2016 - Ellis Law Corporation

December 30, 2016

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News

Motorists Urged to Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over During Holidays

Every year at the holiday season, motorists driving while impaired by alcohol cause traffic accidents. Last year alone, 259 people died in drunk driving accidents over the Christmas and New Year period. These deaths are entirely preventable. To combat the number of accidents and deaths caused by drunk drivers, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National…

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December 29, 2016

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Marine Killed While Assisting Crash Victim

A U.S. Marine was tragically struck and killed shortly before Christmas when he stopped to assist a driver in need of aid. Twenty-nine-year-old Enrico Rojo encountered a distressed driver on Interstate 10 at around 1:30 a.m. As he tried to help the driver, 22-year-old Crystal Adrianna Martinez, another vehicle approached and fatally struck Rojo. “That’s how…

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December 20, 2016

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One Dead after Tree Falls on California Wedding Party

Fire department officials in Southern California say one person died and at least five persons were hurt when a massive eucalyptus tree suddenly fell down on wedding party guests who were celebrating at Penn Park. The tragedy occurred last Saturday shortly before 4:30 PM in Whittier. When police arrived on the scene, they found several…

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December 16, 2016

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Arcadia Rollover Accident Takes 3 Young Lives

A car crash in Arcadia early Tuesday, December 13 killed three people and put a fourth in the hospital. The group was on their way to a birthday party for one of the vehicle occupants. The rollover took place around two in the morning between Welland and Live Oak Avenues. According to local police, the…

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December 15, 2016

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Personal Injury

How to Win a Wrongful Death Case in California

The unfortunate and unexpected death of a family member can take not just an emotional toll on surviving family members, but a financial one as well if they are left without a provider. California law recognizes this loss and permits survivors to file a wrongful death lawsuit to recover for the loss. A personal injury…

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December 14, 2016

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National Transportation Safety Board Issues 10 Most Wanted List, 2017-2018

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) just issued its Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements for the 2017-2018 period. The List, which applies to vehicles, trains, aircraft, and maritime craft across the country, pinpoints the safety improvements most necessary to save lives and reduce transportation-related accidents. The NTSB advocates strongly in all these…

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December 12, 2016

Ellis Law Corporation

Personal Injury

5 Common Mistakes Made in Personal Injury Lawsuits

A successful personal injury claim can ensure you’re fairly compensated for medical costs, hospital bills, property damage and other losses after being hurt in a car crash, fall, or other type of preventable accident. However, there are several frequently made mistakes that have the potential to undermine or significantly reduce your financial recovery. In many…

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