September 18, 2009

Los Angeles Car Accident Caused by Cop Who Ran Red Light

It is not clear how many were injured in a Los Angeles car accident early morning September 14, 2009, that was apparently caused by a police officer in Torrance, California. According to a news report in the Daily Breeze, the police officer, who was traveling north on Hawthorne Boulevard in a Chevrolet Tahoe sport utility vehicle, ran a red light and collided with a Ford Ranger pickup truck traveling west on Carson Street. The pickup truck in turn struck a car going south on Hawthorne, Torrance police said. Officials say no serious injuries were reported and admit that the car accident was their officer's fault. The Redondo Beach Police Department is investigating the car collision. Torrance Police Department will also conduct their own internal review.

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September 17, 2009

San Bernardino Car Accident Leaves Two Children Injured

Two children were injured in a San Bernardino car accident the morning of September 16, 2009 after they were struck by a car while crossing the street on their way to school. According to a news report in the San Bernardino County Sun, an 8-year-old girl is on life support after having suffered critical injuries. Another girl, also 8, sustained injuries that were not life-threatening. The car accident occurred near the corner of Walnut and Riverside avenues in Rialto, California. Police say there was no crosswalk in the area, but that the children were "well across the roadway" when they were struck. The driver of the car that hit the girls has not been cited or arrested pending an investigation.

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September 16, 2009

San Diego DUI Car Accident Injures Man

Gerardo Perez, 32, suffered severe leg injuries in a San Diego car accident after he was struck by a suspected drunk driver near State Route 163 the morning of September 15, 2009. According to a 10news report, Perez was driving south on the highway when his 2000 Toyota Corolla came to a stop in the right-most lane. California Highway Patrol officials said Perez was pushing his vehicle onto the shoulder when he and his car were hit by a 1988 Honda Accord driven by 39-year-old Charlene June Festa. She was arrested on suspicion of felony drunk driving.

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September 16, 2009

California Personal Injury Lawyers At BISNAR | CHASE Help Slip And Fall Victim

Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common accidents that can lead to severe personal injuries and even death. In 2006, Ed Solomon was at his local supermarket when he had a slip and fall accident. Even after visiting the emergency room and being put on painkillers, Ed wasn't sure what his options were.


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September 15, 2009

Orange County Hit-and-Run Car Accident Injures One

One person was injured in an Orange County car accident after his vehicle was struck by another car at a street intersection in Santa Ana, California. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the accident occurred the morning of September 11, 2009 at the intersection of Bear Street and Segerstrom Avenue. Santa Ana police say a silver Dodge minivan going north on Bear collided with a white Oldsmobile that was headed east on Segerstrom. The minivan rolled on its side, trapping the 59-year-old driver and his 17-year old passenger inside. The driver of the Oldsmobile fled the scene of the accident on foot. The 59-year-old man complained of pain and was taken to a local hospital. The teen was not injured.

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September 14, 2009

Los Angeles Car Accident Injures Eight

Eight people, including two Los Angeles Sheriff's deputies, were injured in a Los Angeles car accident involving six vehicles outside the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona, California. According to a CBS New report, two sheriff's deputies in a patrol car were heading south on White Avenue the morning of September 12, 2009 when their car collided with a red Honda Civic traveling in the same direction. The patrol car then veered into stopped vehicles waiting to enter the fair, Pomona police officials said. The deputies were airlifted to an area hospital. Six other were also taken to local hospitals with injuries.

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September 14, 2009

Elderly Man Dies After Orange County Pedestrian Accident

Nick Hagali, 80, died Thursday night after injuries sustained in an Orange County pedestrian accident the day before.

The OC Register said that the Anaheim car accident occurred just before 9 a.m. on Brookhurst Street and Ball Road.

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September 11, 2009

San Bernardino Car Accident Kills Teen Skateboarder

Ricardo Marin, 14, was killed in a San Bernardino car accidentafter he was struck by a car while crossing a street. According to a news report in The Press Enterprise, Ricardo was hit the night of September 9, 2009 by a 1994 Toyota that was headed south on Cedar Avenue near Rialto Avenue in Rialto, California. Ricardo was taken to an area hospital where he died shortly after the accident. Rialto police officials say their preliminary investigation has determined that Ricardo was riding his skateboard across Cedar Avenue at the time of the accident.

I offer my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of young Ricardo Marin for their tragic and heartbreaking loss. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved this boy. Please keep them in your prayers.

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September 10, 2009

Orange County Car Accident Injures Pedestrian

A man in his 80s was injured in an Orange County car accident after he was struck by a car while crossing Brookhurst Street in Anaheim, California. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, a black Acura hit the man the night of September 9, 2009 after he was half way across Brookhurst and near Ball Road. There was no crosswalk where the man was walking. He was taken to an area hospital with injuries.

