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Exploring Legal Options for Uninsured Motorist Claims

By Andrew Ritholz |

Every driver in California is required to have the proper liability coverage. Yet, many do not. The Insurance Information Institute (III) estimates that nearly 17% of drivers in California are uninsured. Put another way, around one in every six vehicles you pass is likely to be driven by an uninsured motorist.  Dealing with the… Read More »

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Are California Roads Becoming More Deadly?

By Andrew Ritholz |

Despite increases in vehicle safety and improvements to infrastructure, there are still thousands of people across California who are injured and killed in auto accidents every year. With daily reports of serious auto accidents around the Pasadena area, people cannot help but wonder whether the California roads are becoming more deadly. According to the… Read More »

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Seniors and Driving

By Andrew Ritholz |

Getting older comes with age-related physical and cognitive issues. One activity impacted by expected changes with aging is their ability to drive. Despite this, there is still an increase in licensed drivers over the age of 65 in the United States because it helps them stay mobile and independent. Unfortunately, CDC says more than… Read More »

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What Should You Not Say to Your Insurance Company After an Accident?

By Andrew Ritholz |

After you are injured in a car accident, you will need to report the incident to your insurance company and the insurance of the other drivers involved. Even if the other driver is at fault, you will likely need to talk to your own insurance provider at least once. Whether or not you think… Read More »

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Rising National Rate of Truck Accidents According to NHTSA Report

By Andrew Ritholz |

An accident seemingly from a Hollywood movie stopped traffic on the 210 Freeway in Pasadena this weekend when a semi-truck crashed and erupted in flames. The accident is part of an alarming trend over the last decade which has seen a meteoric rise in the number of injury accidents involving large trucks and buses,… Read More »

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Heartbreaking: A DUI Hit-and-Run at the Hollywood Museum of Broken Relationships

By Andrew Ritholz |

The Museum of Broken Relationships recently opened on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as a place where visitors could observe the remnants of break-ups and divorces, including photos, letters, and other mementos of relationships gone south. The sad location became all the more sad in September when two pedestrians were struck by a driver… Read More »

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Two Men Die in Pasadena Truck Accident on I-210

By Andrew Ritholz |

Five vehicles, including one truck, were involved in a deadly crash last month on the I-210 in the Pasadena foothills that caused the deaths of two men in one of the cars involved. The two men were both in a red 2004 Buick involved in the five-car collision were both from Marin County. The… Read More »

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Santa Monica Expo Line May Be a Risk for Pedestrian Accidents

By Andrew Ritholz |

After many years of planning and construction, the growing LA Metro train system finally made its to Santa Monica in May by extending the Expo Line all the way to the Santa Monica promenade, creating a link between downtown Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean for the first time in decades. And with the… Read More »

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Where Do Pedestrian Accidents Happen in LA County?

By Andrew Ritholz |

Southern California has traditionally been a place associated with cars and car culture, and Los Angeles is famously described as a place where “nobody walks,” but of course nothing could be further from the truth. Pedestrians are out on the streets and sidewalks year-round in places like Los Angeles and Pasadena for shopping, getting… Read More »

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Accident Caused by Texting? Call an Attorney

By Andrew Ritholz |

It can seem like distracted driving has almost become the norm these days. We’ve always had distractions in the form of talking to children in the backseat, fiddling with the radio, and even mentally going over conversations in our head which can steal focus and lead to poor performance behind the wheel. But in… Read More »

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