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Car Accidents - Bisnar Chase Blog

Car Accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries in California today, and they are preventable in almost all circumstances. Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys blogs about car accidents that happen in Southern California as a way to maintain awareness about the dangers of car crashes and hopefully prevent injuries or deaths from happening in the future.

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Did a Luxury SUV Loaded with Safety Features Save Tiger Woods’ Life?

By M R on February 25, 2021 - No comments

Did a Luxury SUV Loaded with Safety Features Save Tiger Woods' Life?

A little-known luxury SUV that was loaned to Tiger Woods for a sponsored tournament in Southern California may have saved his life. According to a report in the Daily Mail, the legendary golfer was driving a Genesis GV80. Woods lost control of the SUV when he was driving in the Palos Verdes area the morning of Feb. 23. The vehicle rolled over leaving the 45-year-old Woods with a shattered right shinbone and calf bone. He underwent elaborate leg surgery the same day and is said to be recovering. …Read the rest »

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Tiger Woods Suffers Severe Leg Injuries in Palos Verdes Rollover Crash

By M R on February 23, 2021 - No comments

Tiger Woods Suffers Severe Leg Injuries in Palos Verdes Rollover Crash

Golfing legend Tiger Woods is undergoing surgery after suffering multiple leg injuries in a rollover crash in Palos Verdes the morning of Feb. 23. According to a KTLA news report, Woods was the lone occupant in the SUV when it crashed in the area of Hawthorne Boulevard and Blackhorse Road on the border of Rancho Palos Verdes and Rolling Hills Estates. …Read the rest »

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New Report Looks into Why More Women Drivers Die in Car Accidents

By M R on February 19, 2021 - No comments

New Report Looks into Why More Women Drivers Die in Car Accidents

A new report from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) shows that women drivers are more likely to die in crashes because the male drivers who hit them are more likely to be driving larger vehicles such as pickup trucks and SUVs. According to a news report, because 40% of men involved in crashes were driving taller, heavier vehicles whose designs prioritize occupant survival above all else, they had a higher survival rate than women, 70% of whom were behind the wheel of smaller vehicles at the time of impact. …Read the rest »

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Former Dodgers Pitcher Scott Erickson Charged in Fatal LA Hit and Run Crash

By M R on February 1, 2021 - No comments

Former Dodgers Pitcher Scott Erickson Charged in Fatal LA Hit and Run Crash

Former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Scott Erickson has been charged with reckless driving in connection with a hit-and-run in Westlake Village that killed two boys last year. According to a KTLA news report, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office said that 52-year-old Erickson was charged with one misdemeanor count of reckless driving. …Read the rest »

 

YouTubers Charged with Going 160 mph on Orange County Toll Roads

By M R on January 29, 2021 - No comments

YouTubers Charged with Going 160 mph on Orange County Toll Roads

Three YouTube personalities and two other men are being accused of arranging and taking part in street races last year that reached speeds of up to 160 mph on Orange County’s toll roads. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the felony charges were filed after a six-month investigation into street racing on the 241 and 261 toll roads. Irvine police officers arrested the defendants on Jan. 26 and impounded their vehicles. All five were free on bail, the Register reported. …Read the rest »

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Here’s What You Need to Know About New California Traffic Laws in 2021

By M R on January 8, 2021 - No comments

Here's What You Need to Know About New California Traffic Laws in 2021

California has a number of new traffic laws that have gone into effect or will go into effect in 2021. A number of these laws are meant to enhance safety for those in vehicles and on roadways. Our California car accident lawyers know the real dangers people face on our roadways because of negligent drivers. We hope that these new laws help make our roadways safer for everyone. …Read the rest »

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Daimler Faces $30 Million Fine After NHTSA Recall Investigation

By M R on January 8, 2021 - No comments

Daimler Faces $30 Million Fine After NHTSA Recall Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has fined Daimler Trucks North America a civil penalty of $30 million over delays with the recalls of certain Daimler trucks. According to a press release issued by NHTSA, the consent order requires Daimler Trucks to launch an advanced data analytics program to enhance its ability to detect and to investigate potential safety defects. …Read the rest »

 

Los Angeles Officials Warn Against Holiday DUIs as Hospitals Fill Up with COVID-19 Patients

By M R on December 22, 2020 - No comments

Los Angeles Officials Warn Against Holiday DUIs as Hospitals Fill Up with COVID-19 Patients

The Los Angeles city attorney, this week, strongly urged residents not to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs as a surge in coronavirus cases continue to overwhelm hospital and ICU capacity all over Southern California during this holiday season. According to a KTLA news report, City Attorney Mike Feuer said that it could be very difficult to get help if you are in a car accident either as a driver or a passenger. …Read the rest »

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Study Finds Nearly Half of Teens Drive Soon After Suffering a Concussion

By Brian Chase on December 18, 2020 - No comments

Study Finds Nearly Half of Teens Drive Soon After Suffering a Concussion

Teens who are driving already face heightened risks and are statistically prone to getting into a car accident. According to HealthDay News, new research shows that many teens who have experienced a concussion may be getting behind the wheel too soon. Researchers with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, found that about 47% of teen drivers included in the study returned to driving within two weeks of suffering a concussion. …Read the rest »

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Study Finds Vaping Increases the Risk of Lung Disease by More than 40%

By Brian Chase on December 9, 2020 - No comments

Study Finds Vaping Increases the Risk of Lung Disease by More than 40%

Using e-cigarettes or vaping might increase the risk of developing lung disease by more than 40%, new research studies show. According to a report in the Daily Mail, a new study from Boston University is among the first to establish that vaping alone could heighten the risk for respiratory issues. …Read the rest »

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