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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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Wawona Packing Company has agreed to pay one of its former employees $4.5 million to settle a lawsuit over serious injuries he received from a car crash. The employee, Jose Salvador Garza, 53, was on his way to work on May 1, 2017 when his 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix collided with a passenger van at the intersection of Road 96 and Avenue 416, just east of Dinuba. Garza suffered major injuries and sued Wawona Packing in Cutler and the driver of the van, Aurelio Castro Patino, for general negligence and motor vehicle negligence. Continue ReadingRead More →

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LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Joining the throngs of bicyclists at CicLAVia, Carol Um’s morning of fun turned into a calamity. A collision with another bicyclist left her with irreversible brain damage, facial paralysis and a fear that a hazard is lurking around every corner. “It changed everything. It changed everything,” Um said. Continue Reading HereRead More →

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As of recent, there has been a considerable amount of attention on the awareness of sexual assault. This has been further emphasized through the #METOO movement that surfaced in 2011, and that has now catalyzed into a world-renowned movement with the help of major personalities. The main purpose of this supportive and encouraging movement was and is to connect survivors of sexual abuse to resources they need to heal. This is exactly what our lawyers are here to do. We will help and support your claims and will also take into consideration and into care the major emotional and psychological along with the physical trauma thatRead More →

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There are many questions that surface when you are involved in a truck accident, especially if many people are injured by it. One question that surfaces could be what has actually caused this truck to roll over causing it to create a fatal accident? Is the government at fault for not correcting potholes or removing debris from the roads? Or is the driver at fault? Or is the company at fault? There are many players involved and our lawyers can investigate what could have gone wrong prior to the accident. Don’t hesitate and contact us, our attorneys are experts in trucking accidents: 833-ACTS-LAW. Laws GoverningRead 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 →