Trucking accidents are sadly a common incident on California roads, with possibly devastating consequences for those involved. These accidents can result in serious injuries, property damage, and even death. According to a recent report by the California Air Resources Board from August 2022, there are about 1.8 million large trucks that are registered in the state. 2021 data from the National Safety Council found that California was second among states with the most deaths resulting from large truck crashes,» Read more about: What Is The Leading Cause of Serious Trucking Accidents »
As the holiday season approaches, parents begin searching the shelves for kids’ gifts. Despite the joy these toys bring, some cause injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 200,000 children were injured by defective toys in 2021 alone. If a child is injured by a toy, California law may allow you to hold the manufacturer responsible through a product liability claim. Here, we examine the different types of California product liability claims,» Read more about: Child Product Safety: Exploring Liability in Toy-Related Injuries »
After the death of a loved one, the surviving family members can face financial struggles coupled with their crippling grief. It is especially traumatic when the death occurs unexpectedly due to another person’s wrongful or negligent act. California allows certain surviving family members to file a wrongful death lawsuit to recover damages stemming from their loved one’s death. The recovery from a wrongful death lawsuit can help the victim’s family members pay their financial obligations and make up for the income the decedent can no longer provide.» Read more about: What to Expect When Pursuing a Wrongful Death...
Your employer is required to take all reasonable measures to ensure the safety of employees, but some industries are inherently dangerous. Construction is one of them. That being said, should an injury occur, it is important to understand your legal rights and employer responsibilities in a construction accident.
Michael Henderson has handled countless California workplace claims and has over 25 years of experience advocating for injured employees.» Read more about: Construction Accidents and Employer Responsibilities »
When you suffer an injury on someone else’s property in California, you might seek compensation through a premises liability claim. However, you only have a limited time to file a lawsuit. This deadline is called the statute of limitations, which is typically two years from the injury date. Understanding the statute of limitations for premises liability claims and what date applies to your case is crucial. Otherwise, you might not receive any compensation for your injuries if you miss the deadline.» Read more about: What Is the Statute of Limitations for Premises Liability Claims »