Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (05/10-05/16) L.A. County to Offer Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine to Children Ages 12 to 15 Starting Thursday Wednesday, May 12 (KTLA 5) – On Wednesday, officials announced Los Angeles County will begin providing Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 12 to 15 on Thursday, May 13. The decision comes after the Centers
Can You Receive Worker’s Comp for Hearing Loss? You can receive substantial compensation for a total, partial, or temporary loss of hearing caused by someone else’s actions or excessive noise levels at work, especially if your employer hasn’t followed Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about
Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (05/03-05/09) Los Angeles Prepares to Vaccinate Kids Ages 12-15 As FDA Approval For Teens Nears Monday, May 3 (Deadline.com) – In light of word that the Food and Drug Administration was preparing to authorize use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to kids 12 to 15 years old, officials in Los Angeles
Worker’s Comp Benefits for Repetitive Motion Injuries When most people think of a workplace injury, the image of a worker being hurt by machinery, an impact, or slip and fall often comes to mind. However, repetitive motion injuries are quite common as well. Since they occur over time, they are harder to prove. But a repetitive strain
Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (04/26-05/02) LA to Administer 150K COVID Vaccines This Week; Increase Partially Due to City Resuming Administration of J&J Vaccine Monday, April 26 (ABC 7) – On Sunday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced nearly 150,000 first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines could be administered at city vaccination sites this week.
What Is a Liability Waiver? In some personal injury cases, you may lose the right to sue another party for harm or damage it has caused. A liability waiver, or release of liability, is a document you may be required to sign to use a facility or participate in an activity. Such activities have inherent dangers despite
Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (04/19-04/25) 6 Million Vaccine Doses Administered in L.A. County Monday, April 9 (Los Angeles Blade) – On Monday, Los Angeles County public health officials announced more than 6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the county. These include 4,080,126 first doses and 2,239,672 second doses. Two million people
Take a Closer Look into The Personal Injury Lawsuit Process For people unfamiliar with the personal injury lawsuit process, and that’s most of us, there are many complex steps to consider. Most lawsuits don’t go as far as the trial phase. But from filing a suit to reaching a settlement, the process can be daunting.
Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (04/12-04/18) LA County Remains in COVID Orange Tier as City Expands Vaccines to 16+ Wednesday, April 14 (NBC Los Angeles) – State figures released Tuesday show that, in Los Angeles County, the seven-day average rate of new COVID-19 cases increased from 3.1 to 3.2 per 100,000 residents, while the city of
What Is the Statute of Limitations? The statute of limitations is one of the most important aspects of personal injury law to consider when filing a lawsuit. It is one of the first things your Los Angeles personal injury attorney will review to determine the prospects of your case. If you’re not familiar with this