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Know Your Rights After a Construction Accident

As the economy gets better, construction projects start to increase – especially in large cities like Los Angeles and San Diego. Although this may be financially great, there is a price to pay for all the construction projects in our cities. When a construction site accident happens to either a worker or a passerby, different parties may be liable for the victims’ potential injuries or wrongful death. Depending on...
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Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

A recent report published by Smart Growth America noted that between 2005 and 2014, a total of 46,149 people were struck and killed by cars while walking in the United States. In 2014, the most recent year for which data are available, 4,884 pedestrians were killed by a motor vehicle. Between 2005 and 2014, Americans were 7.2 times more likely to die as a pedestrian than from a natural...
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3 Common Myths About Elder Abuse

Most people think that only people living in substandard nursing homes are subject to elder abuse. It is also common belief that most abusers of the elderly are strangers, not family members. These are two of the most common myths surrounding elder abuse. In reality, most abused elderly individuals suffer harm at the hands of those closest to them, including relatives, caregivers and other individuals they trust. Moreover, most...
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Injury Attorney Samer Habbas Selected As “The Best Lawyers In America”

Samer Habbas, owner at Law Offices of Samer Habbas, is honored to be selected by his peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work as a dedicated trial attorney in the field of personal injury law. About Best Lawyers Best Lawyers was first published in 1983 and since then has become nationally known as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best...
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Keeping a Lookout for Hidden a Brain Injury After an Accident

Getting into an accident can significantly impact all aspects of your life – especially if you were seriously injured.That is why accident victims are so relieved when they suffer no broken bones and see no open wounds after a crash. They refuse to go to the hospital, thinking they suffered no injuries. This can be mistake because you may have suffered a head injury with symptoms that may not...
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Filing a Claim After a Pedestrian Accident

When a car hits you as a pedestrian, it can come as a total shock. You could have been on the cross walk minding your business when a car crashes into you. It can be a very scary experience. Your first instinct may be to file a claim against the driver who hit you. Although that may be the right instinct, you may also have a claim against the...
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Man Suffers Serious Injuries In Crash on 210 Freeway in Fontana

A man suffered serious injuries in a car crash on the 210 Freeway west of Citrus Avenue in Fontana. According to the California Highway Patrol, on January 20, 2017 at approximately 9:50 a.m., for unknown reasons, Shawn Faley was pushing (from behind) a 2003 Ford in the number four slow lane on the eastbound 210 Freeway, east of Interstate 15. At the same time, Raymond Perez was driving a...
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Drunk Driver Causes Deadly Wrong-Way Freeway Crash In Riverside

Early Sunday morning, July 15, 2018, a driver of a red Ford Mustang entered the eastbound 60 Freeway heading westbound before slamming into a black Dodge Caravan near the Main Street exit. Jehan Mapatuna, the passenger in the Caravan was killed. The drivers of both vehicles were seriously injured and taken to the hospital. The driver of the Caravan, Alazar Omari, told ABC 7 that they were heading home...
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Speed Limits Go Up, As L.A. Struggles to Reduce Traffic Deaths

Los Angeles, one of the biggest and busiest metropolitan cities in the country, has been continuously facing a rise in pedestrian and bicycle related deaths. According to the L.A. Times, pedestrian deaths rose 82%, suggesting that pedestrians are being hit by drivers at higher speeds than in the past. A pedestrian struck by a driver going 20 mph has a 90% chance of survival, but a 20% chance of survival...
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