According to NBC Los Angeles, a car accident on the 405 Freeway injured two individuals and claimed life of another on Friday, December 20, 2013. The car accident involved multiple vehicles and the article does not address the cause of accident. Car accidents in Orange County are often caused by distracted driving that may result from texting while driving, talking on the phone while driving. In other cases, an overworked or otherwise fatigued driver may be operating with less than the requisite concentration to safely operate a motor vehicle.
Although significant cases of impaired driving involve illegal drugs and alcohol, many car accidents are caused by drivers under the influence of prescription or over the counter drugs that they obtained from a pharmacy or drugstore for the purposes of treating an illness. A car accident can cause serious injuries and in some cases claim lives of the individuals involved, it is important to consult your physician or pharmacist to determine whether it is safe to operate a motor vehicle while taking a medication, whether over the counter or obtained with prescription.
Gill Law Group represents victims of car accident injuries in Brea, Fullerton and surrounding areas. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, call our firm to speak with a Brea personal injury lawyer. Our firm represents car accident cases on contingency bases where our clients only pay for our services if they receive compensation for their injuries.