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  • Avoid Desk Job Injuries with These Stretches feature image

    When people think of on-the-job injuries, they often picture accidents involving heavy machinery. While these are certainly serious, they aren’t the only type of injuries that occur in the workplace. Sitting at your desk for the better part of the day can lead to muscle pain, strain and eventual repetitive injury. The good news is […]

  • KSBY is reporting that a large semi truck rear-ended a passenger car early Monday morning. The wreck happened near Bonita Elementary School. The photograph above shows that entire rear portion of the car, all the way up to the front seat compartment, was totally destroyed. The driver was reportedly rushed to the hospital. Thankfully, at […]

  • 18 wheeler semi truck at night on highway

    When you drive down a highway in California, you are bound to be sharing your space with at least one semi truck. It’s important to understand that these large vehicles have limitations that you may not. Larger blind spots, longer stopping distances and an inability to maneuver as easily as a smaller vehicle make knowing […]

  • Detail of a road bike with a cyclist pedaling on a road

    It’s always better to start with good news. On that note: There are fewer accidents involving cyclists than there ever have been. Now for the bad news: The crashes that do occur involve many that could have been avoided either on the part of the cyclist or the driver. Whether you or riding a bicycle […]

  • Common Types of Personal Injury in San Luis Obispo header

    Tort law is more commonly known to people as personal injury law. A person injured by another’s negligence or error is permitted to seek compensation for financial losses and other damages because of this area of law. A victim of a crime or intentional act also has the legal right to seek damages. Not every […]

  • landslide destroying a road

    Landslides are an environmental danger that could very easily take your life and the lives of those you love if you are not prepared. While you certainly cannot prepare for all of life’s dangers, this is one that you can survive if you know what to look for and how to respond. Living in California, […]

  • Closeup midsection of a man with broken arm in cast

    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently released comprehensive statistics for both fatal and non-fatal injuries. From 2010 to 2016, one of the leading causes of death across all age groups was unintentional injury, with 949,519 deaths reported. In 2014 alone, over 2,600,000 deaths were reported in the United States. The 4th leading cause of […]

  • Are Nanomaterials in the Workplace Dangerous

    Nanomaterials are probably something you haven’t heard of, yet you use them almost every day. They are found in batteries, sunscreens, furniture, soaps and even sporting goods. Clearly you don’t have to know what they are to be able to utilize them, but you may want to know what they are if you work with […]

  • damaged car on the highway

    In December 2017, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Department in Florida launched a driver safety campaign they called “Avoid the 7 Deadly Sins of Driving.” These “sins” are the leading causes of car accidents in Florida. However, they are problems for drivers throughout the country. According to the Citrus County Chronicle’s report, the 7 deadly sins are: […]

  • city bus driving fast

    On April 2, 2018, Veronica Zamora was hit and killed by a Santa Maria city bus while riding her bike. The police initially reported that Ms. Zamora was in a marked bike lane on Caballero Boulevard near McCoy Lane when she was hit. Ms. Zamora suffered critical injuries and was transported via helicopter to Cottage […]

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