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Gas explosion accident

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-12" el_id="practice-area-pg_body"][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="4521" img_size="full" css=".vc_custom_1576580249593{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Gas explosion accidents are of many types, they may involve gasoline or kerosene or butane or LP gas. These accidents can become disastrous, even when a small volume of the flammable liquid or gas gets exposed to an ignition source. Gas explosion accident can be a result of malfunctioning products at home like water heaters, dryers, stoves, cooking range etc. Any defect in the heating and cooling system in the house can result in a dangerous gas explosion accident. These accidents are very likely to occur in gas storage...

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PTSD / Post traumatic Stress Disorder

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-12" el_id="practice-area-pg_body"][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="4487" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] In many instances a victim’s life can be highly affected by emotional trauma rather than the physical injuries sustained. The effects of PTSD or Post traumatic stress disorder on a victim’s life can be far fetching. PTSD or Post-traumatic stress disorder can be defined as a mental condition suffered by victims after a traumatic event like accident or near death experience. Like any physical injury, PTSD can be equally incapacitating, and tends to lasts longer. The therapy expenses and the loss of wages due to this incapacity, can have an adverse effect...

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Crush Injury / Crush Injuries

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-12" el_id="practice-area-pg_body"][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="4496" img_size="full"][vc_empty_space height="25px"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] What do you mean by a Crush Injury? In simple words a crush injury occurs occurs when a person’s body or some part of the body literally gets crushed under any foreign object. The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) mentions that a crush injury occurs in instances when the body is compressed by a foreign object. They have also noted in their observations that crush injury cases involve a victim’s extremities. In over 75 percent of the crush injury cases, the victim’s legs or feet are affected by the crush...

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Pedestrian accident, Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-12" el_id="practice-area-pg_body"][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="4439" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Each year over 85,000 pedestrians are injured and approximately 6,000 pedestrians are killed in motor vehicle accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorists who fail to yield to pedestrians cause the majority of these accidents. Motorists MUST yield the Right-of-Way to pedestrians – but often DO NOT! Under the law, motor vehicles must yield the right of way to pedestrians in crosswalks and on sidewalks. The failure of motor vehicle drivers to exercise proper care around pedestrians can result in serious / catastrophic injuries, and even death. If you or a...

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Vape Injuries

Vape Injuries

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-12" el_id="practice-area-pg_body"][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="4373" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Over the years, awareness about the ill effects of tobacco and cigarettes have been growing among the people. With smoking becoming a taboo, people started turning towards the newer and supposedly much safer alternative called the e-cigarette or vape. They were first launched in the United States in 2007 and today there are more than 9 million users of vape or e-cigarettes. However in the recent times with the growing usage of vape cigarettes more and more cases related to vape injuries are coming to the front. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] What Is a Vape...

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Smoke Damage

Smoke Damage

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-12" el_id="practice-area-pg_body"][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="4369" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] During the summer season, California witnesses a lot of wildfires. The hot summer sun dries up the land and can at times set fire to dry trees and bushes. These wildfires burn for days together, and acres of forests and woods are consumed in its rage. The smoke and fire from these wildfires have an adverse effect on the neighbourhood. Houses are damaged by the falling splinters and ash, and the smoke can cause a number of health issues to the residents. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Smoke Damage: A wildfire may not burn your house, but...

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Job Site accidents

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-12" el_id="practice-area-pg_body"][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="4260" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Statistics show that around 375 to 400 employees lose their lives annually due to job site accidents. Job site injuries and fatalities are highly dominant in industries like construction and manufacturing where workers are working on heavy machinery. Their work environment is highly volatile. The main cause of death for workers over the last few years have been related to transportation accidents. Fatalities and injuries related to transportation happen with drivers ferrying heavy cargo on highways or highway shoulders. Laws state that it is the responsibility of the employer to ensure that...

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Uber Sexual Assault

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-12" el_id="practice-area-pg_body"][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="4268" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Since the arrival of ridesharing and cab services companies like Uber, Lyft etc. in 2010, their services are now spread over 630 cities across the globe. With the rise in the use of cab services, there has been a rise in the crime rate too related to cab services. In Los Angeles alone 103 women had reported sexual assault by cab drivers. These numbers do not include unreported sexual assaults, which means that the actual number of Uber sexual assaults could be much higher. If you or your loved one has...

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Toxic Torts

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-12" el_id="practice-area-pg_body"][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="4225" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Though there has been an increased awareness about the impact of climatic change in the recent years in America, regrettably it is too late, as hundreds of people have already been victims of environmental poisoning, chemical spills or exposure to hazardous chemicals. This situation demands for filling of Toxic Torts against the guilty parties. As we know that industrial waste and hazardous chemicals do not degrade easily; some toxin substances do not degrade and continue to be a part of the environment for decades. They poison and impact the soil, water, air...

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Swimming pool accident

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-12" el_id="practice-area-pg_body"][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="4377" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Unfortunately, swimming pool accidents and drownings are a common occurrence in the country. What may start as a fun outing with friends and family to the swimming pool can turn into a tragedy of horror. In a matter of few seconds a memorable outing can turn into a nightmare. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] TYPES OF SWIMMING POOL ACCIDENTS: INADEQUATE FENCING AROUND THE POOLCalifornia laws directs any pool owner whether private or public to follow specific rules regarding fencing. Pool owners are expected to have a privacy fence of a certain height with a locking gate. Swimming...

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