C2 Fractures: The Hangman’s Fracture

The Hangman’s Fracture sounds extremely painful and potentially deadly. It’s a term that describes a spinal cord injury of the axis vertebrae. It is a bilateral fracture of the C2 vertebrae in the neck. Any spinal injury can be dangerous, but a C2 neck injury… read more

What is CTE?

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a degenerative brain condition. CTE causes the brain to atrophy, leading to many debilitating symptoms, including memory loss, mood changes, and confusion. While scientists do not understand the exact cause of CTE, studies of athletes and military veterans suggest that… read more

How Safe Are Motor Scooters in San Diego?

Motor scooters have become popular in urban areas, including San Diego. They are efficient and low-cost forms of transportation. However, how safe are motor scooters? What Are Motor Scooters? Motor scooters are motorized, two-wheel vehicles similar to a motorcycle. They have a seat for the… read more

The 15 Safest Cars for 2021

The chances are that you won’t get a warning before an automobile accident happens. The best thing you can do is drive defensively, avoid driving in bad weather conditions, and pick a safe vehicle to drive. Over 90% of accidents result from driver error. Defensive… read more

10 Deadliest Roller Coaster Accidents

Californians love roller coasters. In fact, California has nearly 120 roller coasters in operation. This number does not include the hundreds of portable roller coasters that pass through California each year at its carnivals and fairs. Cal/OSHA sets and enforces safety standards for amusement park… read more

What Yielding the Right of Way Means

Drivers must yield the right of way in certain circumstances. The California traffic laws define what it means to yield in driving situations. Do you know what yielding the right of way means in different situations? What Does Yield Mean in Driving Situations?  Yield means… read more

5 Popular Animals That are Illegal as Pets in California

Owning exotic animals as pets has become more popular in the United States. Clients often ask attorneys if they could get into trouble owning a wild animal as a pet. For example, a client might ask if it is legal to own a monkey in… read more

What Happens if I Don’t Show Up for Jury Duty in California?

While jury duty isn’t always a top priority or an enjoyable experience, everyone should take it seriously. A robust judicial system, including both criminal and civil courts, cannot survive without jurors. The United States Constitution and most state constitutions even guarantee the right to a… read more