The CEO of Peloton, John Foley, has reached out about the recent death of a child caused by the company’s popular Tread+ treadmill. In his letter, Foley addressed the tragic accident that involved a child who, sadly, passed away following an incident with a Peloton treadmill. Out of respect to the family, details of the accident have not been released. As of right now, the exact cause of death and the age of the child remain unknown.
- December 24, 2020
- By Samer Habbas, Esq
- In Accidents, Auto Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, Slip And Fall,
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has halted or canceled traditional holiday plans for most, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) predicts dangerous roads this year following a recent report of more risky driving behavior (speeding, driving under the influence). Of the numerous kinds of holiday accidents that occur from November through January, the most common result in fires and burns, slip and falls, and auto accidents.
- November 24, 2020
- By Samer Habbas, Esq
- In Accidents, Auto Accidents, Orange County Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip And Fall,
Thanksgiving is a time to come together around the table and take a moment to acknowledge what you are truly grateful for. Though Thanksgiving celebrations may be a bit unorthodox this year due to the global pandemic, the risk of accidents and catastrophic injuries will be at an all-time high during the holiday season.
Southern California has recently seen a lot more bicyclists on the road. However, it’s been noticed that these bicyclists are traveling at higher speeds than usual. Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, there has been a surge in Electric Bike sales. E-Bikes are just like regular bicycles, except with the addition of battery-powered assistance. As the recent trend to purchase E-Bikes continues, it is important that owners and riders become familiar with the laws regulating these bikes and the types of accidents and injuries involved.
While sitting in traffic or stopped at a red light, drivers usually take this time to check messages, finish getting ready, or have a bite to eat. Although these small tasks may seem harmless, they can lead to major accidents caused by distracted driving. Breakfast may be known as the most important meal of the day, but is it worth risking the lives of others on the road? Traffic will not stop on a distracted driver’s account; the snack can wait.
Yellow lights are seen as an ultimatum for drivers to either accelerate speed or slow to a stop. However, the moment at which a car advances through their window of opportunity—at a yellow light or left-hand turn—sometimes intersects with an oncoming vehicle driving along the road the yielding car is passing through.