Hit-and-Run Crashes Continue to Pile Up

Two men were seriously injured last week when the quad ATV they were riding on was hit by another vehicle, which may have been fleeing a crime scene. An investigation is still underway, but the occupants of the truck might have just stolen marijuana plants from a nearby property. The crash sent the two men... Read More

Jurupa Valley Head-On Crash Kills Moreno Woman

A crash on Rubidoux Boulevard at Market Street in Jurupa Valley claimed the life of a young Riverside County woman last week. The driver of the other vehicle involved in the collision suffered minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital. There were no passengers in either vehicle. Left Lane with Fatal Consequences Riverside... Read More

Disturbing Allegations in Nursing Home Abuse Cases

Several cases asserting abuse in California nursing homes and assisted care facilities have recently raised important questions about the safety of elderly patients and residents. As a personal injury law firm with an interest in helping the victims of elder abuse, we’ve been keeping an eye on these reports to understand how things might have... Read More

OC Residents Victims of Fatal Crashes

A Costa Mesa man and his passenger both died from injuries sustained in a multi-vehicle chain-reaction crash on the 57 Freeway late last month. The ultimate cause of the early-morning crash on October 28 hasn’t been determined, but news reports suggest that several risk factors came together at the wrong place and wrong time, ending... Read More

Seven-Car Crash in Riverside: Suspected DUI

A sixty-two-year-old Temecula man was killed in a crash caused by a suspected intoxicated driver late last month. The pileup happened during rush hour on Alessandro Boulevard at Meridian Parkway, approaching the 215 freeway from the west, between Riverside and Moreno Valley. Seven vehicles were ultimately involved when the apparently drunk driver, who at least... Read More

Truck Drivers Can Be Crash Victims, Too

The driver of a FedEx semi-truck was killed late last month when a car caused his truck to go off a highway bridge on State Route 905 in Otay Mesa, on the south side of San Diego. The crash happened around 2:30 in the afternoon on September 26 and forced the California Highway Patrol (CHP)... Read More

Head-On Crash Kills Two Motorcyclists

Two men were killed on a Riverside County highway last week when their motorcycles collided head-on in the mountains southwest of Lake Elsinore. The Sunday morning crash on September 17 forced officials to close the Ortega Highway (SR-74) between Riverside and Orange counties for nearly three hours. Driving conditions were good at the time, and... Read More

Biker Maimed by Hit-and-Run Driver

A motorcyclist lost the lower part of a leg recently when a hit-and-run driver crashed into him after his motorcycle became disabled on I-15 in Lake Elsinore. The victim, whose identity has not been released, was last reported in critical but stable condition. There were no witnesses to the crash, but California Highway Patrol (CHP)... Read More

Driver Kills Man in Wheelchair

A two-car crash in Stanton earlier this month led to the death of a pedestrian who was passing through the area in a wheelchair. The August 15 crash at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Chapman began when the driver of one car struck a small SUV as both vehicles were moving south. The driver... Read More

Nonprofit Shouldn’t Mean Non-Compliant

Workplace injuries can happen anywhere, and a feature story in a California newspaper earlier this summer shows that workers at nonprofit organizations are not immune from on-the-job risks. The story in the Sacramento Bee highlighted the danger that workers at nonprofits face—specifically those at Goodwill Industries, which has been cited for numerous safety violations by... Read More