Posts Categorized: Personal Injury

Construction Sites: The Fatal Four

July 9th, 2020

Construction sites are can be a dangerous place. The nature of the work exposes construction workers to hazards in every direction. Whether the hazards arise out of the tools that...

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Construction Site Injuries and the Privette Doctrine

July 9th, 2020

Getting injured on the job can have severe repercussions that can affect the injured worker’s life. Generally, California case law precludes workers from seeking compensation from a general contractor or...

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Electric Scooter Accident? Here’s What You Should Do . . .

August 20th, 2018

Download the app, scan the bar code, and BOOM you are riding an electric scooter around the streets of Los Angeles for less than the price of a cup of...

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Crash with an Uber or Lyft Driver: What You Should Do

April 3rd, 2018

With just a couple of clicks on your smartphone, a driver can pick you up in minutes. Over the past few years, ridesharing companies have experienced exponential growth around the...

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Recognizing the Danger of Trip and Fall Accidents

August 12th, 2015

Second only to motor vehicle accidents, slip or trip and falls are the most common accidents leading to personal injury. Slip and falls can happen to anyone anywhere, which is what makes...

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Texting and Driving – Is It Really Worth It?

August 12th, 2015

Texting and Driving - Is it Really Worth It?  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 2,800 people were killed as a result of distracted driving...

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Employers Now On the Hook for Injuries Caused by Employees Running Personal Errands

August 12th, 2015

It is well settled law in California that employers are liable for the injuries caused by an employee acting within the scope of his or her employment [1. Moradi v....

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City Liability for Sidewalk Injuries

April 22nd, 2014

On April 15, 2014, the Los Angeles Times published a front page article relative to the disrepair of Los Angeles sidewalks and the ineptness of City officials in effectuating repair...

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Employer Liability for Injuries Caused by Employees: How Far Does The Law Go and Should Employers Be Worried?

April 10th, 2014

It is well settled law in California that employers are liable for the injuries caused by an employee acting within the scope of his or her employment [i]. Vicarious liability, the...

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