Even though we’re thousands of miles away from New York, the state’s latest auto show may prove to benefit the entire nation including our very own San Diego. That’s because the future of cars are all about to change thanks in part to the latest safety features unveiled at the New York Auto Show. The…

The San Diego Union Tribune is reporting the annual “Click It or Ticket” car accident injury-prevention campaign is shifting into overdrive in California.  The campaign is designed to prevent personal injuries in car accidents and tell drivers that wearing a seat belt remains a fast, easy way to limit injuries. From 1880s until today, seat…

Car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenage drivers nationwide.  In lieu of the shocking statistics, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is planning to educate and motivate young drivers and passengers to always buckle up by implementing the “No Belt, No Brains” campaign. We — as car accident lawyers — believe that this…

Motorists have been paying attention to the advice of using seat belts while driving.  New car accident statistics show a record low wrongful death total in car accidents caused by drivers and passengers who do not wear their seat belts. Our car accident attorneys urge drivers and passengers buckle up more while driving can only…

Since 1995, the state of New Hampshire has been the only state that does not have a law requiring car drivers to wear their seat belts.  New legislators hope to change that to prevent the amount of wrongful deaths that result in car accidents were drivers and passengers are not wearing their seat belts. The…

A “Vehicle Occupant Restraint Day” was organized on March 31 by California Highway Patrol officers to focus attention on people who do not buckle their seat belts while driving. The seat belt continues to be the easiest and most effective way to prevent wrongful death car accidents.  Wearing your seatbelt cuts the chance of you…

Your child is always safer in the back seat.  Though airbags, especially the older ones that are not “de-powered,” can injure or kill a child riding in the front passenger seat in the event of a car accident.  Studies have shown that a parent distracted by a child in the back seat is more likely…

Each year in the U.S. about 12,200 children (ages 19 and below) die of unintentional injuries, especially car accident, while 830,000 children around the world die each year, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in December 2008. Experts are saying that 1,000 of these wrongful deaths can be…

The University of North Carolina, School of Medicine at Chapel Hill recently conducted a study on the cost of injuries related to seat belt usage in car accident.  The study included such factors as the cost of medical care for patients involved in an auto accident, who wore seat belts versus those who do not…

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