The 10 Largest Product Recalls of the Last Decade
For 50 years, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has been working to decrease preventable injuries and deaths related to consumer products. The agency does this by enforcing product standards, assessing possible dangers, and providing oversight for product recalls. Recalls may involve product repairs, replacements, or refunds for products taken off the market. Estey...Read More
Raped in an Uber or a Lyft? Lawyers for Survivors of Rape by Uber or Lyft drivers.
Face it, if you have been raped by an Uber driver or a Lyft driver, you are far from alone. Though Uber and Lyft are relatively new ways for consumers to interact with service providers, the story of using one's position to prey on a victim is a very old story indeed. Several points...Read More
La Jolla sanitation worker David Strobridge killed by his garbage truck
22-year-old sanitation worker David Strobridge was killed Monday October 2 in the La Jolla Village alley between Girard and Herschel, off of Torrey Pines. According to San Diego Police Commander Lieutenant Charles Lara, Strobridge was driving his Tayman Industries trash collection truck and emptying dumpsters from the alley into the truck. One of the...Read More
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...Read More
Are Restaurants Solely Responsible if I Get Food Poisoning?
Food poisoning is a tricky area of personal injury law. It can be difficult to know that food poisoning is the cause of your illness, as symptoms often resemble the flu and other common viruses. If you do know it’s food poisoning, it can be hard to prove which restaurant is responsible. Some illnesses...Read More
How Can I Protect My Child From College Hazing?
On top of worrying about a child leaving home for the first time, living on his/her own, and doing well in school, parents must also think about the possibility of hazing. “Hazing” refers to a group or individual forcing new inductees into strenuous and often humiliating tasks as a way of initiation. The rituals...Read More
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...Read More