December 18, 2018

What Are the Dangers of Falling Asleep at the Wheel?

As a driver in California, it is your duty not to drive if you feel too fatigued to safely get to your destination. Drowsy driving could be detrimental not only to your own well-being but to that of everyone else on the roadway. California Drowsy Driving Facts Over a 10-year period, an estimated 41,228...
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November 19, 2018

What’s the Difference Between Uber Civil and Criminal Cases?

Uber has become extremely popular all over the country, providing countless app users with a convenient and affordable alternative to traditional taxis and public transportation. Despite overwhelming interest from the public and the ease of use of the platform, Uber has faced significant backlash due to the conduct of some of their drivers. Rideshare...
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October 29, 2018

San Diego County Car Accident Statistics

According to data from the California Highway Patrol, the top 3 cities in San Diego county for motor vehicle accidents are San Diego, Oceanside and Chula Vista. The city of San Diego has the largest population, so it's no surprise that it leads the way for total crashes and injuries in the count with...
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September 20, 2018

What are the Most Important Laws for Motorcyclists in San Diego?

Many Californians enjoy the state’s temperate climate and vast amount of roadway by riding motorcycles. While these vehicles can be fun, it’s important to recognize that they are inherently dangerous and there are specific laws in place for acceptable riding behaviors. Motorcyclists in California should know the state’s laws for proper biking to avoid...
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August 24, 2018

Fatal Wrong Way Driver Accident on I-805: Who is Liable?

Three people were killed and one was seriously injured in an accident on the 805 Freeway near the stretch known as the Golden Triangle in Sorrento Valley. The fiery crash occurred in around 4:30pm near the exit for Miramar Road/La Jolla Village Drive. The driver that caused the crash was Trevor "McSkillet" Heitmann, 18...
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August 22, 2018

BREAKING: Estey & Bomberger Secure Unprecedented Settlement for Abused Former Youth Soccer Player

The Sexual Assault lawyer team at Estey & Bomberger, LLP has just scored a massive victory for survivors of institutional abuse by securing a multi-million dollar settlement for an abused former youth soccer player. On Friday, August 17th, the U.S. Youth Soccer Association and their affiliate, the Cal North Soccer Association, agreed to pay...
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July 6, 2018

When Do Pedestrians Have the Right-of-Way on the Road?

Walking around sunny San Diego can come with serious risks. Distracted, speeding, drunk, and negligent drivers can be around every corner. Between 2010-2016 there were a total of 7,589 reported pedestrian involved collisions in San Diego County. As a roadway user, it’s your duty to obey the rules of the road and to yield...
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July 6, 2018

What if You're Injured in a Car Accident When the Owner Isn't Driving?

Almost all drivers let their family members borrow their cars at some point. Whether a teen has just started driving or an owner regularly gives permission to a spouse, sibling, or other non-owner to take the car for a spin, accident victims need to know what might happen in a crash with a non-owner...
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July 5, 2018

What Are the Top 5 Safest Cars on the Market in 2018?

Most people are on the lookout for the safest vehicle on the road when shopping for a new car. With constantly changing safety standards, testing methods, and collision-preventing technologies, this task can be a difficult one. If you’re considering purchasing a new car in 2018 and want to prioritize the safety of your family,...
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June 27, 2018

How Do I Keep Kids Safe Around a Pool?

As summer starts to fully manifest in Southern California, more businesses and private residences are beginning to open their pools. While swimming can offer a welcome reprieve from the heat, it also presents dangers. Drowning is one of the leading causes of death in children under the age of 6, so it’s essential for...
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