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June 2018 Archives

Fatal workplace accidents have been trending upward

According to a news release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of fatal workplace injuries have been trending upward over the last several years, at least since 2013. In 2013, 4,585 workers lost their lives in work-related accidents. This number increased to 4,821 in 2014 and, by 2016, stood at 5,190.

Some days of the week worse than others for a fatal auto accident

When Californians take to the roads, it is unlikely that they are considering the statistical chances of being in an auto accident. There are many variables that go along with being in a crash. However, there are certain trends that arise and researchers point to when assessing when and under what circumstances a crash is likely to occur. A new study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that certain days of the week and times of day are more dangerous while others are safer.

Fatal accident claims life of man on bicycle in hit-and-run

Since many people in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas choose to get around via bicycle, it is imperative for drivers who share the road with them to keep a close watch and give them enough space to be safe. However, as much as it is said that bicyclists and cars must share the road safely, many drivers choose to behave recklessly and place bicyclists at risk. People who have been injured in a bike accident or lost a loved one in a fatal bicycle accident must remember they have the right to seek compensation in a lawsuit.

  • Consumer Attorneys, California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Attorney Member
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2012
  • AVVO, Ratings, Guidance, The Right Lawyer
  • American Association for Justice, Formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA)
  • Public Citizen
  • Public Justice, Americas Public Interest Law Firm
  • Pasadena Bar Association, Founded 1917
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum