Dogs are very popular pets in the United States. If you do not keep one yourself, it is likely you have a friend, neighbor or family member who does.
It is often easy to take personal safety for granted while driving a motor vehicle. However, a simple miscalculation while driving could ultimately have significant consequences for both the driver and those who may happen to be in the area. Unfortunately, a recent car accident in California demonstrates the potential harm a driver can cause.
The worst nightmare for every parent is that their children will face serious injury. Unfortunately, that nightmare came true for a family in California as they returned from a fishing trip. Law enforcement officials have filed several criminal charges against the man believed to have caused the fatal accident that is said to have resulted in the death of a young child.
For many people in California, stopping by a grocery or convenience store is a relatively mundane part of their day. They pick up the items they need, pay and continue with their day. Unfortunately, one woman's life was significantly altered after she was the victim of a slip-and-fall accident in another state. She was recently awarded more that $1.9 million in damages in response to the personal injury lawsuit she filed as a result of the injuries she suffered.
Many children bike around during the summer months. You may rely on your child to get themselves from one place to another while you are at work. Whether they are biking to a friend’s house or a daytime activity, you want them to stay safe.
There is no doubt for most people in California that police officers work hard to serve those they are sworn to protect. In the case of an emergency call, an officer is likely eager to quickly provide the necessary assistance. However, an officer who is attempting to respond to a call but is unaware of others in the same area as them could cause an accident. In fact, a motorcycle accident involving a police officer recently sent a man to the hospital with serious injuries.
No family in California or across the country is prepared for the unexpected death of a family member. Unfortunately, such a loss can be even more difficult when it could have been prevented. In fact, a fatal pedestrian accident may cause one family to carefully consider whether it is appropriate to file a wrongful death lawsuit in response.