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Who is at fault?

  I was struck from behind – Is the party that hit me at fault? The answer is usually yes. That is because in California it is unlawful to drive at a speed unsafe for conditions (VC 22350). If you are going too fast to stop in time for traffic ahead, then your speed is [..]

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Injured driving DUI

If the fines, penalties, and loss of license isn’t enough to convince you to not drive while DUI (Under the influence) here is yet another reason. Under California Civil Code § 3333.4 (a)(1) in any action to recover damages arising out of the operation or use of a motor vehicle, a person shall not recover [..]

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In an Accident – 5 things to do

Here are 5 things to think about if your ever in a traffic accident:  Are you safe?   Just because the accident is over doesn’t mean your safe from further harm. Police? If they have not been notified they probably should be. This will help assure that the necessary information is gathered. Medical Attention needed? [..]

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Quote of the day

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw Contact the Law Office of Decker & Buchanan if you or a love one have been involved in an injury accident. We look forward to assisting injury victims in the Inland Empire. Our home is in Riverside, and we also service the [..]

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New Law Dealing with Motorist and Bicycles

The law requires drivers who pass cyclists from behind to keep their vehicles 3 feet away. But if traffic or roadway conditions prevent motorists from giving cyclists 3 feet of clearance, drivers must “slow to a speed that is reasonable and prudent” and only pass when the cyclist will not be endangered. Motorist need to [..]

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