All drivers are at risk for accidents on the road… BUT UBER drivers face a unique set of challenges that make them especially accident-prone.
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Los Angeles, CA - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.
Los Angeles - "City of Angels" and Home of Hollywood
Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is the second-largest city in the United States and the most populous city in the state of California, with over 18 million people. Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva tribes, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as the cultural center of the American entertainment industry.
L.A. has the most dense traffic of the major U.S. cities, and the accidents to go along with it. According to the LA Weekly, in 2012 ‘about 20,000 hit-and-run crashes, from fender benders to multiple fatalities, are recorded by the Los Angeles Police Department each year.’
Los Angeles, with its Mediterranean climate, is both flat and hilly with the highest point in the city proper reaching 5,074 ft. The eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains stretches from Downtown to the Pacific Ocean and separates the Los Angeles Basin from the San Fernando Valley. Other hilly parts of Los Angeles include the Mt. Washington area north of Downtown, eastern parts such as Boyle Heights, the Crenshaw district around the Baldwin Hills, and the San Pedro district. To get up-to-date road information, go to the California DOT site. And to find out current weather conditions in Los Angeles, go to Accuweather.com. The major freeways of Los Angeles include:
- Glendale Freeway
- Santa Ana Freeway
- Golden State Freeway
- Santa Monica Freeway/San Bernardino Freeway
- Antelope Valley Freeway
- Seaside Freeway
- Pomona Freeway
- Marina Freeway
- Gardena Freeway
- Hollywood Freeway
- Ventura Freeway
- Terminal Island Freeway
- Glenn M. Anderson Freeway/Century Freeway
- Harbor Freeway
Links to accidents that occur in the Los Angeles area
Here is information on the most recent accidents in the Los Angeles:
- Los Angeles Car accidents
- Los Angeles Motorcycle accidents
- Los Angeles Bicycle accidents
- Los Angeles Pedestrian accidents
- Los Angeles Commercial truck accidents
- Los Angeles Boat accidents
- Los Angeles Aircraft accidents
- Los Angeles Bus accidents
- Los Angeles Train accidents
If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in Los Angeles, go to the link above for the accident type you are seeking.
If you know someone who has been injured in a Los Angeles accident, here are links to the major hospitals in the area:
Los Angeles grief support information for accident victims
When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to get information on Los Angeles grief support organizations.
Los Angeles legal information for accident victims
When injury or death is the result of a motor-vehicle crash in Los Angeles, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?
Where to find legal assistance after a Los Angeles injury accidentAfter a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows the issues related to insurance policies, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Los Angeles wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Los Angeles personal injury attorney can do to help.
Accident reports by county
Far from protecting access to health care, H.R. 1215 denies patients wronged by medical malpractice the compensation that is rightly due to them.The health and safety of you and your loved ones, could hang in the balance. Contact your representatives in Congress today and tell them that these bills are unfair and wrong!
The problem with Takata inflators has prompted what is now the largest automotive recall in U.S. history, with nearly 70 million that have been or will be recalled by 2019, according to the administration.
This new bill, introduced by Senator Ricardo Lara of Bell Gardens requires that charter buses manufactured after July 1, 2020, designed to carry 39 or more passengers must be equipped with emergency lighting that is triggered by a collision.
The Torkzadeh Law Firm congratulates and proudly announces that principal and managing attorney, Reza Torkzadeh was again selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 for Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigation.
Designed to be an immersive and fun experience for players, the game has turned into a nightmare for some individuals. With players focused on their phone’s small screen, players are tuning out the environment around them. Some players have been distracted to such an extent, that they have injured themselves and others while playing the game.
Halting the progress of tort reform is not a matter of greedy parties wanting to make cash-grab lawsuits for easy paydays. The right to sue for justice is what allows us, the people, to hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions — or inactions. With tort reform placing caps on judgements and awards, it allows massive corporations to get away with injustice, while the taxpayers pick up the slack. Read more here about tort reform and how it will affect car accident victims in Los Angeles and across California.
There’s a number of accessories out there that can either prevent injury, protect you in the case of, or both. While a lot of them require a small outlay of money, in the end — your safety and protection is worth it. Learn more here about how these accessories can prevent bicycle accidents and injuries.
At any moment, almost 20% of drivers in California have absolutely no insurance. Yes, it’s the law… but some people just don’t get it. Your auto insurance carrier offers uninsured motorist coverage, but it’s not required by law. A lot of people decide to skip this coverage, and it’s a huge mistake. Learn more here about the mistake you make by not purchasing UIM insurance.
It’s important to know that cyclists are using the same road as you. They do it because it’s their right to do so, it’s perfectly legal, and that’s the safe place to do it. Drivers get frustrated with cyclists, but most of the time are completely unaware that they’re the ones breaking the law. Go here to learn more about your driving behaviors that may be against the law.