March 17, 2014

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News

Pedestrian Accidents Escalating in Los Angeles

Though Los Angeles is traditionally a vehicle-centered community, pedestrian accidents have been on the rise in recent years, many with fatal consequences. As the city grapples with ways to ensure vehicles and pedestrians can live safely together, those who have been injured in accidents often struggle with the physical, emotional and financial consequences. The Los…

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February 28, 2014

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News

Teen Texting and Driving – A Lethal Combination

Distracted driving is a nationwide epidemic and the streets of Los Angeles have proven particularly rife with danger, with an increase in texting and driving accidents—especially among teenage drivers. Statistics on these preventable accidents in the U.S. are dismal: for every day in 2012, 1,153 people were injured and 9 died as a result of…

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February 27, 2014

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News

22 Million Vehicles Recalled in 2013

A new report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has found vehicle recalls were on the rise in 2013. The report found 22 million recalls were issued by manufacturers in 2013, which was the highest number since 2004. The figure was also an increase from 2012, when the total amount of recalled vehicles…

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January 22, 2014

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News

Los Angeles Pedestrian Car Accident Raises Questions

In Los Angeles, a pedestrian car accident is making headlines thanks to the involvement of Mayor Eric Garcetti.  The collision led to the hospitalization of a 60-year-old women and has raised questions about who was to blame for the accident and whether the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) followed the proper procedures for investigating the…

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January 15, 2014

Ellis Law Corporation

Auto Accident

5 Most Common Car Accident Injuries

Reckless drivers are to blame for car accidents every day in Los Angeles. Depending on the circumstances, damages incurred by people involved in motor vehicle collisions can range from minor to severe. If you’ve recently been involved in a car accident in California, you may have originally thought you were able to escape the scene…

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January 10, 2014

Ellis Law Corporation

Auto Accident

What to Do After a Car Accident in LA

No matter who is at fault, car accidents can be confusing, overwhelming and life-changing for passengers and drivers. It is important to remember that the choices and steps people take following accidents can influence whether charges can be filed and the outcome of any potential litigation. Steps that can make or break a Los Angeles…

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