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What Is The Role Of Police Officers In Car Accidents In California?
What Is The Role Of Police Officers In Car Accidents In California?
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Car Accident on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
You have probably heard about the importance of calling the police after a car accident. But let’s talk about what role law enforcement plays at the scene of a motor vehicle accident in California, because many people seem to be confused. Many people in Los Angeles and all across California wrongfully believe that …
Parties That Cannot Be Held Liable For Defective Products In California
Parties That Cannot Be Held Liable For Defective Products In California
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Defective Products on Saturday, April 14, 2018.
If you have been injured as a result of using a defective product, there are certain parties that can be held responsible for your injuries and damages. However, it does not mean that you can sue everyone involved in the manufacturing process and the chain of distribution. California laws outline a list of …
Suicide and Wrongful Death: You May Be Entitled to Compensation in California, But It’s Tricky
Suicide and Wrongful Death: You May Be Entitled to Compensation in California, But It’s Tricky
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Wrongful Death on Friday, April 13, 2018.
In the vast majority of civil wrongful death lawsuits involving someone’s death, it is more or less possible to establish liability and fault of another person (if some party is believed to be at fault for causing the death either due to negligence or intentional act). But holding someone liable for a suicide …
Preserving Evidence After a Truck Accident: What Is That And Why Is It So Important?
Preserving Evidence After a Truck Accident: What Is That And Why Is It So Important?
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Truck Accident on Thursday, April 5, 2018.
If you have recently been involved in a trucking accident, remember (or write down) these two words: preserving evidence. Wait, what does it even mean? Today, our Los Angeles trucking accident attorney is going to share with you the effective legal trick employed by lawyers to help their clients win cases. If you …
On April 2, 2018, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that Polaris Industries, Inc. (“Polaris”) will pay a $27.25 million civil penalty.
On April 2, 2018, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that Polaris Industries, Inc. (“Polaris”) will pay a $27.25 million civil penalty.
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Product Liability on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.
Companies Must Report When Their Product Cause an Unreasonable Risk of Serious Injury The Consumer Product Safety Act of 1972 dictates that companies must follow certain safety standards to ensure their products do not cause “unreasonable or substantial risks.” Furthermore, should a company’s product cause a serious injury or death, it has an …
Fatal Accident Family Were Subjects of Abuse Allegations, Confirms State
Fatal Accident Family Were Subjects of Abuse Allegations, Confirms State
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Car Accident on Friday, March 30, 2018.
On March 26, an SUV carrying a family of eight plunged over a cliff in Northern California, with all family members believed to have been killed in the incident. The bodies of the parents, Jennifer and Sarah Hart, were found at the scene, alongside those of three of their six children. At the …
E-Cigarettes, Exploding Batteries, and a Defective Product Lawsuit
E-Cigarettes, Exploding Batteries, and a Defective Product Lawsuit
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Defective Products on Thursday, March 29, 2018.
As thousands of smokers move towards e-cigarettes in search of a less harmful way of indulging their vice, it appears that making the switch from tobacco to technology may not be as safe as you may think. While it is no secret that e-cigarettes are in their infancy and, as such, there is …
Who Determines Fault After a Car Accident in California? Police vs Lawyers
Who Determines Fault After a Car Accident in California? Police vs Lawyers
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Car Accident on Friday, March 23, 2018.
If you have been injured in a car accident in Los Angeles or elsewhere in California, who will determine fault and liability in your case? Is it the police, lawyers, or the judge? Or is it your insurance company? This is a very common question among people in California, where there are more …
Yes, You Can Sue Manufacturers For Defective Products After a Recall, But It’s Not That Simple
Yes, You Can Sue Manufacturers For Defective Products After a Recall, But It’s Not That Simple
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Product Liability on Thursday, March 22, 2018.
Each year, there are thousands of recalls in California and all across the United States. Even big-name manufacturers do it. But does it mean that you cannot sue a liable manufacturer for producing and selling a defective product just because it issued a recall? We brought our Los Angeles product liability attorney from …
Uber’s  Testing of Autonomous Vehicle Kills 49-year Old Woman
Uber’s Testing of Autonomous Vehicle Kills 49-year Old Woman
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Product Liability on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
Uber’s recent testing of its own autonomous vehicle recently killed a 49-year old woman. While Arizona may be a common area for testing autonomous vehicles, this is the first death involving such a vehicle. On Sunday evening of March 18, 2018, Elaine Herberg was walking her bicycle across the street when she was struck …