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California Poised To Ban Confidentiality Product Liability Settlements
California Poised To Ban Confidentiality Product Liability Settlements
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Product Liability on Friday, May 25, 2018.
California is poised to pass a law that bans secret settlements for product defects in Los Angeles and all across the state. California could join a number of other states that have passed similar bills in recent years. The point of the new legislation is to prevent manufacturers in Los Angeles and all …
Wrongful Death Settlements And Taxes: What Is Tax Exempt What Is Not?
Wrongful Death Settlements And Taxes: What Is Tax Exempt What Is Not?
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Wrongful Death on Thursday, May 24, 2018.
It seems as if just about anything is subject to taxes nowadays, which is why many people tend to believe that wrongful death settlements are taxable as well. But that is not entirely true, and our Los Angeles wrongful death attorney is going to explain why. Although there are some insignificant exceptions to …
Why Food Related Trucking Accidents Are Funny, and Why We Really Should Not Be Amused
Why Food Related Trucking Accidents Are Funny, and Why We Really Should Not Be Amused
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Truck Accident on Friday, May 18, 2018.
When news of a trucking accident breaks online, it is natural to assume that people learning about the incident will be concerned about the wellbeing of those motorists and pedestrians potentially involved. Most of the time, we are, but when food spills from that crashed truck, it seems to become fodder for the …
Tesla Crashes Killing Two Teenagers, NTSB Investigates
Tesla Crashes Killing Two Teenagers, NTSB Investigates
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Car Accident on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
The National Transportation Safety Board announced that it is to launch an investigation into a Tesla car accident, which killed two teenagers in Florida recently. On Tuesday May 8, the Tesla Model S collided with a concrete wall, bursting into flames and killing two teenagers, near Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A third teenager was …
Waymo Car Crashes, Driverless Technology Not to Blame
Waymo Car Crashes, Driverless Technology Not to Blame
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Car Accident on Friday, May 11, 2018.
While there has been some backlash and concern about the safety of autonomous vehicles yesterday, there is no doubt at all that a Waymo car accident in Arizona was not the fault of the car. When a Honda sedan ran a red light at a busy junction on Friday May 4, it swerved …
Ohio Truck Driver Charged after Crash with Train, Hydrochloric Acid Leak
Ohio Truck Driver Charged after Crash with Train, Hydrochloric Acid Leak
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Truck Accident on Thursday, May 10, 2018.
When an Ohio truck driver hauling a tanker loaded with 4,000 pounds of hydrochloric acid collided with a train in early March this year, chaos ensued. 42-year-old Jacob T Shank has now been charged with causing a catastrophe, risking a catastrophe, reckless endangerment, disregarding the signal indicating approach of a train, trucks carrying …
Near Miss for Pedestrians as Car Plows into Reno Bar
Near Miss for Pedestrians as Car Plows into Reno Bar
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Car Accident on Friday, May 4, 2018.
The Reno Police Department are investigating an incident on Friday May 4, in which a car mounted a curb and drove into a bar, narrowly avoiding several pedestrians. According to witness reports, the Mercedes ran a red light around 10pm on Friday, drove up onto the curb, and continued into the bar. Two …
$500,000 Settlement after Allergan Allegedly Sells Defective Lap-Bands
$500,000 Settlement after Allergan Allegedly Sells Defective Lap-Bands
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Defective Products on Thursday, May 3, 2018.
A Lap-Band is an inflatable silicone band which can be placed around a patient’s stomach during a surgical procedure. According to a defective product suit filed under the whistleblower provision of the False Claims Act, Lap-Band manufacturer, Allergan, knowingly sold defect products to health care professionals, after covering-up the presence of defective access …
Did Bill Paxton Die Due to Surgical Negligence? His Family’s Wrongful Death Suit Says Yes
Did Bill Paxton Die Due to Surgical Negligence? His Family’s Wrongful Death Suit Says Yes
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Wrongful Death on Friday, April 27, 2018.
Almost one year after actor Bill Paxton passed away, his surviving family members have filed a wrongful death lawsuit, accusing both Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Dr. Ali Khoynezhad of negligence. According to Paxton’s family, the surgical procedure performed on the late actor was beyond the capabilities of the doctor in question, and there …
Which Doctor Should You See After A Car Accident For A Successful Personal Injury Case?
Which Doctor Should You See After A Car Accident For A Successful Personal Injury Case?
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Car Accident on Thursday, April 26, 2018.
If you have been injured in a car accident or want to seek medical attention even if it seems that no bodily harm has been suffered, you are probably wondering, “What doctor should I see first?” This is a very common question that people ask themselves and their lawyers after car accidents in …