Car Accident

How to Secure Footage of an Accident

By Joseph Low on March 22, 2021 - Comments off

Wherever you drive these days, you are likely to be on camera. Although it may feel like “Big Brother is watching you,” footage of how your crash actually happened could be a major advantage in your car accident claim. Insurance companies can be dismissive of claims without strong evidence, but it is difficult to argue with video proof.

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Both Front and Rear-Facing Automatic Brakes May Save Lives and Money

By Joseph Low on February 15, 2021 - Comments off

There isn’t a modern car company that hasn’t released a vehicle with automatic emergency brakes (AEB) in the past few years, and drivers are slowly adapting to this new technology. In fact, all major companies have announced the goal of adding AEB technology to all light vehicles by 2022.

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The State of Self-Driving Trucks in California

By Joseph Low on January 26, 2021 - Comments off

Self-Driving TruckRecently, the concept of self-driving cars has gone from being a thing of science fiction to a stark reality. Companies such as Google, Tesla, and Uber have all experimented with self-driving vehicles, with a wide range of successes and failures. We all remember the fatal accident in 2018 when a Tesla crashed into the center divider while in auto-pilot mode and killed its driver.

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Ways Insurance Adjusters Deny Car Accident Claims and How to Fight Back

By Joseph Low on October 16, 2020 - Comments off

When we are in a car accident, the one saving grace we hope for is that the other driver’s insurance policy will cover our injuries. Paying out-of-pocket for medical treatment can easily bankrupt a person in the long run, even if you do have high-quality health insurance. That is why it can be incredibly distressing when you go to file a claim only to offer a tiny settlement from the insurance adjuster that hardly covers an ER visit, much less long-term treatment. You may assume that you have to accept their offer, but we at The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV are here to tell you that you can fight back and protect your right to proper and fair compensation after an auto accident.

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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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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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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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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 »

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Summer Is a Time for Relaxation, But Pedestrians Shouldn’t Let Their Guard Down

By Joseph Low on July 1, 2019 - Comments off

As we move into the summertime in Long Beach, you might be itching to break out the grill or walk down to the shoreline. Long Beach is filled with commerce, entertainment, and other things to occupy you and your family’s time during the summer. However, as you are out walking around, it’s important to remember the dangers you could face from other drivers as a pedestrian. Read the rest »

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The Worst Intersections in Long Beach

By Joseph Low on April 1, 2019 - Comments off

With over 470,000 residents, Long Beach is the seventh most populated city in California. Three major freeways run through Long Beach, and the city is a hotbed of commerce and entertainment. And of course, like the rest of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area, Long Beach has a lot of traffic. If you’re familiar with the city, it should be no secret that the following intersections are some of the most hazardous… Read the rest »

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