June 7, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Personal Injury

Best Places to Go Camping in Southern California

From the magnificent redwood forests and dramatic bluffs to desert landscapes, the Golden State boasts dozens of spectacular places to experience nature in all her glory. Los Angeles residents won’t have to venture far to roll out their sleeping bags. There are 14 National Parks within a day’s drive of the city. Whether you’re planning…

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May 25, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Auto Accident

Is Uber or Lyft Cheaper in LA?

Whether you need transport to LAX, or a late-night pick-up from your favorite bar, rideshare services are fast, convenient and affordably priced. Uber and Lyft dominate the app-based ride service connecting passengers with drivers, and if you’re like most people on a budget, you’re thrilled to have an alternative to traditional taxi cabs. The cost…

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May 2, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Alleged DUI Crash Kills 3 in Vermont Knolls, Los Angeles

An infant, a child, and an adult all lost their lives in a fiery car crash on Saturday, April 28. Thirty-year-old Jose Manuel Garcia, the driver accused of causing the accident, was arrested on charges of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and three felony counts of murder. The crash occurred in south Los Angeles in…

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April 26, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Personal Injury

Top 3 Injuries Caused by Revolving Doors

Legend has it that the inventor of the revolving door came up with the idea because he didn’t like to hold doors open for women. In actuality, Theophilus Van Kannel just wanted to invent a door that would keep out snow and rain, and wouldn’t be blown open by the wind. Regardless of the true…

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April 17, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Construction Accidents

3 Causes of Electrocution on Construction Sites

Construction sites can be dangerous places. Workers are at risk for falls and for being caught between objects. But one of the most pressing dangers construction workers face is electrocution. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) compiles a “Fatal Four” report of the most common construction site accidents and electrocution is on the…

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April 16, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Car Crash Involving Actor Will Ferrell Leaves 2 Hospitalized

Actor Will Ferrell and three others traveling with him were struck on a California freeway by another vehicle. No fatalities or serious injuries were reported. The actor, age 50, had been hosting a voter registration event in San Diego on Thursday, April 12. Ferrell was on his way back to Los Angeles that evening with…

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April 10, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Construction Accidents

7 Reasons Construction Accidents Happen

Along with mining and logging, construction ranks among the most dangerous industries to work in. The latest figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that some 180 workplace fatalities took placed in southern California last year, including Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura and Orange Counties. Many of these deaths occurred on building…

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April 4, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Premises

3 Places Slip and Falls Commonly Occur

Slip and fall accidents are common, but that does not mean they are harmless. In fact, they are the leading cause of emergency room visits, leading to over a million ER trips per year. Like other common causes of injury, many slips and falls are preventable. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, more than…

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March 26, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Auto Accident

Greyhound Bus Crash in East Los Angeles Leaves 13 Injured

Investigations continue into a two-bus bus collision on the 10 Freeway in Boyle Heights that sent 13 people to the hospital last Thursday. Los Angeles firefighters were notified of an accident involving a Greyhound bus and a Foothill Transit bus on the rain-slicked freeway just before 11 AM. Thirteen ambulances were dispatched to the eastbound…

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March 24, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Auto Accident

Liability Questions Remain in LA Greyhound Bus Crash

A collision between two buses sent 13 people to the hospital on Thursday morning. The March 22, 2018, crash occurred on the 10 Freeway in Boyle Heights and prompted a SigAlert. Those involved in the crash are encouraged to call Ellis Law for a free, no-obligation consultation. Traffic backup leads to bus crash The accident…

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