My heart goes out to this injured victim. I hope he did not suffer critical injuries in this Anaheim car accident. I wish him the very best for a quick and complete recovery. Please keep him in your prayers.

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September 9, 2009

California Hit-and-Run DUI Car Accident

Tyler Carmanati, 20, and Zachary Wilson, 21, sustained injuries in a California car accident the morning of September 6, 2007, which San Luis Obispo police say was caused by a drunk driver. According to a news article in the San Luis Obispo Tribune, 26-year-old Ian James Michaelson is accused of crashing his car into another car occupied by Carmanati and Wilson. Michaelson was headed north on California Boulevard and apparently, speeding, when the crash occurred.

Michaelson's tires left skid marks that measured more than 90 feet to the point he crashed into the rear of the other car. Michaelson also left the scene of the accident, but police caught up with him and arrested him. He has been charged with drunk driving and felony hit-and-run.

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September 9, 2009

Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyers Help Woman Injured in Car Accident

Penny Colonna was an interior designer in Los Angeles. When Penny found herself injured in a Los Angeles car accident, she was fortunate that one of her clients was an attorney. She was even more fortunate when her client recommended she visit the Los Angeles personal injury lawyers of Bisnar | Chase to help her with her case.


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September 8, 2009

San Bernardino Car Accident Kills Motorcyclist

Stephen Jackson Steiner, 25, who was critically injured in a San Bernardino motorcycle accident August 29, 2009, has died from his injuries. According to a news report in The Press Enterprise, Steiner was traveling eastbound on Mojave Drive in Victorville when he collided with an SUV that was turning onto Amethyst Road. Steiner was then airlifted to a local hospital. The fatal crash is still under investigation.

I offer my deepest condolences to the family of Stephen Jackson Steiner for their tragic and heartbreaking loss. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved this young man. Please keep them in your prayers.

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September 8, 2009

San Bernardino Car Accident Kills Motorcyclist

Stephen Jackson Steiner, 25, who was critically injured in a San Bernardino motorcycle accident August 29, 2009, has died from his injuries. According to a news report in The Press Enterprise, Steiner was traveling eastbound on Mojave Drive in Victorville when he collided with an SUV that was turning onto Amethyst Road. Steiner was then airlifted to a local hospital. The fatal crash is still under investigation.

I offer my deepest condolences to the family of Stephen Jackson Steiner for their tragic and heartbreaking loss. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved this young man. Please keep them in your prayers.

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September 7, 2009

Los Angeles Car Accident Kills Man

Los Angeles Car Accident Statistics

According to California Highway Patrol's 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS), there were 10 deaths and 756 injuries in Palmdale involving car accidents. In Los Angeles County as a whole, 712 fatalities and 56,475 injuries were reported in 2007 as a result of car accidents.

Based on this newspaper report, it is not clear how or why this California car accident occurred--and why the driver of the SUV collided with McWright who was walking alongside the car parked on the freeway shoulder. It is possible that the driver of the SUV swerved off his lane for an instant because he was distracted. It is also possible that the driver of the SUV did not see McWright walking along the shoulder because it was night and it could have been dark on the freeway. I trust CHP officials will conduct a thorough investigation and more details will emerge in the next few days.

Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer

In any such car accident where major injuries or fatalities are involved, it would be in the best interest of the victim’s family to consult with an experienced Los Angeles personal injury lawyer who will help determine whether there was any negligence or wrongdoing involved. If the driver of the SUV was at fault, he could be held liable for the accident and McWright's wrongful death. If there was a dangerous condition on the roadway that caused this fatal car accident, the governmental agency responsible for maintaining that roadway could also be held liable. Any such claim against a governmental agency in California must be properly filed within 180 days of the accident or injury.
. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Daily News, McWright had just finished fixing his car with help from a friend. Both their vehicles were parked on the shoulder of the freeway when a 20-year-old man driving a GMC Jimmy merged on to the freeway from an on-ramp, struck the friend's car and then McWright as he walked alongside the vehicle, California Highway Patrol officials said. Alcohol was not a factor in this fatal car accident, officials said.

I offer my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of David McWright for their tragic and heartbreaking loss. My heart particularly, goes out to McWright's children, who were apparently in the stalled car and saw their father get hit that night. Please keep this family in your prayers.

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September 4, 2009

Man Killed in San Bernardino Car Accident

Victor John Partnoff, 20, was killed in a San Bernardino car accident the night of September 1, 2009 after he crashed his car into the back of a parked big rig on the 10 Freeway in Redlands, California. According to a news report in The Press Enterprise, Partnoff was driving a 2008 Ford Fusion near Wabash Avenue when the collision occurred. San Bernardino Sheriff's Department officials say Partnoff was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident. The 18-wheeler was apparently stopped along the right shoulder of the traffic lanes because of mechanical problems, California Highway Patrol officials said.

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