Category Archives: Car Accidents

Local news about car accidents near you from a San Diego auto accident attorney.

How Do I Prove The Other Driver is at Fault?

When you’re involved with a car accident, it can be a traumatic experience. The car accident could cause damage to you and your automobile. When insurance companies get involved, they want to have evidence that one party was negligent in the accident. In a automobile accident that involves a lawsuit, it’s essential that you have collected the proper evidence to use in the case. Documenting all aspect of the car accident is a vital part of receiving compensation for your damages from another motorist who was at fault for the accident. Tips For Proving Fault in Court Here are some key tips for helping prove the other driver was at fault during a car accident. Police Reports. It’s important that you wait for the police to arrive after a car accident. The police official will determine what the cause of the accident. The police also will include in the report…
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Tesla Autopilot Crashes Continue to Pile Up

Autopilot is a semi-autonomous feature that comes with Tesla’s new vehicles. This feature can help motorists change lanes, maintain a following distance, apply the brakes and perform other maneuvers. However, Autopilot has been involved in several recent crashes, several of which occurred in California. In late March, an Apple engineer was killed when his Tesla Model X crashed into a highway median on Highway 101. Tesla announced that Autopilot was engaged before the crash. According to the deceased man’s family, he complained that Autopilot kept trying to steer him into the median in the weeks before the crash. Other Tesla owners showed their vehicles swerving near the same spot where the crash occurred. Another recent Tesla accident occurred in Culver City, California earlier this year. In this case, a Tesla Model S on Autopilot crashed into the back of a fire truck. Last month in Utah, another Tesla Model S…
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Autopilot Was Turned on in Fatal Tesla Model X Crash on Highway 101

Last month, an engineer at Apple died after his Tesla Model X crashed into a median on Highway 101. Before the crash, the engineer told family members that the vehicle’s Autopilot system suffered from issues. According to the engineer’s brother, Autopilot had tried to steer the vehicle into the same barrier where the crash occurred on multiple occasions. The engineer reportedly took the Model X to a dealership to determine if anything was wrong with the vehicle. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating the crash. One of the biggest questions about the crash was whether Autopilot was on before the collision. Thanks to Tesla, we now have an answer. Tesla recently announced that Autopilot was on at the time of the crash. NTSB investigators told the Washington Post they were unhappy with Tesla’s decision to release this information. Autopilot Investigated for Other Crashes Autopilot is a feature that…
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