California, also known as the Golden State, is also known as the land of golden opportunities. But, behind the glamour of glittering Hollywood, booming tech industry, and natural wonders, are the farmers, mostly in the San Joaquin Valley, who own more than 80,000 farms throughout the state. "California's agricultural abundance includes more than 400 commodities. Over a third of the country's vegetables and two-thirds of the country's fruits and nuts are grown in California."
We've been dealing with insurance companies for years and are extremely familiar with the way they work. They have several secrets they don't want you to know about, especially if you've been in a car accident. We all know insurance companies are in business to make money and they really don't want to pay any out. But did you know they work hard at paying as little as possible on each and every claim made?
In sunny California, it's nearly like summer year 'round in many parts of the state. And even though the summer season officially coming to a close, we've compiled five summer-weather driving safety tips you can't ignore while on the road because they are always useful. There's a strong belief the worst time to be commuting or traveling is during the winter, but it's actually a misconception. There are more factors and conditions which contribute to a higher number of car accidents during the official summer months of June, July, and August. But with it frequently sunny in the Golden State, there tends to be more cars on the road throughout the year because the weather permits us to be enjoy being out. While it this may strike you as counterintuitive, stop and consider the reasons why it makes perfect sense. Although summer is associated with lazy days, it's nonetheless a dangerous time to be on the road sine people are driving somewhere to enjoy the outdoors.
Safety tips for Orange County drivers and pedestrians should regularly be practiced to avoid injury or even tragedy. Sadly, according to the Los Angeles Times and based on data collected by the Governors Highway Safety Association in 2015, California leads the nation in the number of pedestrian deaths. As every driver and pedestrian in Orange County knows from firsthand experience, the streets are congested and safety is an ever-present concern. But by making habits of good practices, drivers and pedestrians can be more safe as they commute.
Irvine, California - Southern California based personal injury law firm Vititoe Law Group is excited to announce that the application process is underway for the bi-annual James W. Vititoe award, a scholarship that will be given in conjunction with our Irvine office to a high school student or junior college attendee who excels academically and demonstrates outstanding leadership potential. This will be the third such scholarship awarded by Vititoe Law Group, which was previously won by Jacqueline White and Joseph W. Cook, both outstanding young adults who have set themselves apart both academically and as leaders in their respective communities.