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DUI suspected in fatal California car accident

Losing a family member is an experience that no one wants to face, especially when a loved one is lost through the negligence of someone else. These days on California roadways, drivers are faced with many dangers and threats. The most serious of these threats involve drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Unfortunately, alcohol…

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Police looking for driver in hit-and-run car accident

A possible-hit-and run accident had deadly consequences for one man and also left several others injured. California police are still investigating the car accident and are in the process of searching for the driver believed to have caused the initial collision. However, it is still not clear what vehicle the driver was using before fleeing…

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Don’t let a truck accident keep you from compensation you need

Tractor-trailers, 18-wheelers and other large trucks play a vital role in the transporting of consumer goods to and from California. While integral to commercial trade, these trucks also pose a serious risk to motorists. The injuries and other related damages resulting from a truck accident are often severe, and the insurance company is rarely on…

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Chipotle hands over free burritos in personal injury settlement

Chipotle, the so-called fast casual chain, recently reached a settlement with a food poisoning victim. The nationwide outbreak of foodborne illness affected hundreds of people and put many people in California off the idea of eating at the popular restaurant. However, the recent personal injury settlement included something that might surprise most — coupons for…

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Samsung’s exploding phones could lead to product liability claims

Samsung claims that its exploding phones have not actually caused any injuries, but it is not entirely clear if that claim is accurate. Reports of exploding Galaxy Note 7 smartphones have rolled in from California and elsewhere in America, some of which include extensive property damage. One man claims that his vehicle was set ablaze…

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2 killed, others injured in hit-and-run car accident

A hit-and-run accident temporarily closed off part of a California highway and sent police on a search for the responsible driver. Two individuals were killed in the car accident, while at least three others suffered injuries of varying degrees. Police eventually located the driver believed to be responsible for the multi-vehicle accident and arrested her…

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Product liability suits might be in McDonald’s future

Pedometers, fitness watches and other wearable forms of health trackers all seem to be more popular than ever for California residents who are focused on their health. In an apparent effort to include children in this growing fitness trend, McDonald’s recently included activity trackers to their Happy Meals. Happy Meals are targeted at children, which…

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Honeywell may soon face product liability claims over eyewash

The safety and efficacy of any product on the market is important under any circumstances, but this is especially true when the product is used internally or in consumers’ eyes. Because of this, California consumers might want to check their medicine cabinets for an eyewash solution that was recently recalled. Honeywell, the manufacturer of the…

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Car accident victim described as teen with bright future

A California high school senior was the only passenger in a recent fatal crash that police are still investigating. The single-vehicle car accident left the teen dead and the driver injured, although the exact cause of the wreck is still not entirely clear. Police suspect that alcohol might have played some type of role. The 18-year-old…

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Lawmakers attempt to curb motorcycle accident fatalities

Lawmakers recently passed a bill that could make riding a motorcycle in California much safer than before. Motorcycle accident fatalities are rising in California, but, if approved, the proposed bill would make so-called lane splitting legal. Experts and riders seem to agree that lane splitting would increase the safety for both motorcyclists and the drivers…

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