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Pedestrian Accident

There was a sharp rise in traffic deaths involving pedestrians in Los Angeles despite a high-profile campaign by Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city leaders to eliminate fatal vehicle accidents. In 2016, 260 people were killed in motor vehicle collisions on city streets. This shocking number is an increase of almost 43% since 2015. Unfortunately, […]

Personal Injury claim

California passed a new law in February 2016 that prohibits courts from inquiring about a plaintiff’s immigration status in a personal injury case. This was not always the case. In the past, defendants were permitted to raise the immigration status of an injured plaintiff as a defense to the determination of loss of wages. Rodriguez […]

Construction Site Accidents

Construction sites can be very dangerous – both for the workers and the passersby. The chances of getting injured in a construction site accident are higher than in most other places. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), nearly 5,000 workers were killed in construction site accidents in 2014. This equals to nearly […]

More than 130,000 people are injured in truck collisions each year in the United States. The majority of these truck accidents result in injuries to the motorists the trucks collided into. The massive size and heavy weights of trucks often lead to serious damage and death when they are involved in accidents. The victims in […]

Slip and Fall
  • January 2017
  • By Samer Habbas, Esq
  • In Accidents,

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 136,053 people were killed in accidents in the United States in 2015 (the last year for which complete data are available). This figure is 5.2% of the total deaths that occurred in that year and has remained mainly the same for several years. There are […]