January 15, 2020

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Delta Flight 89 Dumps Jet Fuel on L.A. Schools, Injuring 60

In an almost unimaginable scenario, children playing at recess at Los Angeles area schools were doused in jet fuel after a Delta flight experienced engine trouble shortly after take-off. Long-term health effects may persist for those exposed to the fuel, entitling parents and their children to pursue their legal right to compensation for their losses….

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October 5, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Auto Accident

Safety Tips for Driving at Night

It’s no secret that driving at night is inherently more dangerous than daytime driving. There are a few reasons for this. Fatigue and falling asleep behind the wheel are a major cause of car wrecks. Visibility is also poor. And there’s a greater likelihood of driving in the proximity of another driver who is impaired…

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July 31, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Auto Accident

Running-a-Red-Light Accident Deaths on the Rise

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) analyzed data from traffic accidents caused by a driver running a red light. They found that, during 2016 alone, over 800 people died from these types of accidents. This represents a 17% increase since 2012. To highlight the critical importance of red light camera programs in municipalities across…

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July 25, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

News

3-Vehicle Crash Kills Transient in Echo Park

A three-vehicle accident left a man dead in Echo Park on Wednesday, July 18. Los Angeles police responded to the crash under the 101 Freeway overpass, near Coronado Street and Bellevue Avenue. The report was made just before 1:30 in the afternoon. The name of the deceased individual hasn’t yet been released, pending notification of…

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June 13, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Personal Injury

3 Children Per Day Die As a Result of Drowning

Summertime in southern California often means fun near the water. On our beaches, in the ocean, lakes, and rivers, and in backyard and neighborhood pools, people can be found swimming, splashing, and enjoying themselves. Deaths in Open Water Highest in Five Years But for many families and children, the risk of drowning is horrifyingly high….

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June 13, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Truck Accident

Unsecure Truck Cargo a Leading Cause of Crashes

Thousands of serious road accidents every year are attributed to truck cargo that is improperly secured. California drivers are accustomed to sharing the highway with commercial vehicles hauling heavy and potentially hazardous cargo. Whether transporting dressed lumber, metal pipes, building materials or household goods, this freight can spill, leak or fall off the vehicle if…

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