Two accidents in East Palo Alto cast a dark grey cloud over the morning Wednesday. The two accidents were not related, although they occurred within roughly a block-and-a-half apart. The first accident involved an SUV driving the wrong way during a police pursuit. The SUV slammed head-on into a motorcycle just before dawn Wednesday morning.
A Sunday afternoon bike accident along Highway 113 in Dixon claimed the life of a Ryde, California resident. The California Highway Patrol says the 57-year-old man was riding northbound on the highway when he was struck from behind by a Hyundai Tiburon. A 21-year-old man from Orange was driving the car at the time of the tragic bike accident.
A Santa Cruz bicyclist suffered major injuries in an accident on a remote stretch of Highway 1 Wednesday morning. The California Highway Patrol says the 58-year-old man was struck by a Toyota Tacoma just before 8:30 a.m.
Law enforcement routinely investigates accidents in California. Often after a fatal crash, law enforcement may release details of its preliminary investigation to media sources. However, accidents often involve many details and a deep investigation of the facts surrounding an accident can be complex. California personal injury attorneys often conduct an independent investigation into the facts surrounding an accident as the interests of the state and the interests of an accident victim can differ.
There can be no question that healthcare costs are on the rise. Any Californian who makes regular doctor visits can usually factor the healthcare costs into the household budget if medical insurance premiums do not cover the full costs. But what happens if health care costs skyrocket due to an accident.
An accident in a controlled intersection in the Duboce Triangle neighborhood claimed the life of a 59-year-old Mission District man last week. The San Francisco pedestrian accident occurred around 9:30 a. Tuesday. Authorities say the pedestrian accident victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital where he died just hours after the accident.
A 58-year-old Ceres woman has died as a result of injuries she suffered in a motorcycle accident on Highway 99 over the weekend. The motorcycle accident occurred at the beginning of a police chase of a man who escaped from a police chase the night before. Law enforcement attempted to close in on the man Saturday, for the second straight day.
Motorcyclists can wear protective gear and still suffer catastrophic and even fatal injuries when an accident occurs. The California Highway Patrol says a 65-year-old woman from Hesperia was broadsided in a motorcycle accident on Highway 18 last week. The woman was traveling westbound on the highway, riding a 1997 Harley Davidson Dyna FXD.
A 54-year-old Californian set out Saturday for his regular bike ride. He knew the roads he would follow; he often takes the same route. When preparing to make a turn while heading downhill, he eased on the brakes. Suddenly his front wheel jarred and the rear tire jumped into the air.
As many of you know, the the San Francisco court system is in financial trouble, facing the prospect of closing 25 courtrooms and laying off more than 175 employees. Over the last few weeks Christopher Dolan, lead attorney and founder of the Dolan Law Firm has worked tirelessly on the issue, advocating on behalf of plaintiffs and citizens who demand that the court stay open. Yesterday, that hard work finally paid off, with courts accepting a package from the Administrative Office of the Courts, providing $3.15 million in emergency funding.
Good news for cyclists around the Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge's western sidewalk will reopen on Sept. 10 a full two weeks ahead of schedule. The sidewalk had been closed since the end of May, and forced cyclists and pedestrians to share the eastern sidewalk, increasing the potential for bike accidents.