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  • Tragedy at Ohio State Fair—One Dead, Several Injured

    August 9, 2017 State Fair Injury AttorneyIt was a nightmare-come-true at the Ohio State Fair in July 2017 when a thrill ride malfunctioned. The Fire Ball is one of America’s most popular fairground thrill rides. Its claw holds several rows of 4 seats each. The claw then spins while swinging back and forth like a pendulum. The Fire Ball is made ...
  • Van Mows Down Pedestrians in Los Angeles

    August 3, 2017 Pedestrian Injury AttorneyIt was far from a quiet Sunday for people dining at The Fish Spot in Los Angeles a few weekends ago. A van ran a red light at West Pico and Redondo Boulevard, causing him to crash into a pickup truck. As a result of the crash, the van jumped a curb and crashed into ...
  • Drunk Driver Livestreams Deadly Crash, Kills Her Sister

    July 29, 2017 drunk driving accidentLOS BANOS, California. 18-year-old Obdulia Sanchez was drunk-driving. Two 14-year-old girls were sitting in the back of the car—one of them was Obdulia’s younger sister, Jacqueline. Neither of the 14-year-olds wore seatbelts. Obdulia was driving under the influence. Worse, she was streaming on Instagram Live before, during, and after the crash. According to reports, Obdulia took ...
  • Elderly Pedestrian Killed in South San Francisco Accident

    July 27, 2017 Pedestrian Injury AttorneyHighway 101 south was closed on a Monday morning when a driver struck a pedestrian. Just before 3 o’clock in the morning, a driver was giving his friend a lift. He was driving south on the 101 Freeway near San Francisco. After passing the Oyster Point Boulevard exit, he struck something. The driver claims that ...
  • Theme Park Injuries: Woman Burned at the Happiest Place on Earth

    July 26, 2017 Theme Park InjuriesImagine travelling across the ocean to visit Disneyland, the Happiest Place on Earth … only to be sent home with 2nd-degree burns. Well, that’s exactly what happened to one British woman who visited Disneyland Paris. Erica Osbourne is a 37-year-old mom from the U.K. She was visiting the theme park with her 10-year-old daughter, Abigail. They were ...
  • Freeway Plane Crashes Causes Probable Head Injuries

    July 18, 2017 plane crash head injuriesA small plane crashed on the 405 Freeway last week near the John Wayne Airport. The plane was a Cessna-310, which is equipped with twin engines. According to reports, one of the engines failed, forcing the pilot to perform an emergency landing on the 405 Freeway. The pilot and his fiancée survived the crash and ...
  • Hit-and-Run: Driver Crashes into Cyclist then Drives Away

    July 12, 2017 Cycling Accident Recently in Tennessee, the driver of an SUV reportedly crashed into a cyclist, then drove away. According to this video, the driver of the SUV claims that he didn’t see the cyclist, nor did he hear the collision. The cyclists (Tyler and Greg) and the SUV were on a two-lane highway, marked by double-yellow lines, where ...
  • Fireworks Cause Serious Injuries, Possible Amputation

    July 3, 2017 Fireworks InjuryWith 4th of July celebrations, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement. Spending time with your family and friends. Chants of “Murica!” in the air. Miley Cyrus’ “Party in the USA” playing in the background. Of course, also, watching your neighbors (or you) compete to put on the biggest, baddest fireworks show. It’s ...
  • Tiger Woods’ Golf Injuries Prove Lasting Impact of Golf Accidents

    May 3, 2017 Golf AccidentsGolf pro Tiger Woods announced that due to his ongoing back problems he would not be able to participate in the Masters Tournament. The Los Angeles Times reports that Woods has had three surgeries for his back in the last few years for his injuries. This is the third Masters Tournament that Woods has missed ...
  • Texting While Driving Led to Bus Accident

    April 29, 2017 texting while drivingA fatal bus accident in Texas may have been caused by the other driver texting and driving. The accident occurred when a pickup truck driving the other direction crossed the dividing line and hit the oncoming bus. A witness at the scene said the truck driver admitted that he had been texting on his phone, ...
  • Motorcyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident

    April 25, 2017 Motorcycle AccidentIn a tragic moment, a motorcyclist was recently killed by a van in a hit-and-run accident in Santa Ana. The accident occurred when the van made a left turn in front of the motorcyclist too quickly for the motorcycle to stop, reports KTLA 5. Despite being required to yield to the motorcyclist who was driving ...
  • Airbag Recall Affecting Millions of Vehicles

    April 18, 2017 airbag injuries airbag recallWhen you drive a car, or ride in someone else’s car, you assume it is built safely. However, there is currently a recall for airbags in cars produced by 19 different automakers, according to Consumer Reports. This massive recall in the auto industry has been increasing for the last two years. In the first few ...
  • Player Out for Season After Basketball Injuries

