Scooter Accidents in San Francisco Bay Area | Liability and Insurance Issues

15 June 2018 Motorized scooter use in the San Francisco Bay Area is rapidly becoming a primary form of local transportation. Electric scooter on-demand rental companies such as Bird and LimeBike have infused the Bay Area with thousands of scooters to fill an ever-increasing consumer demand heightened by over-burdened and inadequate mass transportation services.  As […]

Bicycle Accident Statistics in California

09 December 2019 California has the distinction of leading the nation in bicycle fatalities. While riding bicycles is a popular pastime in California, and around the U.S., accidents involving bicycles tend to be more serious and include more catastrophic injuries or death. The following are pertinent bicycle accident statistics in California. Bicycle Accident Statistics The […]

What to Do When an At-Fault Driver Dies in the Crash

26 August 2022 According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), California saw a 10% increase in traffic deaths last year, with approximately 4,300 fatalities. Sadly, the spike in traffic-related deaths was not new, as it was the second consecutive year of increased motor vehicle crash fatalities. The nation also experienced a 16-year high […]

Understanding Comparative Negligence & Fault in California Bay Area Accidents

27 July 2022 California is an exceptionally beautiful place to live; however, it also has some of the most traffic-congested areas in our country, notably the Bay Area with major cities like San Francisco and Oakland. In densely populated regions, accidents are much more prone to happen, and nationwide, there was a surge of traffic-related […]

Traumatic Brain Injury After a Car Crash

23 October 2022 According to the National Library of Medicine, car accidents are the second leading cause of traumatic brain injury (TBI). These wrecks don’t only involve other drivers but also cyclists and pedestrians. Being diagnosed with a TBI can be emotionally nerve-wracking and physically debilitating. For TBI survivors, life after a crash is life-altering. […]

Hit by a Distracted Driver: What Happens Next?

30 October 2022 In California, the number of licensed drivers has increased by 14.7% since 2010. While there has been a decrease in car accidents, the numbers are still high. According to the 2019 Annual Report of Fatal and Injury Motor Vehicle Traffic Collisions, there were 187,211 injury crashes and 3,438 fatalities. To put things […]

The Most Dangerous Intersections in San Francisco

27 November 2022 The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) reports that around 30 people are killed each year in traffic accidents on San Francisco roads, and more than 500 are severely injured. Pedestrians and cyclists are the most at risk. The most dangerous intersections in San Francisco are where many of these accidents happen. […]

Who’s at Fault in a Rear-end Collision?

29 November 2022 According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, rear-end collisions are the most common type of car crash in the United States. They make up 29 percent of all traffic accidents across the country and are responsible for causing thousands of injuries and deaths each year. Although it is commonly assumed that […]