March 19, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Motorcycle Injuries

11 Motorcycles Every Enthusiast Must Ride

There’s nothing quite like the first time you fall in love with riding. The thrill of the open road, the freedom of superior maneuvering, and the dynamite acceleration—what’s not to love? The only problem with becoming a motorcycle enthusiast is that there are so many superb motorcycles to ride and so little time. Here’s a…

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January 25, 2018

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Premises

I Fell at Work: Can I Sue?

In most cases, falling down and injuring yourself on someone else’s property is covered by premises liability law. You might be able to file a premises liability lawsuit against the owner of the property, if that owner can be found liable for a pre-existing hazardous condition on the property. However, injuries that occur while on…

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January 17, 2018

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News

Lawsuit Filed Against SoCal Edison, PG&E, City of Ventura

Six residents of Ventura County have filed a lawsuit against the two main utility companies and the city of Ventura, alleging that they are liable for damage caused by the Thomas Fire, the largest wildfire ever recorded in the history of the state of California. The fire began in the hills above Thomas Aquinas College…

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September 8, 2017

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Pedestrian Accidents

When Music Kills: A Closer Look at Distracted Walking

In Los Angeles and throughout California, pedestrians who are distracted by their headphones and earphones aren’t as capable of identifying hazards and reacting appropriately. This leads to serious injuries and sometimes, fatalities. The exponential growth of technology incorporated into everyday life has proven hazardous in many ways. Distracted driving accidents caused by cellphone usage have…

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June 23, 2017

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Truck Accident

Lane Change Truck Accidents: Who Is At Fault?

Driving in the proximity of a tractor trailer is not without its risks, and responsible drivers know to exercise caution and stay alert around heavy trucks. Truck accidents in California, including lane change crashes, are often deadly. When victims do survive, they typically face a long, painful recovery and perhaps permanent disabilities. At Ellis Injury…

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April 4, 2017

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Truck Accident

5 Common Causes of Truck Accidents

During the past few years, traffic fatalities have been on the rise. The first half of 2016 saw an estimated increase in traffic-related deaths of 10.4 percent compared to the first half of 2015. A significant portion of these deaths are attributable to accidents involving large commercial trucks. Here at Ellis Law in Los Angeles,…

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March 2, 2017

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Personal Injury

How Personal Injury Lawyers Evaluate Paralysis Cases

Catastrophic injury cases, such as those that involve permanent paralysis, can be particularly complex. This is partially because the true extent of the medical problems might not be immediately apparent, as patients who suffer from paralysis are at a much higher risk of developing secondary complications. Lawyers must also deal with the matter of assessing…

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March 1, 2017

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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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December 29, 2016

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News

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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