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It’s National Impaired Driving Prevention Month!

Since 1981, the President has declared December as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Historically, there has been an increase in impaired driving around the holidays. This month is an important time to spread awareness about the dangers of impaired driving and to start conversations with friends, family and children. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…. Read More

How to Avoid a Cooking Fire This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving continues to be a peak day for cooking fires. In 2015, fire departments across the country responded to 1,760 house fires on Thanksgiving, which was nearly four times the daily average. Tips to Avoid a Cooking Fire This Thanksgiving Tip #1: Stay Focused You can become distracted while cooking if you are trying to…. Read More

California Passes Lax Scooter Law While San Jose Stays Stagnant

San Jose continues to take a laissez-faire approach to the electric scooters that landed without permits throughout the city back in April 2018. While neighboring cities quickly instated regulations of their own or even cease and desist orders, San Jose has been regulating electric scooters using the state’s laws surrounding motorized scooters. According to the…. Read More

Recent Fatal School Bus Crashes Question School Bus Safety

In the past week, there have been multiple fatal school bus accidents across the country. Although experts and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) claim school buses are the safest means of transportation for children, recent crashes have raised concerns about the lack of safety involved with boarding and deboarding school buses. The recent…. Read More

Avoid These Common Trick-or-Treating Injuries on Halloween

You can’t control how a neighbor decorates for Halloween, whether they keep their pets inside or how they maintain their property. However, there are precautions you and your children can take to stay safe when trick-or-treating: Slip, trip and fall accidents. The best way to avoid slip, trip and fall accidents is to escort your…. Read More

Fatal Limousine Crash Has Public Questioning Limousine and Party Bus Safety Standards

Recently, a limousine crash in upstate New York caused the largest transportation accident since 2009. Unfortunately, this crash is not the first case of an egregious limousine accident. However, because limousine crashes are so rare, the industry is poorly regulated. Many limousines and party buses are intrastate vehicles, meaning they only operate within one state….. Read More

Braid Pezzaglia Sponsors Third Annual Alumni Law Day at Moreau Catholic High School

The Law Offices of Braid Pezzaglia is sponsoring Moreau Catholic High School’s third annual Alumni Law Day. To celebrate, Moreau Catholic’s Mock Trial Team is hosting an awards ceremony and dinner to honor alumni who have shown exceptional achievement in the field of law as well as those who have dedicated their time and energy…. Read More

Braid Pezzaglia Sponsors 10-Year Anniversary of Dependency Advocacy Center

The Law Offices of Braid Pezzaglia is sponsoring the Dependency Advocacy Center (DAC) for their 10th anniversary celebration on October 25, 2018. DAC is hosting a benefit dinner at Hotel De Anza in San Jose. Their dinner will honor DAC’s 2018 Outstanding Parent, Alyssa Lopez and 2018 Distinguished Advocate, Chief Laura Garnette. DAC is a…. Read More

Braid Pezzaglia Sponsors Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Trailblazer Event

The Law Offices of Braid Pezzaglia will be sponsoring the Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Trailblazer event. This fundraiser, which will be on September 30, 2018, will help maintain and conserve the local creek trails. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of Stevens Creek Trail and Wildlife Corridor, which are the only organizations that are dedicated…. Read More