    March 31, 2017 Basketball InjuriesBasketball season is now in full swing, which means that basketball players are now also becoming injured. Dwayne Wade, a guard on the Chicago Bulls basketball team, was injured during a recent game against the Memphis Grizzlies. During a play, Wade’s arm was twisted, causing a fracture and sprain in his right elbow. Consequently, ESPN ...
  • School Lab Experiment Causes Injuries

    March 27, 2017 Lab Experiment AccidentLab experiments are both educational and fun, but a recent chemistry lab gone wrong left five students injured. During the experiment at a Glendale school, a beaker exploded. The shattering glass gave the students serious cuts and more minor scratches. The experiment was part of an after-school STEM class for middle school and high school ...
  • Construction Accident Killed Worker Securing Trench

    March 20, 2017 Construction AccidentA construction worker in Washington, D.C., unfortunately died in a construction accident after a trench he was working on collapsed. He became trapped up to his waist in the dirt and subsequently died by asphyxiation, the Washington Post reports. At the time of the accident, the man had been working to prevent such incidents. He ...
  • E-Cigarette Battery Explodes — While Attorney Argues Arson Trial

    March 14, 2017 Exploding BatteriesIn what could be the greatest pun in recent history, an attorney’s pants started smoking while he was in court defending an arson suspect. Could the “liar, liar, pants on fire” tale be true? Whether it was a lie that caught his pants on fire or not, NBC News reports that the fire was caused ...
  • Riverside Plane Crash Accident Possibly Caused by Faulty Engines

    March 8, 2017 plane crash accidentCommunities in Southern California were faced with a shock Feb. 27 when a small Cessna 310 airplane crashed into a Riverside neighborhood. The plane had been leaving the Riverside Municipal Airport to return to San Jose. The Press Enterprise reports that prior to “hurriedly” taking off, the plane’s engines had twice failed to start. As a ...
  • Three Cars involved in a Self Driving Car Accident — But Other Driver Was the Cause

    March 6, 2017 self driving car accidentSelf-driving cars are a recent addition to the busy streets of California but the roads may not be any safer. The latest accident with a self-driving car involved a Chevrolet Bolt in San Francisco. According to SF Gate, the accident involved three cars stopping at a crosswalk. The self-driving Bolt was in the front of ...
  • The Danger of Slip-and-Fall Accidents on Ice

    March 6, 2017 Slip-and-Fall Accidents on IceThe Danger of Slipping, Not Skating, On Ice Winter isn’t over yet, and ice and snow on the streets and sidewalks are still causing problems for pedestrians. Recently, a New York City doorman died after a slip-and-fall accident while he was shoveling snow, the New York Post reports. Such tragic accidents are not ordinary in slip-and-fall ...
  • Aftermath of February’s Rain: Pothole Accidents and Mudslides

    March 2, 2017 Pothole AccidentUsing Care When Driving After Rain Storms The storm beginning Feb. 17 was predicted to be huge in Southern California, and it was. After flooding streets and causing some freeway on-ramps to be closed, the region is now dealing with the aftermath. For example, ABC 7 reports that over the course of the storm, Los Angeles ...
  • Daughter of Jamie Lynn Spears Recovers from ATV Accident

    February 27, 2017 atv accidentA scary ATV (all-terrain vehicle) accident involving Maddie Aldridge, daughter of singer and actress Jamie Lynn Spears, two weeks ago is now getting a happy ending. After the 8 year old drove her ATV into a lake she nearly drowned, and doctors and family feared she might suffer permanent damage. Now People reports that Maddie ...
  • Death Tolls Rise in Bad Weather Car Accidents

    February 23, 2017 bad weather car accidentsIf you have been driving on the roads in the last few months, you have probably noticed an increased number of car accidents caused by rain and flooding. This year, winter weather has transformed California from a sunny paradise into a rainy mess, with only short reprieves. The Los Angeles Times reported that there were ...
  • Sports Are Great: But Beware of Football Injuries

    February 15, 2017 Football InjuriesWith football season  behind us, parents of teenage boys may be breathing a sigh of relief. players in this high-contact sport are always at risk of injuryWhether playing in an organized league, at school or college, or just in the backyard, . According to NCAA statistics, from 2004–2009 41,000 college athletes suffered injuries during games and ...
  • School Bus Crashes, Injuring Students

    February 15, 2017 school bus crashesEarlier this week a school bus crash in Lancaster left everyone in the hospital instead of at school. To make the situation worse, the eight students on the bus were special-needs students. The bus crashed into a Cadillac, rolled, and hit a light pole. The students suffered only minor injuries, but the other driver was ...
  • Catastrophic Head Injury Lawyer

    February 6, 2017 catastrophic head injuryLos Angeles Catastrophic Head Injuries Lawyer Head injuries are among the worst types of injury a person can suffer, as they can result in brain damage. Brain damage can affect someone in varied ways. They can range from simple forgetfulness to the inability to work, enjoy hobbies or even do the simplest daily tasks. Treat all head injuries, ...