Former Athlete Wins $125 Million in Damages from Car Accident

A 21-year old champion athlete was on his way to work one fateful morning when the car he was driving figured in a car accident that would change his life forever. Driving his parents’ vehicle to get to work, the plaintiff was about to make a left turn on an intersection when the defendant’s car […]

Former Athlete Wins $125 Million in Damages from Car Accident

A 21-year old champion athlete was on his way to work one fateful morning when the car he was driving figured in a car accident that would change his life forever. Driving his parents’ vehicle to get to work, the plaintiff was about to make a left turn on an intersection when the defendant’s car […]

$2.1 Million in Damages Awarded to Truck Accident Case Victim

Due to the disparity in size and weight between trucks and ordinary cars, injuries arising from truck accidents tend to be more severe for the occupants of smaller vehicles. The risk factors in truck accidents are often driver-related such as drunk driving, distracted driving, driver exhaustion, and poor vehicle maintenance. Depending on the circumstances surrounding […]

Jury Awards $45M to Children Who Lost Their Mom in Car Accident

A jury in Los Angeles County recently awarded $45 million in damages to the children of one of two women who died in a car accident in 2012. The children, most of them only in their teens, were those of the decedent who died when a car driven by an intoxicated driver crashed into her […]

Alleged Provider of Prescriptive Drugs Sued for Wrongful Death

A Hollywood actor is facing a wrongful death lawsuit in connection with the apparent suicide of a former girlfriend last year. The decedent was found dead in her L.A. apartment and apparently committed suicide. The actor is denying the allegations against him, calling the wrongful death case a ‘terrible shame’. The plaintiff is the estranged […]

Truck Driver Abandons Cab after Fatal Accident

Just after 3am in April of this year a semi-truck collided with a pickup truck at East 37th Street and South Santa Fe Avenue after running a red light. Prior to the crash the semi-truck was involved in another minor crash. After hitting the Chevy pickup truck, the Chevy became lodged underneath the trailer of […]

Parents of Star Trek Actor Filing for Wrongful Death

A young actor has died and his parents are filing a wrongful death complaint against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Anton Yelchin, the 27-year-old star in the latest “Star Trek” movie and child of famous Soviet Union figure skaters Victor Yelchin and Irina Yelchin was killed on June 19. After walking away from his 2015 Jeep Grand […]

Can Paparazzi Be Liable for California Car Accidents

A high profile personality recently sued paparazzi for their contribution to a multiple car accident last year. The lawsuit, which is in the form of a cross complaint, alleged that at the time of the incident, photographers were driving recklessly and tailgating the cross plaintiff, a former Olympic athlete. She claimed that their behavior caused […]

Veteran Killed by Truck on Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day should be a day when we commemorate our country’s veterans and thank them for their service. Three men, however, will now remember it as the day their 91-year-old father, who had served in the Navy during World War II, was killed by a truck. On November 11th Raymond Lopez Sr. was riding his […]

California Teen Killed in Collision with Distracted Highway Officer

A 15-year-old California boy was killed in early June when a Highway Patrol officer struck a stopped vehicle. The boy was a passenger in a vehicle which was stopped in a construction zone along Interstate 5. According to authorities, the CHP officer was looking at the computer of a mobile road enforcement truck, and failed […]