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What to Do After a Dog Bite

What to Do After a Dog Bite According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 4.7 million dog bites occur each year. The vast majority of dogs never bite or injure humans. When a dog bite occurs, it often happens unexpectedly and, although bites are usually quick, they can cause serious injury.

June 26th, 2020|0 Comments

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind: 06/15-06/19

Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind: 06/15-06/19 FBI, California AG To ‘Monitor’ Robert Fuller Death Investigation Monday, June 15 (CBS Los Angeles) – On Monday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed the FBI Civil Rights Division and the California Attorney General’s Office will review its investigation into the death of Robert Fuller, 24. On June

June 19th, 2020|0 Comments

L.A. Is One of the Car Chase Capitals of the World

L.A. Is One of the Car Chase Capitals of the World Los Angeles, California is known for its movie stars, palatial estates, palm-lined boulevards, and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. But not everything in LA is glitz and glamour. Los Angeles is also known as one of the car chase capitals of the world and home to

June 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind: 06/08-06/12

Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (06/08-06/12) 7 Los Angeles Officers Removed from Their Field Duties After Using Excessive Force During Protests, Police Say Thursday, June 11 (CNN) – On Wednesday, the LAPD revealed to CNN that at least seven officers were removed from their field duties for using excessive force on demonstrators at protests. In

June 12th, 2020|0 Comments

California Laws on Dog-Bite Liability

California Laws on Dog-Bite Liability California has “strict liability” laws regarding dog bites. These are covered under California Civil Code section 3342. In most instances, pet owners are liable for injuries caused by dogs, even if their animal had never been vicious, the owner didn’t know they were, or their animal instincts took over and there was

June 9th, 2020|0 Comments

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind: 06/01-06/05

George Floyd Mourned, Celebrated as Death Used as Call to Action Thursday, June 4 (NBC Los Angeles) – The memorial service for George Floyd on Thursday included family members, celebrities, civil rights activists, and politicians. Through prayer, mourning, and a celebration of life, Floyd, who was killed at the hands of police on May 25 in Minneapolis, was

June 5th, 2020|0 Comments

Recent Game-Changing NY Child Victims Act Ruling

Recent Game-Changing NY Child Victims Act Ruling The Child Victims Act (CVA) was signed into law on February 14, 2019, by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Since then, 44 complaints were filed against the Diocese of Rockville Center, which argued the law violates the Due Process Clause of the state constitution. Supreme Court Judge Steven Jaeger of

June 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Jacob’s Journal — Weekly News Rewind: 05/25-05/29

COVID Relief: Newly Announced Rent-Assistance Program Could Help Up to 80,000 Los Angeles Families, Officials Say Thursday, May 28 (ABC 7) – Los Angeles city officials have announced a plan to allocate $100 million dollars to a COVID-19-related renters-relief assistance program, the largest such program in the nation. Funds from the $700 million awarded to the city in

May 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Impact on Personal Injury and Auto Accident Cases

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Impact on Personal Injury and Auto Accident Cases Coronavirus could impact the timeline of your personal injury case, and potentially even its value. The coronavirus pandemic has affected every aspect of life. Many courts are closed and the U.S. economy has taken a serious hit. But you can still take steps to maintain your auto

May 26th, 2020|0 Comments