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Warning Signs You’re Too Tired to Drive

Every driver knows that dreaded feeling: your eyes are heavy, you’re yawning uncontrollably, and you’re still many miles from your destination. Drowsy driving results in approximately 90,000 crashes and hundreds of deaths each year in the U.S. And tragically, these crashes are entirely preventable. That’s why it’s so important for drivers to recognize the signs […]

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How Do You Spot a Distracted Driver?

An average of eight people die in distracted driving crashes every single day in the U.S. And every year, around 400,000 people are injured in crashes involving distracted drivers. The number of distracted driving accidents has only increased as smartphones are now commonplace for most U.S. consumers. That’s despite countless warnings from safety advocates, legislators, […]

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Truck Driver Health Issues Can Lead to Deadly Accidents

Truckers have one of the hardest occupations in the U.S. Their job often includes driving for long periods, which can lead to a sedentary and unhealthy lifestyle. The health conditions that affect truck drivers can sometimes put them at risk of losing their commercial driver’s licenses. Unfortunately, those health problems can also endanger everyone truck […]

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How Common Are Wrong Way Accidents?

Every year in the U.S., 300 to 400 people die in wrong way accidents. One out of every 100 vehicle fatalities happens in these types of crashes. Statewide, an average of 225 wrong way collisions happen every year just on freeways and expressways alone in California. Wrong way accidents occur when a driver enters a […]

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What’s the Difference Between Workers’ Comp and Social Security Disability?

Your job is your livelihood. When an injury or illness makes it difficult or impossible for you to work, you need a way to replace your lost paychecks. Thankfully, there are two primary ways that people in California can get replacement income when they’re unable to work: workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability (SSD). Because […]

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What Are the Worst Traffic Times in San Francisco?

San Francisco sees some of the heaviest traffic in the U.S. In fact, the Bay Area has the 7th worst traffic in the nation, according to INRIX, a company that provides location-based data and analytics. INRIX determined that San Francisco commuters spent an average of 97 hours sitting in traffic in 2019 (and other studies […]

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How to File a Lawsuit With No Money

When you’re seriously injured by someone else’s negligence, you may be legally entitled to money to cover all the costs you’re facing because of your injury. But even if you’re already aware of your rights to compensation, you might be reluctant to pursue the money you’re entitled to. We know and understand the reasons why […]

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Why Does My Head Hurt After an Accident?

Several factors can contribute to head pain after a crash, from stress-related headaches to serious brain injuries. If your head hurts after an accident, it’s important to seek medical treatment as soon as possible. Let’s look at a few common causes of head pain after a car accident and why seeing a doctor is so […]

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