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January 2020 Archives

Suspected drunk driver behind two crashes, one of them fatal

At around 8 p.m. on Jan. 23, a California driver traveling westbound on Pearblossom Highway steered right and onto the shoulder of the road, striking and killing a woman who as walking her dog in the 7600 block. The male driver fled the scene and shortly afterwards caused a multi-vehicle crash in Palmdale that injured seven people.

New trucking study planned by FMCSA

Motorists in California may be interested in a new study being conducted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The proposed study is going to look at different distractions that could be causing trucking accidents. The study will be the first of its kind done in 15 years.

Alleged fatal frat hazing leads to wrongful death lawsuit

Fraternities are expected to provide social and charitable opportunities to college students. Unfortunately, however, hazing and physical humiliation of pledges and other students has tarnished their luster and has even led to deaths. The parents of a 20-year-old UC Riverside student, in fact, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Alpha Phi fraternity, which it holds is responsible for his death in an alleged hazing.

  • 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