Injured on a Ferry Boat?
Posted on September 27, 2017 in Personal Injury
As the chaotic Bay Area traffic and congestion somehow gets worse every year, the numerous ferry options servicing the Bay Area have thrived. According to the Water Emergency Transportation Authority, ridership on the San Francisco Bay ferry has increased by an incredible 72 percent since 2012. Same goes for the Golden Gate ferry, whose ridership… read more
Self-Driving Vehicle Regulation – What Does It Mean?
Posted on September 25, 2017 in Car Accidents,Personal Injury
In early September, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill that effectively legitimizes self-driving vehicles for the future to come. Dubbed the SELF DRIVE Act, this bill aims to set a framework for autonomous vehicle regulation at the federal level – the first step in establishing national standards for testing, safety, and regulation. Why… read more
What Do I Do If I’ve Been “Doored” By a Car?
Posted on September 19, 2017 in Bike Accidents,Car Accidents
Bicycle commuting is rapidly gaining popularity across the nation, but especially in California. San Francisco saw commutes rise by nearly 9 percent in 2016, with an estimated 82,000 bike trips every day. However, with the prevalence of bicycles also comes the potential for danger, as cyclists and motorists learn to coexist on the busy SF… read more
Has Uber Affected Drunk Driving Rates in San Francisco?
Posted on September 19, 2017 in Car Accidents
There has perhaps been no bigger impact to the traffic and commuting world recently than the ridesharing revolution. Companies such as Lyft and Uber are convenient alternatives to the older taxi model of ride-hailing, making it even easier to get around your neighborhood. One heavily debated result is the impact companies like Uber have had… read more
Who is At Fault for Injuries Sustained During Childbirth?
Posted on September 19, 2017 in Birth Injury
Giving birth to a child is one of the most rewarding experiences of an adult’s life, but too often we are unaware of the risks that are still involved. Although childbirth now is far safer than it has been at any time in history, there can still be a risk of injury to the baby,… read more