Riverside Motorcycle Crashes: Who is Liable?

According to a July 2017 article in The Press-Enterprise, a motorcycle crash occurred on the 215 Freeway in Riverside, which backed up rush hour traffic on both the 215 and 60 freeways. The crash was initially reported as a hit-and-run accident that occurred shortly before 5 p.m. south of Central Avenue. The crash involved a motorcycle, pickup truck, and another type of vehicle, and was ultimately determined not to have been a hit-and-run. The California …

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Speed can be a Factor in a San Bernardino Car Accident

According to an August 2017 report in the San Bernardino Sun and a subsequent viral video showing the crash, a driver was allegedly speeding and caused a chain-reaction crash on the 10 Freeway in Colton. The dashcam footage allegedly shows an Infiniti striking a BMW. The impact sent the vehicle under a tractor-trailer, then into another vehicle, a green Mazda, prior to stopping. When the dashcam footage was posted on social media, a citizen who …

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A Victim of a San Bernardino Car Accident can Sue Even if Partially at Fault

According to a July 2017 article in The Press-Enterprise, three people were killed in an accident after a man ran a red light. A man driving an SUV allegedly crashed into a car in Apple Valley. The car crash happened in the early afternoon at the intersection of Bear Valley Road and Deep Creek Road. The SUV’s driver ran a red light and crashed into a 2013 Honda Civic turning west from Deep Creek Road. …

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Medical Malpractice in San Bernardino

A California mother claimed medical malpractice after doctors allegedly ignored symptoms that her 8-month-old baby exhibited, according to a November 2016 report on KTLA. According to the mother, her then 8-month-old son was diagnosed with a viral infection after visiting medical professionals at HealthCare Partners in June 2016. She said doctors allegedly dismissed her concerns and requests for further testing because he continued to have a fever. He allegedly had a rash that worsened after …

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Three Elements Needed to Establish a Product Liability Claim

According to a July 2017 report in California Healthline, DNA linked deadly germs to tainted devices used during heart surgeries to a German Factory. Contamination at a German factory was likely the source of a global outbreak of deadly infections in heart patients. Scientists discovered the source by using whole-genome sequencing to match the DNA fingerprint samples taken from patients in several countries. A 55-year-old Pennsylvania man was among patients infected with the germ in …

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Elements Needed to Prove a Wrongful Death Claim

According to KTLA June 2017 report, a woman was killed in a chain-reaction car crash. The accident was allegedly caused by a drunk driver. The woman’s vehicle slammed into a San Bernardino County sheriff’s van. At the time, the sheriff’s deputy was transporting several prisoners to a facility and traveling eastbound on Fifth Street. He stopped at the H Street intersection for a red light. The victim was stopped behind the police van. As they …

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Only Specific Family Members can Sue in a San Bernardino Wrongful Death Claim

The families of San Bernardino attack victims have sued social media companies for wrongful death, according to a Los Angeles Times May 2017 article. The families filed a wrongful death claim in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California against Google and social media sites Facebook and Twitter. They allege the companies allowed the Islamic State to build an online presence and disseminate its extremist beliefs. The presence allowed it to recruit and …

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