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By Mike Curley Law360 (December 5, 2018, 2:22 PM EST) — A California federal judge has found that the makers and distributors of NutriBullet must face a suit alleging a blender injured a New Zealand woman in California court, ruling that the companies did not demonstrate a need to have the case dismissed. U.S. District Judge Dean D. Pregerson on Tuesday told NutriBullet LLC and other California companies named in the suit that because the bulk of the factors in deciding on the forum are neutral and deference is given to plaintiff Elizabeth Flack’s choice of court, there’s no reason to dismiss the suit in favorRead More →

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PALM DESERT, CA (FOX 11) – A former patient of a rehab facility in Palm Desert is suing after he claims an employee of the facility coerced him into sex acts in exchange for access to drugs during a time when he was having severe withdrawals. FOX 11 is concealing the man’s identity because he is an alleged sex victim, for purposes of this story we will call him Robert. Robert told FOX 11 that in January 2017, he was a heroin addict living in New York. He wanted to get clean and have a better relationship with his daughter, so he sought treatment at SovereignRead More →

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Congratulations to Attorney Boris Treyzon and the team at Abir Cohen Treyzon Salo, LLP for securing one of the largest bicycle-related jury verdicts in Los Angeles history. The Plaintiff, an avid cyclist, was severely injured while riding home on Pacific Coast Highway in the Pacific Palisades. Road signs instructed cyclists to ride on the shoulder of the highway between the travel lanes and the cliff. While attempting to avoid a pile of debris that rolled on to the shoulder, the cyclist veered on to the travel lane and was side-swiped by a vehicle’s side mirror, causing him to lose control of his bicycle. The crash left the man withRead More →

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SANTA MONICA, CA (FOX 11) – On Thursday, a jury ordered the City of Los Angeles to pay $9.2 million in damages to a bicyclist who was left severely injured after he was hit by a truck on PCH in Santa Monica. On July 8, 2014, Robert Watts was riding his bike northbound on PCH about 180 feet south of Porto Marina Way when he was forced to veer onto the main roadway to avoid fallen debris. The portion of the road where cyclists ride suddenly disappears and is swallowed up by the hillside, which forces riders to veer into traffic. “He didn’t realize the roadwayRead More →

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By LAURA J. NELSON A jury Thursday ordered Caltrans and the city of Los Angeles to pay $9.1 million to a man who suffered brain damage after he swerved to avoid debris and lost control of his bicycle on Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades. Robert Jeffrey Watts was seriously injured in July 2014 as he rode toward his home in Topanga Canyon, following signs that instructed cyclists to ride on the shoulder of the highway between the travel lanes and the cliff.Read More →

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All of us share the road with millions of trucks, from normal passenger trucks to giant semis. Although most drivers are well-trained and responsible, accidents with these trucks are unfortunately common. Because trucks are larger than other vehicles, this kind of accident can cause a great deal of damage both to vehicles and the people they carry. When you have been in a truck accident, your next steps are crucial. Following the right directions will ensure that you can get compensation for the injuries and damage caused by an accident.Read More →

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By: Bill Melugin LOS ANGELES, CA (FOX 11) – WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: The federal government has reportedly launched an investigation into NutriBullet following FOX 11’s investigations into allegations that the devices explode and cause graphic injuries. FOX 11 is told the Consumer Product Safety Commission started looking into the device after FOX 11’s investigations on the NutriBullet, which were seen more than 12 million times.Read More →

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LOS ANGELES, CA (FOX 11) – WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT:  FOX 11 has exclusively obtained test videos that Nutribullet turned over in a lawsuit, which show the device exploding under different sets of circumstances, and new alleged victims are coming forward to FOX 11, claiming they were severely injured when their Nutribullet ruptured. Attorneys for Nutribullet went to court last week to try to stop further release of the video, and requested that FOX 11 not air the video. This comes nearly six months after FOX 11 first investigated allegations of exploding Nutribullets last fall. The story received more than six million views on FOX 11’s Facebook page,Read More →