According to the most recent census figures, about 40 million children were enrolled in nursery school, kindergarten and grade school in 2014. Such a large number of parents would not be comfortable sending their children off every day if they did not expect schools to offer a high degree of safety.
For dedicated bikers, the excitement that accompanies the purchase of a new motorcycle is unparalleled. Gone are the days of undergoing seemingly constant repairs, and a feeling of security comes with owning the latest and greatest safety features.
California public property owners are held accountable for maintaining premises that are safe to visitors, but accidents happen frequently and occur virtually anywhere. Visitors may sustain back injuries from slip-and-fall incidents on a wet grocery store floor, or suffer fatal injuries when struck on the head by a heavy falling object. Regardless of the severity of the injuries, California law recognizes that accident victims can potentially be at fault based on the specifics of the given situation when they fail to take reasonable care.
When other motorists clearly cause auto accidents, the accident victims commonly turn first to filing claims with the auto insurance companies of the at-fault parties. This option typically provides the most efficient method for obtaining funds to pay for injuries and other damages.
In an attempt to reduce distracted driving issues for truckers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulates the use of mobile phones, but it does not clearly regulate other activities that can take truckers’ minds off the road and hands off the wheel. Whether they drive in heavy L.A. traffic or on the open road, however, just about any Los Angeles accident lawyer can point to unusual trucker distractions that lead to serious accidents.