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June 2019

July 4th Safety Tips

|  Posted on June 10, 2019  |  in Uncategorized
The 4th of July is quickly approaching, and many Americans will take the holiday as an opportunity to cook out, relax, and enjoy the company of friends and family. However, July 4th festivities often include some risk of harm, so it is essential for all Americans to know a few safety tips for a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend. Fireworks Safety Most states have strict laws pertaining to fireworks. These laws cover which types of fireworks are legal to purchase, keep, and use, as well as how, when, and where it is legal to use fireworks. Be sure to check your local laws before purchasing any fireworks or using any. Fireworks law violations can entail severe penalties, up to and...
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California Helmet Laws

|  Posted on June 10, 2019  |  in Uncategorized
Every state upholds unique laws when it comes to helmet use. Some states only require helmets for motorcycle riders while others require them for all wheeled vehicle operators. Other states do not impose helmet laws, allowing riders to make their own decisions about personal safety. California residents who ride bicycles, electric scooters, motorized bikes, mopeds, and motorcycles must adhere to state laws when it comes to helmet use. Helmet Laws in Various Parts of California The California Vehicle Code Section 21212 dictates the state’s helmet laws for bicycle, motorized scooter, and motorized bicycle operation. All operators of these vehicles must wear appropriately fitted helmets that meet helmet safety specifications of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) or the...
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Can I Claim Personal Injury If I Was at Fault?

|  Posted on June 10, 2019  |  in Uncategorized
Personal injury lawsuits offer injured victims the opportunity to recover their losses caused by the negligence of other parties. When a negligent party injures another party, the injured party can seek compensation through a personal injury lawsuit, a type of civil claim. However, many factors influence the available recovery from a personal injury lawsuit, and one of the most common is plaintiff liability. When plaintiffs bear partial liability for a personal injury claim, state laws generally dictate their options and how their liability influences recovery. California is one of few states to follow a pure comparative negligence law, which allows a plaintiff to still recover damages even if he or she is up to 99% at fault for a claimed...
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California Moped Laws

|  Posted on June 10, 2019  |  in Uncategorized
Mopeds are motorized bikes that do not meet the criteria for qualifying as motorcycles. Many California residents enjoy using mopeds as an alternative to walking or using public transportation. However, these vehicles are inherently dangerous and entail some specific risks all riders should know. Additionally, California has specific laws in place regarding mopeds and appropriate moped use. What Is a Moped? California law defines as a moped as a vehicle meeting the following criteria. The vehicle’s engine may be no larger than 50 cubic centimeters. The vehicle must have pedals for human propulsion. The vehicle must have an automatic transmission. The vehicle’s motor may not produce more than two brake horsepower. Alternatively, a vehicle also qualifies as a moped if...
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