The Law Offices of Irwin R. "Rob" Miller is pleased to provide the following links for the benefit of individuals and families seeking information on personal injury, wrongful death, motorcycle accidents, and automobile accidents in Ventura County and southern California. These links are designed to provide basic legal and practical information, including safety information, in hopes of preventing motor vehicle accidents, as well as providing legal and practical resources for injured individuals and their families. If you have been injured in a car or motorcycle accident in Ventura County or surrounding areas, please contact Rob Miller in Oxnard for a free personal consultation with a skilled and experienced Ventura County personal injury attorney.
Motorcycle Safety Resources
The Foundation develops rider education and training courses and maintains a library of informative safety booklets and helpful rider tip sheets.
The Motorcycle Industry Council is a non-profit, national trade association representing motorcycle manufacturers and distributors created to promote and preserve motorcycling and the U.S. motorcycling industry.
A summary of California motorcycle laws can be found on the website of the American Motorcyclist Association.
Automobile Safety Resources
Individual driving records, including information on auto accidents and convictions, are maintained by the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
Information on planned lane closures and current highway conditions can be found at the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) website.
Learn about the many federal highway safety programs directed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Although funded by the insurance industry, you may find car crash and vehicle safety information at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is a publicly-supported, not-for-profit charitable, educational, and research organization which is dedicated to saving lives and reducing injuries on the roads.
If you motor vehicle needs to be repaired or replaced, the Kelley Blue Book is a well-known, trusted resources to help you determine the value of your car based on model year, mileage and other factors.
The National Safety Council provides many tips for safety on the road, covering topics such as defensive driving and distracted driving.
Distraction.gov is the official U.S. government website for distracted driving, helping to spread the word about texting while driving, cell phone use, and other potentially-dangerous driving habits.
Other Personal Injury Resources
Victims of traumatic brain injury and their families can turn to the Brain Injury Association of America for guidance and support on living with TBI.
Dedicated to promoting medicine and the betterment of public health, the American Medical Association provides abundant resources covering many aspects of medical care.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) promulgates regulations and rules governing the trucking industry, including maximum hours of service for truckers, required maintenance and safety inspections of trucks, and other matters.
Verdicts and Judgements
- $4,269,169 for a motorcycle rider who lost a leg when a trash truck pulling an overloaded trailer cut into our client's lane around a curve.
- $1,000,000 for motorcycle rider who broke an arm and a leg when defendant struck him after entering an intersection against the light.
- $851,000 to father and son injured when their work truck was struck by defendant's van. Defendant had lost control of vehicle upon encountering fuel spill on the roadway, but we proved with an expert witness and demonstrative evidence that driver error was to blame.
- $850,000 to a man who fell inside a hospital elevator compartment when the support bar became disconnected from the wall, resulting in a herniated disc and requiring spinal surgery. Rob Miller obtained this settlement after learning that the support bar had fallen off several times during the preceding months, but had never been repaired properly.
- $575,000 for injured driver who swerved into lane divider to avoid colliding with portable toilet which fell off defendant's truck onto the freeway. Settled one week before trial after defendant's initial offer to settle for $75,000.
- $300,000 for a caregiver who tripped over a mislaid plastic mat outside the dining area of a nursing home, requiring surgery on her shoulder and knees.