Should Walnut Creek Adopt Similar Bike Safety Laws Implemented by Cupertino?

bike to work week

A young boy’s death in Cupertino on October 27, 2014 has brought a lot of attention to California’s bike safety laws, and the city’s Bicycle Pedestrian Commission has been working to reform a number of them in order to provide children and adults a safer way to commute to and from school, work, and entertainment
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Day at the Amusement Park May Leave You with More than Carnival Prizes

Amusement Park Injuries

A fire that broke out at the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train ride at Walt Disney World Florida fortunately caused no injuries, but highlights how an amusement park may not always be the happiest place on earth. Instead, your visit could end with a potential personal injury claim against the park, its operators or mechanics. Of
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Bay Area Drivers Rank Poorly

Northen California Drivers Infographic

Earlier this month Allstate Insurance Company released its ninth annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report™.”  The findings in the report are based on Allstate claims and used the frequency of car collisions to rank nearly two hundred cities to discover America’s safest driving city. This year’s top honors went to Fort Collins, Colorado. If you
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Contrary to Popular Belief: Survey Reveals CA Drivers Using Cell Phone Less


New research indicates that California drivers are using their cell phones less while driving. More specifically, the percentage of drivers actively using cell phones dropped from 10.8 percent in 2012 to 7.4 percent in 2013. However despite this decline, the survey revealed that number of drivers who were text messaging while driving rose to a
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Happy Pi Day from Slice of PI

You may not know it, but today those familiar with mathematics celebrate today as Pi (π) day. Today was chosen as the day to celebrate pi, because today’s date, 3-14, is equal to the first 3 digits of pi. If you aren’t familiar with pi, it is the symbol (π) for the ratio of the
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Welcome to the Appel Lawyer Blog: Slice of Appel PI

Welcome to the Appel Law Firm’s Blog: Slice of Appel PI. While PI often refers to a mathematical concept or a fruit-filled dessert, for purposes of this blog it represents Personal Injury. Our goal is to provide consumers and lawyers with interesting, relevant posts about the world of PI. It is no surprise that computers
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