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Scaffold & Ladder Accidents in Los Angeles Construction

Falls account for almost 40 percent of deaths in the construction industry. Unfortunately, Los Angeles personal injury lawyers have seen many trials in which falls from scaffolds and ladders are the major contributor to this unfortunate statistic. Exploring Issues That Often Contribute to Scaffold and Ladder Accidents Construction workers...

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Memorial Day in Los Angeles

Driving in Los Angeles For Memorial Day Weekend

Los Angeles is known for its heavy traffic throughout the year, but Memorial Day weekend sees even more congestion as people hit the road to celebrate the start of summer. As hard as it is to believe that Los Angeles could see any more traffic, drivers need to be...

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What To Do After Getting in a Car Accident in San Francisco

With Friday afternoon quickly approaching, drivers in the Greater San Francisco area are anxious to get out of the office and enjoy the weekend. San Francisco car accident attorneys are urging everyone to still be mindful and drive safely. Getting into a car accident can be very stressful, and...

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Los Angeles Fire Causing Traffic Mayhem

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles car accident attorney is warning drivers to expect more traffic – and accidents – as wildfires continue to encroach on Southern California communities, towns and the city of Los Angeles. Officials ordered more evacuations on Wednesday as a handful of wildfires blaze across...

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Despite Safety Tech, Crashes Are Up

LOS ANGELES – As automakers begin rolling-out their 2018 models, new safety tech is one of the prominent selling points. More cars will come with back-up cameras as a standard option, automatic braking systems will be more prevalent and carmakers will continue to release automated features that promise to...

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Most Drivers Drive Angry

LOS ANGELES – This may come as a surprise to you (but it might not if you’re constantly battling traffic on the I-10 in Santa Monica): 80 percent of drivers have expressed anger behind the wheel in the last year. This information stems from a new AAA study that...

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Take 5

LOS ANGELES – It’s all about putting in your time and collecting that paycheck. Just ask Rihanna and Drake; everything seems to be about work, work, work, work, work, work. Putting in overtime could be great for your wallet but a new study says it’s terrible for your health....

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BAC: How Many Beverages it Takes

OAKLAND, Calif. – As personal injury lawyers, we see the dangerous and sometimes deadly effects of drunk driving. The guilty party often tells their friends, family and even the police that they are okay to drive… but they usually aren’t. Not only do they risk being taken to jail;...

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This is Probably the Worst Freeway in the US

LOS ANGELES – Clearly, you’ve read the title of this article. Is it such a surprise that the location is Los Angeles? Nah. If you’ve ever been in L.A. you know traffic dictates your life. Every Los Angeleno plans their days, weeks and years around traffic. According to TIME,...

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Saving Skateboarders from Cars

SAN JOSE, Calif. – When the average person walks by a skate park, their first thought might be something like, “wow, that looks dangerous!” But the majority of those seriously injured while riding on skateboards are hit by a car. Drivers are notorious for hogging the road despite laws...

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