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How Long Do I Have To Sue After A California Car Accident?

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

You may not have a legal background, but you are probably aware that there are time restrictions related to civil cases in California. These statutes of limitations exist to motivate plaintiffs to take action promptly, promote judicial efficiency, and reduce the potential for evidence to get lost over time – among other factors. For… Read More »

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April 2022 Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Just a few short decades ago, the notion of talking on the phone while driving was so far off in the future that it did not warrant much attention as far as automobile safety. Now, with people being so connected to their cell phones, distracted driving is a familiar term, top traffic violation, and… Read More »

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Why California Motorists Drive Without A License

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

The vast majority of motorists comply with driver’s license laws and would never consider getting behind the wheel of a vehicle without this important card in their wallet. Like you, many of them know the consequences of breaking the law. According to the California Vehicle Code, it is illegal for a person to knowingly… Read More »

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4 Things You Should Never Give The Insurer After A California Car Accident

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Though California may not rank at the top in the US when it comes to the overall car accident rate, the state’s massive population means the total number of traffic-related crashes will always remain high. Statistics from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicate that more than 277,000 people are hurt in the 193,600 injury-causing… Read More »

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What Are The Most Dangerous Roads In Northern California?

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

While there is little you can do to completely prevent car accidents caused by negligent drivers, it is possible to reduce the risk when you know the most dangerous roads in California. In sum, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) reports that there are more than 36,000 casualties every year in Alameda County… Read More »

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Two Goals Of Automotive Safety Features

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Automakers have made great strides in the area of safety technology over the years, and some recent innovations demonstrate that the industry is dedicated to reducing the devastating effects of car accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that driver assistance solutions have the potential to save thousands of lives every year,… Read More »

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What To Do If You Encounter A Wrong Way Driver In California

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Like most California motorists, panic is probably the first sensation when you see two headlights bearing down upon you, traveling in the same lane – but in the opposite direction of your vehicle. Though it is good to know that wrong-way car accidents are relatively rare, statistics from AAA are still disturbing. Deadly wrong-way… Read More »

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Suing Someone You Know After A California Car Accident

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

The San Francisco Bay area is one of the most congested regions of California, so it will probably not come as a shock to learn that auto collisions are a common occurrence. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), there are more than 197,000 total crashes across the state every year. What is surprising… Read More »

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How Driver Misconduct Affects Reaction Time In California Car Accidents

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Regardless of what type of risky driving behavior you review closely, almost all will have one thing in common: They affect reaction time. Dangerous behind-the-wheel misconduct has devastating ramifications for a motorist’s ability to recognize a threat, which in turn affects how long it takes for that driver to respond with evasive action. Some… Read More »

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Statistics On Holiday Car Accidents In California

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Whether you are visiting family, heading for the mountains, or taking in some culture, you certainly want to make the most of any holiday. However, some sobering statistics reveal that major holidays are a dangerous time to be on the road. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), more than 200 people have been… Read More »

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