Driving is an integral part of life for millions of Californians. Public transit options exist but the infrastructure is built for people with their own cars and trucks. Although accidents are rare in most parts of the Golden State, a collision can result in serious damage to vehicle, severe injury or even death.
Gross negligence. Public nuisance. Aiding and abetting assault. This is some of the fiery language in a recent lawsuit brought against pillars of the e-scooter industry in California. The class-action lawsuit may make history as one of the largest challenges to a possible safety hazard in 50 years.
If you have recently been involved in a car accident, it is likely that you have felt pressure to establish fault in order to proceed with the insurance process. In the vast majority of car accident cases, one party or multiple parties are seen to be at fault for the occurrence of the accident.
Safety on the road is a major concern during holiday travel. With an increase in traffic, poor weather and drunk drivers, holiday driving can be deadly. According to estimates from AAA, over 27,000 may suffer car accident injuries during the end-of-year season.
Many people that suffer injuries on an individual's or entity's premises don't just suffer physically but financially as well. When people suffer from an injury that could have been prevented by standard safety procedures on the premises, they are likely to be entitled to compensation as a result. However, many injury victims are cautious about taking action for one reason or another.