3 Things You Could Learn from One Bike Accident Settlement

February 28, 2018

Every bicycle accident is unique but there are things that can be learned from any accident. One such case in San Francisco resulted in a $4 verdict when a bike rider was killed when struck by a commercial truck. The woman killed was 24 years old and was commuting to work when she was struck […]

Does Paying Truck Drivers by the Hour Result in More Truck Accidents

February 27, 2018

There’s no question that the trucking industry is an enormous business. In fact, more than 66% of goods are transported by trucks. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are nearly three million people with CDL working in this industry and another million have a CDL but don’t use it. According to the […]

Man Gets Injured by Parking Gate as His Apartment and Wins $1 Million Settlement

February 26, 2018

A man in Los Angeles was involved in an automatic gate accident that could have cost him his life. In these types of cases, it’s often true that more than one party is liable. The property owner or lessor may be responsible if they ignored needed repairs, the company that made the gate may be […]

Los Angeles Head Start Crosswalks are Designed to Save Lives But Do They?

February 25, 2018

Los Angeles is making an investment to install 15 pedestrian signals downtown that are supposed to help reduce pedestrian accidents. They are called either head start signals or leading pedestrian intervals, and are supposed to be helpful specifically in protect pedestrians from drivers who are making right hand turns. These new signals allow pedestrians four […]

Liability for Bike Accidents Doesn’t Always Fall to One Person

February 24, 2018

There are many situations in which an accident isn’t easy to assign blame for. One such case in Santa Cruz County involved a bike accident and several vehicle drivers. A jury found that a second driver can in fact be held liable if they don’t take actions to prevent hitting the cyclist. Read on to […]

How Much Proof is Necessary? AAA Study Confirms that Drowsy Driving is Dangerous

February 23, 2018

There seems to be no question at this point: Drowsy driving is a serious issue not just in California but throughout the United States. According to a study by the CDC, more than one in three adults in the country regularly get fewer than the recommend seven hours of sleep each day. Stats by the […]

Case Study: Learn About One California Motorcycle Accident Case

February 22, 2018

There was a recent California motorcycle accident case that’s gotten personal injury attorneys talking. The case involved a car driver who was sued for negligence and the plaintiff – a motorcycle driver – was awarded more than $1 million in damages. Keep reading to get the details – and to find out what’s so unusual […]

An Elderly Woman Trips Over a Ladder in a Big Box Store: Who is at Fault?

February 21, 2018

An elderly woman was injured when she tripped over a ladder that was left in the aisle at Target. Is the store at fault? Does leaving this ladder unattended fall within the scope of not keeping their property free from hazards? Let’s discuss this case in detail and if you have questions about your own […]

What Happens When a Person is Injured in a Company’s Batting Cage?

February 20, 2018

Property owners all over the country are required to keep their property reasonably safe for others. The law says that property owners need to be aware of dangerous conditions and then either tell guests about them or fix them. A recent case in Stanislaus County has brought up some interesting questions when a person is […]

How One Woman’s Attempted Suicide Could Lead to Criminal Charges and a Wrongful Death Suit

February 19, 2018

When a person gets desperate enough to take their own life, they’re clearly having trouble imagining the future for themselves, let alone another people. If their suicide attempt injuries or kills others, can they be held responsible? A local case will be answering that but from what’s currently known it appears that the answer is […]

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