Category Archives: Personal Injury

Assume that you are driving on the highway in the leftmost lane. There are only two lanes going each way. On the outside of the rightmost lane is a soft shoulder. And on the outside of the leftmost lane is … Continue reading

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The general rule in car accidents, is the driver who caused the accident is responsible and therefore, legally liable for the ensuing damage. However, in cases where the owner and the driver are two different people, the owner of the … Continue reading

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First a review on statute of limitations The statute of limitations is the period in which an individual must file a lawsuit or they will lose their ability to pursue legal action for that specific event. An easy way to … Continue reading

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Under the theory of products liability, a defective product is a product which is unreasonably dangerous. This defect ends up causing an injury to the person or property of the user or a bystander. Some of the more well-known products … Continue reading

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A recent study released by the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office, shows many notable trends in fatalities in the County over the past year. One of the more noteworthy increases, was the rise in motor vehicle related fatalities, and … Continue reading

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Last month, a Colorado jury found James Holmes guilty of 24 counts of first-degree murder and 134 counts of first-degree attempted murder, in addition to other findings of guilt, in his July 2012 rampage shooting at an Aurora, Colorado movie … Continue reading

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published a study which analyzed sports and recreation related traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). The study found a 5 percent increase in emergency department visits from 2001 to 2010 related to TBIs. … Continue reading

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Assume that you pull your car into the parking lot outside of a shopping mall. You are doing some late night shopping, so you park your car and make your way across the parking lot. As you turn the corner … Continue reading

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Earlier this month, two law firms filed a class-action lawsuit against Major League Baseball (MLB) and MLB Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, alleging that Major League Baseball had failed to properly protect spectators from foul ball and bat injuries at its … Continue reading

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The short answer is yes. However, depending on the circumstances the answer can be more complex. Parents Liability for Minors: Under California Law, both parents are required to verify and sign their minor child’s application for a driver’s license. In … Continue reading

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