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Truck Accident Injury TipsTrucking Accident Lawyer
February 14, 2018

California Trucking Accidents FAQ

Few accidents are quite as awful for victims as trucking accidents, and these horrifying, often deadly accidents leave California accident victims with pressing questions. Here are common questions and answers to frequently asked questions about trucking accidents. If you have any other questions about your accident, talk to a trucking accident lawyer at The Ledger Law Firm to discuss your…
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Motorcycle Accident Injury TipsMotorcycle Accident Lawyer
February 13, 2018

California Motorcycle Accidents FAQ

At The Ledger Law Firm, we are here to assist accident victims who were harmed in a motorcycle accident. Our nationally recognized law firm will be with you each step of the way during your case, which starts with answering your immediate questions about California motorcycle accidents. Q: What should I do immediately after a motorcycle accident? A: First and…
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Ledgerlaw California car crashes
Auto Accident LawyerCar AccidentCar Accident Injury Tips
January 15, 2018

What Are the Leading Causes of California Car Accidents?

If you or a loved one has been injured in a California car accident, odds are extremely likely that another party's legal wrongdoing contributed to the accident. Indeed, Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society has found that it is reasonable to conclude around 90 percent of motor vehicle crashes are at least partially caused by human driving errors.…
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LedgerLaw Seattle Driving
Auto Accident LawyerCar AccidentCar Accident Injury Tipscar accident lawyer
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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Ledgerlaw Motorcycle Crashes
Motorcycle Accident Injury TipsMotorcycle Accident Lawyer
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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Ledgerlaw Drink Driving
Auto Accident LawyerCar AccidentCar Accident Injury TipsPersonal Injury Attorney
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 bay area blog
Auto Accident LawyerCar AccidentCar Accident Injury TipsCollision of VehiclesLos abogados de accidentes
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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Self Driving Ledgerlaw
Auto Accident LawyerCar AccidentCar Accident Injury TipsCollision of Vehicles
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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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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