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Tustin Accident Lawyer

Tustin is a stunning suburban city in Orange County. It is located south of Los Angeles and east of the coast. In 2009, Forbes rated Tustin as one of the top 25 towns to live well in the U.S. Its motto is "Building Our Future Honoring Our Past ". Tustin is also known as “The City of the Trees.”

The name “The City of the Trees” comes from Tustin’s rich history. In the 1760’s, the first Europeans, Spaniards, arrived in California. The American Indians in the area were nomadic. After the Spaniards came to California, they grouped the Indians together depending on the closest mission. The nomadic Indians and Spaniards were drawn to the Tustin Area. Trees grew in abundance in the Tustin area, and water was plentiful in the area. Spaniards turned the Indians into farm workers. In 1810, Juan Pablo Grijalva received a grant to turn the area into ranches. Over time, the land was split between the descendants of Grijalva. Eventually in 1868, the land was split up and sold.

Columbus Tustin and his partner Nelson Stafford purchased 1,300 acres. This original purchase was eventually split into different cities, such as Santa Ana. Columbus Tustin attempted to create “Tustin City”, but there were not enough buyers. He eventually gave away land to people who would build a home. Tustin died in 1877, and his dream of “Tustin City” was not fulfilled in his lifetime. However, the abundant water turned the city into an agricultural center. The city was able to prosper after his death, and Tustin was filled with profitable Valencia oranges.

In 1927, Tustin was incorporated. At the time, the population was about 900. Tustin’s began to quickly grow in the 1950s. Freeways, schools, and business grew. The post-war industry in Tustin attracted more people. More orchards were developed. By 1970, the population had grown to 32,000. Sadly, the amount of orange groves decreased as more people moved to Tustin.

Today, there are only a few orchards left, but you can still see the influence of Tustin’s rich history. The city is filled with historic buildings, some even from the 1889s, and a few of the original trees still stand in Tustin. There are also endless trees lining the streets of Tustin.

According to the census of 2000, there were 67,504 people living in Tustin. By 2010, the population grew to 75,540. The majority of Tustin’s residents work within the city or nearby. Tustin’s short commute contributed to Forbes naming one of the top 25 cities to live well in 2009.

Tustin’s residents have an average about a 20 minute commute. In 2009, there were 3 fatal accidents. In the 3 fatal accidents, there were 3 fatalities and 6 vehicles involved in the fatal accidents. A total of 11 people were involved in these fatal accidents. In 2008, there were 3 fatal accidents. 6 vehicles were involved, and there were 3 fatalities. 2 of these fatal accidents were caused by drunken drivers. 3 pedestrians were involved in these accidents. Although these are not very high fatal accident numbers, the numbers are misleading. The actual car accident rate is much higher because these numbers do not take into account nonfatal accidents. A car accident does not need to fatal to have long lasting negative effects. A victim of a car accident can sustain life long injuries.

It is important to remember to drive safely. Tustin residents are lucky that they have short commutes and low traffic fatality rates, but traffic accidents can happen to anyone. All drivers must remember to drive safely and responsibly. Many accidents happen on freeways. Tustin has two main freeways that pass through it: Interstate 5 and State Route 55.

Interstate 5 is the main interstate highway on the west coast of the United States. It runs parallel to the Pacific Ocean. This freeway connects many of the large cities on the West Coast, such as Seattle, Portland, Sacramento, and Los Angeles. It is also one of the most congested freeways in the nation. Many commuters must use this freeway to get to work, which contributes to congestion. Interstate 5 is also the scene of many accidents. In 2009, there were two fatal accidents on Interstate 5. There was also a fatal accident on Interstate 5, in 2008.

State Route 55 is a north-south highway in Southern California. It connects Riverside Freeway, State Route 91, to many other freeways such as SR 22, SR 73, and Interstate 405. Many commuters from Inland Orange County and the Inland Empire use this freeway to commute to work. It is very congested during rush hour. In 2008, there was one fatal accident on State Route 55.

Fatal accidents also occur on busy local streets. Local streets can be dangerous because there are pedestrians and oncoming cars. It is important to not run red lights and be aware of pedestrians. In 2008, there was a fatal accident on Newport Avenue. There was also another fatal accident on Newport Avenue, in 2009. In both of these years, there were pedestrians involved in these accidents. Both drivers and pedestrians must observe road safety rules.

While driving, drivers must focus on the road. Drivers should not engage in distracting behavior such as texting, eating, or talking on the phone. These distractions take a driver’s eyes off the road. During these distractions, a driver is basically driving blind. It is also important not to drive when you have consumed alcohol or drugs. Drugs and Alcohol affect visibility and response time, which are both important for driving.

Car accidents are horrible experiences. They can result in emotional trauma, physical trauma, and monetary loss. If you are the victim of a car accident, there are legal resources available. An expert car accident lawyer can help you seek damages for any loss of income, medical bills, or car repair bills.

The Law Offices of Dara Khajavi are fully equipped to handle any car accident case. Our expert Orange County Car accident lawyers have handled countless of cases. Please do not hesitate to call us today for a free consultation.


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