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City of San Diego Pays $1.8 Million in Motorcycle Accident Case

View Larger Map The family of a motorcycle rider who was killed in 2009 will receive $1.8 million in a settlement agreement reached with the City of San Diego. Kenneth Sully was killed at an accident-prone intersection at Pacific Highway and Cedar Street when he collided with a Toyota Corolla.…

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Carlsbad to Pay $2.9 Million Settle Motorcycle Accident Claim

View Larger Map A two-year old lawsuit against the City of Carlsbad by a man who suffered brain injuries after a motorcycle accident on La Costa Avenue has settled his case for $2.9 million. In the lawsuit, plaintiff Frank Gaetani contended that conditions along La Costa Ave. were unreasonably dangerous,…

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Car Accident Report and Rankings Issued by State

The California Office of Traffic Safety issued a report last week on 2009 car accident data, and included this year for the first time something called “collision rankings.” These rankings a based upon data collected by the CHP and the Department of Transportation, which then compares cities with populations of…

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San Diego Motorcycle Accident Highlights Risk of Riding

It goes without saying that there are serious risks associated with riding a motorcycle that other automobile drivers don’t face. The San Diego Union Tribune is out with an article about motorcycle safety after the terrible tragedy last week where four motorcyclists were killed on a group ride out in…

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Motorcycle Accident Described in Graphic Detail

Details of last week’s tragic motorcycle accident in eastern San Diego County that claimed the lives of five members of a motorcycle club are now being reported. Twenty-one members of the Saddletramps Motorcycle Club were on a desert ride to celebrate its 10th anniversary when the horror began. According to…

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Motorcycle Accident Deaths Fall Unexpectedly

Fatal motorcycle accidents fell by 16 percent in the first nine months of 2009 after rising steadily for the previous decade, a report just issued by the Governors Highway Safety Association found. The reasons for the sudden plunge in motorcycle deaths are unclear, but there was some speculation that current…