September 9, 2020

Ellis Law Corporation

Auto Accident, News

Empty Streets Lead to 87% Spike in Speeding Citations

According to the California Highway Patrol, officers have reported an 87 percent uptick in citations for speeding in excess of 100 mph. Law enforcement attributes the increase in reckless driving as a direct result of California’s stay-at-home orders, which have been in effect to varying degrees for the past six months. More speeding drivers, higher…

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September 2, 2020

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Bike Accidents Down in LA Due to Coronavirus

Collisions between bicycles and automobiles are way down in Los Angeles, according to local internet publication Crosstown. A recent analysis conducted by the organization revealed some interesting figures presumably related to a downturn in traffic since the beginning of the citywide Coronavirus shutdown. 2020 Bike Accident Statistics in LA The number of bike/auto crashes decreased…

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August 27, 2020

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Fatal Canoga Park Crash Leaves One Dead, Two Hurt

The morning of Wednesday, August 12, 2020, saw yet another person killed, and two more people injured from a car accident. Two cars were involved in the collision that occurred around 6:40am. Both cars were driving near 8300 N Canoga Avenue in the Canoga Park area of Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Fire Department reported…

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August 25, 2020

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Elderly Driver Killed in Hit and Run

Any life taken in an accident is a life taken too soon. One of the latest examples of this tragic truth is an 83-year-old driver that was killed in a hit and run accident on Monday, August 17th. The victim, whose name has not been released, was driving along the 7100 block of Foothill Boulevard…

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August 20, 2020

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Driver Kills Pregnant Woman in Suspected DUI Case

Back in May of 2020, James Alvarez and his wife celebrated the soon-to-be birth of their baby girl. But today, Alvarez is mourning the death of his wife and watching his newborn daughter on an internet livestream as she sits in the Intensive Care Unit.   On Tuesday, August 11, Alvarez and his wife, Yesenia…

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August 11, 2020

Ellis Law Corporation

News

It’s Safer to Ride Bicycles in LA During COVID-19

One silver lining to the COVID-19 pandemic is that the roads in Los Angeles are safer for bicycle riders. According to data from the Los Angeles Police Department, the number of collisions between cars and bikes in the Los Angeles area has gone down significantly since the beginning of the shutdown in March of 2020….

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August 6, 2020

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Truck Accident Puts 5 Freeway Out of Commission

The southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway near Elysian Park in Los Angeles were closed for part of the day on Tuesday, August 4th, because of a truck accident. Two big rig trucks were involved in the crash that shut down a large portion of the busy roadway, but luckily no one was seriously injured….

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July 17, 2020

Ellis Law Corporation

News

High-Speed Hit and Run Crash Driver Tracked Down by Police

Joel Giovanni Andalon, a 27-year old man, was charged on July 6th for a hit-and-run car accident back in June in which he killed a pregnant woman’s unborn child. As reported by the Santa Ana police department, Andalon was speeding down First Street at about 9:46am. Because of his speed, he crashed into a car…

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July 15, 2020

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Car Crash Kills One Woman and Injures Several Others

On Wednesday, July 8, a 23-year-old woman was killed, and several others were injured in a single car crash in Torrance. According to the Torrance police, at approximately 12:28 am, 2015 Dodge Charger holding one driver and four passengers was going north on Crenshaw Boulevard. As it neared the intersection of 190th Street and Crenshaw…

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June 30, 2020

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Lights, Camera, Action!!!

On May 29, 2020, Ellis Law went Hollywood. Andrew Ellis and his associate attorneys became actors-for-a-day in order to participate in the firm’s TV commercial filming.  The star protagonist of the day was none other than Mr. Ellis himself, who had no problem with the acting gig.  While Mr. Ellis is more experienced in shooting…

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