Pokemon Go Mobile App Causes Car Accidents

Nationwide, there have been recent reported incidents of car accidents being caused by the extremely popular mobile app Pokemon Go that has been released by Nintendo. Inattentive drivers that are playing the mobile game are not aware of their surroundings, and have caused collisions with buildings and other vehicles in many publicized recent events. Not only are their actions likely in violation of safe driving laws, but these negligent drivers can also be civilly liable for the damages and injuries they cause to other motorists and pedestrians that they injure as a result of their actions.  There is serious concern the Pokemon Go mobile app causes car accidents here in Southern California. Driving while using a cell phone is one of the leading causes of motor-vehicle accidents. Not only does using a cell phone require hands to operate, but using a cell phone, or playing mobile apps while driving, take

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Chain Reaction Fatal Car Accident on I-5 in Mission Viejo

A chain reaction fatal car accident on I-5 in Mission Viejo Friday night has taken the life of a San Diego man, and seriously injured another person.  The driver of a Mercedes collided with the Ford Taurus containing the victims around 11pm on Friday night in the southbound lanes of I-5 near Crown Valley Parkway.  The speed of the Mercedes drove the Ford into a third vehicle, injuring two victims in a VW Jetta who were removed to Mission hospital with injuries. Chain reaction accidents on the I-5 are quite common, and there are a variety of reasons.  The nature of stop-start traffic, and the sudden slowing around many points in Orange County catches drivers off guard.  The number of accidents involving distracted drivers – those using cell phones for texting or email – has risen sharply over the past few years. When a vehicle is rear-ended and then shoved into another

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