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What Are the Dangers of Selling Illegal Fireworks in California?

Fireworks accidents in California occur every year during Fourth of July and New Year’s celebrations, including Chinese New Year, Tet, and Lunar New Year. San Jose has a complete ban on all types of fireworks, and the city encourages residents to report illegal fireworks in the surrounding area. However, there are businesses in the Bay…. Read More

Our Law Offices Advertise for St. Bernard’s Catholic Parish

The Law Offices of Braid Pezzaglia sponsors St. Bernard’s Catholic Parish in Tracy, California. The stewardship community has a weekly flier that our law offices sponsor and advertise in. Their flier outlines mass details, weekly events, parish community news, and other neighborhood advertisements. Our offices also advertise and sponsor the parish’s festivals throughout the year….. Read More

Our Law Offices Sponsor the San Jose Chidori Band

The Law Offices of Braid Pezzaglia sponsored the San Jose Chidori Band Concert on May 19, 2018 at the San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin. The band celebrated their 65th anniversary with a special band concert featuring Japanese musician Hiroshi Fujiwara. Our law offices sponsored the annual concert in 2017 as well. The band hosts annual…. Read More

What Is an Uber or Lyft Driver’s Duty to Prevent a Car Accident?

Ridesharing has become a huge form of transportation for many people, especially people living in big cities. With just a quick tap on your smartphone, you could have a $10-$20 ride in minutes. It’s easy, relatively cheap, and reliable, most of the time. However, if you are in a car accident in an Uber or…. Read More

Braid Pezzaglia to Speak at SCCBA “120 Days to ADR” MCLE Seminar

The Santa Clara County Bar Association, or SCCBA, will be hosting a seminar on June 28, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the SCCBA Seminar & Conference Center in San Jose. The SCCBA Barristers’ and Civil Practice Committees will be leading the event and presenting the MCLE seminar. Braid Pezzaglia will be a key…. Read More

How Can My Swimming Pool Be Dangerous?

As the weather starts to warm up, neighborhood swimming pools will start opening up and you and your family may want to go swimming together. Whether you have a pool in your own backyard or you go to a local public pool, there are various safety regulations and restrictions that you are probably already aware…. Read More

What Should I Do If I Slip and Fall in My Own Apartment Building?

If you are renting an apartment space and you slip and fall, you might be wondering how your slip and fall case differs from other personal injury cases. There are some similarities, but there are also key differences in how this type of injury would be handled on a rental property. Like any other personal…. Read More

Safety Tips for Drivers and Motorcyclists

If you drive a car, chances are you know that driving alongside a motorcycle can be a confusing and scary experience. This fear can stem from a lack of knowledge regarding safe practices when driving near a motorcycle. In order to avoid deadly collisions between automobile drivers and motorcyclists, there are a few crucial communication…. Read More

Warning Signs That Your Uber or Lyft Driver is Dangerous

Ridesharing has become a huge alternative to personal vehicles and public transportation, especially in larger cities. Uber and Lyft have solved a lot of problems for drivers; paying for parking is no longer an issue, ridesharing is often quicker and cheaper than taxis, and ridesharing is often far more accessible. In recent news, however, there…. Read More

Should the Expensive Plans for The California High-Speed Rail Project Continue?

At the end of January 2018, the San Jose Mercury News attempted to derail the California High-Speed Rail project in a written editorial. The newspaper complained that the plan to connect northern and southern California via a high-speed bullet train was billions of dollars over budget. The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) aims to connect…. Read More