Entries by nora

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Common reasons for Texas car crashes have caused an increase in fatalities statewide. 

Texas – October 3, 2022 Common reasons for vehicle accidents include distracted driving, mechanical failures, driver fatigue, manufacturer defects, poor weather conditions, speeding, and driving while intoxicated.  The Fatality Rate on Texas roadways for 2020 was 1.50 deaths per hundred million vehicle miles traveled which is an 18.94% increase from 1.26 in 2019. The 2020 […]

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San Diego’s new scooter regulations may reduce injury and lawsuits.

California – August 11, 2022 San Diego City Council’s Active Transportation and Infrastructure Committee proposed rules to take effect this Summer that include: a crackdown on sidewalk usage, rules against staging scooters in large clusters, a ban on parking scooters anywhere but city-painted corrals, lessening the number of companies allowed to operate scooters, quadruple the […]

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Criminal hit-and-run felony vs. misdemeanor charges in San Diego?

California – July 22, 2022 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s report from 2020 revealed that there were 2,564 fatalities in crashes involving hit-and-run drivers which is an increase of 26 percent from 2,037 in 2019. Out of the 6,516 pedestrian fatalities, 1,582 (24%) were involved in hit-and-run crashes in 2020. Of the 938 pedal-cyclist […]

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Filing a wrongful death lawsuit in Albuquerque New Mexico.

New Mexico – May 16, 2022 Albuquerque police responded to a major wreck Sunday evening that forced the closure of westbound lanes of Interstate 40. According to law enforcement the accident occurred around 7 p.m. involving five vehicles and a semi-truck on the westbound lanes of I-40 near Rio Grande. According to National Highway Transportation […]

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Texas auto accident attorneys recover damages for many types of car crashes.

Texas – August 23, 2021 An experienced auto accident lawyer can review a case and apprise an accident victim on the possible scenarios for damage recovery.  Catastrophic injuries can result from different types of collisions and car accident attorneys at the Cooper Law Firm are competent with comprehensive valuations based on the residual physical harms […]