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Huntington Beach Accident Lawyer

Huntington Beach is a beach city located in Orange County. It is the largest beach city in Orange County, in terms of population. In 2000, there were 189,594 residents in Huntington Beach. According to the U.S. Census the population in 2010 was 189,992. The city is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Seal Beach, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Fountain Valley, and Westminster. Huntington Beach is famous for its long 8.5 mile stretch of beach, surf culture, and beach culture. It has consistent surf all year long. Because of its great surfing conditions, Huntington Beach is known as Surf City, USA.

Huntington Beach was originally occupied by the Tongva people. Their lands stretched from Topanga Canyon through Aliso Creek in Laguna Beach. When the Spaniards arrived in Southern California, they renamed the Tongva, the Gabrielinos. Manual Nieto, Spanish solider, was given a land grant that makes up much of Southern California today. In 1784, he was given 300,000 acres, which he named Rancho Los Nietos. Overtime, Nietos’ descendants lost control of the land.

The Stearns Rancho Company utilized much of the land that makes up modern day Huntington Beach. It ran cattle and horses and raised barley crops on the land. A portion of the land was sold to Colonel Robert Northam, in the early 1800’s. Northam raised and sold barely to neighboring ranchers.

Huntington Beach was once called Shell Beach. In 1901, the name was changed to Pacific City because P.A. Stanton formed a local syndicate and purchased land. Stanton wanted Pacific city to rival Atlantic City on the East Coast.

In 1909, Huntington Beach was incorporated. Ed Manning was Huntington Beach’s first mayor. The city was first developed by the Huntington Beach Company, a real-estate development firm. Till this day, the Huntington Company still owns much of the city.

Huntington Beach was a small, quiet seaside town until the oil boom of the 1920’s. The oil boom catalyzed growth in Huntington Beach. It was the largest California oil deposit at the time. In less than a month, the small population 1,500 grew to 5,000 people. After World War II, Huntington Beach experienced another boom. In the 1950’s, more residents moved into Huntington Beach, and in the 1960’s and 1970’s the population continued to grow.

Huntington Beach is most famous for its surf and beaches. This city has four different beaches: Bolsa Chica State Beach, a dog beach, Huntington Beach, and Huntington State Beach. Bolsa Chica State Beach is operated by the State of California. It is very narrow and has coarse sand. Bolsa Chica’s prime surfing time is during the winter season.

Huntington Beach residents are very susceptible to car accidents. The populated city has 12 fatal accidents in 2009. 29 vehicles were involved in these accidents. One of these accidents was caused by a drunk driver. There were a total of 12 fatalities, and 43 people were involved. In 2009, Huntington Beach had more fatal accidents than the California average rate for fatal accidents. In 2008, there were also 12 fatal accidents. 24 vehicles were involved. 7 of these accidents were caused by drunken driver. There were 12 fatalities, and 43 people involved in these accidents. In 2008, the fatal accident rate of Huntington Beach was higher than the fatal accident rate of California.

There are two major highways by Huntington Beach: Pacific Coast Highway and the Interstate 405. The Pacific Coast Highway runs along the coast of California. It is a major north-south state highway. The highway is famous for running along the beautiful coastlines of California. However, it can be a difficult freeway to drive on because there are fewer lanes. There are many homes that line the Pacific Coast Highway, which can make merging difficult. In 2008, one of the fatal accidents occurred on the Pacific Coast Highway.

The 405 freeway is a north-south Interstate Highway. It connects to many of the main freeways in Southern California. Interstate 405 is a severely congested freeway. It is one of the most congested in the United States. There is a running joke that the name 405 comes from the fact that you often go “4” or “5” miles per hour on the 405. In 2008, one of the fatal accidents occurred on the Interstate 405. Two of the fatal accidents in 2009 occurred on the Interstate 405.

Many people commute to Huntington Beach. There are also many tourists during most seasons of the year. Popular events, such as the U. S. Open, also attract many tourists. This increase of people increases traffic in Huntington Beach. Many of the surface streets of Huntington Beach are very crowded and congested. Some of the busier streets of Huntington Beach are Warner Avenue, Golden West Street, Brookhurst Street, Beach Boulevard, and Edinger Avenue. In 2008, five of the fatal accidents occurred on Beach Boulevard. Two accidents occurred on Edinger Avenue. One accident occurred on Brookhurst Street. In 2009, there were three accidents on Beach Boulevard. 3 Accidents occurred on Warner Avenue. 2 accidents occurred on Golden West Street. There was one accident on Brookhurst Street.

Car accidents are terrifying experiences. It only takes a second for a fatal accident to occur. Car accidents cause incredible physical and emotional damage. This damage affects not only the victims but also the victims involved. If you are a victim of a car accident, there are legal resources available. Insurance can cover a portion of the loss, but a car accident lawyer will be help you seek more damages for losses you have experienced. A car accident lawyer can help you seek damages for loss of income, emotional loss, and more.

If you choose to seek damages for any losses you may have experienced, the Law Offices of Dara Khajavi is fully prepared to handle your case. Our Orange County car accident lawyers have won countless cases. Please do not hesitate to call us today for a free consultation. Do not worry if money is an issue. There will be absolutely no charges until your case is won.


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