Drivers are likely to encounter a variety of different hazards and road conditions that may require them to react or adjust to ensure that everyone they may encounter is safe. Unfortunately, failure to adapt to a changing condition could ultimately result in serious harm. In fact, a bicyclist in California was recently seriously injured in a car accident.
Though there are thousands of drivers on California roadways every day and each has a responsibility to avoid taking action that could cause an accident, there are those who take for granted their ability to avoid causing harm. Unfortunately, such carelessness can often have devastating consequences. For example, a man in California now faces a murder charge after he allegedly caused a car accident that seriously injured one person and took the life of another.
The worst nightmare for many families in California and across the country is learning about the unexpected death of loved one. Unfortunately, this news may be even more difficult to process when that death was the result of the negligent acts of another driver and could have easily been prevented. For example, police believe that a recent fatal motorcycle accident was caused by a wrong-way driver.
On Monday, the United States Senate released a list of nearly 400 nursing home that had “a persistent record of poor care.” Thirty-four California nursing homes are on the list. It highlights a growing problem both in the state and across the country.
Every person has likely had a moment where he or she tripped over a raised sidewalk and slipped on a wet floor. In many incidents in California, people are able to recover their balance without significant harm. Unfortunately, some who are the victims of a slip-and-fall accident suffer serious injuries that will impact them for the rest of their lives.