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Construction worker with an injured leg being helped by a coworker.

Injured in a Construction Accident? Know Your Rights.

  • Jul 19 2018

It seems like construction projects are everywhere around us. Construction workers perform a vital economic and public service, but construction work is fraught with risk and injury. While any construction worker will tell you that risks are part of the job, injury is absolutely not part of the job. If you are injured while working on a construction project, you have legal options to help you seek the compensation you deserve.

What Causes Construction Accidents?

Accidents occur on construction rights for a variety of reasons.  


Bird Scooter in San Francisco, California.

Electric Scooters are Taking Over Southern California Cities

  • Jul 2 2018

Southern California —

In recent months, the residents of Southern California cities have found a new way to travel, the motorized scooter. Companies like Bird Rides Inc. and Lime Bike are being dubber “scooter startups” and they have taken over the streets (or sidewalks) of Los Angeles and San Francisco. The electric scooters’ have a rage of over 20 miles and top out around 15 miles per hour. In order to ride the scooters, you must download the corresponding app. After you download the app, you will be able to pay to unlock and the scooter.


Bounce House in Los Angeles

A Bounce House Takes Flight and Brings a Child Along for the Ride

  • Jun 27 2018

Southern California — It’s being reported that a bounce house in Southern California took flight with child inside of it over Mother’s Day weekend. According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, a bounce house landed on U.S. Route 395 in Adelanto, CA just after 3 P.M. the Saturday before Mother’s Day.

The family of the victim rented a bounce house to entertain the children during their Mother’s Day celebrations. Everything was going well until “a big gust of wind that looked like a tornado” came rolling through the yard.


Los Angeles Police Department

LAPD Corrections Officer Fired After an Inmate Hanged Herself

  • Jun 25 2018

Los Angeles, CA — In late April, a Los Angeles Police Department detention officers were relieved of duty after the death of inmate Wakiesha Wilson. Roughly two years ago, Wakiesha was wrongly put into isolation, where she would later hang herself using the cloth that was in the room.

What Happened?

The officer who was fired for failing to give an inmate the proper medical attention necessary. Reaunna Bratton was on thin ice at the time of the incident.


Bike Collision Accidents

  • Jun 21 2018

Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shows that, in 2015, more than 1,000 bicyclists died while bicycling.  2015 data from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that 818 of these were bicyclists killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes, and that this marked a roughly twelve percent increase from 2014.  Further, the NHTSA data shows that 120 of these deaths occurred in California, and that the state’s rate of bicyclist fatalities due to motor vehicle traffic crashes was the second-highest in the nation, only behind Florida.


San Diego Nail Salon Crash

  • Jun 21 2018

Can I sue for personal injury if I get hit by a car while inside of a building?

Some people drive to the nail salon in a panic over a broken nail. Others drive through the nail salon, causing panic and injuries in the wake of the car accident.

Apparently, it’s not enough to worry about being involved in a California pedestrian accident while walking the streets. Now, you may not even be safe once you’re inside a store.

But if you are injured due to the actions of someone else,


Car hits bicycle

Bicyclist hit by Detective’s Vehicle

  • Jun 20 2018

Chesterton, Indiana — In the summer of 2014, Sheila Gonzalez was enjoying a bike ride with her children. As the family approached a busy intersection, Sheila was the first to cross. She thought there was enough time for her to pedal across the street. Unfortunately, there was not. Sheila was struck by Sara Ritz, a detective for the Chesterton Police Department and a member of the Porter County Drug Taskforce.

What’s the Lawsuit?

Gonzalez and her husband filed a negligence suit against the task force in the winter of 2016.


Determining Whether to File a Personal Injury or Workers’ Compensation Claim.

  • Jun 18 2018

If you have been injured at work and have medical bills to pay, a personal injury or workers’ compensation claim may be a good option for you.  Compensation for your injury is not only fair, it is often also necessary to ensure you fully recover and can get back to work and living your life.  This article explains what a personal injury claim is, what a workers’ compensation claim is, and provides some information on common work injuries where these claims are often raised.

What is a Personal Injury Claim?


Fresno Music Teacher Goes Down on Bad Note

  • Jun 18 2018

Can I sue a music school if its teacher molested my child?
For parents, the safety of their children is the most important thing of all. Despite careful research and alleged safety measures in place, one set of parents made a choice that unwittingly placed their 11-year-old daughter in a position to be a sexual assault victim at the hands of a piano teacher.

A personal injury lawsuit against the teacher and music school alleges that the girl “was sexually assaulted against her will” by the teacher inside the music school due to the “negligent supervision of [the teacher]”.


California Biker Sought in Hit-and-Run Road Rage Accident

  • May 31 2018

Can I still recover for damages in a hit-and-run accident?

No one likes the morning commute to work, but when tempers apparently flared recently on 14 Freeway, a road rage driven hit-and-run accident left injuries and property damage in its wake—including both for an uninvolved driver.

According to video footage taken by a driver travelling just behind the dueling duo, a chain reaction crash happened after a motorcycle driver kicked the side of a sedan causing it to “swerve wildly,