By now, many people have been informed that the average text message takes a driver's eyes off the road for the length of a football field when traveling 55 miles per hour.
With all the media attention in recent years, it is sometimes difficult to think about football players and other athletes without also thinking about brain injuries. In fact, any Los Angeles injury lawyer at our firm is prepared to assist with cases involving these injuries — particularly when they apply to players who are children.
The improving U.S. economy is good news to most individuals, but when it comes to California roads, there is a downside. According to a recent article from The Sacramento Bee, California has seen a 13 percent uptick in CA fatalities. In fact, U.S. roads experienced nearly a 10 percent increase in fatalities over the first three months of 2015. Those increases are a logical effect of increased traffic caused by a better economy.
When injury victims pursue compensation from parties whose wrongful acts or negligence cause their injuries, the burden of proof falls solely on them. In a perfect world, reliable witnesses or other types of evidence would always be available to prove injury cases through direct evidence.
It is hard to imagine someone causing an accident and then driving away, leaving pedestrians or other motorists with injuries so severe that they cannot take the steps they need to get help.