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Posts From April, 2019

Is the 737MAX Safe to Fly?

  • Apr 29 2019

Boeing is expected to face significant legal liability because of the issues related to the 737 Max 8 airplanes. Lawsuits by families who lost loved ones in airplane crashes and airlines who have lost significant revenue from the grounding of the 737 Max 8 planes could cripple the airplane manufacturer. Boeing could face government fines and penalties depending on the outcome of various investigations.

Individuals and others who sustained damages because of the airplane crashes or related events may want to discuss their cases with a California airplane accident lawyer to learn more about their legal rights and options for filing injury lawsuits and product liability lawsuits.


Should I talk to the Insurance Company After an Accident?

  • Apr 22 2019

There are several things that an individual should do after a motor vehicle accident in California. Calling 911 to report the traffic accident, seeking medical attention, and reporting the crash to their insurance company are just three of the steps that accident victims should take after a car accident. However, what should a person do if the other driver’s insurance provider contacts the person after an accident? Should an accident victim talk to the insurance adjuster or a California car accident lawyer first?

You Are Not Obligated to Talk to the Insurance Company

You are required to report the accident to your insurance provider and cooperate with your insurance company,


The Honda CRV Seat Belt Issue – What You Need to Know

  • Apr 15 2019

Honda has had a few claims against it for defective or faulty seat belts. In one case, a woman drowned because she could not get her seat belt undone after a car accident. That case was reversed on appeal.  In another recent case involving a seat belt, a jury awarded a woman who was paralyzed during a crash $37 million. Honda has vowed to appeal the decision. Now another case has been filed against Honda related to an issue with the vehicle’s rear center seat belt.


Pedestrian Deaths Are on the Rise – How You Can Protect Yourself

  • Apr 12 2019

Pedestrian fatalities experienced a steady decline from 1990 through 2009, according to a report by the GHSA. However, after 2009, the number of pedestrian deaths began to rise again. The number of pedestrians killed in motor vehicle accidents in 2018 is expected to be the highest number of pedestrian fatalities in one year since 1990. Unfortunately, California ranks highest for the number of pedestrian accident deaths. The state has consistently ranked first for the number of pedestrian-vehicle deaths year after year.

Our California pedestrian accident attorneys give some potential reasons for an increase in pedestrian deaths and how you can protect yourself.


Design Flaw Makes E-cigarettes Dangerous

  • Apr 8 2019

Vaping devices and e-cigarettes have become increasingly popular, especially among teens and young adults. However, these devices can cause catastrophic injuries and deaths. Some of the problems arise from defects in the design of the product, batteries used in the products, or the potential harm to a person’s health. Below are three potentially harmful and deadly issues with e-cigarettes that might require the assistance of a California personal injury or wrongful death lawyer if an injury occurs.

1.     Problems with the lithium-ion batteries used in vaping devices.


Who is Liable for Injuries From Rideshare Scooters?

  • Apr 1 2019

You may have seen electric scooters around your city and wondered why these scooters are just lying around in random places throughout town. These rideshare scooters are becoming increasingly popular in cities throughout the United States, including California. Unfortunately, because injuries and deaths associated with these electric scooter accidents appear to be increasing, our California personal injury lawyer is looking closely at who is liable for a rideshare scooter injury.

What is a Rideshare Scooter?

Building on the trend of rideshare bicycles,