California's strict dog bite laws hold individuals accountable for bites from the dogs they own or are responsible for, with only a few exceptions. In many cases, however, victims of seemingly minor dog bites are often prone to forgive and forget, particularly if they are dog lovers or if they personally know the dog owners.
Statistics for 2015 indicate that 68 percent of Americans have smart phones and 45 percent have tablet computers, marking a significant increase over prior years.
By now, the unusual feel of anti-lock braking systems (ABS) is very familiar to most motorists; the systems are required equipment for all cars and light trucks manufactured in 2012 or later. In fact, ABS is also required for trucks and buses manufactured on or after March 1, 1999. Knowing the added safety provided by the systems, each Los Angeles accident lawyer at our firm questions why they are not required for motorcycles.
Each Los Angeles car accident lawyer at our firm may be somewhat biased on this point, but we believe that California roads offer some of the most beautiful scenic vistas in the nation. Unfortunately, the most beautiful drives are often dangerous. With anything from curves and cliffs to uneven pavement, any driver faces significant risks, particularly since the elemental exposure of many scenic roadways often makes them difficult to maintain.
Back in 1898, a University of Minnesota student grabbed a megaphone and led a football crowd in a resounding cheer. He might be considered to be the first U.S. cheerleader, but his activities required no notable physical risk. When women took over the activity in the 1920s, they demonstrated more skill, but the risk of injury was still quite low.