School Bus Involved in a Multi Vehicle Accident in Lake Forest

Earlier this week, a school bus involved in a multi vehicle accident in Lake Forest was carrying special needs children.  The accident unfortunately caused several parties to become seriously injured. It appears that the school bus “t-boned” or ran into the side another vehicle, which in turn struck several other vehicles. California Highway Patrol are still […]

Ambulance and Van Collision at an Intersection Leaves 7 Injured

An ambulance and a van collided in a Fountain Valley intersection yesterday afternoon, leaving 7 injured – six of whom had to be transported to local Irvine hospitals.  A collision at an intersection often results in serious injuries due to the force of the vehicles and the manner in which they come into contact.  The […]

Holding a Public Entity Financially Accountable for Injury

California law allows its citizens to hold a public entity financially accountable for injury. The first and most obvious source of exposure for public entities would be public transportation such as buses and trains. The Orange County Transportation Authority or OCTA operates the OCBus and the Metrolink train services. If you are injured in an […]

LA Sheriff Patrol Car Kills Pedestrian and Seriously Injures Another

Last week an LA County Sheriff patrol car in a high speed pursuit hit another vehicle, swerved off the road and hit two pedestrians, killing one and seriously injuring another. …

9 Workers Injured When Highway Support Collapses in Corona

Road workers were lowering a section of new highway into place when it unexpectedly dropped, crashing into the wood support beams that splintered injuring 9 workers, 3 of them critically. …

Can You Hold a Public Transit Train Operator Liable for Injuries or Wrongful Death in California?

The recent passenger train accident in India that resulted in the death of more than 34 passengers and injuries to hundreds raises a question I have often been asked in…

Santa Ana Police Officer Involved Car Accident

A Santa Ana Police Officer was recently involved in a head on car accident collision with another vehicle while he was responding to a 9-1-1 emergency call. There was a…