California Legalizes Helmet-Free Scooter Riding Amidst Surge of Injuries

As of September 19, 2018, e-scooter riders in California who are 18 or older are not required to wear a helmet. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed a bill [...]

How to File a Personal Injury Claim in California

If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence or reckless behavior, it is well within your right to hold them financially responsible. When a victim files a personal injury [...]

Bicyclist Killed in Riverside County Hit-And-Run Accident

The search is underway for a driver who fatally struck a bicyclist and fled the scene on July 26, 2018. The California Highway Patrol is asking the public to provide any information that might [...]

California Family Receives Largest Pretrial Personal Injury Settlement in State History

The family of a young man in San Mateo recently won a $47.5 million settlement—the largest personal injury settlement for a single plaintiff in the state of California’s history. The utility [...]

Motorcyclist Receives a $12 Million Settlement From City of Oakland

The city of Oakland, California, has reached a settlement with a motorcyclist who was struck by a police officer’s vehicle in 2017. The $12 million settlement is one of the largest in the [...]

Family of Murrieta Boy Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against School District

After two long years, a settlement has finally been reached in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a young teenager who died while attending a pool party at Vista Murrieta High [...]

Southern California Woman Settles Premises Liability Lawsuit Involving Drone

As of April 12, 2018, a woman who was injured by a drone in 2015 has settled a lawsuit with a USC fraternity chapter and an event-planning company. Alina Pituch filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles in [...]

California Senate Bill 1030 Proposes Stiffer Penalties For Distracted Drivers

California lawmakers are getting serious about distracted driving. Over the last decade, several laws have been passed that address the issue of driving while using cell phones and other handheld [...]

California Sees Large Number of Product Liability Claims Involving Medical Devices

On April 2, 2018, Lex Machina released key findings from its first annual Product Liability Litigation report. This extensive report includes data from more than 400,000 product liability cases [...]

Orange County Passenger Sues Uber Over Loss Of Limbs

The rideshare company Uber is making waves again. A man is suing Uber after both of his legs were amputated due to a traffic accident. Brendan Brock’s attorneys are seeking between $25 milltion [...]