Recent Posts in Wrongful Death Category

$1,527,000 Settlement for Fatal Motorcycle Accident

A wrongful death lawsuit based on a dangerous condition of public property resulted in the widow and children of a motorcycle accident victim settling their cases at a mediation hearing. The lawsuit ...
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Need an Attorney to Help with a Truck Accident Case in Palm Springs?

Have you been injured in a truck accident? Your next move is critical and your first step should be to turn to an experienced Palm Springs truck accident attorney to ensure that you recover the full ...
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Men Are More Likely to Die In Pedestrian-Auto Accidents Than Women

Traffic accidents in the United States result in pedestrian deaths as well as those deaths suffered by the occupants of vehicles. In fact 12 percent of all traffic related fatalities occur to ...
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Palm Springs Car Crashes And Mind Wandering

What are the most common factors that cause fatal traffic crashes in and around Palm Springs? In my experience as a personal injury trial lawyer I have found that speeding, weather conditions, ...
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Traffic Deaths Increased In 2012 And Possible Causes

Traffic deaths in the United States have increased 9% during the first 6 months of 2012 over the same period in 2011. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that the increase in ...
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Coachella Valley Wrongful Death I-10 Accident Possible Causes

Two weeks ago there was a traffic fatality in the Coachella Valley on the I-10 freeway. The auto accident resulted from a one car rollover. The CHP reported that it appeared that the SUV rolled ...
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Palm Springs Auto Wrongful Deaths Will Increase As Estimated BY NHTSA

During the first quarter of 2012 auto accidents, truck accidents, and all vehicle related accidental deaths rose by 13.5%. This alarming increase was the largest number since 2008. These numbers were ...
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Another Palm Desert Drunken Driving Arrest And Car Accident

Another Palm Desert drunken driving arrest resulting from an auto accident near the intersection of Cook Street and Fred Waring Drive occurred on July 22, 2012. Fortunately there were no injuries ...
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Attorney Barry Regar On Driving While Texting Or Drinking

Texting while driving is just as dangerous if not more dangerous than driving while intoxicated. I know that readers may think my statement is ridiculous; but if one really thinks about what senses ...
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Bicycle Accident Cases And Auto Accidents

Drivers of cars, trucks, and motorcycles, have to share the roadway with bicyclists as they all compete for space on the streets of the Coachella Valley. I have noticed more auto accidents in Palm ...
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Sometimes An Auto Accident Is Just An Accident

There was a serious truck accident on 2/16/12 in Cathedral City. It was a multi-car collision claiming the life of one of the drivers. The police reported that a driver of a flat-bed truck suffered ...
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Driving While Stoned Doubles Car Crash Risk

Driving within three hours after smoking or ingesting marijuana nearly doubles a driver's risk of a vehicle accident as reported in a new Canadian study. The risk is very high for fatal crashes ...
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Stopping Truck Accidents On I-10

Commercial Vehicle accidents on I-10 are increasing in number resulting in a serious personal injury upswing in the Coachella Valley. In order to combat the accidents involving large commercial ...
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The Pill That Doesn't Deliver And Wrongful Life/Birth

On Wednesday, February 1 st, Pfizer Inc. the giant drug manufacturer recalled one million packets of birth control pills in the United States. They announced the recall was due to a packaging error ...
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Wrongful Death Claims And Punitive Damages

Punitive damages are damages designed to punish a wrongdoer who acted with malice in causing an injury to another. Malice can be inferred if a person or business entity acted in a manner that ...
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New Child Car Seat Law

Starting 1/1/12 the new Child Safety Seat Law for Californians will be enforced and hopefully help save the lives of our children. The new law says that as of Jan. 1 children will have to be a least 8 ...
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Punitive Damages In Drunk Driving Accidents

Insured drunk drivers that cause automobile accidents may think that the only financial losses they may suffer are their attorney's fee to defend them in a drunk driving prosecution and the court ...
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Pedestrian Accidents Should Be Investigated

As the, "snowbirds", return to Palm Springs and the rest of the Coachella Valley we often see an increase in the number of pedestrian accidents. The increase is usually due to more cars on ...
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Palm Desert Truck Accident Fatal Statistics

Recent crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that if the driver if a passenger automobile crashes into the backend of a semi-truck trailer, the driver of the car ...
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Wrongful Death and Senior Citizens

The term, "Wrongful Death", in Personal Injury legal terminology refers to the death of a person caused by the wrongful act of another. I often receive calls or Emails from the adult ...
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