ACTS Legal Knowledge Center

by: ACTS Admin

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 →

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Introduction In March 2018, the LAPD reversed course and changed its policy barring the release of body worn videos to the public. This article addresses the development of the LAPD’s video publication policies, including the new, more liberal policy to release body cam and other videos to the public.   October 2009-LAPD Implements Digital In-Car Video Systems In October 2009 the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) implemented a program for the use of digital in-car video systems (DICVS)inside patrol vehicles. The purported purpose of this systems was to, “assist for courtroom presentations, capturing potentially incriminating statements from suspects, documenting and reviewing statements from victims andRead More →

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NUTRIBULLET SUED DAMN BLENDER BURNED THE CRAP OUTTA ME!!! NutriBullet‘s catching heat again … this time for allegedly burning one of its customers and leaving her with some horrific injuries. Fabiana Nishioka is suing the uber popular blender company over a Pro 900 model she says exploded while she was making hummus. According to the suit, the explosion sent scalding ingredients onto her body … causing painful burning to her face, neck and chest. The alleged damage is clear in the photo. In the docs, obtained by TMZ, Fabiana says the burning was so bad it likely caused permanent disfigurement to her neck. She’s suing for anRead More →

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NutriBullet blenders are reportedly exploding: Here’s how to stay safe The last thing you need — or want — while making your morning smoothie is a blender that explodes. But according to a lawsuit filed in November, at least 22 people are alleging that is exactly what happened when they used a powerful NutriBullet blender. This isn’t the first time safety concerns have been raised about the device, but how do you avoid becoming a victim if you’re an avid NutriBullet user? TODAY Food talked to culinary experts to find out how blender owners can protect themselves from potential injury and alternatives to consider inRead More →

by: Shawn B.

FOX LA: NutriBullet owners claim devices ‘burst;’ caused severe burns and cuts At least 14 owners of the popular ‘NutriBullet’ blender are suing the company after they say their devices burst during use and left them with severe lacerations or painful burns, but the company is pushing back in a conversation with FOX 11. Read MoreRead More →

by: Shawn B.

Miami Herald: Your NutriBullet could blow up and severely burn and cut you. At least 22 people are suing NutriBullet in separate lawsuits claiming the blending devices exploded on them and caused serious injuries ranging from painful cuts and nerve damage to second-degree burns. Rosa Rivera, mother of the late singer Jenni Rivera, was the latest person to file a lawsuit, according to Danny Abir, an attorney at Abir Cohen Treyzon Salo, LLP, a firm handling NutriBullet cases nationwide. Continue ReadingRead More →

by: Shawn B.

Abir Cohen Treyzon Salo, LLP obtains nearly one million dollars for family of man who died after police officers arrested him The city of Los Angeles will pay nearly $1 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of Omar Abrego, who died after a confrontation in South L.A. with police officers trying to arrest him. Omar Abrego’s death was one of two in August 2014 that drew outrage from activists protesting killings by police. Abrego died about a week before Ezell Ford, a mentally ill black man, was fatally shot by officers just a few blocks from where Abrego was taken into custody.Read More →

by: Shawn B.

TYGA’S MUSIC CO. OWES $248K TO INJURED FAN Tyga’s either a sore loser or can’t get his legal ducks in a row — his music company owes big money to a concertgoer who sued 2 years ago, but still hasn’t been paid. Shocking, right? Quick backstory: Shyanne Riekena sued Tyga’s co. after a light stand fell and hit her in the head during one of his concerts in Grand Rapids, MI. She says she suffered head trauma and permanent scarring. Shyanne sued in 2015 and finally scored a victory last year, with a judge awarding her about $235k. Thing is … Tyga Music hasn’t cutRead More →