Category: liability

California Good Samaritan Law (2020)

liability | April 29, 2020

In 2013, California became the tenth U.S. state to implement a Good Samaritan Law, which provides limited prosecutorial immunity to people who seek emergency medical services on behalf of a person suffering a drug overdose. California Health and Safety Code 1799.102 outlines this law and all California residents should be familiar with how it works…

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California Electric Scooter Laws

liability,product liability,safety,Uncategorized | April 29, 2019

Electric scooters and rideshare services that offer limited-use electric scooters to the public for a fee are quickly becoming common alternatives to walking and using public transportation in many major cities across the country. Residents of Los Angeles, San Francisco, and other California cities have likely seen electric scooters from rideshare companies like Bird, and…

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When the latest new product puts you on your back

liability,Our Blog | January 23, 2017

Dangerous products, also called product liability, is an area of law that is familiar to people, but at the same time surprisingly new. Familiar cases involve defective tires and brakes, water heaters that cause fires and scaldings, and everyday products that fail to contain necessary safety instructions. Our firm has been effectively seeking compensation for…

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Can a dog be a criminal?

liability,Our Blog | September 3, 2016

An elderly Coalinga woman was attacked last month by a pit bull. It was an ugly attack, in which the dog bit several of her fingers off, and also caused tearing injuries to her arms. After the attack, the dog returned to the scene and had to destroyed by police. In the wake of that…

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Truck accident leads to many injuries and 1 death

liability,Our Blog,Truck accident | July 17, 2014

A vehicle crash involving a semi-truck can be particularly dangerous on California’s highways. This is because a semi is so huge and can easily damage nearby vehicles on the roadway, thus potentially causing serious or even fatal injuries. One fatal truck accident involving a semi and multiple vehicles recently took place in our state. The…

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