February 28, 2014

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Teen Texting and Driving – A Lethal Combination

Distracted driving is a nationwide epidemic and the streets of Los Angeles have proven particularly rife with danger, with an increase in texting and driving accidents—especially among teenage drivers. Statistics on these preventable accidents in the U.S. are dismal: for every day in 2012, 1,153 people were injured and 9 died as a result of…

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February 27, 2014

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22 Million Vehicles Recalled in 2013

A new report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has found vehicle recalls were on the rise in 2013. The report found 22 million recalls were issued by manufacturers in 2013, which was the highest number since 2004. The figure was also an increase from 2012, when the total amount of recalled vehicles…

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February 21, 2014

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Woman Sues Over Contaminated Diet Pills

According to a recently filed diet pill lawsuit, a New York City woman who took supplements to lose weight ended up with insomnia so severe that she temporarily lost her sanity.  Tests performed on the supplements detected banned and restricted drugs that were not found on the product’s label. In December of 2012, Sainah Theodore…

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February 13, 2014

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Personal Injury

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Lawsuits in California

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless gas that is produced by burning kerosene, gasoline, natural gas, propane, wood, and paper, among other fuels.  Because it cannot be detected by sight or smell, carbon monoxide poses a uniquely high risk of poisoning people who inhale it, leading those victims to file lawsuits seeking compensation in…

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February 10, 2014

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Tragic Forceps Delivery Injury Kills Texas Infant

Baby Olivia Marie Coats survived for only five days after her parents argue that a forceps delivery injury crushed her skull, leading to the little girl’s untimely death. Her parents, both from Texas, plan to sue the attending obstetrician, George T. Backardjiev, who performed a delayed C-section after a grueling 18-hour labor and botched forceps…

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February 6, 2014

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Playtex Recalls Defective Baby Pacifier Holders

On January 22, Playtex, a unit of Energizer Holdings, publically announced a product recall. The Playtex pacifier holder recall covers over 1.4 million units distributed through Amazon.com, Wal-Mart and other major retailers from July 2010 to October 2013. The concern is that a small piece of the holder clip could break off and become a…

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January 29, 2014

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Personal Injury

Top 5 Swimming Pool Hazards

Owning and operating a swimming pool comes with great responsibility. If a resident gets hurt in a swimming pool accident because the operator failed to follow proper standards for the pool’s construction, maintenance and supervision, the injured person may have grounds for filing a California premises liability lawsuit. Top 5 pool safety hazards Despite taking every…

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