How aggressive driving impacts your health and your driving

Every driver knows what aggressive driving is, at least in theory. At some point, you have likely encountered a driver who honked too much, followed you closely so that you would switch lanes, or sped around you in a risky lane change. However, are you aware of all of the potential negative effects of aggressive driving? In this article, we’ll ... Read More

Glendale pedestrian seriously injured by a highly intoxicated driver

In the late summer, a 13-year-old boy ended up in the hospital with critical injuries after trying to cross Verdugo Road in Glendale. According to a witness, the teenager had the pedestrian crossing light when he started moving across the crosswalk at about 7:50 p.m. A Subaru was driving about 35 to 40 miles-per-hour and failed to stop at the ... Read More

Glendale, CA has some of the nation’s most stressed drivers

Many people get stressed out on the road, especially when they are in a hurry. The work commute is a time when stress and aggravation levels are particularly high for drivers. Not only is this when stop-and-go traffic is most common, but it’s often also the time when drivers are either running late to work or especially anxious to get ... Read More

Everything you should know about slip & fall accidents

What is the leading cause of Americans visiting the emergency room? Most people would probably guess car accidents, heart problems, or contagious diseases, such as the flu. However, according to data from the National Safety Council, the actual leading cause of emergency room visits are slips-and-falls. As one of the most common causes of accidental injury, no one is immune ... Read More

What to do if you are experiencing workplace discrimination

Workplace discrimination and harassment is a widespread issue in the American workforce. In their 2018 fiscal year alone, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received more than 519,000 calls, 34,600 emails, and 200,000 inquiries to their field offices. The scope of this issue is even larger, as an untold number of other incidents likely went unreported, either because the ... Read More

Here’s what you should know about disability discrimination in California

Research shows that almost 49 million people—nearly 20% of the population—in the United States live with some type of disability. Not only do people with disabilities make up a significant percentage of society, but they are also present in the U.S. workforce. The law strictly protects such individuals’ right to pursue a successful career and support themselves. Many employers might ... Read More

Orange County sheriff’s deputy injured in motorcycle collision

While police officers are usually the ones who respond to traffic accidents, a recent crash in Orange County demonstrates that law enforcement officers are not immune to getting in crashes of their own, many of which can cause severe injuries. The Orange County Register reports that an Orange County sheriff’s deputy was riding his department motorcycle when a collision occurred ... Read More

Senior adults at increasing risk of fatal falls, study shows

While anyone can slip and fall at any time, the risk is often greater for older adults. The Los Angeles Times reported the results of a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that indicate the risk of fatal falls for seniors is only increasing. If you are a senior or have an older loved one ... Read More

How do most motorcycle accidents occur in Los Angeles?

If you ride, the Los Angeles area is a great place to do it. The beautiful weather and gorgeous scenery make getting out on your bike extremely inviting any time of the year. In fact, every year, more and more motorcyclists take to our roadways, which also means that the frequency of motorcycle accidents is increasing. In this article, we ... Read More

Everything you should know about defensive driving

Defensive driving is a driving technique that every driver should understand and practice. While most of us intuitively know what distracted driving entails, there are specific behaviors that can help make you the safest driver possible, preventing crashes and injuries to you and your passengers whenever possible. Defensive driving takes practice and patience, though it is worth it if you ... Read More