Author: Maho | Prentice, LLP Attorneys at Law

3 facts about dog bite injuries

Most dogs who have a happy home and responsible owners are good dogs, but even a good dog may bite under certain circumstances. When owners are irresponsible in caring for and properly restraining pets, however, the resulting injuries from an attack may easily prove devastating. The American Veterinary Medical Association reports that there are over […]

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Common California traffic infractions

Twenty-seven million licensed drivers make up 84 percent of California’s population who travel throughout the state’s streets, highways, and freeways. While many abide by the rules of the road, others find themselves in serious accidents that result from violating traffic laws. The Los Angeles Times noted that a total of four-million traffic tickets are issued […]

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California cell phone prohibitions not universally applicable

Like their peers nationwide, California bicyclists continue to encourage motor vehicle operators to “see” them. To minimize risks, many adorn themselves with bright-colored clothing, oftentimes replicating the gear of professional cyclists that they idolize. Helmets are also a necessity should a distracted driver collide with them. Many road accidents are caused by the technology of […]

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Three things bicyclists are allowed to do but car drivers are not

Bicycling is well known for its inherent dangers, particularly when sharing roads with larger motor vehicles. However, the traffic laws in California are not applied equally between the two modes of transportation. State mandates afford smaller, two-wheeled transports with more options not afforded to their motorized counterparts. In particular, three California laws apply to operators […]

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Multiple ways for pedestrians to stay safe when walking

Lengthy and leisurely walks have always been a common activity. When a pandemic hit the United States and resulted in shutdowns and “stay-at-home” orders, walking outside became even more popular, if not necessary, for those with limited options for physical activity. What hasn’t changed is the risks that walkers face on a daily basis. Staying […]

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