New Traffic Laws In California In 2024

New Traffic Laws In California In 2024

The California State Legislature enacted several new traffic laws in California in 2024, some of which can help improve safety and reduce the risk of car accidents. Others pertain to vehicle registration, speed camera installation, and law enforcement traffic stops. There are also a few other changes you should know about. The various new 2024 […]

CA Looks to Permit Lane Splitting by Bikers

Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorney In September, the California state assembly signed off unanimously on legislation drafted by Bill Quirk of Hayward that would formalize the practice of lane splitting by motorcyclists. Quirk remarked that the bill would help with decreasing traffic congestion on state highways and encourage safe driving. The practice of lane splitting, […]

Latest News in Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Cases

It looks as if the courts in two major U.S. states are finally starting to rule in favor of sexual assault victims, rather than protecting the perpetrators or institutions that have been engaged in sexual misconduct for generations. The latest chess piece to fall following the passage of New York’s Child Victims Act, which allows […]

Recent Game-Changing NY Child Victims Act Ruling

The Child Victims Act (CVA) was signed into law on February 14, 2019, by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Since then, 44 complaints were filed against the Diocese of Rockville Center, which argued the law violates the Due Process Clause of the state constitution. Supreme Court Judge Steven Jaeger of Nassau County, however, said the […]

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 44% of traffic deaths over the Labor Day holiday weekend, between 2014 and 2018, involved drivers who had been drinking. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign runs from August 19 to September 7, 2020. This national drunk driving enforcement mobilization campaign is organized each […]

California Motorcycle Laws

Being a motorcyclist in Southern California is a thrilling experience, especially with the region’s beautiful scenery and mild year-round climate. The flip side to this is that riding a motorcycle can be very dangerous. That’s why it’s important to know the various California motorcycle laws, which range from requiring proper licensing and equipment to obeying […]

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind: 07/06-07/10

LA Could Face 2nd Mandatory Stay-At-Home Order If COVID Cases Continue to Rise, Garcetti Warns Thursday, July 9 (ABC 7) – During a press conference Wednesday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti warned of a second mandatory stay-at-home order if the current trend of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continues. He also said the color-coded risk assessment […]

What to Do After a Dog Bite

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 4.7 million dog bites occur each year. The vast majority of dogs never bite or injure humans. When a dog bite occurs, it often happens unexpectedly and, although bites are usually quick, they can cause serious injury. You may be startled, in […]

L.A. Is One of the Car Chase Capitals of the World

Los Angeles, California is known for its movie stars, palatial estates, palm-lined boulevards, and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. But not everything in LA is glitz and glamour. Los Angeles is also known as one of the car chase capitals of the world and home to one of the most infamous police pursuits of all […]

What Is Negligence Anyways?

The number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. has topped 1 million, as of this article.1 Some of these have been the subject of negligence lawsuits, most notably those involving cruise ships and nursing homes. But what does negligence really mean? What is Negligence? From a legal standpoint, it has to do with exercising a duty of care to others. In […]