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August 26, 2011

Injuries From Police Spark Interesting Tort Questions….

Most often, civil lawsuits center around claims between two private citizens involving personal injury, negligence or strict liability. On occasion, lawsuits involve a public or private corporation or company suing or being sued in its capacity as a business entity. However, even more rarely, a civil lawsuit will involve a governmental body as a defendant against a plaintiff injured by…
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August 25, 2011

Latest on California’s Roadways…..

We always like to keep you updated on the latest from the CHP as you navigate around California- not only so you can avoid monstrous traffic delays but also as a reminder of the potential for tragedy as so many of California's drivers are driving distracted and recklessly. We hope that none of you are ever involved in an accident…
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August 23, 2011

Horrific Scene at Orange County Children’s Hospital

Some acts of inhumanity are so horrific we can barely believe our words as we type them. In an unspeakable event of unsurpassed magnitude, law enforcement reported today that a woman tossed her three-month old infant off the fourth-story parking garage adjacent to the Orange County Children's Hospital. The incident occurred hours after the woman's husband, also father of the…
Personal Injury
August 12, 2011

Christine Baker as Administrator vs. Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board and X.S.

The California Supreme Court weighed in on a controversial and pivotal worker's compensation case this week- granting a victor for employers and insurers. The issue involved cost of living increases for worker's compensation claimants. Specifically, the high court grappled with interpretation of a 2002 law giving administrators some leeway in calculating cost of living increases for claimants. There are currently…
Personal Injury
August 12, 2011

New Study Follows Workplace Injuries and Fatalities

Safety in the workplace is one of the hallmarks of personal injury prevention. Not only does a safe work environment contribute to increased productivity but it lends itself to lower overall business costs as employers and corporations avoid the costly expenses associated with worker's compensation claims and personal injury litigation. A California-based organization recently released its findings with regard to…
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August 3, 2011

Breaking News: Probation Van Crashes, Killing 3 Passengers

We are saddened by the loss of two teenagers and an adult motorist who were all killed after a tragic collision took place on Tuesday afternoon. The teenagers were passengers in a van used to transport juvenile probation offenders to and from various hearings and appointments. Around 12:30pm on Tuesday, the van collided with a motorist operating a pick-up truck.…
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August 1, 2011

Tragedy Begets Tragedy as Driver Dies After Suffering Medical Episode

In some situations, no level of due care or concern for others can prevent injury or tragedy. All too often, drivers suffer from an inexplicable and sudden medical event that causes them to lose control of their vehicles and crash. Sometimes, a single-vehicle crash ensues while other other times the unconscious driver inadvertently swerves into other motorists, homes or businesses.…
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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 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…