The automobile industry constantly works on innovating new safety features for the latest cars, trucks and motorcycles. With California having 3,176 fatal accidents in 2015, the demand for advanced safety features to lower the risk of auto accidents is on the rise. While airbags and seat belts are necessary for safety, our cars need to be equipped with more features that prevent the collisions that cause injuries and fatalities. [Read more…]
The new bill, signed by governor Jerry Brown, expands on the current cell phone restrictions already in place. Effective January 1st, all hands-on cell phone use while behind the wheel will be illegal. This will include social media use, searching the Internet, music browsing, and GPS programming. The new bill, AB 1785, was created in response to the growing amount of social media use while driving, particularly in heavy, slow traffic. This has resulted in an increased amount of accidents and distracted driving since the previous bills, SB 1613 in 2006 prohibiting phone calls and SB 28 in 2008 prohibiting texting, were put into place.
Airbags are a vehicle safety device designed to keep you and your loved ones safe during an accident. Upon collision with another vehicle or object, an airbag is designed to inflate immediately and then deflate. This keeps those in the vehicle from hitting the dashboard or steering wheel in the case of a crash, which could be fatal.
With the recent news of SoCal Gas Co. anticipating the Porter Ranch gas leak being completely fixed in the next 60 days, we decided to take a look at the environmental impact the gas leak has had.
The near four-month gas leak has had a personal affect on people who have been displaced from their homes. There also have been reports of medical attention being required by local residents as a result of the increased levels of methane in the air. The one topic that seems to not get the attention it deserves is the environmental impact this gas leak is having.
We have put together a few articles outlining the latest developments in this disaster as they pertain to the environmental impact.
If you or someone you know has been affected by the Porter Ranch gas leak, we are here to help get the deserved compensation. Contact us today or visit www.justiceforporterranch.com for more details.
As a Personal Injury Law Firm, we think it’s important to keep people educated about news in our industry that might affect them. And while most people do not think about accidents until after they have experienced one themselves, the more prepared you will be should you get into an accident. [Read more…]
Rick has received this honor for 8 years in a row. The term influential in this case is someone who can influence positive change in the community in various areas – from behind the scenes. [Read more…]
Senior Partner Greg Owen appears on the Dr. Phil show to discuss the Miramonte Elementary School Sexual Abuse Scandal.
Owen, Patterson & Owen ranked #71 in The Recorder’s 2011 $1 Million Verdicts.
Senior Partner Greg Owen Makes appearance on News Channel KABC and shares his thoughts on the Miramonte Elementary Sexual Abuse case.