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July 2011

Blog | Wrongful Death LawyerPersonal Injury
July 31, 2011

CHP & California Hospitals Warn of the Dangers of Leaving Children in the Car

Each year, children across the U.S. are killed after being left in hot cars without air conditioning for extended periods of time. Perhaps parents think they can quickly run their errands and leave the child unattended. Whatever the reasoning, area hosiptals and CHP have joined the fight against this inexplicable phenomenon by reminding parents that it is never safe to…
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July 31, 2011

CHP to Test New Ticketing System

California Highway Patrol is well-known throughout the state for responding to crashes and aiding victims of vehicular accidents. However, many Californians are familiar with CHP for an entirely different reason- they recently received a traffic ticket for violating one of many state driving laws. CHP not only works to assist citizens after tragedy strikes, but it strives to take preventative…
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Blog | Wrongful Death LawyerCase Of The WeekPersonal Injury
July 30, 2011

Fullerton Police Offer to Settle with Family of Beaten Homeless Man

The City of Fullerton offered to settle with the family of a homeless schizophrenic man who died after a run-in with law enforcement. The settlement offer, topping $900,000, would be in exchange for the relinquishment of any civil claims against the city for misconduct or assault by the Fullerton officers responsible for the man's death. The victim's father recounts the…
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Auto Accident LawyerCase Of The Week
July 30, 2011

Pedestrian Killed in Ventura

California cities and municipalities enact laws to protect pedestrians from injuries caused by motorists. Pedestrians are required to cross the street only in designated areas and must wait for permission to cross the street when the roadways are clear. Jaywalking is a crime in most jurisdictions and punishes pedestrians for crossing busy streets in the middle of the block where…
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July 29, 2011

Latest News From California Highway Patrol

- A 19-year old driver has passed away after crashing in the course of a high-speed police chase. The driver was ejected from his Honda after California Highway Patrol pursued him for erratic driving around Interstate 880. At the initial traffic stop, officials spotted empty liquor bottles in the car and smelled alcohol on the driver's breath. The driver was…
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July 29, 2011

Anaheim Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Hit-And-Run

California motorists have a duty to yield to pedestrians and to share the road with all other motorists, cyclists and anyone on foot. All too often, drivers are distracted at the wheel and fail to provide all others on the road with the reasonable due care and concern they deserve- and the law requires. If a motorist is negligent behind…
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Attorney-LawyerGeneral Legal AdvicePersonal Injury
July 20, 2011

Los Angeles to Amend Dog Bite Laws

California is notoriously one of the toughest states in America with regard to dog bite laws and liability. While most states only hold an owner liable if he knows or should know of his dog's propensity for violence, California recognizes recovery rights for injured victims even if the dog has never bitten another animal or human in the past. The…
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Aviation Accident Lawyer
July 19, 2011

Plane Crash Claims the Life of Veteran Police Officer

We have reported in the past about the dangers and risks associated with air travel. So many variables are at play when traveling in an air craft including the pilot's competency and abilities, weather patterns and airplane mechanics. From a personal injury standpoint, injured parties and surviving families often have multiple causes of action against not only the pilot but…
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July 19, 2011

Latest Action on California Roadways

Leading the news today is a story about a homeless man who was tragically struck and killed during a high-speed pursuit between California Highway Patrol and another driver. The man was hit on a Fresno off-ramp while asking for change from motorists. Many people recognized the man and described him as kind-hearted and caring. Those who knew the victim are…
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July 18, 2011

Lawsuit Details Horror of Traumatic Elevator Ride

It is nearly impossible to imagine life without the convenience of elevators. They are present every public building higher than one story tall. Many elevators are capable of climbing dozens of floors to the top of the highest sky scrapers. Some elevators are equipped to handle large groups of people or very heavy equipment. As with all manufactured products, elevator…
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