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Family awarded $7.28M in Highway 99 truck accident case

The family of a California bus driver was recently awarded $7,284,000 in a wrongful death action arising out of a Highway 99 truck accident. This was one of many preventable California truck accidents caused by inattentive truck drivers being unable to respond to changing road conditions. The bus driver was operating a church bus which… read more

California nursing home and hospital sued for wandering injuries

Nursing home facilities have an obligation to properly monitor their residents and keep them safe. Although nursing homes are not prisons, nursing home staffs can be held responsible when they allow mentally frail patients to wander off premises without proper supervision. Skilled nursing facility residents suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s and a variety of other cognitive… read more

South of Market restaurant to pay $134k to injured patron

A popular San Francisco restaurant was recently ordered by a jury to pay $134,956 to a patron who was severely injured after he fell down a flight of poorly lit stairs. This is one of many premises liability lawsuits being filed against Northern California restaurants as a result of a growing trend of restaurants packing… read more

California hotel guest wins $38M in slip-and-fall lawsuit

A California hotel guest recently won a $38.6M jury verdict against a hotel in a premises liability case. The hotel guest was at a Newport Beach Inn when he fell over a second story walkway railing and onto the parking lot below. The guest suffered catastrophic personal injuries including brain damage. The evidence, in this… read more

Investigation continues into deadly fungal meningitis outbreak

A nationwide investigation continues into a fungal meningitis outbreak that has sickened at least 424 people and killed 31 in 19 states, including California. The outbreak is linked to contaminated steroid injections from Massachusetts-based New England Compounding Center. The specialty pharmacy has been on the radar of health and safety inspectors for years but always… read more