Auto vs Bicycle Accidents and Who is at Fault?
Bicycle accidents happen frequently, and they’re scary. Bikes are a popular way of getting around in LA County, even more so in areas like Santa Monica and Venice. When we inject some logical probability into this equation, with an increase in cyclists comes a correlative increase in bicycle accidents. In fact, more than 18,000 cyclist-involvedRead More
Alert System Designed to Stem the Epidemic of Hit-and-Run Drivers
Santa Monica’s Leading Hit-and-Run Attorney Arthur Liberty of Liberty & Associates Addresses LA’s New Alert System Designed to Stem the Epidemic of Hit-and-Run Drivers Civic Center Officials announce that Los Angeles is launching a hit-and-run alert system that will publish information on social media about cars and drivers linked to fatal and other severe hit-and-runs.Read More
Los Angeles’ Pedestrian Fatalities Nation’s Second Highest
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration just released its latest study of pedestrian accidents. Using data from 2012, the study revealed a dramatic six percent increase in pedestrian accident fatalities over 2011, the highest number of fatalities in the last 5 years. On average, a pedestrian was killed every 2 hours and injured every 7 minutesRead More
Why Not Run? The Hit-and-Run Crisis Strikes Home
40,000 hit-and-run collisions occur in Los Angeles County every year. Of those, 8,000 hit-and-runs resulted in injuries or deaths. While the national average for hit-and-run collision is about 11%, in Los Angeles County the rate is over 50%. On the streets of Los Angeles, there are now a staggering 20,000 hit-and-run injury accidents annually. LosRead More