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May 29, 2020

Passenger Duty Of Care

To be a “backseat driver”, or not to be, that is the question. For anyone who may not be familiar with the phrase, a “backseat driver” is a passenger in a vehicle who tries to control the vehicle through excessive comments about the driver’s actions and decisions. Common subjects for backseat drivers include the vehicle’s speed or alternative directions to…
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September 13, 2018

Lawsuit Alleges Uber Saved $500M by Misclassifying Its Drivers As Independent Contractors

In past blogs, we have written about the financial and legal incentives Uber has to continue classifying its drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. Indeed, we also extensively covered an important California Supreme Court decision that increased the likelihood Uber and Lyft drivers will become employees in the state of California. Months after we wrote about the highest California court's decision…
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February 6, 2013

ARE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHILDREN AT RISK ON THEIR BIKES, SCOOTERS & SKATEBOARDS?

Every single year, thousands of children suffer a wide range of injuries while they are doing such things as bicycling, scootering, and skateboarding. Here in Southern California most kids spend hours and hours outside, playing and riding. That's a good thing. Recently there has been an alarming increase in personal injury cases related to youngsters, pre-teen and early teens. Many…
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August 31, 2012

MOTORCYCLE RANDOM BITS AND HELPFUL TIPS

Did you know that in 1896, Roy C. Marks of San Francisco produced the first motorcycle made in the USA. It became what would be called the “California Motorcycle.” 100 year old bike! Since then, millions and millions of men, women and children have enjoyed the back roads, winding streets and open highways that only travel aboard a 2-wheeler can…
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April 24, 2012

Fatal Truck Accidents

We, in the United States, are heavily dependant on the trucking industry to transport everything from eggs to building supplies to vehicles from one side of the country to the other. Estimates are that there are over 3.5 million commercial trucks on the nation’s highways. While the vast majority of those trucks arrive safely at their destination without incident, collisions…
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April 8, 2012

Wrongful Death in California

Wrongful death in California is similar to other personal injury cases, with a couple of exceptions. A wrongful death in California is brought by the executor of the deceased’s estate or a loved one. The executor or the loved one becomes the plaintiff in the lawsuit. The plaintiff is entitled to certain compensation because of the loss of his or…