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Category: Car Accidents

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.

If you are in need of a personal injury attorney due to injuries sustained in a car accident, don’t hesitate to contact Bisnar Chase by calling us at (800) 561-4887, or filling out the contact form to the right!

Miami Dolphins’ Kendrick Norton Has Left Arm Amputated After Car Accident

By Brian Chase on July 8, 2019 - No comments

Miami Dolphins' Kendrick Norton Has Left Arm Amputated After Car Accident

Miami Dolphins’ defensive tackle Kendrick Norton, was severely injured in a two-car accident in Florida early morning on July 4, which led to his left arm being amputated. According to a news report in the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Norton, 22, was injured when his black 2017 Ford F250 pickup truck rolled over onto its roof after colliding with a concrete barrier for an unknown reason on the Dolphin Expressway (State Road 836) westbound ramp leading to the Palmetto Expressway (State Road 836). …Read the rest »

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Man on Motor Scooter Fatally Injured in North Hollywood Crash

By Brian Chase on June 10, 2019 - No comments

Audi A3 Cars Recalled for Defective Airbags That May Not Deploy

Anthony Chay, 20, was killed in a North Hollywood car accident after a driver rear-ended him as he was stopped on a red light while riding a motorized scooter. According to a KTLA news report, the crash was reported near the intersection of Vineland Avenue and Vanowen Street in North Hollywood early morning on June 6. Police say 24-year-old Jessica Martinez was driving a red, 2004 Audi A4 south on Vineland when she rear-ended the victim. …Read the rest »

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Fiat Chrysler Recalls Dodge Ram 100 Pickup Trucks for Software Issue That Can Disable Airbags

By Brian Chase on June 10, 2019 - No comments

Fiat Chrysler Recall

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a vehicle defect recall for about 295,981 Dodge Ram pickup trucks from the 2019-2020 model years over concerns that the software controlling airbag deployment and certain seatbelts can fail. According to Consumer Reports, a software error may occur when the engine is turned off. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) states if a computer module doesn’t properly reset, the airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners might not work properly in the event of a car accident. …Read the rest »

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Teenager Killed in Temecula DUI Crash

By Brian Chase on June 6, 2019 - No comments

teenager killed in Temecula dui crash

A 19-year-old driver has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a head-on collision in Temecula that killed 15-year-old Lily Harrison. According to a KTLA news report, the crash occurred the evening of June 1 on Rancho California Road east of Via Santa Rosa. California Highway Patrol officials say Jose Zazueta, 19, was behind the wheel of a 2015 BMW headed westbound on Rancho California when he lost control of the car while navigating a curve. …Read the rest »

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Speeding Wrong Way Driver Causes Fatal Crash in Newport Beach

By Brian Chase on June 5, 2019 - No comments

Newport Beach wrong way driver causes fatality on 73 freeway

An elderly woman was killed when a wrong-way driver traveling at speeds of about 100 mph on the 73 Freeway in Newport Beach the morning of June 5 caused a five-car pileup near John Wayne Airport. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, a 65-year-old woman in a BMW was instantly killed in a head-on collision with a Mercedes. The driver of the Mercedes, a 23-year-old Newport Beach man, was transported to the hospital with undisclosed injuries but is expected to survive. …Read the rest »

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AAA Tells Us What Dangerous Behaviors Could Kill Teens During the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer

By Brian Chase on June 3, 2019 - No comments

AAA Tells Us What Dangerous Behaviors Could Kill Teens During the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety estimates that over the past five years, 3,500 people have been killed in car accidents involving teen drivers between Memorial Day and Labor Day – the period that is called the “100 Deadliest Days.” This is the time of year when the number of crash fatalities involving teen drivers historically rises. New crash data from 2013 to 2017 reveals that some of the major factors contributing to fatal teen crashes during the summer driving period include speeding (28 percent), drinking and driving (17 percent) and distraction (9 percent). …Read the rest »

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San Bernardino Bus Accident Causes Life-Threatening Injuries for Victims

By Brian Chase on May 20, 2019 - No comments

Miami Dolphins' Kendrick Norton Has Left Arm Amputated After Car Accident

A San Bernardino bus accident led to seven people injured and one in critical condition on May 8th, 2019. The San Bernardino personal injury lawyers at Bisnar Chase have been retained by a woman who suffered injuries in an omnibus versus car accident in San Bernardino. According to a news report in the San Bernardino Sun, the crash occurred near Sierra Way and Base Line Street the evening of May 8. The bus, operated by OmniTrans, was traveling east on Base Line Street when a car that was driving west on the same road veered into the bus’s path. …Read the rest »

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Chrysler Pacifica Minivans Recalled

By Brian Chase on May 20, 2019 - No comments

Chrysler Pacifica Minivans Recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a vehicle defect recall for 198,731 of its 2017 to 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Minivans because they may lose power steering or stall because of improperly installed wiring. According to an article on Consumer Reports, if a vehicle stalls while in motion of if the steering effort required to turn the vehicle suddenly changes, it could lead to a crash, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). …Read the rest »

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Is Your Job Making You a More Dangerous Driver?

By Brian Chase on May 13, 2019 - No comments

Is Your Job Making You a More Dangerous Driver?

A new study from auto insurance comparison site, The Zebra, says one demographic in particular has a bigger problem when it comes to answering a text or email from work while behind the wheel. According to a report on USA Today, the ubiquity of smartphones has created an expectation that workers will pretty much be always available. While that’s not a problem if you are sitting on your couch when your boss calls with a quick question, it can be a bigger issue if you are behind the wheel. …Read the rest »

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States with Legalized Marijuana Show Increase in Car Accidents

By Brian Chase on May 13, 2019 - No comments

States with Legalized Marijuana Show Increase in Car Accidents

New studies show car accidents in four of the states where marijuana was legalized for recreational use have seen a roughly 6 percent increase in car accidents. According to an NBC news report, the new reports don’t prove direct causation when it comes to weed and crashes. But they do raise red flags, especially because there is still no easy method to test drivers who may be under the influence of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. …Read the rest »

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