October 20, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

Personal Injury

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Any misconduct or negligent behavior that causes a family member’s death may be grounds for a wrongful death action in California. This type of civil litigation is designed to compensate the decedent’s family members for the various losses sustained as a direct consequence of the death. Under California law, a wrongful death lawsuit may be filed…

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October 13, 2017

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News

Andrew Ellis Named to 2018 List of The Best Lawyers in America©

Ellis Injury Law is pleased to announce that Senior Partner and founding attorney Andrew Ellis was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018. Praised as one of the most esteemed referral lists of practicing attorneys, Best Lawyers® is widely considered the definitive guide to legal excellence. Ellis Law, a full-service personal injury law…

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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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September 1, 2017

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Brain Injury

Best Apps for Brain Injury Recovery

Moderate to severe brain trauma changes a family in many unexpected ways. Patients can display behavioral changes, personality differences, cognitive impairment, and many other issues that inhibit their self-care abilities and overall independence. A traumatic brain injury lawyer can provide insight and legal counsel to families and individuals that are affected by this circumstance. While…

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September 1, 2017

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Auto Accident

California Child Car Seat Safety Law Updates 2017

Motor vehicle accident injuries are among the top five causes of hospitalization and death for children aged 16 and younger, reports the California Department of Public Health. Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that proper car seat use can reduce the chance of serious injury or death in children by up…

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August 24, 2017

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Auto Accident

7 New High-Tech Features that Enhance Car Safety

Remember when anti-lock brakes, dual airbags and automated seat belts were considered cutting-edge safety features? Vehicle safety technology has come a long way over the years, and increasing numbers of auto makers – from Toyota and Volvo to Ford — are offering advanced features as “standard” equipment on high-volume passenger vehicle lines. In the past,…

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July 6, 2017

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Truck Accident

Common Lawsuit Tricks Used by Trucking Companies

Throughout all of California, Los Angeles County has one of the highest rates of fatalities in crashes involving large commercial trucks, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 18 wheelers, semi-trucks, flat beds, tractor trailers and other kinds of big rigs tip the scales at more than 80,000 pounds, so it comes as no…

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June 19, 2017

Ellis Law Corporation

Truck Accident

5 Horrifying 18 Wheeler Crashes

More than 500,000 accidents every year in the United States involve 18 wheelers, also known as big rigs. According to estimates from the U.S. Department of Transportation, approximately 15 percent of all traffic fatalities involve a semi-truck or tractor trailer. It’s no surprise that crashes involving 18 wheelers tend to produce some of the most…

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