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June 13, 2011

Helping Another Flee an Accident Could Result in Stiff Consequences

It seems that headlines lately have been replete with stories about hit-and-run accidents where the victim ends up seriously injured or killed. It is far too common for motorists around California to try and evade responsibility by making a quick getaway from the scene. Just this weekend, we reported a hit-and-run accident involving a bicyclist and his fatal collision with…
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June 12, 2011

Fatality Reported in Saturday’s Collision

California roadways are a mixing bowl of pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and mass transit passengers. It stands to reason that with so much traffic across the state, accidents are collisions are virtually inevitable. What we hate to see is fatalities upon California roadways as many automobile accidents and collisions are easily avoidable. Unfortunately, California Highway Patrol reported a fatality over the…
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June 2, 2011

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorneys

Medical malpractice is a personal injury claim in which a patient sues a hospital or doctor for injuries incurred as a result of negligence by the hospital or physician. Many patients are injured by misdiagnoses or botched surgeries. While doctors are usually covered by medical malpractice insurance, juries typically award large sums of money to plaintiffs injured by doctors. It…
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June 1, 2011

Teen Crash Victim Brings Grief to All Families Involved

We cannot reiterate enough the danger and risk associated with driving under the influence. By choosing to get behind the wheel intoxicated, a driver is not only putting his life in danger, but the lives of his passengers, other pedestrians, cyclists and motorists. The consequences of drinking and driving extend far beyond that of sky-high fines and never-ending court dates.…
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May 31, 2011

Memorial Day 2011: DUI’s, Accidents and Fatalities All Decline

As we cautioned readers last week, Memorial Day weekend is often consumed with parties, vacations and general merriment. However, all too often Californians choose to imbibe and drive- leading to fatalities, accidents and DUI arrests in numbers unparalleled by nearly any other holiday during the year. California Highway Patrol (CHP) was pleased to report that this year's Memorial Day weekend…
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May 27, 2011

Diving Safety is Important to Avoid Injury

In an unbelievable tragedy, a diver in Laguna Beach was found unconscious and wrapped in sea kelp after diving alone to spear fish Thursday evening. The diver was immediately transported to Mission Hospital where he was soon declared dead. Experienced divers have commented on the tragedy, citing that it is very difficult for any set of diving circumstances to result…
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May 27, 2011

Law Enforcement to Crack Down on DUI This Memorial Day Weekend

The past few weeks have been fraught with tragedy, heartache and frustration as California motorists have been involved in quite a number of vehicular accidents, run-ins with pedestrians and traffic nightmares. With Memorial Day weekend upon us, many Southern California residents will be heading to various destination spots for some much needed R&R. Here at Ledger Law & Associates, we…
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May 26, 2011

California Highway Patrol Pays Out $4.5 Million to Paralyzed Child

A recent 7-figure payout by California Highway Patrol (CHP) pays homage to the old adage: every cloud has a silver lining. In this case, a very dark cloud luckily found its silver lining in the form of a $4.5 million settlement paid to a young child paralyzed after being allegedly mishandled by CHP after a tragic, high-speed accident killing the…
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May 26, 2011

California Federal Judge to Oversee 74 Blast Cases

California law has outlined some conduct as so inherently dangerous and ultra-hazardous that it must fall under a strict liability theory of torts. Strict liability takes out any opportunity for the defendant to attest to his reasonableness under the circumstances. Strict liability defendants are also not permitted to set forth evidence of extreme caution or due care in the ultra-hazardous…
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May 25, 2011

This Week Kick’s Off CHP’s ‘Click It or Ticket’ Campaign

It is common knowledge that seatbelts save lives, but California's Highway Patrol plans to crack down on those drivers choosing to ignore the risk of injury associated with ignoring seatbelt laws. California Highway Patrol (CHP) has partnered with 140 state law enforcement organizations to increase penalties against drivers caught operating a vehicle without a seatbelt. The 'Click It or Ticket'…
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