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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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What If I Never Fully Recover From California Car Accident Injuries?

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Given the violent impact of a car accident, it is not surprising to learn that around 285,000 people are hurt in motor vehicle crashes every year. However, around six percent of these victims suffer serious injuries, which is defined by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) as: Deep lacerations; Broken bones in the extremities; Crush… Read More »

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What Are My Rights After A Work-Related Car Accident In Oakland?

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

The risks of being involved in a motor vehicle crash are extreme whenever you are driving around California’s Bay Area, but data from the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reveal safety threats you may not expect: Approximately 40 percent of all work-related deaths occur because of transportation collisions, at more than 2,000… Read More »

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Do Red Light Cameras Really Prevent Car Accidents In California?

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reveals that almost 850 people are killed and another 143,000 victims are injured every year because a driver ran a red light, one of the most dangerous forms of negligence plaguing California roadways today. The problem is not a new one, which is why many… Read More »

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100 Deadliest Days Of Summer Call For A Parent-Teen Driving Contract

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Even though Bay Area residents enjoy temperate weather most of the year, longer days and school being on break clearly distinguish summer from other seasons. Unfortunately, this time of year – from Memorial Day to Labor Day – is also considered the 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers. Whereas there are around 6 fatalities… Read More »

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Questions Oakland Car Accident Victims Should NEVER Answer

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Like every other US state, California requires motorists to carry certain minimum insurance to cover the losses a policyholder may cause in an auto collision. The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) mandates at least $15,000/$30,000 in bodily injury liability coverage or other “financial responsibility,” which compensates a victim for medical costs, lost wages, and… Read More »

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The “First 48” After An Oakland Car Accident

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Many of the most popular series on TV today follow real-life accounts of law enforcement as they endeavor to solve a murder case, and these shows revolve around a common theme: The first 48 hours after the incident are critical. It is during this period that detectives can gather valuable information to find a… Read More »

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Types Of Experts In An Oakland Auto Accident Claim

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Transportation-related accidents continue to be a leading cause of death and disability in the U.S., and the statistics on motor vehicle crashes in California demonstrate the dangers. The California Highway Patrol reports that almost 4,000 people are killed and around 279,000 people suffer injuries in motor vehicle accidents every year. Many victims will qualify… Read More »

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What To Know About Pre-Existing Conditions And California Car Accidents

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

California car accident cases fall under the umbrella of negligence, which means there are several facts you need to prove to recover compensation – the existence of a duty of care, the breach of that duty, causation and damages.  You must show that the auto collision was directly caused by the other motorist’s breach… Read More »

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