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September 2016 Archives

Motorcycle accidents: Former California officer killed

Collisions on the highway tend to be more devastating than others due to the speed of the vehicles involved. This is perhaps especially true when it comes to motorcycle accidents, as even riders who are outfitted with all of the necessary safety equipment are not as protected as drivers of larger motor vehicles. A recent motorcycle wreck ultimately took the life of a man who formally served with the California Highway Patrol.

Lane splitting is legal. What does this mean for motorists?

In the last year, both in the news and on our blog, the topic of lane splitting has been a feature of conversation, which has led to a myriad of questions, including some concerning the safety of such a practice.

We can help make your premises liability claim easier

Most people in California have seen actors become the butt of jokes by slipping and falling on a TV show or in a movie, but in real life, these types of accidents can be very dangerous. Maintaining a safe property free of these types of dangers is a responsibility that all property owners must take seriously. Sadly, not all owners do. We make sure that our clients understand their rights to pursue compensation from negligent property owners through the actions of premises liability claims.

First possible lawsuit filed against Samsung for bad batteries

We rely on manufacturers to notify us immediately when they identify a potential problem with the products we have purchased, especially if they could pose a serious risk to our health and/or safety. When manufacturers fail to act quickly to release recall notices, accidents inevitably happen and in the process, innocent consumers are oftentimes injured as a result.

Drunk driver blamed for wrongful death of child

California police suspect that a drunk driver is responsible for a deadly wreck that also injured two others. All of the victims were minor children from the same family who were traveling with their mother at the time. Police arrested and charged the driver who caused the wrongful death with a felony count of DUI.

Products liability suits useful for holding companies accountable

It often feels as if new smart phones roll off of the manufacturing line and into the hands of consumers at ever increasing speeds. While this pace of new technology might be exciting, it might also lead some in California to wonder whether companies are putting in their due diligence when it comes to safety. When companies fail to do so, consumers can hold them accountable through successfully filed products liability suits.

Injured rider seeks compensation via premises liability suit

Going for a horse ride can be an enthralling experience for many, but there is also little denying just how dangerous these magnificent creatures can be. Visitors to stables and horse clubs rely on employees to maintain safe environments in which both riders and horses can proceed with safety. Sadly, one California woman claims that this was not the case during her visit to a riding club, which is why she decided to file a premises liability suit.

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