Saturday, June 23, 2018

How You Should Handle a Wrongful Death in California

The sudden and unexpected death of a loved one creates multiple immediate crises for families. In many cases, families must quickly adapt to a sudden loss of income, in addition to the loss of assistance with various household duties. Most families are far too overwhelmed with grief even to consider taking legal action when deaths … Continue reading "How You Should Handle a Wrongful Death in California"

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Study Shows Increase in Drugged Driving

A new study published May 31 by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA) found that 44 percent of drivers killed in crashes in 2016 tested positive for drugs, a considerable increase from the 28 percent a decade ago. Among the drug-positive fatally-injured drivers, 38 percent tested positive for marijuana, 16 percent involved opioids, and 4 … Continue reading "Study Shows Increase in Drugged Driving"

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Scooter Accident Lawyer Los Angeles

In recent years, scooters have become incredibly prevalent in Los Angeles and many surrounding areas of Southern California. In many cases, people can rent these scooters for very cheap rates using one of the various apps available for mobile phones. Any two-wheeled devices that have handlebars and a floorboard designed to be stood upon when … Continue reading "Scooter Accident Lawyer Los Angeles"

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Class Actions vs. Mass Torts Lawsuits

Some people are familiar with class action lawsuits and mass torts, but many do not understand the differences between the two. While class actions and mass torts both provide legal avenues for large groups of plaintiffs to pursue damages from the same pool of defendants, mass torts apply to a broader range of cases than … Continue reading "Class Actions vs. Mass Torts Lawsuits"

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Report Finds Saturday Evening is Deadliest Driving Day of Week

The legal website Avvo recently evaluated car crash data and concluded that the deadliest time to be on the road is Saturday evening. The 6,802 fatalities on Saturdays were the most of any day of the week, while Friday was second with 5,826 and Sunday was third with 5,809. The two-time slots with the highest … Continue reading "Report Finds Saturday Evening is Deadliest Driving Day of Week"

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Heavy Costs of Heavy Equipment Injuries

Most construction sites in California involve several different kinds of heavy equipment. Also known as heavy machinery, heavy equipment includes vehicles, trucks, and other machinery used to perform construction tasks. An accident involving heavy equipment has the potential to cause fatal injuries, and even those who are fortunate enough to survive can face entire lifetimes … Continue reading "Heavy Costs of Heavy Equipment Injuries"

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Further Advances in Stem Cell Research for Spinal Cord Injuries

The SciStar study is an ongoing clinical trial evaluating the safety of three sequential escalating doses of AST-OPC1 for recent cervical spinal cord injury victims. AST-OPC1 consists of neural cells known as oligodendrocyte progenitor cells, and these cells are produced from human embryonic stem cells. The second phase of the Dose Escalation Study of AST-OPC1 … Continue reading "Further Advances in Stem Cell Research for Spinal Cord Injuries"

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