident rate is so pronounced that it has been dubbed the “100 Deadliest Days” by safety experts. What are the 100 Deadliest Days, and why do accidents...

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    If you've been injured by a distracted driver, an experienced Oakland car accident lawyer can help. Call The Barnes Firm today

    Distracted Driving Remains a Problem in U.S., California

    Rates of distracted driving on America’s roadways surged in the 2000s, driven largely by the rise of the smartphone. And while state governments and national safety organizations have attempted to tackle the problem, an Oakland car accident lawyer says distracted driving remains a prevalent threat to American motorists. National...

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    California Car Accidents: Statistics and Causes

    SAN DIEGO – Traffic collisions are the leading cause of unintended death in the state of California. Vehicle accidents have been trending upward in the state for a number of years, and recently, California topped the list of states with the most traffic crashes. A San Diego car accident...

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    What are the worst times to be driving? Our Los Angeles car accident lawyers crunched the statistics

    What are the Most Dangerous Times for Driving?

    LOS ANGELES — Over 40 million Americans are expected to be on the roads this Memorial Day weekend, according to a AAA analysis. With so many drivers behind the wheel, the National Safety Council believes it’s the most dangerous weekend of the year to be driving. The Los Angeles car...

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    Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month: How Has Distracted Driving Evolved?

    There’s no denying the severity of how dangerous distracted driving is. Unfortunately, some of the most dangerous car accidents are caused by drivers dividing their attention while behind the wheel – oftentimes due to talking on the phone, texting, or checking directions on a mobile device. Technology has completely...

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    Who is at Fault in a Drunk Driving Accident?

    Who is at Fault in a Drunk Driving Accident?

    It’s never okay to get behind the wheel after having a few drinks.  Drunk driving can cause serious damage and injury to yourself and others.  Every day, almost 30 people lose their lives as a result of drunk driving. Were you recently injured in an accident involving a driver who was...

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    Who is Liable in a Rear-End Collision?

    Who is Liable in a Rear-End Collision?

    Rear-end collisions happen to millions of drivers in the United States each year. In fact, they’re the most commonly reported accident. This type of crash can result in serious injuries for all of the passengers involved. If you find yourself involved in a rear-end collision, it’s important to know...

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    Filing a Personal Injury Claim

    Filing a Personal Injury Claim After an Accident – What You Need to Know

    You’ve recently been injured in an accident. You’re are unable to work due to your injuries.  The hospital and doctor bills begin to pile up.  You continue to experience pain as a result of your injuries. Should you file a personal injury claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance company?...

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    accident-prone roads in san diego

    What Are the Top Accident Prone Roads in San Diego, CA?

    Over the last several years, 868 deaths have occurred on San Diego County highways and freeways. While car safety has improved and California Highway Patrol has increased their safety efforts, San Diego remains home to some of the most dangerous roads in California. What makes these roads so dangerous?...

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    uber accident

    Steps to Take After Being Involved in an Uber Accident in Los Angeles

    Since 2009, millions of Americans have joined in on the phenomenon of ride sharing with Uber. The low-cost and convenience of Uber makes it one of the most popular ways to get around, especially in a large city such as Los Angeles. Unfortunately, stepping into an Uber can come...

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