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May 2011

Attorney-LawyerAviation Accident Lawyer
May 20, 2011

Military Jet Crashes on Southern California Navy Base

In an astonishing display of black smoke and engulfing flames, a military jet bounced off the runway at Southern California Naval Base and proceeded to burst into flames on the runway. The Boeing 707, loaded with jet fuel, contained just three crew members who unbelievably escaped the aircraft with only minor injuries. Around 5:30pm yesterday evening, the aircraft took off…
car accident lawyer
May 17, 2011

Two motorists killed by big rig Monday morning

Yesterday marked tragedy in Poloma as two drivers of disabled vehicles were struck and killed by an oncoming tractor trailer. At approximately 3am yesterday morning, two drivers were standing outside their vehicles on the east bound shoulder of the Pomona Freeway. California Highway Patrol indicated that three vehicles were involved in a first crash which lead to the drivers gathering…
Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
May 16, 2011

May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

While all motorists should practice safe and defensive driving, motorcyclists heed this creed more than any other group on the road today. Motorcycle accidents are an unfortunate reality and many groups advocate for safer motorcycle safety regulations across the nation. Luckily, California requires new cyclists seeking a license for the first time under age 21 to complete a mandatory motorcycle…
Attorney-LawyerCase Of The WeekGeneral Legal Advice
May 13, 2011

9th Circuit Upholds Wrongful Death Verdict

Earlier this week, the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a District Court civil verdict holding an Arizona-based taser manufacturer liable in the 2005 death of a Salinas, California man. In 2008, a federal district court jury found that the manufacturer, TASER, should have known that its product was reasonably calculated to cause cardiac arrest in victims after a…
Auto Accident Lawyer
May 12, 2011

California Commissions Group to Study Effects of Police Fatigue

It is well documented that fatigue can cause exaggerated symptoms of delirium, confusion and forgetfulness. Driving while fatigued has been likened to driving while intoxicated. Many tests have revealed that driving after 18 hours awake can result in decreased reaction times, blurred vision and difficulty concentrating behind the wheel. It stands to reason that the one profession most profoundly affected…
General Legal Advice
May 8, 2011

Jesse Ventura To Appear On LedgerOnTheLaw

Former Governor of Minnesota will appear on the LedgerOnTheLaw Show on KTALK AM 1150. Tune in next Saturday at 3pm on KTLK AM1150 and listen to the outspoken Jesse Ventura who will be phoning in from his home in Mexico. No political - legal subject will be left untouched. Jesse Ventura who has undergone water-boarding in part of his Naval…
Law Firm Technology
May 6, 2011

Latest in Legal Technology

The legal profession is widely noted as being one of traditional decorum, stoic judges in cold courtrooms and complete with technology bordering on basic-slide Power Point. However, many advancements have been made in law firm and courtroom technology. Gadgets that will help litigants display evidence easier and software that assists large firms in payroll and billing with ease and accuracy.…
Auto Accident LawyerCase Of The Week
May 6, 2011

Attack at Dodger’s Stadium

Many Californians have heard about the recent tragedy on opening day at Dodger's Stadium. Bryan Stow has been in a medically-induced coma since late April after being savagely beaten by another spectator during a Dodgers-Giants game. As of today, Stow is suffering from cranial swelling and fluid retention and desperately needs an operation which would allow the fluid surrounding his…
Attorney-LawyerGeneral Legal Advice
May 6, 2011

Part II: The Many Procedural Defenses to a Personal Injury Action

Personal injury lawyers are required to know many different aspects of the law, as many different aspects play into a civil action. The typical personal injury lawsuit combines knowledge of tort law, evidence law, ethics and civil procedure. These are not easy subjects and these legal areas are replete with vast statutes and treatises that every personal injury lawyer must…