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Category Archives: Motor Vehicle Accidents

Hit By A Truck? Here

Hit By A Truck? Here’s Our Semi Truck Accident Guide

By William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. |

The road ahead can be overwhelming for those involved in a trucking accident in San Bernardino, California. The physical injuries sustained in such a crash are often severe, requiring extensive medical treatment, lengthy rehabilitation, and ongoing care. The financial burdens can quickly mount, with expensive hospital bills, lost wages, and the potential for long-term… Read More »

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Can You Survive A Head-On Collision With An 18 Wheeler

Can You Survive A Head-On Collision With An 18 Wheeler?

By William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. |

Sharing the road with large semi-trucks is scary, and accidents do occur. In 2021 alone, large trucks were involved in 112 fatal collisions statewide, with many more causing severe injuries. Given the confluence of major trucking routes crisscrossing the region, San Bernardino County sees a disproportionate share of these wrecks. So, what are your… Read More »

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Where Do Most Car Accidents Occur in San Bernardino

Where Do Most Car Accidents Occur in San Bernardino?

By William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. |

Understanding where most car accidents occur in San Bernardino is not just about mapping data or identifying traffic patterns. It’s about arming San Bernadino drivers with the knowledge of where accidents most often occur so they can stay safe.  This city faces the same challenges as any other densely populated area in California –… Read More »

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UberLyft Rights When You’re Injured as a Passenger

Uber/Lyft Rights When You’re Injured as a Passenger

By William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. |

In recent years, ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have gained immense popularity as convenient alternatives to traditional taxis and public transportation. With just a few taps on a smartphone, you can easily request a ride and be picked up by a nearby driver within minutes. This revolution in transportation has provided countless individuals… Read More »

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hit by (or as) a non U.S. citizen

Do these things if you get hit by (or as) a non U.S. citizen

By William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. |

Getting into a car accident is never a fun experience, and it could be even more jarring when the involved party isn’t a U.S. citizen. The reason some non U.S. citizens are on the road is because some may be

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car and truck accident

The Difference Between a Car and Truck Accident Lawsuit

By William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. |

There are more than 7.2 million car accidents every year on US roads and highways. This number includes collisions involving both trucks and personal vehicles, though the two types of accidents are significantly different.

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Reasons For Road Rage

Reasons For Road Rage

By William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. |

In a study released by the AAA Foundation For Traffic Safety, nearly 80 percent of drivers have expressed some degree of road rage in the last year. From yelling and tailgating, to physically confronting one another, road rage is a dangerous, yet common habit.

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California Traffic law

13 California Traffic Laws You Should Know

By William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. |

Did you know that in Delaware, it is unlawful to change your clothes in your vehicle? Or that a city in Georgia prohibits cars from driving through playgrounds. And if you visit Hawaii, did you know that while you must wear a seatbelt inside of your vehicle if you’re over 12, you can ride… Read More »

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Vehicle Accident

Involved in a Commercial Vehicle Accident?

By William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. |

Generally, commercial vehicles are significantly larger than those that are privately owned. Big rig trucks are approximately six times bigger than passenger cars. And in the event of this type of commercial vehicle accident, the consequences will likely be particularly catastrophic. A commercial vehicle includes all company-owned cars, trucks, vans, or buses. An organization’s… Read More »

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Slow Left Lane

Slow Left Lane Driving and Why it’s so Dangerous

By William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. |

We’ve all been there. Whether on a tired cross-country road trip or your daily I-10 commute to work, you’ll occasionally be met with a sudden slowdown.

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