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May 20, 2014

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Venice Beach Sunbather Run Over by County Vehicle

Police are baffled as to why a Los Angeles County maintenance truck ran over a sunbather in Venice Beach last week. The 49-year-old woman was in critical condition after being struck by the SUV. The county employee said that he did not see the sunbather; it is not clear whether he was driving distracted. Nearby…

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May 19, 2014

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Los Angeles the Second Deadliest City for Pedestrians

Some cities are safer than others when it comes to being a pedestrian. According to new data from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Los Angeles is second only to the Big Apple in terms of pedestrian fatalities. Some 99 L.A. residents were killed in traffic accidents in 2012 alone, and this startling…

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May 5, 2014

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Speeding Fire Trucks Collide, Injuring 15 in Monterey Park Crash

Two firetrucks responding to an emergency call recently collided in Monterey Park, resulting in one truck careening into a nearby restaurant and injuring at least 15 people. A pedestrian on the sidewalk outside the restaurant was critically injured when the 40,000-pound fire engine drove him through the restaurant’s window.   Eight restaurant customers were also injured,…

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May 2, 2014

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National Campaign Highlighted Dangers of Distracted Driving

Early in April 2014, the U.S. Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx, announced the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)’s first national advertising campaign intended to curb distracted driving accidents in Los Angeles and throughout the country. Each year, distracted drivers create unspeakable tragedies, leading to the injury and deaths of countless victims. In fact, in 2012 alone,…

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April 29, 2014

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Volkswagen Recalls Several 2014 Models

Volkswagen officially began the recall of three popular 2014 models on April 16, 2014, according to a letter from the Department of Transportation. The car manufactureris taking preemptive action to avoid potential injury, vehicle damage, and lawsuits. The models being recalled include the Jetta, Beetle, and Passat. According to USA Today, “The seal, called an…

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April 22, 2014

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Filing a Slip and Fall Injury Lawsuit in California

Los Angeles slip and fall lawyers at Ellis Law can help those who have been injured from hazards resulting from the negligence of property owners and government entities. The government has a duty to keep sidewalks and roadways hazard free. It is estimated that 60 percent of slip, trip and fall accidents result from uneven pavement….

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April 16, 2014

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Bitten By a Dog? What to Do Now

Many people love dogs. Man’s best friend has a spot in millions of homes across America. While the majority of dogs are friendly, some are not. In fact, many people in Los Angeles are injured by dog bites each year that can make a lasting impact. Most dog bites are not serious, but very violent…

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April 7, 2014

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Weight Loss Pill Alli Recalled Due to Tampering Reports

If you or someone you love has suffered negative side effects of Alli, or believes your diet pill bottle was tampered with, please contact the product liability attorneys at Ellis Law firm for a complimentary case review. Our legal team is currently accepting claims in the wake of the Alli weight loss pill recall by…

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