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December 10th, 2017

The Alarming Frequency and Cost of Motorcycle Accidents May Shock You

If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident then you already know how costly it can be. No one wants to get into this kind of accident on purpose, yet it happens more often than you may think. Read on to learn about the frequency and cost of motorcycle accidents. If you’ve been injured in […]

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December 9th, 2017

Drowning is Preventable: Learn How to Keep Your Children Safe

Winter may be upon us but that doesn’t mean that drowning accidents are going to stop. The unfortunate part of these types of accidents is that they often lead to feelings of guilt due to the fact that they’re often preventable. Read on to learn about steps you can take to keep your child safe […]

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December 8th, 2017

Could Cars of the Future Predict and Prevent Car Accidents Caused by Medical Emergencies?

When most people think of preventable car accidents, they think of people driving while distracted, or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. They think of fatal car accidents that were caused by a person running a red light or not heeding a stop sign. The truth is that a much larger number than […]

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December 7th, 2017

Are California’s Lack of Boating Regulations Putting Us at Danger?

Boating season is over for most areas in California, yet that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop talking about our boating laws. In fact, at , we think know is the perfect time. Some experts believe that the lack of state laws in California are making our waterways unsafe for everyone. Let’s examine the laws […]

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December 6th, 2017

A Senior Citizen’s Efforts to Get Healthy Could End Up Killing Them

There’s no question that California has a higher than average rate of pedestrian deaths. This is something that’s been true for a long time and it doesn’t show any signs of decreasing. However, new studies are showing that there may be more to these stats than the simple fact that everyone is in danger when […]

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December 5th, 2017

Can You Guess the 6 Most Common Causes of Car Accidents?

Car accidents happen across the country – and the state of California – every day. Some are freak accidents that no one could have seen coming and others are easier to predict. If you think you can guess the top six reasons that car accidents happen in the U.S., then keep reading to find out […]

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December 4th, 2017

Don’t Become a Bicycle Accident Statistic: 3 Important Bike Safety Tips

There are many reasons people choose to ride bikes. Some ride a bike to work every day and save natural resources and lots of money in the process. Others ride on the weekends for fun. No matter how often – or how seldom – you ride a bike, it’s important to stay as safe as […]

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December 3rd, 2017

Filing a Wrongful Death Case After a Heart Attack: Learn About One Extreme Example

In many cases, a heart attack is considered a natural cause of death. If a person dies from natural causes, then there’s no grounds for filing a wrongful death case. Or is there? One case involving a man, his son, and a professional football game is making some people wonder the limits of wrongful death […]

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December 2nd, 2017

Property Owners Have a Legal Duty to Be Aware of Dangers on Their Property

Any business owner or non-profit owner in the state of California can have dangerous conditions on their property without even knowing it. One recent study showed that most owners of property and property managers aren’t aware of some of the most common slip and fall risk areas in their properties. The survey also found that […]

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December 1st, 2017

Winter’s Coming: Learn How to Stay Safe on Winter Roads

Everyone who gets behind the wheel this winter should have safety as their top priority. It’s especially important in colder months. While many in California don’t have to drive in slushy, snowy, icy conditions that doesn’t mean they don’t have to prepare for them. In fact, the reality that Californians don’t drive in snow and […]

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November 30th, 2017

3 Things to Do If You’re Injured While Shopping This Holiday Season

Believe it or not, it’s time again – the holidays are approaching! As everyone gets busy preparing their homes and bustling to their favorite local shops, you can count on a lot of stress. What most people aren’t thinking about though is getting injured. A trip to the mall shouldn’t involve a broken bone – […]

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November 29th, 2017

Do Higher Speed Limits Lead to More Fatalities on the Road

It’s not uncommon for a person to speed. Throughout California, and the country as a whole, drivers may speed because they believe it’s normal to go 5 – 10 miles over the speed limit. Others may speed without noticing it because they’re caught up in the music they’re listening to or something else that’s going […]

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November 28th, 2017

Do You Know What Causes More Spinal Cord Accidents Than Anything Else?

Many people are shocked to learn what the most likely cause of a spinal cord accident is. No matter how a person injures their spinal cord, it’s bound to change their life. The extent of the damage depends on where the spinal cord was damaged. For some people, the result is complete paralysis, while others […]

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November 27th, 2017

How Dangerous Are the Stairs in Your Home? A Study May Surprise You

When you’re thinking about dangerous things in your home, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? A hot oven? Sharp knives? You may be surprised to know that, according to a study by the American Journal of Emergency Medicine, more than a million people seek treatment at the hospital after being injured on stairs […]

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November 26th, 2017

Research Shows That People in Wheelchairs May Be More Susceptible to Fatal Car Accidents

One death on California roads is one too many. Thousands of people die every year, whether as pedestrians or in vehicles. A recent study shows that people in wheelchairs are much more likely to be killed as pedestrians than other people are. Read on to learn more about this study and its results. Then call […]

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November 25th, 2017

Another Bicyclist Dies on Pacific Coast Highway: Learn How to Respond to a Tragedy in Your Family

There’s sad news out of Santa Monica once again. A few weeks ago, yet another bicyclist was killed while riding on the Pacific Coast Highway. This is a tragedy that the family of the deceased will likely never get over. Read on to learn more about it and then learn how you may be able […]

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November 24th, 2017

How to Stay Safe as a Pedestrian on California’s Roads

Pedestrian accidents happen every day in Southern California. They happen when a person is crossing the street by foot, riding a bike, or getting into a car or onto a bus. Pedestrian accidents can even happen when a person is simply standing on the sidewalk. These days, distracted driving is often the case of these […]

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November 23rd, 2017

Keep Your Family Safe on the Roads This Holiday Season

As Thanksgiving approaches and the holidays are just around the bend, families across the country and the state are coming together to enjoy each other’s company, to give thanks, and to celebrate family. That said, while Thanksgiving can be a great holiday, it also results in a spike in wrongful death cases around the country. […]

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November 22nd, 2017

New Details Complicate the Process of Finding Cause in an October Bus Accident

13 people died in a fatal bus crash near Palm Springs in October. This was a tragic accident that left dozens of others injured. We wrote it about it then and gave the basic facts that were out at the time. What we knew then was that the actual cause of the accident was being […]

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November 21st, 2017

Simple Tips to Help Prevent Your Child from Suffering a Dog Bite

Kids and dogs can seem like a great combination – and they can be. Unfortunately, they can also be the road to a serious injury. Whether you’re a dog owner and your child is used to being around dogs all the time, or your child is rarely around dogs, it’s important to ensure that your […]

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If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident due to the negligence of another, it is vital that you consult with a reputable and experienced California Motor Vehicle Accident and Personal Injury Trial Lawyer. Call the Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas at 909 / 982-0707 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. If your injuries prevent you from coming to our Rancho Cucamonga office, we can arrange to visit you at your home or the hospital to ensure the timely investigation of your claim.