pedestrian fatally struck at Encinitas crosswalk collision

A 61-year-old pedestrian, Carmen Gonzalez, was fatally struck in an Encinitas crosswalk on Friday, September 15, 2017. A vehicle had stopped for the crossing pedestrian at Encinitas Boulevard and Balour Drive; a second driver drove around the stopped vehicle, striking and killing the pedestrian. The victim was taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital where she...
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Clairemont Pedestrian Mary Francel Killed by Fed Ex Delivery Truck

86-year-old pedestrian Mary Francel of San Diego was killed Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 10:10 am, by a Fed Ex delivery truck driver. Francel had been using a walker, walking westbound on the south sidewalk on Balboa Avenue near Mount Abernathy Avenue, in front of a strip mall. According to San Diego police officer...
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June 27, 2017

Can I Sue if I'm Injured in Another Country?

International travel is easier and more commonplace than ever before. People travel for work, school, vacation, and to visit family in foreign nations. Most of the time, travel plans work out without a hitch. When accidents do happen, understanding your legal options can help you properly react to the situation and take proper preparations...
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October 3, 2016

Food Poisoning vs. Stomach Flu – How to Spot the Difference

That telltale rumble in your stomach, those waves of nausea – both signal a miserable 24 hours ahead. But how do you know your symptoms are due to food poisoning or simply a bout of the stomach flu? The two conditions carry many of the same symptoms, but food poisoning is often the result...
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How Dangerous Is Road Rage?

Most people experience frustration on the roadway. This is a normal response to unpleasant road conditions, but it can also serve as a precursor to road rage. When drivers act on their frustration using aggressive gestures, language, and driving practices, they have road rage. If you or someone you love is ever injured in...
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What You Need to Know About Internal Bleeding and Personal Injury Law

External bleeding is easy to recognize, but it may not have any readily identifiable symptoms at first. Internal bleeding most commonly occurs after physical trauma and can lead to serious complications and death. What Causes Internal Bleeding? Internal bleeding can arise from various traumatic injuries, including: Broken bones. Most broken bones cause temporary internal...
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