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Unlicensed Driver Slams into Tree; 3 Passengers Killed

Last week, an unlicensed driver carrying five passengers slammed into a tree. Three passengers were killed. The other three occupants sustained critical injuries. The accident happened on February 3 ...
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4 Dead, 1 Injured in Fontana Crash

A two-vehicle intersection crash in Fontana Sunday killed an 11-year-old boy and three brothers, and left one person injured. The accident happened at 9:35 p.m. on Baseline Ave. near Cherry Ave. An ...
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Wrong-Way Driver Causes Fatal Accident

Early Sunday, a driver going the wrong-way on two different freeways caused two head-on collisions in Anaheim. The first call came in at 1:47 a.m. The caller reported that a driver going the wrong-way ...
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Is Will Rogers State Park Rd. Dangerous?

Residents who live adjacent to Will Rogers State Park Rd. in Pacific Palisades are concerned about potential accidents and are asking government officials to limit or ban parking on the road. Will ...
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Stolen Car Driver Hits 2 Motorcyclists and Vehicle

Friday evening, the driver of a stolen car struck two motorcyclists and a vehicle as he was being chased by police. The police pursuit began on the 405 freeway. The driver of a stolen Chevy Impala ...
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Fatal Truck Accident in Cajon Pass

A UPS tractor trailer truck plunged off the 15 freeway in the Cajon Pass on Wednesday, killing the truck driver. The accident happened at about 7 a.m. UPS truck driver Alfred Eclipse, Jr., a ...
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Woman Killed in Accident with Dump Truck Trailer

A woman was killed Friday in Big Bear City when her vehicle was hit by a dump truck trailer. The collision occurred about 11 a.m. Leonor De Corona, a 37-year-old resident of Big Bear, was northbound ...
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Multi-Vehicle Big Rig Crash on 10 Freeway

A multi-vehicle crash involving a big rig resulted in the closure of the 10 freeway Tuesday night in Montclair. The accident occurred around 11:15 p.m. on the westbound I-10 near the Monte Vista exit. ...
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Pedestrian Hit by Driver at City of Santa Monica's July 4th Parade

Reminiscent of the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market tragedy in 2003, in which 10 people were killed when an elderly driver drove through a crowded Farmer’s Market, a child watching Santa ...
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Car Accidents Happen when Emergency Vehicles Approach

Hearing the blaring siren of an approaching emergency vehicle can be a flustering experience. You crack open your window and turn your radio down to find out if what you think you heard is really a ...
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Quietness of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Poses Hazard to Pedestrians

My husband (and firm partner) and I purchased a Prius last week, and my first question after driving it was: why is there a beeping sound inside the vehicle when it is backing up, instead of outside ...
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Can A Car Accident Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Insurance adjusters will tell you that carpal tunnel syndrome is a repetitive stress injury and that it cannot be caused by a car accident. Baloney. Car accidents can absolutely cause carpal tunnel ...
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Insurance Company Offered the Policy Limit on my Auto Accident Claim - Do I Need an Attorney?

If you suffer serious injuries in an auto accident which was the fault of another driver, that driver's insurance company may offer you the policy limit, even if you don't have an attorney ...
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High Incidence of Hit and Run Car Accidents in Santa Monica

Comparing Santa Monica to other California cities of similar size in 2009, Santa Monica had the second most hit and run accidents, according to the most recently available statistics from California's ...
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I was in a Car Accident. Will I get Reimbursed on a Rental Car?

If you're in a car accident, you're going to need a rental car. If your vehicle is repairable, you'll need a rental car while yours is in the shop. If your car is a total loss, you'll need a rental ...
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After an Accident, Should I Treat with my Health Insurance Doctor or the Attorney's Doctor?

If you were injured in an auto accident in Los Angeles, and you have health insurance, you may be wondering whether you should treat with a doctor through your health insurance, or instead treat with ...
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Should I go to the Emergency Room right after an Accident?

If you were injured in an accident, you should go directly from the scene to the emergency room, preferably by ambulance. Whether it was an auto accident, motorcycle accident, bicycle accident, slip ...
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A Car Accident Aggravated my Prior Back Pain. How will that Affect my new Case?

Most clients of our Los Angeles personal injury law firm come to us with a history of some prior injury or accident. The prior accident may have happened long ago and the client has long since ...
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Santa Monica - Dangerous for Motorcycle Drivers, Bicyclists and Pedestrians

Comparing Santa Monica to other California cities of similar size in 2009, Santa Monica had the most motorcycle accidents, the most bicycle accidents, and the most pedestrian accidents, according to ...
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Compensation The Insurance Company Won't Tell You You're Entitled To

If you've been injured in a car accident in California, you are entitled to compensation for property damage, medical bills, lost wages, and emotional pain and suffering. ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION THE ...
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What Type of Doctor Should I see after an Accident?

You've been injured in an auto accident and want to know what type of doctor you should see. Many factors go into determining the type of doctor you should treat with after a car accident, ...
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Safe Driving in the Rain

Looking out my office window, I see the rain clouds approaching. Heavy rain is expected this weekend in Los Angeles. The number of car crashes during storms skyrockets. Here are some tips for safe ...
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Danger of Debris on the Roadway

Couches, ladders, refrigerators, tire tread, mattresses...all items that can fall off a vehicle and become deadly hazards on the roadway. At McGee, Lerer & Associates, a Los Angeles personal injury ...
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