Calif. Court Affirms $5.5M Verdict In Fatal Auto Collision Suit
Posted on October 1, 2019 in Awards,Car Accidents,Walkup News
Law360 (September 30, 2019, 9:06 PM EDT) — A California appellate panel has affirmed a jury’s decision to award about $5.5 million in a suit accusing a SuperShuttle driver of partially causing a motorist’s death and his wife’s severe injuries, saying the verdict was supported by the evidence. A three-judge Court of Appeal panel on… read more
Which Is Better in San Francisco? Uber or Lyft?
Posted on June 17, 2019 in Car Accidents,Walkup News
In big cities like San Francisco, transportation services are essential to travel anywhere in a timely manner. Trolleys, taxi cabs, cable cars – a multitude of options are available when deciding how to get around the city. However, ride-sharing services, Uber and Lyft, are edging out more traditional forms of transit in San Francisco’s transportation… read more
What to Do After a Car Collision in 2019
Posted on June 15, 2019 in Car Accidents,Personal Injury
Car accidents cause confusion and stress, which can distract the drivers involved. This prevents the driver from making informed decisions at the moment. A driver who learns about the specific steps involved in the aftermath of a collision is a driver that is more likely to record key details in future accidents. Stay With Your… read more
2019’s Safest Cars For A New Driver
Posted on February 1, 2019 in Car Accidents
Shopping for a new car can be equal parts exciting and frustrating; looking at all your available options can be fun, but it can also be difficult to find one that meets your needs. If you are a new driver shopping for a vehicle, or a parent looking for a vehicle for your teen who… read more
What Is the SFMTA Strategic Plan?
Posted on November 15, 2018 in Bike Accidents,Car Accidents,Pedestrian Accidents,Personal Injury
Biking is a common, eco-friendly way to get around, especially in San Francisco. Increasingly, people are choosing to bike instead of driving a car to cut down on transportation costs, Department of Motor Vehicle fees, and to reduce their carbon footprint. How Many People in San Francisco Are Biking? According to the San Francisco Municipal… read more
What Is the Uber/Lyft Child Policy?
Posted on October 26, 2018 in Car Accidents
Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare apps have become the chosen method of transportation for thousands of people around the world – including plenty of minors. Uber and Lyft are convenient and affordable ways to get around for those who are too young to drive or who don’t have vehicles. Yet a great deal of misinformation… read more
Texting and Driving Accident 2018 Statistics
Posted on August 31, 2018 in Car Accidents,Personal Injury
It’s no secret that texting and driving is a safety problem. As updated car accident statistics continue to roll in, this problem becomes more apparent. It’s clear that thousands of people have died or suffered a life forever changed because of distracted drivers using their cell phones behind the wheel. Texting and driving absorb a… read more
Autonomous Car Liability: Who’s Responsible for Self-Driving Car Crashes?
Posted on July 31, 2018 in Car Accidents,Personal Injury,Product Liability
Autonomous vehicles have been the recent subject of news coverage. California is home to companies leading the autonomous vehicle movement, including Google and Uber. Motorists in the Bay Area might have already seen these vehicles in action as they go through rigorous testing. Widespread use of fully autonomous vehicles may still be years away, but… read more
Top 4 Common Tire Defects and How To Avoid Them
Posted on July 31, 2018 in Car Accidents,Product Liability
A tire blowout or malfunction can be more than just an inconvenience. An untimely tire defect can lead to an injury-causing crash, especially when it causes a car accident at high speeds. Discover the most common causes of tire blowouts and vehicle defects to take preventive actions to avoid a crash. The following represent the… read more
Fatal Self-Driving Car Crash in California – The Questions Remain
Posted on April 12, 2018 in Car Accidents,Product Liability,Walkup News
On March 23, 2018, 38-year-old, San Mateo man, Walter Huang was killed when his Tesla Model X slammed into a concrete barrier on southbound Highway 101 in Mountain View, California and subsequently caught on fire. According to news reports, Mr. Huang’s Tesla Model X was on Autopilot at the time of the crash. Indeed, at… read more