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LedgerLaw Seattle Driving
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January 8, 2018

Seattle Drivers Now Required to Put Down Their Phone While Driving

According to recent years of data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it is clear that distracted driving is responsible for thousands of deaths across the country every year. Seattle, too, has not been immune from the dangers of distracted driving. According to Washington state's "collision clock" in the Department of Transportation's Annual Crash Collision Summary, it was revealed that…
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January 4, 2018

The Deadly Facts of California Motorcycle Crashes

If you or a loved one rides a motorcycle, you know the joy and freedom such vehicles provide. Even so, motorcycles come with very real safety risks that come with sharing the road with cars and trucks with blind spots. If a driver hits a motorcyclist because of inattentiveness, drunk driving or any other wrongful behavior, the results can be…
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January 3, 2018

Two Key Changes to California Law Drivers Should Know for 2018

The vast majority of car accidents caused nationwide as well as California are caused by "driver error." Indeed, a stunning 90% or so of motor vehicle accidents are at least partly caused by driver mistakes, based on Stanford's Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School. Naturally, unpacking these driver errors requires a thorough understanding of California law. To…
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Ledgerlaw Road Rage
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January 3, 2018

Gardena Road Rage Leads to Deadly Accident

In late December of 2017, a motorcyclist was killed after a deadly collision with a car. The accident occurred near Gardena Boulevard, according to Gardena law enforcement, and it appears road rage contributed to the accident. This tragic accident is yet another sad reminder that too many lives are lost in Gardena, California and across the nation due to anger on the…
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ledgerlaw car crash wrongful death
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December 22, 2017

How to Prove a Wrongful Death Claim to Receive Justice After a California Auto Accident

The most devastating result of any California car accident is to lose a loved one, and no amount of compensation or legal justice can replace the life of the loved one lost. This loss is only heightened if a primary provider is taken away from the family based on the legal wrongdoing of another party in an accident. California law…
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December 22, 2017

Bay Area Auto Accidents Rise a Staggering 43% From 2010 to 2016

Given the sheer size of California's population, the state has long had more car accident-related harms than most other states when purely looking at the number of accidents, injuries and car accident deaths. Percentage increases, then, often matter more when looking at whether car accident risk is increasing or decreasing on California roads. Recent data on California's Bay Area, for example,…
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Car Accident Lawyer - LedgerLaw
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December 22, 2017

Three Reasons to Not Delay Pursuing Compensation for Car Accident Injuries

After a car accident, victims often have moderate to serious injuries that will require treatment. Even if an accident victim believes they are not injured, it is still necessary to seek a medical professional for treatment. Potentially life-threatening issues related to brain clots or traumatic injuries may not be evident at the accident scene, but these symptoms may manifest in…
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December 21, 2017

California Decides to Nix Rule Limiting a Self-Driving Car’s Crash Liability

Tesla's Elon Musk and Uber executives are just a few of the many innovators who continue to push self-driving cars as the inevitable future of transportation. California lawmakers have attempted to get out ahead of this potential seismic shift in transportation by passing legislation on self-driving vehicle liability in accidents. California's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has already tweaked existing state rules…
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Car Accident Lawyer | LedgerLaw
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December 21, 2017

What Damages Can a Car Accident Attorney in California Recover for Accident Victims?

A car accident lawyer in California ought to have one primary goal when representing victims who have been injured in an accident. Namely, the attorney should prioritize using all available laws and available means to help accident victims receive the compensation they need. This goal also matches the needs of accident victims who depend on money damages to repair and…
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Train & Railroad Accident Injury TipsTrain Accident Lawyer
December 20, 2017

Latest Legal Developments Concerning the Tacoma Amtrak Accident

As the investigation into the Tacoma Amtrak accident unfolds, more details are being revealed. One such detail is that Amtrak Cascades 501 — the train that derailed, crashed and hurt more than 100 people — was significantly speeding when it rounded a curve. Although the National Transportation Safety Board's investigation is still ongoing, it has already been revealed that the train was…
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