Auto vs Pedestrian Accidents and Who is at Fault?
Walking is great exercise, but when you live in an urbanized area like LA and Santa Monica, walking becomes a Schrodinger’s Cat paradox. On one hand, you’re getting the exercise your body needs, but on the other, you’ve elevated your risk of death substantially – especially if you’ve elected to walk on sidewalks adjacent toRead More
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
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