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August 2018 Archives

Teens in California and other states admit to texting and driving

Teenagers in California who obtain their driver's license may enjoy their newfound freedom. However, their inexperience behind the wheel as well as a general sense of invincibility can lead them to engage in risky behaviors while driving. One dangerous behavior teen drivers could engage in that could ultimately cause a car accident is texting and driving.

Can I get workers’ compensation for a toxic exposure injury?

Toxic fumes and harmful chemicals can put industrial workers at risk of chemical burns, skin rashes, eye irritation, respiratory ailments and neurological damage. Employees working in heavy industrial settings like factories and construction sites are particularly vulnerable to occupational exposure to these toxins.

What dangers to expect for a California logger

Sometimes you’ll find that the most hazardous jobs on the market may not be in the city. Thanks to the recent documentation about 2016 work fatalities by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Business Insider could identify the most dangerous jobs in America. The logging workers ultimately won the top spot, as they had a fatality rate of 135.9 and a non-fatal injury rate of 2,449 out of 100,000 workers.

California permits wrongful death lawsuits in certain situations

Losing a loved one is never easy. However, when a loved one's death is due to the reckless or negligent act of another person, one's grief could be amplified due to the fact that their loved one died unnecessarily. While this is an emotional time, one will also have to take a step back and look at the big picture, particularly financially. If a person in California suffers damages due to a loved one's wrongful death, he or she may want to pursue legal action in order to be compensated for the financial harms suffered.

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