November 21, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Harrison Ford Rescues L.A. Car Crash Victim

Harrison Ford was poised to play a real-life hero Sunday morning, when the driver of a vehicle in front of him lost control of her car and veered off the highway in Santa Paula, California. The car accident took place north of Los Angeles on California State Route 125, report authorities. The actor, best known…

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September 1, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

Auto Accident

California Child Car Seat Safety Law Updates 2017

Motor vehicle accident injuries are among the top five causes of hospitalization and death for children aged 16 and younger, reports the California Department of Public Health. Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that proper car seat use can reduce the chance of serious injury or death in children by up…

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August 24, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

Auto Accident

7 New High-Tech Features that Enhance Car Safety

Remember when anti-lock brakes, dual airbags and automated seat belts were considered cutting-edge safety features? Vehicle safety technology has come a long way over the years, and increasing numbers of auto makers – from Toyota and Volvo to Ford — are offering advanced features as “standard” equipment on high-volume passenger vehicle lines. In the past,…

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March 9, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

Auto Accident

A Guide To Animal Related Car Accidents in California

Wildlife-vehicle collisions cause over 200 human fatalities and 29,000 human injuries, and cause over a billion dollars in property damage, in America each year. This is just one type of animal related car accident motorists have to worry about in California. You must also be on the lookout for runaway pets and roaming livestock in…

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March 1, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Tour Bus Crash in Mojave Desert Kills 1, Injures 26

An A & F Tours charter bus collided with two vehicles on Route 58 on Monday.  The bus was traveling east from Fresno to Las Vegas and swerved into the westbound lanes crashing head-on into a Subaru Outback and another vehicle.  It is unclear why the tour bus crossed into the oncoming traffic as there…

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February 14, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

Auto Accident

Evaluating PTSD in a Car Accident Personal Injury Case

Developing post-traumatic stress after a motor vehicle accident is a relatively common occurrence. According to studies published in the journal American Family Physician, car crashes have become the leading cause of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) since the Vietnam conflict. This anxiety disorder can affect anyone who witnesses or experiences a traumatic or life-threatening event, and…

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January 26, 2017

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News

New Study: San Francisco Has The Most Dangerous Drivers

San Francisco was first on the list as the most dangerous city for drivers.  The top five were:  San Francisco, San Bernardino, Santa Ana, Berkeley, Los Angeles.  Top of the list for vehicular fatalities was San Bernardino.  Just recently, San Francisco and Oakland were named in another  national study as having the worst roads in…

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January 23, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

Personal Injury

Why is Whiplash So Dangerous?

Whiplash is the most common injury suffered in non-fatal car accidents and its potential seriousness is often overlooked. Many people who experience what at first seems to be a minor whiplash injury may be unaware that serious side effects may not appear immediately and can continue long term. A delay in medical evaluation of a…

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