Tag Archives: San Jose

Is Lyft Dangerous?

Ridesharing services, like Uber and Lyft, offer riders a great alternative to taking taxi cabs or driving their own vehicles. They have reinvented transportation in many major cities across the United States. However, as these services continue to rise in popularity, so have ridesharing accidents. For example, since 2011, traffic deaths have increased by nearly…. Read More

How to Handle an Accident With an Uninsured Driver

Getting into an accident with an uninsured driver is scary. After all, without insurance, who will pay for your medical expenses and damages to your car? How will you support your family while you are recovering without compensation? Unfortunately, this is a common scenario, especially in California. Even though California law requires all drivers to…. Read More

Who is Liable in a Dockless Scooter Accident?

Research shows that dockless scooter injuries are increasing across the country. Emergency room physicians are reporting serious injuries, such as concussions and even intracranial bleeding. Lawsuits filed in Austin show that scooter riders can suffer broken bones, brain injuries, and other major health problems during an accident. However, liability is a tricky issue for the…. Read More

New State Laws Unseal Internal Investigations and Police Disciplinary Records

California is generally viewed as the most progressive state in the nation. However, the state has developed a reputation for being secretive with information about police misconduct and use of force. Thankfully, the California State Legislature took active steps to remedy this problem. On September 30th, 2018, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 1421 which broadens…. 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

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

Braid Pezzaglia Sponsors the Filipino-American Association of Tracy’s Participation in St. Bernard’s Annual Fall Festival

The Law Offices of Braid Pezzaglia is providing sponsorship for the Filipino-American Association of Tracy for their participation at the St. Bernard’s Catholic Church’s 27th Annual Fall Festival. The festival is from September 14th through the 16th in Tracy, California in San Joaquin County. This will be the law firm’s second year of participation in…. Read More
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