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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 …
Witness Testimony And Defective Products: What Experts Do You Need For Your Case?
Witness Testimony And Defective Products: What Experts Do You Need For Your Case?
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Defective Products on Friday, April 20, 2018.
California product liability laws are pretty strict when it comes to punishing negligent or careless manufacturers and helping injured people recover damages. But in order to seek damages for your injuries, you will need to prove that the product was defective and that the manufacturer and other parties should be held liable. How …
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 …