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Attorney-LawyerGeneral Legal Advice
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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Attorney-LawyerAuto Accident LawyerGeneral Legal Advice
May 21, 2011

Hit-and-Run Victim Turns Tragedy Into Triumph

The year was 2006 and Rob Summers was at the apex of his college baseball career. His team took the NCAA Division I baseball title that year and Summers decided to spend the off-season perfecting his pitches and increasing strike-out potential. Summers was on top of his game and enjoying much success as a college athlete destined for greatness. Just…
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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…
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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…
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Attorney-LawyerAuto Accident LawyerGeneral Legal Advice
May 6, 2011

Calm Amidst Panic: What to do After a Car Accident

Emotions run high during a car accident. Drivers are concerned with whether they are injured, how the other driver fared and how extensive the damage is to their own cars. For minor car accidents where no one has been seriously injured, there are few pointers we can offer about what to do in the moments immediately following the collision. Assuming…
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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…
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Attorney-LawyerAuto Accident LawyerGeneral Legal AdvicePersonal InjuryProduct Liability Lawyer
May 4, 2011

Sony Class Action Lawsuit As It Relates To Personal Injury.

Sony Corporation has had a tough few weeks in regards to customer account security. The first alleged breach caused Sony’s Qriocity streaming media and PlayStation Network (PSN) services to go down and the loss of 77 million customer records. A devastating blow in and of itself that has apparently gotten worse. More recently, a second case occurred where Sony Online…
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Attorney-LawyerGeneral Legal Advice
May 3, 2011

What Exactly is Negligence?

A personal injury attorney generally sues on your behalf under the legal concept of negligence. While personal injury can fall under other categories, negligence is by far the most commonly applied theory. The word negligence derives from the Latin word negligentia, meaning “not to pick up something.” This makes sense as applied to our current American negligence law. The law…
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April 30, 2011

The Dangers of Pharmaceutical Drugs

Injuries sustained from adverse, severe side effects to prescription drugs are becoming more and more prevalent in our society today. The large pharmaceutical companies are unable to test for every side effect possible from a medication. Have you been recently injured from the side effects associated with prescription drugs, medical devices, over the counter medication or surgical procedures? Do not…
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Attorney-LawyerGeneral Legal AdvicePersonal Injury
April 30, 2011

The Faces of Strict Liability

A personal injury action can be the best way to resolve your claims against the party or parties responsible for your recent injury. A personal injury is a very serious civil wrong which should not be taken lightly. If you have been injured due to the negligence of another person, a Ledger Law personal injury attorney is the best person…
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