The Dangerous Effects Of A Long Rush Hour

LOS ANGELES –Southern California has become synonymous with traffic jams. On average, Americans commute nearly an hour every day, according to Census statistics. Each year, drivers in the Southland spend an average of 90 hours stuck in traffic. That time sitting behind a wheel can not only be frustrating...

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L.A. Rising

LOS ANGELES – Everything is looking up for Southern California. A look downtown shows commercial high rises being built. In residential areas, more homes are being built today than there were in the years building up to the economic recession. In total, Californians are investing $7 billion on new...

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The Southland is A Hotbed for Truck Crashes

LOS ANGELES – The afternoon rush hour can be described in many words but few of those words have a positive connotation. Southland motorists make hundreds of thousands of trips on California’s highway system and too often, the traffic flow is bogged down by a truck crash. These truck...

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Workplace Safety: Shattering the Trend

LOS ANGELES – You may have noticed there are a lot more construction projects in your neighborhood. Work is booming – and it’s getting more dangerous across the nation. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were more than 4,600 fatal work accidents last year, up 2-percent...

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Three Reasons to File an Injury Claim

SAN FRANCISCO – There are countless ways a person can get injured as the result of an accident. You can be hurt on the job, injured in a car crash, fall on a slippery floor, or something else can happen resulting in an injury. Sometimes these injuries can be...

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Transit Town

LOS ANGELES – There are a lot of reasons millions of people call the Southland home – but traffic isn’t one of them. Fortunately, there are many different ways to get around town at a low cost but each of them has challenges. So, let’s race! Who would win...

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Distractions Cause The Most Car Crashes

SAN DIEGO – There are many factors you can’t control when you’re driving – like a defective car part or bad weather – but almost all car crashes are preventable. Many of the things we already consider to be distractions could be more dangerous than we originally thought, according...

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Hollywood’s Deadly Affair with Asbestos

LOS ANGELES – Since its very first silent film, Hollywood has kept a dark secret. The film industry, which gave rise to talented actors, writers, directors, and cinematographers, was also killing them. For decades, some of Hollywood’s most talented people were slowly and silently diagnosed with cancer. Hollywood had...

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A Dangerous Chore for Children

OAKLAND, Calif. – Despite new technology, features and safety guidelines, U.S. children continue to suffer serious injuries from both riding lawn mowers and push-mowers, a new pediatric study found. In total, nearly 200 children under the age of 18 were injured in a lawn mower accident. In most cases,...

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More Than 20 Hurt in Metrolink Crash

LOS ANGELES – More than 20 passengers reported injuries after a Metrolink train made a sudden stop in Sun Valley on Tuesday. According to the L.A. Times, the train was heading south to Los Angeles when it grazed a tractor-trailer. Officials did not report any serious injuries as a...

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