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Amazon Prime Delivery and Serious Accidents

By Joseph Low on August 11, 2020 - Comments off

Fast delivery and online shopping have taken over our shopping habits, allowing us to easily order everything from diapers to TVs to fresh produce on Amazon’s marketplace. These on-demand services require a massive network of delivery centers, trucks, and drivers to keep up with customers’ needs. Sadly, this means California’s roadways are now packed with highly pressured drivers attempting to complete hundreds of orders each day, often while driving recklessly.

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Posted in: Car Accident

Long Beach Road Hazards and the Accidents They Cause

By Joseph Low on July 28, 2020 - Comments off

Anyone who has gone more than a few miles through Long Beach, whether on the 1 Freeway or any number of side streets, has experienced a rocky ride through the city. Despite years of complaints from Long Beach residents, the city is still struggling to improve road conditions. While some of these hazards merely result in an uncomfortable drive, a failing infrastructure can cause devastating car accidents.

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Building a Defense Against AWOL Charges

By Joseph Low on April 21, 2020 - Comments off

Being a member of any branch of the US Armed Forces elevates you to a level above the average citizen in terms of patriotism and dedication to the nation and your fellow men and women. You are given the training, responsibility, and opportunity to be of great service, but a career in the military comes with hefty duty and a requirement to toe the line. Unfortunately, if you find yourself on the wrong side of military law, you may be facing serious problems – especially in cases of desertion or going AWOL.

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Posted in: Military Defense

Why You Should Always Consider Road Rash a Serious Injury

By Joseph Low on March 18, 2020 - Comments off

Riding your motorcycle can be one of the most exciting and practical ways to get around Long Beach and LA, but riding in these areas comes with risks. As a rider, if you are in an accident, you are far more likely to be injured, even in a slow speed collision.

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Posted in: Motorcycle Accident

$70.5M Awarded to Family Injured by Semi-Truck

By Joseph Low on February 3, 2020 - Comments off

In August of 2017, Tomasa Cuevas was driving to the store with her two of her children, Alex and Maritza, when their SUV was struck by a big-rig – owned by Rai Transport’s – that had run a red light.

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Avoiding Intersection Accidents

By Joseph Low on January 22, 2020 - Comments off

According to a recent report from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration, intersection crashes account for almost 25% of auto fatalities in the state of California. Nationwide, intersection crashes account for nearly 50% of all auto accidents that result in injury or death, making intersections the most dangerous places on the road. With good sense and defensive driving, however, you can drastically reduce your risk of an accident when moving through an intersection.

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Posted in: Car Accident

$11M Awarded to Injured Client of The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV

By Joseph Low on January 7, 2020 - Comments off

Here are the facts: our client, Norma, claimed that she entered the intersection from a left-turn lane on a green light – she was southbound and was going to turn east. When the light turned red, she maneuvered to complete her turn. The defendant, who was going north, claimed he had a green light and our client turned directly in front of him and other northbound traffic. The defendant T-boned our client’s car and her vehicle rolled over.

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How Comparative Negligence Can Affect My Personal Injury Case

By Joseph Low on October 30, 2019 - Comments off

Negligence is when an individual violates the duty of care owed to another person. For example, a driver who runs a red light and causes an accident is negligent because they breached the duty of care to other motorists by violating traffic laws and causing a traffic collision.

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Posted in: Personal Injury

Is the City to Blame for a Bicycle Crash?

By Joseph Low on October 13, 2019 - Comments off

As reported by the Long Beach Post, a young man named Bradley Lembke is seeking to hold the City of Long Beach accountable for a bicycle accident that ultimately killed his father. Bryan Lembke, Bradley’s father, was rear-ended on his bicycle by a driver traveling at a high speed. The crash left Bryan Lembke brain-dead, and his son to face the tragic decision to take his father off life support. Bradley Lembke claims that the city neglected a dangerous stretch of roadway where his father’s accident occurred. Read the rest »

Posted in: Bicycle Accident

Long Beach Is Trying to Make the Streets Safer for Pedestrians

By Joseph Low on September 30, 2019 - Comments off

As stated in a recent Long Beach Post article, 31 people were killed in traffic crashes in Long Beach last year, including 11 pedestrians and bicyclists. To address this serious problem, city leaders have initiated the Safe Streets Long Beach Vision Zero Project, an action plan with the goal of eliminating severe and fatal traffic-related injuries by 2026. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accident

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