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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 …
Who Will Pay Your Medical Bills After a Car Accident?
Who Will Pay Your Medical Bills After a Car Accident?
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Car Accident on Thursday, March 15, 2018.
The cost of getting into a car accident can total thousands of dollars (or even more). That is a lot of dollars in medical bills to handle, especially for those who are totally not prepared for large expenses that come out of the blue. Medical bills after a car accident tend to climb …
Truck Accident Investigation: How, When, And Why?
Truck Accident Investigation: How, When, And Why?
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Truck Accident on Friday, March 9, 2018.
Each year, nearly 300 people die in Los Angeles and all across California in trucking accidents. Thousands more get injured. Why trucks bring such a colossal destruction on the roads of Los Angeles is not surprising – after all, the average truck traveling on California roads can weigh up to 80,000 lbs. (the …
Things You Did Not Know About Wrongful Death Laws in California
Things You Did Not Know About Wrongful Death Laws in California
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Wrongful Death on Thursday, March 8, 2018.
Although California wrongful death laws can be easily accessed via the Internet, there are quite a few things that are not immediately clear to those pursuing compensation for the death of their loved one. We brought our Los Angeles wrongful death attorney to outline a few things in state laws a typical claimant …