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Auto accidents are caused by numerous factors. Some of the most common causes of motor vehicle accidents on California’s roads are provided below.

If you or a loved one have sustained serious injuries due to an auto accident and seeks answers to any legal questions, feel free to contact our law offices toll-free at 888-999-9394.

Distracted Driving

According to numerous studies, distracted driving is the most common cause of motor vehicle collisions.

Common distractions while driving on the road include

  • Use of mobile phones
  • Eating
  • Applying makeup
  • Talking to other passengers and using hand held devices (text messaging).

Driving While Sleepy  – Drive Fatigue

Driver fatigue is most likely to stroke individual drivers between the hours of 2:00 am and 6:00 am. 

If you are feeling tired and your eyes start to feel heavy, it is advisable to refrain from driving altogether and find a different mode of transportation.

Driving Under the Influence

Driving under the influence of alcohol and or other narcotic substance is one of the most common causes of car accidents amongst young drivers.

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Joseph Farzam

Mr. Farzam attended Santa Monica high school and worked at McDonald’s and local coffee shops to support himself. Although he worked 2 or 3 jobs, he valued education greatly and earned a bachelor’s degree from California State University, Northridge in biology, and attended the prestigious Pepperdine University School of Law. He graduated with high marks and passed the California bar exam on the first try. Mr. Farzam has received the coveted titles of Super Lawyer, Los Angeles Magazine’s Top Lawyers, and has received The Litigator Awards.  He is a proud member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) and California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA).

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