Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, CTE, is a progressive degenerative disease that affects the brain. It is caused by repeated blows to the head and concussions such as those that occur while playing contact sports like football. In addition to athletes, CTE may also occur in members of the military. Up until now, CTE has not been…

More than 50 million people are expected to travel for Thanksgiving this year, according to a new report from the American Automobile Association (AAA). This is an increase over past years and the highest number since 2005. Most, about 45.5 million people are expected to travel by road with about 3.9 million traveling by air….

The holiday season is upon us and it is the time of year when parents and others buy toys and games for their children. Unfortunately, not all toys and games are safe. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, CPSC, there were 254,200 toy-related injuries to children under the age of 15 in 2015…

The California Highway Patrol has begun a one-year effort to create awareness around impaired driving. CHP partnered with the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) in a Statewide Impairment Reduction campaign. The campaign, nicknamed SIR, runs from October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Funds for the SIR campaign were provided by a grant from…

Accidents involving motorcycles often result in serious injuries or fatalities. A motorcyclist was killed in an accident on Linda Vista Road after a vehicle allegedly ran a red light and struck him. The motorcyclist was stuck under the car, a Nissan Altima, and was dragged more than 75 feet. Rescue crews had to extricate the…

A personal injury is an injury inflicted to your body as opposed to damage to your property. The area of personal injury law includes dog bites, slip and falls, pool drownings, bicycle accidents, and more. What you should know, and what this post will explain, is that California has strict time limitations for when you…

A driver who was waiting near his disabled vehicle while it was being towed was hit and killed by another driver. The accident occurred on an off-ramp on SR-94 in Lemon Grove. A man’s pickup truck with a utility trailer was disabled and pulled to the side of the road. A tow truck driver was…

Workplace accidents can cause serious injuries and fatalities. Construction accidents are all too common and may occur for a number of reasons. A serious construction accident happened at Steele Canyon High School recently. The incident occurred when a crane that was operated by a worker toppled over onto a truck causing damages and injuring the…

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