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Doris Cheng sworn in as President of SF Trial Lawyers Assoc. for 2015

Doris Cheng was sworn in as President of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association for 2015. She becomes the 5th member of the Walkup firm to serve in this position. Past SFTLA president’s from the firm have included James Downing, George Shelby, Daniel Kelly and Michael Kelly. She is shown in this picture receiving the… read more

Mike Kelly honored as Cal-ABOTA Trial Lawyer of the Year Award

Mike Kelly was honored as the Cal-ABOTA Trial Lawyer of the Year Award at the organization’s annual meeting in Hawaii. Mike is pictured here receiving his trophy from outgoing Cal-ABOTA President Steve Glickman. The T.L.O.Y. award is the highest achievement and honor any ABOTA member can receive. Mike is the third member of the Walkup… read more

2 die in California hospital from devices infected with superbug

Medical devices and tools must be sterile, or else expose patients to serious infection. Hospitals and medical clinics are often full of germs, because those facilities are where sick people go. If doctors, nurses and device manufacturers are not sufficiently careful, disease can spread from patient to patient. Two people who died at a California… read more

Vision Zero maps out San Francisco’s bicycle, pedestrian injuries

As we have mentioned a couple of times in this blog, most recently on Feb. 6, our law firm is proud to support Walk San Francisco’s Vision Zero campaign, a collaboration with city officials. Vision Zero’s goal is to eliminate pedestrian and bicyclist deaths in collisions with motor vehicles within a decade. A pair of… read more

Driver goes half a mile on 3 wheels after crash, then dies

We tend to sort car accidents into general categories: rear-enders, T-bones, spinouts, and so on. This gives us a better mental picture of collisions we were not involved in and did not witness. Words stand in for the events they describe, but they cannot fully recreate them. Every car crash is unique; the term “car… read more

Walkup is a Street Star Sponsor of Walk to Work Day 2015

In a couple of blog posts from January, we shared about our commitment at Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger to giving back to the community. We are particularly proud of our involvement with Walk San Francisco, a nonprofit group dedicated to improving the safety of pedestrians in the city. Among its activities, Walk San Francisco… read more