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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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54 People Lost Their Lives in Los Angeles Hit and Run Crashes in 2018

By Brian Chase on September 6, 2019 - No comments

54 People Lost Their Lives in Los Angeles Hit and Run Crashes in 2018

Los Angeles is not only notorious as the metropolis with the most crowded freeways, but also as the “hit-and-run capital” of the nation. According to a Curbed LA news report, the city saw 54 fatal hit-and-run crashes just last year. But, the report says what’s worse is that a vast majority of these cases don’t yield arrests and/or convictions. The article says there were more than 100,000 hit-and-run cases in the city of Los Angeles from 2014 to 2018. …Read the rest »

 

Comedian Kevin Hart Suffers Serious Spinal Injuries in Los Angeles Car Accident

By Brian Chase on September 5, 2019 - No comments

Comedian Kevin Hart Suffers Serious Spinal Injuries in Los Angeles Car Accident

Comedian and actor Kevin Hart suffered serious injuries after his muscle car crashed on a mountainous Southern California roadway early morning on Sept. 1. According to a CBS news report, the Los Angeles County Fire Department released 911 recordings, which describe the moments after the serious injury crash. A California Highway Patrol collision report said Hart was a passenger in a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda that veered off Mulholland Highway and rolled down an embankment. …Read the rest »

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Study Shows Deaths Caused by Red Light Runners Are At 10-Year High

By Brian Chase on August 30, 2019 - No comments

Study Shows Deaths Caused by Red Light Runners Are At 10-Year High

The number of people killed by drivers running red lights has hit a 10-year high. According to an AAA study of government crash data, in 2017, 939 people were killed by vehicles that blew through red lights. This is the highest death toll since 2008 and 28% higher than in 2012. AAA says two people are killed every day in the United States by drivers who run red lights at street intersections, making it extremely dangerous for pedestrians, bicyclists and other motorists. …Read the rest »

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The Most Dangerous Highway During the Summer Months is in California

By Brian Chase on August 12, 2019 - No comments

The Most Dangerous Highway During the Summer Months is in California

We all know how treacherous Southern California’s freeways can be. But a recent study by ASecureLife.com, a security website, confirms that there is another reason to be nervous while driving your car on Los Angeles highways this summer. The 5 Freeway, which spans about 800 miles of California, has officially been documented as the U.S. highway with the most number of fatalities during the summer months. …Read the rest »

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Video Shows Teen Getting Dragged 1,500 Feet by Hit and Run Driver

By Brian Chase on August 9, 2019 - No comments

Video Shows Teen Getting Dragged 1,500 Feet by Hit and Run Driver

A 15-year-old has been critically injured in a horrifying hit-and-run accident in South Los Angeles that was captured on camera. According to a KABC news report, Roberto Diaz had just bought a soda at a nearby store when he was struck while riding his bicycle through a crosswalk near Maple Avenue and 37th Street the night of Aug. 6. Witnesses said the driver blew through a stop sign and struck Diaz. …Read the rest »

 

New Study Shows 13% Increase in Traffic Fatalities Nationwide

By Brian Chase on August 5, 2019 - No comments

The Most Dangerous Highway During the Summer Months is in California

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data is showing a 13% increase in traffic fatalities nationwide. According to a report by Esurance insurance company, despite recent progress in traffic safety, fatal crashes across the United States are 13 percent than they were five years ago. California saw a 16% increase in fatal crashes in 2017 compared to 2013. In 2017, fatal car accidents took the lives of 3,594 Californians. …Read the rest »

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Eddie Bauer and Disney Inclined Sleepers Recalled for Safety Issues

By Brian Chase on August 2, 2019 - No comments

Eddie Bauer and Disney Inclined Sleepers Recalled for Safety Issues

About 24,000 inclined sleepers sold under the Eddie Bauer and Disney brand names are being recalled due to concerns that babies sleeping in them could roll over and suffocate. According to a Today.com report, the products being recalled include Eddie Bauer Slumber and Soothe Rock Bassinet and the Disney Baby Doe and Dream Bassinet. So far, no injuries have been linked to these products. The companies say this recall is largely precautionary. …Read the rest »

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New Study Shows Older Drivers Tend to Be More Distracted by In-Car Technology

By Brian Chase on July 29, 2019 - No comments

New Study Shows Older Drivers Tend to Be More Distracted by In-Car Technology

A new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that senior citizens in particular are struggling with technology that is built into the dashboards of many cars. According to a CBS news report, this type of distraction increases accident risk for seniors. These so-called infotainment systems have made it easier to find a favorite song or navigate to an unknown address. …Read the rest »

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Police Say Tesla That Fatally Struck Pedestrian in San Francisco Was Not on Autopilot

By Brian Chase on July 26, 2019 - No comments

Tesla Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Fatal Crash Involving Autopilot

A rented Tesla that was speeding when it ran a red light, killed a man and critically injured his wife was not on Autopilot mode, police said. According to a KTLA news report, the Tesla, driven by Kelly Cambridge, struck and killed 39-year-old Benjamin Dean, and severely injured his wife, Kelly Dean, who remains in critical condition. …Read the rest »

 

Neutrogena Recalls Light Therapy Masks That Could Cause Irreversible Eye Damage and Loss of Peripheral Vision

By Brian Chase on July 19, 2019 - No comments

Neutrogena Recalls Light Therapy Masks That Could Cause Irreversible Eye Damage and Loss of Peripheral Vision

Neutrogena has recalled its light therapy masks intended to treat acne that pose the risk of causing retinal damage or even loss of vision. According to a report in The New York Times, over the last year or so, these products have streamed into the market and onto Instagram with photos of famous people wearing these masks. Neutrogena marketed the product that uses LED light kill acne bacteria and fight inflammation. The masks were sold for between $30 to $40, making it one of the more affordable masks on the market. …Read the rest »

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