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Slips and Falls in Retail Stores

By James Heiting |

Falls are the most common reason people visit an emergency room. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, falls account for more than 8 million emergency room visits annually, making up 21.3% of overall visits. Slips and causing falls account for more than 1 million visits (12% of total falls). Slip and falls can… Read More »

Road Hazards and Auto Accidents

By Richard Irwin |

You were driving along, minding your business as usual, when you encountered a road hazard and got into an accident. Now, your vehicle is damaged, and you’re experiencing physical pain as well. Maybe you even hit someone else and now you’re faced with paying their medical bills as well. Don’t worry – depending on… Read More »

DENIAL OF INSURANCE COVERAGE AFTER AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT

By Dennis Stout |

You have complied with the financial responsibility laws of the State of California by purchasing automobile insurance in case of an accident. You then become involved in an accident, submit your claim to your insurance carrier, only to be told that they are now denying coverage to you for the motor vehicle accident. How… Read More »

Distracted Driving Auto Accidents in California

By Dennis Stout |

Distracted driving is a growing problem. All across the U.S., there are thousands of distracted driving incidents taking place each year; and distracted drivers unfortunately cause thousands of deaths and injuries. There are a growing number of distractions someone could be focused on while driving, making the roads that much more dangerous for pedestrians,… Read More »

Defective Airbags and the Dangers They Pose to Children

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Airbags are designed to save the lives of vehicle passengers in the event of a collision, and they have been significantly successful in doing so since their invention and adoption. Regrettably, airbags can also injure or even kill a person when they are defective or deployed under inappropriate circumstances. According to the National Highway… Read More »

Types of Construction Site Accidents & Related Compensation

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

If you are a construction worker or work in the field, you likely are already aware that your place of work is not always a safe one and can be very dangerous. According to recent reports published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), over 20 percent of work-related casualties occur in the… Read More »

What You Should Know About Turo Auto Rental Accidents

By Sara Morgan |

Car rentals in California have been available for many years. In fact, the market is affluent in the state because of the amount of tourism; and even if you are a resident in the state, you may find yourself in need of a car rental. Rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft have really… Read More »

Infant Injuries Following Shoulder Dystocia

By Richard Irwin |

When a medical care provider is negligent in the delivery of a newborn baby, accidents or incidents such as that of shoulder dystocia can occur. Dystocia or other serious complications in the delivery of the newborn may occur. Injury to the mother may also occur such as severe internal injuries and bleeding or other… Read More »

Seek Financial Restitution After An Airbag Malfunction

By James Heiting |

According the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are millions of airbag recalls each year. Recently, Takata airbags have been under recall because some of these airbags are reported to have exploded when deployed, which can cause serious bodily injury and even death. These airbags have affected multiple major auto brands that include… Read More »

PEDESTRIAN SAFETY

By Sara Morgan |

While many Californians are familiar with the idea that “pedestrians have the right of way”, what this means and whether it is applied in actual real-world circumstances are open questions. The Vehicle Code, Section 21950 tells us: (a)      The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway… Read More »

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