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Tractor Trailers 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="4309" img_size="full"][vc_empty_space height="25px"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Tractor trailer accidents can be disastrous. The size and enormousness of these tractor trailers cause immense damage and can result in fatal accidents. The size of these trucks may save the drivers, and they may come out unscathed from the accident, but the victims may not be so fortunate enough. Tractor trailers accidents can arise from a number of factors. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text] Poor maintenance of the equipment, can result in faulty brakes Careless and irresponsible driving by the truck drivers as they have to meet tough deadlines for deliveries. No proper safety...

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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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Uber 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="4231" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Today people prefer to use Uber for their transportation needs rather than scheduling a cab in advance or flagging one down waiting on the road. One can just open the Uber app and get connected to a driver, who will pick you up and drop you to your desired location. How much ever convenient these rides are, unfortunately there are instances of Uber accidents almost every day. Both the people riding on these cabs or pedestrians on the road can be victims of Uber accidents. We at Khashan Law have worked on...

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Single Vehicle or Car 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="4214" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] A single vehicle or car accident is an accident involving a single vehicle. So how can a single vehicle get into an accident? There are many instances where a single car can encounter an accident maybe due to the mistake of the driver or due to bad conditions of the road or work going on the roads. Hence single vehicle accident charges are generally pressed against the driver or in few cases against third parties like road contractors or road maintenance teams. The cause of such single vehicle or car accidents...

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Ride Share 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="4211" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Ride share accidents are becoming highly frequent in areas of Murrieta, Temecula, Lake Elsinore, Sun City, Canyon Lake, and Hemet. With a high number of people travelling to Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego etc. the demand for ride sharing cab companies like Uber, Lyft, SideCar has been on a high. The idea behind “ride sharing” is simple wherein drivers “volunteer” to take along different passengers looking for transportation to a similar location, by using an App to do the booking. However the concept is not as simple as it seems,...

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Rear End Collision

[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="4205" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Rear-end collision is an accident which happens when a car hits or collides into the rear or trunk of another car. Collisions with a tree or another vehicle from the rear, which happen when a driver is driving backwards do not fall under the category of a rear-end collision. A rear-end collision is only considered when the front end of one car collides into the back end of another car. Depending on how the crash happens, a rear end collision may result in serious damages to the vehicle and life or...

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Heavy Machinery 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="4195" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Catastrophic or fatal accidents are bound to happen when one if working on heavy equipment which is either defective or not operated as per instructions. We all know that heavy machinery like large drills, forklifts, jackhammers, backhoes, cranes etc. are used on construction sites. Using these machinery is not an easy task, there are many dangers associated with using them. Every year up to 100,000 injuries arise due to heavy machinery accidents. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Some of the reasons why heavy machinery accidents occur are: Error or mistake by the user in handling the machinery...

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Elevator Related 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="4193" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Every year billions of passengers use around 900,000 elevators in United States. Thousands of passengers are injured every year and around 30 unfortunate victims lose their lives in serious accidents. Injuries occurring because of escalator related accidents can be serious and can have a severe financial impact on the victim’s life. If you or your family member have been in an unfortunate victim of elevator accident, you need help and guidance of professional attorneys who can help you get the maximum compensation. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Reasons why elevator related accidents occur: Elevators not levelling properly...

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Trucking Accidents

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column width="3/4" offset="vc_col-lg-9 vc_col-md-12"][vc_column_text]Though Trucks play an important role in American economy, if they do not follow the laws when on road they can be deadly. Transport and delivery companies run large commercial trucks like tractor-trailers weighing more than 20 times a regular passenger car. If these trailers meet with an accident, the smaller vehicles would be completely crushed under their weight and result in a horrifying accident. Victims of truck accidents whether those riding the truck or those hit by the truck will either be dead or sustain severe brain or spinal injuries. Injuries from a trucking accident...

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Train Accidents

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Usually, you would think traveling by train would be significantly safer than by car, boat, or plane. Many people have fears of flying or traveling on the dangerous highways, but when there are train wrecks we are left dumbfounded. How could this happen? With its own designated railway away from most traffic, it should be mean increased safety. However, train accidents are more common than many are aware of. Accidents usually happen when vehicles are stalled or purposefully left on railroad tracks, drivers confusing railroad signals, equipment fails/malfunctions, or the train operator is momentarily distracted.   If you or a loved...

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