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Category Archives: Personal Injury

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Pedestrian Killed by LAPD Cruiser: Options for Surviving Family Members 

Members of the California law enforcement community continue their investigation into the causes and contributing factors that led to a fatal pedestrian accident in Sherman Oaks on May 31, 2022. According to KTLA News, a person was walking along the northbound 170 Freeway near Victory Boulevard around 10:30 p.m. The victim was struck by a …

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Los Angeles’s E-Scooter Injury Rate Soars 

E-scooters have become extremely popular around Los Angeles, but they have also become a source of thousands of personal injuries throughout the city. According to a recent press release from the UCLA Newsroom, Los Angeles’s e-scooter injury rate has actually surpassed the national rate of motorcycle accidents. Indeed, a new study reports that 115 injuries …

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Is Lane Splitting Legal in Huntington, Beach? 

Huntington Beach is famous for its car and motorcycle culture. Weekends are a great time for visitors and residents to hang out on Pacific Coast Highway near the world-famous Huntington Beach Pier and enjoy passing classic cars and motorcycles. Sometimes, the streets of Huntington Beach are congested, which can lead some bikers to engage in the …

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Pedestrian Accidents and Distracted Walking: What You Should Know

Pedestrian accidents are a serious problem in Los Angeles, resulting in thousands of injuries each year and more than 100 deaths on average. Indeed, according to data from the USC Price Center for Social Innovation, between the years 2012 and 2016, there were more than 14,000 pedestrian injuries in collisions with motor vehicles and a …

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Do Bike Buffer Zones Prevent Bicycle Accidents in Sherman Oaks?

Riding your bike is among the most efficient, affordable ways to get around busy cities in Southern California, but bicycle accidents are a considerable risk in urban areas. More than 160 riders are killed and another 11,000 injured in bike collisions statewide, and California’s Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) reports the dangers in Los Angeles …

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Can You Sue the City of Los Angeles for Poor Road Conditions?

If you or someone you love suffered serious injuries in a motor vehicle collision caused by hazardous or damaged roads, you may be wondering if you can sue a LA for bad roads. Many different types of poor road conditions can result in serious accidents and injuries, such as faded or missing lane markings, potholes, …

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Illegal Dog Breeds in California

Dog bites and animal attacks can result in devastating and life-threatening injuries, especially when children are involved in these incidents. Indeed, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reports that approximately 20,000 people are bitten by dogs in Los Angeles County alone each year, and about 585,000 of those people require medical treatment in …

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Car Accident Claims Without a Police Report

Motor vehicle crashes are among the leading causes of accidental injuries in our region. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) estimates that more than 275,000 people are hurt in traffic accidents statewide each year. A significant crash should always be reported to the police. This raises an important question: Can you bring a car accident injury …