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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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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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Lyft 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="4261" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Ridesharing platforms and cab services platforms like Uber and Lyft have now become an invincible part of our lives and urban environment. In 2013, ridesharing was legalized in California; however the services still remain in a legal gray area as these ridesharing platforms do not fall under the same strict standards set for the taxi cab service providers. Over the last 6 years, rideshare companies like Lyft have been involved in a number of legal battles for cases of car accidents due to distracted drivers to sexual assaults on passengers.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Who can...

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Wildfires

[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="4197" img_size="full"][vc_empty_space height="25px"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Large number of people have been killed in the wildfires across California. Thousands of acres of property and forests have been damaged in them. The poor victims of these wildfires who have been hurt or have lost their homes or property, do not know how they will be able to rebuild their life and start afresh. They don’t know who should be made accountable or responsible for their dire state. These wildfire victims should know that they have legal rights and can file for compensation claims for their injuries, loss of...

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Lyft 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="4191" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] The growing surge in number of travellers opting for Lyft and similar ride sharing apps, unfortunately coincides with a rise in rideshare accidents. If you or your loved one has been hurt in a Lyft accident, whether as a driver, passenger, or pedestrian, under California state laws you are entitled for compensation. Our expert team of accident lawyers at Khashan Law will evaluate your case and help in investigating the accident and will ensure you get the best compensation. Our team has a comprehensive understanding of the Californian laws which govern...

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Cerebral Palsy

[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="4379" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] During the process of delivering a baby, if the doctors or nurses or hospital do not follow the standard procedures as defined, the child may suffer from a brain injury which can result in cerebral palsy. This negligence from the hospital or medical practitioners can destroy a child’s life and limit his/her ability to function independently for their whole life. Not to forget the high medical and after care expenses associated with cerebral palsy. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy The symptoms of cerebral palsy in a child depend on the degree of brain...

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Burn 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="4156" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] A burn injury has a lasting impact on the victim’s life. The burns result in scarring and disfigurement of the victim, restricting them from enjoying their life and conducting their daily activities. The American Burn Association says that around 3,400 people in USA lose their lives due to fire, burns or smoke inhalation. Every year more than 40,000 people across USA are hospitalized with burn injuries. A victim can suffer from burn injuries in many different situations, they can get burnt in a car accident or in an electrical mishap. Chemical related accidents...

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