Author: Maho | Prentice, LLP Attorneys at Law

California’s deadliest highways

For most residents of Santa Barbara and the rest of California, highway driving is a fact of life. Many of us must use the highway to commute to work or school, run errands and visit friends and loved ones. California has one of the longest and most extensive highway systems in the country — and, […]

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The lure of attractive nuisances

For many homeowners, putting in a swimming pool is the realization of a longtime dream. The chance to swim, play, and just unwind in the water without having to leave their backyard is only one of the many perks. Like many other recreational amenities, a pool is considered an “attractive nuisance,” defined as dangerous conditions […]

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The importance of ensuring safe and secure parking lots

When you are going to an appointment, shopping or doing errands, the simple act of parking your car and walking to a building or store is a routine activity. However, hidden dangers exist that can result in a fall or other injuries that can be serious and life changing. Those hazards include everything from slippery […]

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Dog attacks and the aftermath

While some canines are deemed dangerous by insurance companies, the most docile dog, when provoked, can attack. Whether the incident is justified or not justified, the owner of the animal faces serious legal problems. California law places strict liability on dog owners when the canine bites someone in a public place or lawfully in a […]

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The time of day makes a difference in safe driving

Based on the number of road fatalities throughout the country every day, the mere act of getting behind the wheel presents risks. While being attentive and employing defensive driving techniques is paramount, the time of day can also play an essential role in the possibility of a collision. Regardless of outside factors, proactive steps can […]

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