Blog Posts in 2010

  • Airlines - safe holiday travels!

    Posted By Shea & Shea || 12-Nov-2010

    Everyone loves a relaxing vacation, but flying can be stressful. Between fear of airplane food and fear of flying in general, many people find the plane ride anything but carefree. The media is much more likely to focus on large airplane crashes, which makes airplane travel seem far more dangerous. However, if calculated by distance, cars are sixty-two times more dangerous than airplanes. When ...
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  • UM/UIM and phantom vehicles

    Posted By Shea & Shea || 22-Oct-2010

    UM/UIM insurance is coverage for accidents and damages caused by uninsured motorists or underinsured motorists. It provides coverage if an at-fault party either does not have insurance, or does not have enough insurance. Many people fail to take into account the types of situations that warrant the need to carry this coverage. Many states only mandate a minimum insurance policy coverage of as ...
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  • PG&E Delayed Response in San Bruno Fire

    Posted By Shea & Shea || 14-Oct-2010

    A federal report released Wednesday disclosed disturbing information regarding PG&E and the San Bruno fire. An electrical failure at a PG&E facility in Milpitas caused pressure to surge in pipes, just moments before the explosion. The preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) also disclosed that it took 34 minutes for PG&E to dispatch a crew to shut off the ...
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  • PG&E Delayed Repairs on Line that Blew - San Bruno Gas Explosion

    Posted By Shea & Shea || 16-Sep-2010

    It is being reported that PG&E requested a rate hike in 2007 to cover the expense of repairing a "high risk line" which was part of the same gas line that exploded in San Bruno. PG&E never made the repairs. For more information, read the full story at: http://www.ktvu.com/news/25028745/detail.html Further, state officials awarded PG&E nearly $5 million in rate payer money to ...
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  • PG&E -- Gas Explosion; check for pipeline in your area

    Posted By Shea & Shea || 14-Sep-2010

    Following the tragic gas explosion in San Bruno, which has killed 4 people and devastated numerous homes, PG&E has been ordered to inspect their gas lines. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) ordered PG&E to first inspect pipelines in highly populated areas. PG&E is to report its findings on or before October 12, 2010. Anyone who smells gas in their area should call ...
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