June 1, 2017

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News

4 Killed in Big Rig Head On Crash Near Desert Center

Four people were killed in a head-on collision involving a passenger car and a big rig in Riverside County earlier this week. Three were pronounced dead at the scene and the fourth pronounced dead after being brought to Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs for medical treatment. The driver of the passenger vehicle appears…

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May 15, 2017

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News

Ellis Law Supports 4th Annual LATLC 2017 Casino Night Fundraiser

The Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows in Santa Monica was the host of the LATLC 4th Annual Casino Night and Text Hold ‘em Poker Tournament on May 13, 2017.  Member attorneys, their families and friends gathered to support one of the biggest days on the organization’s calendar every year.  A night to celebrate and party,…

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April 25, 2017

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Nursing Home

How To Report Elder Abuse In A Nursing Home In California

Elder abuse can take many forms – physical, mental, financial, or neglect. If you suspect abuse, it helps to document the signs with photographs and by writing descriptions of behavioral changes. Assemble written statements from the victim and any witnesses, if possible. There are many different agencies that handle California nursing home abuse cases. The…

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April 18, 2017

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Pedestrian Accidents

Who is Liable when a Bicycle Hits a Pedestrian?

Los Angeles, California is a relatively dangerous place for pedestrians, compared to the rest of the country. A University of Michigan study on all types of traffic collisions found that 32 percent of fatal crashes in LA involved pedestrians – 10 percent higher than the national average. Most serious pedestrian accidents involve collisions with motor…

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April 12, 2017

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Personal Injury

How Are Pain & Suffering Damages Calculated?

A personal injury settlement or jury award is meant to compensate the victim for losses suffered because of the accident – those losses are not always clearly measured. Pain and suffering is not easy to quantify the way medical bills are. There are some general practices that can help you understand how a pain and…

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