Dangerous Driving in California

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Driving under the influence is a serious matter. Most people know that drunk driving can result in dangerous outcomes, but it is important to note that consuming other drugs while driving can also lead to dangerous situations. This news story from the ABC News affiliate in San Diego details how driving under the influence can
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Planned Mass Shooting at South Pasadena High School Highlights Need for School Safety Plans

Two South Pasadena High School seniors were arrested in mid-September on charges of planning an on-campus attack against staff and students. The boys had been under heavy surveillance for a week following information supplied by the school district, which had managed to get wind of the planned attack. Police had evidence that the boys were
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Backover Accidents Leading Cause of Nontraffic Injuries to Children

The start of a new school year is filled with new backpacks, new friends, and new adventures. But it also means more kids on the road, either walking or biking to school – and that means a greater potential for backover accidents. What is a Backover Accident? A backover accident occurs when the driver of
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New Law Limits Contact in High School Football Practices

Law Limits Contact in HS Football Practices

The start of a new school year signals the start of high school football season. But a law recently enacted by the California legislature seeks to change the way coaches and players gear up for the new season. The law, which goes into effect January 1, addresses growing concern about the long-term damage caused by
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An Accident at an Air Force Base

When you believe that a party acted negligently and is responsible for a loved one’s death, the law permits you to turn toward wrongful death litigation as a judicial remedy for such neglectful behavior. An Airshow Stunt Gone Wrong A recent post from the Sacramento Bee details a family that is suing on behalf of
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Tragedy Strikes in California

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A recent report in the Pasadena News describes a tragic situation that nobody would want to confront: the senseless death of a child. However, when such a tragedy strikes, a person should know that the law can provide them with some type of recourse. While a person may be unable to resume a relationship with
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Protecting People in Dangerous Jobs

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Construction is a dangerous and demanding field. Construction workers place themselves in perilous positions in which their safety and lives are at risk if safety standards are not followed. Because of the nature of construction work, it is imperative that employers do everything possible to protect their employees from unnecessary risks. A recent post in
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Fall Hazards: An Unfortunate Event

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A terrible tragedy took place in Winters, California on May 30. A recent article from the Sacramento Bee details the tragic death of two construction workers who were working on a bridge construction site. The crane-hoisted basket broke apart, and the construction workers fell more than 80 feet. They fell onto timbers that were covering a
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San Francisco Bay Area Bicycle Rights & Accident Report Card

On the corner of King and 3rd Street in San Francisco, there’s a bicycle chained to the crosswalk pole. The bike is painted all white. Still, it’s easy to miss, although visible on Google streetview. But cyclists see it. And most know it’s a ghost bike, a memorial set up to remember the death of
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GM Recalls: Different Procedures, Same Problems?

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A post recently published by Fox Business details a recall by General Motors. On June 13, the company declared that it was recalling all current-generation Chevrolet Camaros and other vehicles as well. They stated that the recall was necessary because a driver’s knee can bump the key FOB and cause the key to move out
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