Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (08/08-08/14) Houston Nurse Facing 6 Counts of Murder after Fiery California Car Wreck Tuesday, August 9 (Chron.com) – Nicole Linton, 37, faces six counts of murder in Los Angeles County following a car crash that killed five people, including a pregnant woman, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
The Latest Safety Features in Cars and Why They Matter to Your Case Safety features in cars seem to increase with each new model year. From seat belts to backup cameras, to lane-keeping assistance systems, safety features aren’t just selling points or for peace of mind. They can have a major impact on your personal injury case.
Can You Cash an Insurance Claim Check? If you’ve filed an insurance claim and received a check, the next step may be uncertain. Your car may need to be repaired or replaced. There may be medical bills to pay, or you could be behind on rent if out of work due to an injury. When you get
Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (08/01-08/07) Fiery Southern California Crash Kills 5, Including Baby Thursday, August 4 (SFGate) – A crash at a Windsor Hills intersection on Thursday killed five people, according to authorities, including a baby. The accident occured shortly after 1:30 p.m. Involving as many as six cars, it was caused by a Mercedes-Benz
Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (07/25-07/31) Four Dead and Six Injured in Head-On Collision in California Thursday, July 28 (Yahoo! News) – A head-on collision in Rio Vista on Wednesday night resulted in four fatalities, including members of a family of seven vacationing from Mexico, according to authorities. The incident occurred on Highway 12 near Summerset
How Dangerous Are Motorcycles? Statistics show motorcycles are much more dangerous than other motor vehicles. In 2020, 5,579 motorcyclists were killed in the U.S., according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The answer to “How dangerous are motorcycles” is also stark when you look at per vehicle miles traveled that year. Motorcyclists have been found
Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (07/18-07/24) 43-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Highway 168 in Prather, CHP Says Thursday, July 21 (ABC 30) – A man killed in a motorcycle crash in Prather has been identified by the California Highway Patrol as Richard Lewis, 43, of Auberry. The crash occurred just before 7:30 a.m. Wednesday on
How to Avoid Motorcycle Crashes While Driving Motorcyclists lack the protection drivers of other motor vehicles have, meaning they’re at a greater risk of injury or death in an accident. In fact, about 80% of motorcycle crashes result in an injury or fatality (compared to 20% of other vehicular crashes), according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (07/11-07/17) Pursuit Near Watts Ends in Deadly 7-Car Crash; Suspect Not Old Enough to Drive Thursday, July 14 (CBS News) – A 7-car crash near the 105 Freeway near Watts on Thursday was caused by a stolen Kia Sportage. It was occupied by suspects who were 14- and 15-years-old, who were
What Is a Lien Waiver? A lien waiver is a document frequently used in the construction industry. It can be quite complex and have significant consequences for your business. Often accepted as a receipt for payment, it states the claimant has received payment for an agreed upon service or materials. Below, we’ll provide a more detailed explanation