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Airplane Crash Onto the 405 Freeway in Irvine

While airplane accidents happen everyday, nobody believes it will happen to them. However, as the Fourth of July holiday weekend was beginning, drivers on the 405 Freeway suddenly found themselves in the middle of what appeared to be a scene from a disaster movie. That’s when Friday morning drivers looked up to see a small twin-engine plane heading toward the freeway after losing power in its right engine. Despite...
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Echo Park Car Accident Leaves 2 Dead and 2 More Critically Injured

Two people were killed and two others critically injured on November 20th after being struck by a car in the Echo Park area. The silver Mustang struck a street light and a fire hydrant on Rosemont Avenue at Sunset Boulevard before hitting the pedestrians. The driver had to be extracted from his car. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Los Angeles Police Officers are still investigating...
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Coroner Accidentally Cremated Wrong Person With Similar Name

When we lose a loved one, we expect their remains to be handled with care and dignity. This was not the case of a 26-year-old man whose remains were mistakenly cremated by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office. The remains were confused with those of another man with the same name. In these cases, the family members of the deceased may have certain legal rights. As such, you should...
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Tour Bus Crashes Into a Big Rig In Desert Hot Springs Leaving 13 Dead and More than 30 Injured

Buses are considered to be a safer mode of transportation because of their massive size. However, they are not invincible to accidents. Bus accidents can result in serious and even deadly injuries for the passengers on board. On Sunday, October 23, 2016, a USA Holiday tour bus was heading home from a casino near the Salton Sea. Many of the passengers had fallen asleep as the bus rumbled west...
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Tour Bus Crash in Merced County Kills 5

Tours are supposed to be a fun and enjoyable experience. You take a tour bus to enjoy the scenery and not have to worry about driving and accidents. However, this is not always the case – and it definitely was not the case after a charter tour bus crash in Merced County. Early Tuesday morning, August 2, 2016, a charter bus crashed into a sign pole on northbound Highway...
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11 Deaths at Huntington Hospital Among Patients Infected By Dirty Scopes

A Pasadena Public Health Department investigation report was released earlier this month revealing that 16 patients at Huntington Hospital were infected with the “superbug” following procedures with tainted Olympus medical scopes between January 2013 and August 2015. Health officials reported that 11 of those 16 patients have died, with only one death certificate listing the scope-related bacteria as the cause of death. The hospital had previously reported that only...
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California bus crash leaves 20 injured, 6 critically

Buses, in general, are a safer mode of transportation due to their massive size. However, they are not invulnerable to accidents. When a bus is involved in an accident, its passengers, who are often not wearing seatbelts, can suffer serious injuries or even die. On Sunday, May 22, 2016, a shuttle bus carrying 22 people returning from a women’s church retreat flipped over on a highway in California’s San...
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Shocking Tour Bus Crash On the 210 Freeway in Irwindale: A Reminder of the Danger of Buses

Busses are a popular mode of transportation. They have also become a favorite mode of entertainment as a part of tours, especially for the elderly. Although the massive size of a bus might make it seem indestructible or safe for passengers during an accident, it does not make it foolproof. When a bus is involved in an accident, passengers, who are often not wearing their seat belts, can get...
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High-Speed Trains the Safest Form of Transportation?

High-speed trains have been getting a lot of media attention lately as our country searches for ways to get people from one place to another quickly, safely and in ways that reduce our dependency on fossil fuel. In the current economic climate, many high-speed train projects are being considered as a way to accomplish these goals and put people back to work. However, California train accident lawyers are concerned...
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