Is There a Link Between Traumatic Brain Injuries and Violence?
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are startlingly common in the United States. Every day, 153 people die from TBI-related injuries. When the brain sustains a serious injury, it can disrupt the brain’s normal functioning. Blows, jolts, puncture wounds, or other injury to the brain can alter memory, cognitive function, behavior, and mood. Now, studies are...Read More
motorcyclist Mike Wilson dies in crash with minivan in Pacific Beach
A motorcyclist, Mike Wilson, died in a crash when a minivan turned left in front of him into a parking lot. The motorcycle rider had been heading north on Ingraham Street near Moorland Drive in Pacific Beach; the minivan had been heading south. The motorcyclist collided with the side of the van. Though he...Read More
Omar Moreno, murió en un accidente de motocicleta
Omar Moreno, un hombre de 37 años, padre de seis y empleado veterano de 15 años de NASSCO, National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (una división de General Dynamics), murió en un accidente de motocicleta el lunes 20 de noviembre de 2017. La policía de San Diego ha indicado que el residente de National City,...Read More
Omar Moreno killed in motorcycle crash
Omar Moreno of National City was killed in a motorcycle crash. The 37-year-old father of six and 15-year veteran employee of NASSCO, National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (a General Dynamics division) lost his life in a motorcycle crash Monday November 20, 2017. San Diego police indicate that Moreno, known as "El Nene", was on...Read More
Raped in an Uber or a Lyft? Lawyers for Survivors of Rape by Uber or Lyft drivers.
Face it, if you have been raped by an Uber driver or a Lyft driver, you are far from alone. Though Uber and Lyft are relatively new ways for consumers to interact with service providers, the story of using one's position to prey on a victim is a very old story indeed. Several points...Read More
New Study: The Most Dangerous Intersections for Pedestrians in San Diego
Pedestrian collisions are on the rise across the county and San Diego County is no exception. From 2010-2016, there were 7,589 pedestrian involved collisions in San Diego which left more than 430 dead and 7,700 injured. Indeed, San Diego is a dangerous place for pedestrians. But what areas put pedestrians at the highest risk of...Read More
What are the Leading Causes of Burn Injuries?
With news of deadly Northern California wildfires, citizens are rightfully frightened about the chances of burn injuries. The majority of burn injuries, however, occur right at home, on a normal day. You encounter potential burn risks in your daily life, while you cook or perform tasks at work. Being aware of the leading causes...Read More
6 Human Factors that Cause the Most Car Collisions in CA
Some car accidents are outside of a driver’s control. You can’t stop a coyote from running out in front of your car or anticipate a major roadway hazard around a blind curve. There are however other accidents in California caused by human negligence that are entirely preventable. They happen because of unsafe driving behaviors....Read More
5 Common Household Hazards & Injuries to be Cautious Of
While many people associate serious injuries with car accidents and incidents in public settings, some of the most common and serious injuries take place at home. Injury risks sit in cupboards within reach of small hands; they trip homeowners on stairs; and, they can cause serious burns. If you want to keep your loved...Read More