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June 22, 2018. By Lori Prapas.
San Jose, CA: On May 20, 2018, an Acura TL driven by a 16-year-old unlicensed driver jumped a curb on Highway 101, and skidded down an embankment before it was struck by another vehicle, killing a teen passenger. One week later, on Memorial Day, a stolen car driven by a 13-year-old was fleeing San Jose police when it collided with another vehicle in a head on crash, critically injuring one passenger and harming four others. California is notorious for its high rate of uninsured drivers, resulting in a large number of California car accidents. Accidents with an uninsured driver can result in the uncertainty of whether one’s injuries and property damage will be compensated, and if so, how?Read [ Unlicensed Drivers Cause Two Recent California Car Accidents in One Week ]
June 19, 2015. By LAS Staff Writer.
Read [ Jury Awards $21 Million to Family in Palmdale DUI Crash ]
Los Angeles (June 17, 2015) (Press Release) A Los Angeles Superior Court jury awarded $21 Million to three family members after a 2011 DUI car crash left them with injuries that will impact them for the rest of their lives. The family suffered severe fractures, lacerations, and lifelong pain when a drunk driver of a Ford Explorer crossed double yellow lines and struck the family’s Ford Taurus head-on.
July 27, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Plaintiffs’ Attorney Discusses $31 Million California Car Accident Verdict ]
San Bernardino, CA A jury recently reached a $31.5 Million Verdict in a California car accident lawsuit. “I have faith in the jury system and we believe this amount will provide medical care for David for the rest his life,” says Attorney Greg Bentley, Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley LLP.
July 20, 2012. By Abi Kistler.
Read [ Jury Returns a Record $31.5 Million Verdict Finding a Dangerous Condition on State Route 138 ]
San Bernardino, CA (Press Release) — A jury awarded a catastrophically injured man and his wife more than $31.5 million Thursday in a ruling against Caltrans, finding the state agency responsible for a dangerous roadway condition on a section of California State Route 138.
September 17, 2011. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ California Car Crash Driver Sent to Prison ]
Los Angeles, CA The driver of a big rig involved in a deadly California car crash has been sent to prison. Although many California car accidents do not result in time in prison, in this case, the driver of a semi-truck was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in an accident that took the lives of two people. Victims who survive California auto accidents can suffer devastating injury, including traumatic brain injury and paralysis.
January 4, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ California Car Crash Kills Woman ]
San Ramon, CA A California car crash recently claimed the life of a San Ramon woman and injured another after authorities say her vehicle was pulled into the path of a pickup truck, the Contra Costa Times reports.
December 15, 2010. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ December 15 Most Dangerous Day for California Auto Accidents ]
Los Angeles, CACalifornia Auto Accidents occur anywhere, anytime, but more so in California. And December 15 is the most dangerous day of the year, with more than a 20 percent increase in auto claims compared to the rest of the year. Yes, even more than New Year's Eve.
September 5, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Ambassador to Malta Injured, Nun Killed in California Car Accident ]
Calabasas, CA The US ambassador to Malta was injured in a recent California car accident that killed a nun and injured a 94-year-old clergyman, both passengers in the vehicle.
July 2, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Driver Killed, Passenger Seriously Injured in California Car Crash ]
Rosemead, CA An 18-year-old driver was pronounced dead after a California car accident involving only one car.
April 30, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Two Children Injured in California Car Crash Involving Train ]
Fresno, CA Two local children were injured over the weekend as a result of a California car crash involving an Amtrak train.
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