The City of Riverside is also the county seat for the county of the same name. Located roughly 60 miles east of Los Angeles, Riverside is in the heart of the area known as the Inland Empire and has a population of roughly 303, 000 people. Originally founded in the 1870’s, Riverside was the birthplace of California’s citrus industry although today the local citrus industry is merely a tiny blip on Riverside’s radar. Today the primary employers in Riverside are the County of Riverside followed by the Riverside School District and the University of California, Riverside. Riverside is home to several colleges including the aforementioned UC, Riverside, California Baptist University and California Southern Law School. Riverside’s focus on education has led to it winning grants from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as the city hopes to double college graduation rates by 2020. With a population that averages 30 years of age, Riverside is a young, growing city, but it also maintains its roots with the Hollywood entertainment industry. Numerous famous people hail from Riverside including Barry Bonds, Don Imus and Etta James.
Because of Riverside’s historic buildings including the famous Mission inn, several major films including Nixon and The Man in the Iron Mask were filmed in Riverside. Like many cities in Southern California, traffic is a major issue in Riverside. Three major freeways help bring commuters to and from Riverside as do major rail lines and bus lines. Still, every day in Riverside there are numerous car accidents that can range from very minor fender benders to very serious, life changing accidents. If you have been injured in a car accident in Riverside and you would like to speak to an attorney contact the LA Injury Group of attorneys. We are located in the Los Angeles/Riverside area and our entire practice is focused on personal injury law. We give each of our clients personal, world class attention so that we can ensure that you get the best possible care and the largest possible settlement. Contact us today and let us go to work fighting for you.
If you have been involved in a car / truck accident or injured in this city, we are here to help. Call us now Toll Free 888-500-1006 or 818-240-1800 to speak with one of our friendly in house staff members for a FREE CASE EVALUATION!