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Pedestrian Injuries On Halloween

One of the most popular activities on Halloween is trick or treating. Unfortunately, some people experience more than just wearing costumes and gathering candy from neighbors, as Halloween is a prime time for pedestrian accidents. Trick or treating usually happens during rush hour, and many drivers might not be paying extra attention to all of the costumed children walking around the neighborhood. If drivers are distracted, they can easily miss seeing a child crossing the street, with devastating results. In addition, many adults attend Halloween parties of their own, and they may end up driving after having too much to drink....

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Common Causes Of Motorcycle Crashes

Many people ride motorcycles for recreation or as their primary form of transportation. While you might follow all safety guidelines and operate your motorcycle as carefully as possible, you can never control the actions and decisions of others on the road. For this reason, even the safest motorcyclists can suffer serious injuries in crashes. Some common reasons why motorcycle accidents happen include: Distracted drivers Drunk drivers Aggressive drivers Improper passing Speeding Running red lights Failing to yield Following too closely Motorcycles are already more difficult to see than larger motor vehicles. So, when a driver is distracted or turns without looking closely,...

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Drunk Driving Accidents Are Common Over Labor Day

Drunk driving – especially over Labor Day Weekend – is a serious concern in Southern California and elsewhere. Drunk driving accidents can involve numerous vehicles on the roadway and can lead to serious injuries for everyone in those vehicles. If you or someone you love has been the victim of a drunk driving accident over Labor Day Weekend, you have certain legal rights. One of those is the right to pursue monetary compensation for your physical injuries and damages resulting from a collision. At Cohen & Cohen, our experienced Southern California personal injury attorneys take pride in providing zealous legal representation...

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The Costs Of A Catastrophic Injury

Vehicle crashes and other types of accidents have the potential to cause serious injuries that can disrupt your life for weeks or months. Some injuries are categorized as “catastrophic” because they affect your body’s ability to function and result in temporary or permanent impairments. Some examples of catastrophic injuries include: Spinal cord injury Traumatic brain injury (TBI) Severe burns Amputations If you or a loved one sustained any of the above injuries in an accident, you should consult with a personal injury lawyer in Los Angeles as soon as possible. LOSSES FROM CATASTROPHIC INJURIES Each victim of a catastrophic injury will have a...

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Common Injury Risks In The Summer

With spring in full swing, many people are already looking ahead to summer activities. Parents may be signing their children up for camp, planning vacations, and getting excited for more trips to the pool or beach. However, you should always stay aware of the risks of accidents and injuries in the summertime, and know what to do should you or a family member suffer a serious injury. In this situation, call a personal injury lawyer in Los Angeles right away. Road trips - If you are planning a road trip, be sure to take steps to keep your family safe. Millions of...

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