October 18, 2013

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News

Los Angeles Fire Attorney: 2 Hospitalized in West LA High-Rise Apartment Fire

Firefighters with heavy equipment climbed stairs to battle an 11th-floor West LA high-rise apartment fire that sent two people suffering from smoke exposure to a hospital. Details regarding the victims’ conditions were not immediately available, but firefighters said the injuries are not considered life threatening. The fire broke out just before noon inside an 11th-floor unit…

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October 17, 2013

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News

Ventura County Firework Accident Attorney – Malfunction Found In Firework Show That Injured People in Simi Valley

An investigation into an explosion that sent debris into a crowd at a Southern California Fourth of July fireworks show determined that a malfunction involving a shell inside a mortar tube led to the blast. Twenty-eight people were injured in the explosion when mortar tubes and the racks holding them were blasted into the crowd at the…

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October 3, 2013

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Defective Drugs

Los Angeles Actos Attorney

Actos Bladder Cancer Issue: Increased risk of bladder cancer Ellis Law has represented persons who took the prescription drug pioglitazone, sold under the brand name Actos, and developed bladder cancer. Physicians prescribe Actos to treat patients with Type 2 Diabetes. We are also investigating cases for patients prescribed Actos who developed prostate cancer. Japan-based Takeda Pharmaceutical…

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October 1, 2013

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Ellis Law News: Details on Obamacare Health Act Reform for the State of California

A 40-year-old Californian with a moderate income will pay between nothing and $219 a month for a basic health insurance plan next year under President Barack Obama’s health care reform law, a state agency announced Thursday. Covered California, the authority in charge of the state’s health insurance exchange, has released details about what the health insurance…

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October 1, 2013

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Auto Accident

Los Angeles Whiplash Attorney: How Does Whiplash Occur?

A whiplash accident occurs when one motor vehicle strikes another from behind, causing certain forces to be transmitted from the striking vehicle to the struck vehicle. These forces are then transmitted to the occupant(s) of the struck vehicle, where they have the potential to cause whiplash injury. If you have suffered from a whiplash injury…

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Los Angeles Highway Worker Accident Attorney: Drivers Urged to Slow Down in Work Zones After Increased Accidents

According to a California Highway Patrol report, there have been four incidents this September in highway work zones, all of which were preventable, resulting in injuries to 15 persons. Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS)  are calling on all Californians for their help in the ongoing effort to…

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September 27, 2013

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News

Ellis Law News: Azusa Firefighters Finish Off 268-Acre Brush Fire

Firefighters had all but finished their work Thursday on a 268-acre brush fire that has burned since Monday, officials said. Containment of the Madre Fire, which ignited Monday evening at the northern end of Azusa and extended into the Angeles National Forest, remained at 90 percent Thursday morning, U.S. Forest Service Fire Information Officer Nathan…

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September 25, 2013

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Ellis Law News: Azusa Fire 70% Contained

Firefighters on Tuesday continued to battle a fire that had burned 250 acres  and threatened homes north of Azusa, authorities said. Crews made good progress on the Madre Fire Tuesday, authorities said. (credit: Angeles National Forest) The so-called Madre Fire was 70 percent contained by Tuesday afternoon, according to a tweet from the U.S. Forest Service….

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Los Angeles Construction Worker Accident Attorney: Two Injured in West Sacramento Construction Accident

Two men were injured early Wednesday morning by falling metal at a construction site in West Sacramento. According to West Sacramento Police, two sub contractors with PG&E were installing pipe for the city near Jefferson Boulevard and 15th Street. Steel supports were in the ditch to stabilize the sides. When a crane was lifting the…

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