Author: Maho | Prentice, LLP Attorneys at Law

With canine companionship comes costs and consequences

The COVID-19 pandemic will be remembered as a quantum shift in norms. Hundreds of thousands of people were stricken with coronavirus, with many dying. Jobs were lost. Businesses shuttered. Schools closed. The idea of finding anything good coming out of the past year is challenging amidst all the tragedy. Homeowners who live alone struggle under […]

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Preparing teens for the responsibility that comes with driving

A typical milestone in any family is the time when a teenage child reaches the age to drive legally. Driver’s education instructors will play a pivotal role in guiding them through the steps of safe motor vehicle operation. However, the role of parents cannot be discounted, especially the time between their child receiving their learner’s […]

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When are pet owners liable for dog bites in California?

Dogs bring an immeasurable amount of joy into our lives. But along with the benefits of dog ownership come tremendous responsibilities for California canine owners. Whether you own a dog or are attacked and have an injury claim against the owner, it’s essential to understand the state’s laws over civil and criminal liability. When are […]

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Crash avoidance technology and the effects on insurance claims

Automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems, a prominent factor in crash avoidance technology, has saved countless lives of drivers and passengers. The addition of sensors in the form of cameras and radar that immediately stop drivers from coming too close to obstacles has reduced serious injuries, fatalities, and property damage. A recent analysis by the Highway […]

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A dangerous and deadly trend in California and nationwide

Similar to many other states, the year 2020 saw a reduction in traffic-related deaths, with approximately 2,200 fatalities in California, a drop from 3,690 in 2019. Due to various lockdowns and business closures related to the coronavirus, people have driven less, leaving vehicles parked at curbs and in driveways and garages. Fewer cars and trucks […]

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