Posts From February, 2018

Top Party Bus Accident Causes

Top Party Bus Accident Causes

  • Feb 28 2018

Party buses are usually vans remodeled for the purpose of transporting people to bachelor parties, proms, birthday parties, concerts and birthday parties. They are outfitted to include LED lighting, elaborate seating arrangements, dance floors, sound systems, smoke machines and even stripper poles. Party buses are usually hired by people expecting to have a good time. However, these good times can sometimes become times of tragedy.

Accidents happen more often than you might expect in party buses and limousines. If you or a loved one has been injured in a part bus accident,


Who May Be Liable for Injuries Caused by Pedestrians Jay-Walking?

Who May Be Liable for Injuries Caused by Pedestrians Jay-Walking?

  • Feb 26 2018

Jaywalking is crossing the street or roadway outside a designated crosswalk. In California, we see this everyday. As a motorist, it can be a bit annoying having to stop in the middle of the road because a pedestrian does not want to walk over to a cross walk and do things in a law-abiding manner. Sometimes, pedestrians are difficult to impossible to see until it’s too late. Should a driver be held liable for these types of accidents?

Well, the short answer is: sometimes. When a pedestrian is injured in an accident while jaywalking,


Understanding the Signs of Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

Understanding the Signs of Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

  • Feb 23 2018

As our parents and loved ones age, it can be nerve wracking enough trying to make decisions about how best to care for them without having to worry that their hired care providers will abuse or neglect them.  Especially for our aging friends and family who are suffering from conditions that reduce their abilities to understand what is happening and/or communicate what has happened, if loved ones are best served living in out-of-home care facilities it is important to know what “red flags” to watch out for, and what to do if you see them.


Avoid the Bender—Avoid the Fender Bender

Avoid the Bender—Avoid the Fender Bender

  • Feb 18 2018

Is an employer ever liable for personal injuries in a car accident caused by its employee drinking and driving?

California drunk driving accident attorneys help injured victims (or their survivors) recover compensation for their damages.

Drunk driving lawsuits are a subset of personal injury law. Because drivers have a duty to exercise reasonable care not to injure others while they are driving, a person who is injured due to another driver’s negligent,


Top 4 Reasons Trains Derail

Top 4 Reasons Trains Derail

  • Feb 15 2018

Train derailments and railroad crossing accidents can be deadly. Considering the sheer size of a train, the people it is carrying and the speed at which it moves, a derailment can cause serious injuries to passengers, damage to property and in the worst cases, can be fatal.

Some train derailments can be traced to human fault. If you or a loved one has been injured or lost property as a result of the negligence of a train driver or train operator, consult a California train accident attorney as soon as possible.


Nissan Faces Potential $231M+ Product Liability Verdict

Nissan Faces Potential $231M+ Product Liability Verdict Over Allegedly Defective Brakes

  • Feb 12 2018

What Must Be Proven in Product Liability Cases?

In 2012, an elderly driver in an Infiniti QX56 collided with the side of a minivan, tragically causing the deaths of the driver of the van and her two daughters.  Attorneys for the bereaved husband/father have asked a jury to award him as much as $231 million.  They claim that the collision was caused by a brake failure in the Infiniti that resulted from faulty software, and further that Nissan (the parent company of Infiniti) knew that the software could cause brake failures,



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