Even in a short drive, a driver will likely encounter multiple traffic signs and signals. While it may be easy to become desensitized to such features, their overall importance makes it necessary for drivers to carefully attend to the information provided in these signs. Unfortunately, a recent crash in California -- that could ultimately lead to a wrongful death lawsuit -- has resulted in the loss of two lives.
Car accidents happen every single day in California. While a driver is expected to take measures to prevent an accident -- such as obeying posted speed limits -- it is certainly expected -- and legally required -- that he or she will stop to render aid in the event an accident does occur. Unfortunately, a young man is now facing criminal charges following an accident that could also result in a wrongful death lawsuit.
There are basic traffic laws that must be obeyed to ensure all roadway users' safety. While most people are generally willing to do so, being under the influence of drugs or alcohol can impair a person's ability to make rational decisions while they are driving, putting the lives of many at risk and potentially resulting in a wrongful death. In fact, a man in California now faces multiple criminal charges after police say his actions resulted in a woman's death.
Most parents do everything in their power to keep their children safe. They buy the highest rated car seats and follow all traffic laws when their children are in the car with them. Unfortunately, there is often little some parents can do to avoid the negligent acts of the drivers that they may encounter while on California roadways. Unfortunately, the surviving members of one family may be considering their legal options, including filing a wrongful death lawsuit.
For some people in California, there is nothing more exciting than a road trip with friends. Unfortunately, the excitement of the moment could result in risky actions that could have life-threatening consequences. For example, police say that speed may have been a factor in a recent crash that could ultimately result in a wrongful death lawsuit.
A fatal car accident is always a tragedy, but one that involves the death of an infant is often even more traumatic. This is especially true when the accident likely could have been easily prevented. The parents of a deceased infant in California may be considering a wrongful death lawsuit after their 6-month-old daughter died in a crash.
There are many times when a driver and his or her passengers might feel at risk of being involved in a car crash, such as when weather conditions are bad. However, most motorists likely feel relatively safe while stopped, waiting on a traffic light to change. Unfortunately, three people were recently killed in a California crash that could ultimately lead to a wrongful death lawsuit.
A car accident can happen at any time of day for a variety of different reasons. A slight miscalculation while navigating a turn or looking down long enough to change the radio station can quickly lead to devastation. For these and other reasons, it is necessary for all drivers to remain vigilant at all times. Unfortunately, a family in California may be considering a wrongful death lawsuit after a woman was killed in a recent crash.
The unexpected death of a family member is never an easy event. Unfortunately, two families in California are now left coping with the news that their loved ones died in an accident that may have been preventable. To help manage the financial consequences of their loss, the families of the two deceased men may opt to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the man believed to have been driving the vehicle that crashed.
Tractor-trailers perform a necessary function in the economy of the United States, including transporting goods from place to place in a relatively efficient manner. While many would argue that they are essential, an unsafe driver could cause an accident with severe consequences. Unfortunately, a wrongful death allegation could follow a recent accident involving a tractor-trailer in California that resulted in five fatalities.