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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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Riverside County truck 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="4446" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Heavy trucks ensure that goods reach the consumers on time and without getting damaged, hence they have an important role to play in the American economy. However, unfortunately along with the growing strong trucking infrastructure, there has been a rise in the number of truck accidents in the country. Trucks accident with a passenger vehicle results in catastrophic injuries to the commuters of the smaller car. Such disastrous accidents end up casing serious injuries which forces the victims to live a life of disability or in few unfortunate events even death....

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California truck 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="4443" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Very few can survive or come out unscathed after being involved in an accident with a truck. Victims who survive the tragic accident, end up suffering from brain injuries, fractures, soft tissue damage, etc. If you or your family member has been a victim of a California truck accident which you were not responsible for, contact us at Khashan law, and we will help you file a case to recover the maximum compensation for lost income, present and future medical bills, and other damages you have suffered. [/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 California...

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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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Workplace Retaliation

[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="4376" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] The state of California has a number of laws which are there to safeguard the rights of employees and to protect them against any forms of discrimination or harassment at their workplace. Yet, there are instances where employees have been victims of retaliatory actions as they had been involved in legally-protected activities. Employees who have been victimized by their employers, for being involved in activities which are upheld by the law, can file a retaliation claim against their employer. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner el_id="row-content"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] What do you mean by Workplace Retaliation? The Labor codes protect the rights...

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Hostile Work Environment

[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="4333" img_size="full"][vc_empty_space height="25px"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Working people, spend maximum time of their day at their workplace. It is the most important part of the day. This time spent at the workplace should not be offensive or frightening for any individual. If you are having a bad time at your workplace then it is time you educate yourself about the laws related to hostile work environment. If you are a victim of harassment at work and you fear going to work or working in such an environment, it is known are hostile work environment harassment. As...

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LGBT Discrimination

[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="4326" img_size="full"][vc_empty_space height="25px"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] In a work organization, Employers should be concerned with the qualification and ability of a person to take up a job or perform certain duties. Similar to most of the discrimination issues at a workplace, the sexual orientation of a person cannot be used to discriminate an employee. Whether a person is lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, the sexual orientation of a person does not determine the ability or inability of a person to perform his/her duties at work. It has been observed that a number of organizations, especially the police...

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Gender Discrimination

[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="4331" img_size="full"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Gender discrimination at workplaces is fast becoming an area of legal concern in the country. California laws and federal laws direct that all employees irrespective of their gender should be given equal opportunities and rights in the organization. Yet many a times, women are discriminated against her colleagues only because of her gender. Gender discrimination at workplace is present in many forms. A woman is unable to cross the "glass ceiling," preventing her from taking up positions of greater managerial responsibility in the company. They may also be hit by the "glass...

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Age discrimination

[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="4378" img_size="full"][vc_empty_space height="25px"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Age discrimination at workplaces is practiced every day by employers across the country. They try to mask this age discrimination under various reasons, but fail to do so. Year on year, hardworking and loyal professionals and workers are wrongfully terminated because they are aging. If not terminated, they are not offered opportunities or promotions or raises they deserve, because they are no longer young. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text] What Is Age Discrimination? When an employer does not treat his employees favourably because of the employee’s age, it is called age discrimination. Few of the examples of...

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