May 20, 2014

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Venice Beach Sunbather Run Over by County Vehicle

Police are baffled as to why a Los Angeles County maintenance truck ran over a sunbather in Venice Beach last week. The 49-year-old woman was in critical condition after being struck by the SUV. The county employee said that he did not see the sunbather; it is not clear whether he was driving distracted. Nearby…

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May 19, 2014

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Los Angeles the Second Deadliest City for Pedestrians

Some cities are safer than others when it comes to being a pedestrian. According to new data from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Los Angeles is second only to the Big Apple in terms of pedestrian fatalities. Some 99 L.A. residents were killed in traffic accidents in 2012 alone, and this startling…

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May 5, 2014

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Speeding Fire Trucks Collide, Injuring 15 in Monterey Park Crash

Two firetrucks responding to an emergency call recently collided in Monterey Park, resulting in one truck careening into a nearby restaurant and injuring at least 15 people. A pedestrian on the sidewalk outside the restaurant was critically injured when the 40,000-pound fire engine drove him through the restaurant’s window.   Eight restaurant customers were also injured,…

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April 22, 2014

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Filing a Slip and Fall Injury Lawsuit in California

Los Angeles slip and fall lawyers at Ellis Law can help those who have been injured from hazards resulting from the negligence of property owners and government entities. The government has a duty to keep sidewalks and roadways hazard free. It is estimated that 60 percent of slip, trip and fall accidents result from uneven pavement….

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April 16, 2014

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Bitten By a Dog? What to Do Now

Many people love dogs. Man’s best friend has a spot in millions of homes across America. While the majority of dogs are friendly, some are not. In fact, many people in Los Angeles are injured by dog bites each year that can make a lasting impact. Most dog bites are not serious, but very violent…

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April 7, 2014

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Weight Loss Pill Alli Recalled Due to Tampering Reports

If you or someone you love has suffered negative side effects of Alli, or believes your diet pill bottle was tampered with, please contact the product liability attorneys at Ellis Law firm for a complimentary case review. Our legal team is currently accepting claims in the wake of the Alli weight loss pill recall by…

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March 17, 2014

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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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March 10, 2014

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LA Nightclub Assault Victim Awarded $5.42 Million

A 43-year-old woman was awarded $5.4 million after a Santa Monica jury determined that a West Hollywood club owner and employee were liable for her attack and rape at the Here Lounge back in 2009. The LA Times reports that after deliberating for 15 days, jurors determined that Victor Cruz committed a sexual offense and…

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