Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind (11/09-11/15)

California Issues Travel Advisory Urging 14-day Quarantine After Passing 1 Million COVID-19 Cases Friday, November 13 (KTLA 5) – As COVID-19 cases surge to over 1 million in the state of California, the state issues added advisories and bans to keep its citizens safe. On Friday a new travel advisory was put in place urging […]

July Is National Fireworks Safety Month

Fireworks caused over 12,000 injuries in 2017, with half involving children and teens, which required medical treatment. During the weeks around the 4th of July, the risk of an accident is highest, as 67% of fireworks-related injuries occurred from June 16 to July 16—so no wonder July is National Fireworks Safety Month. While illegal fireworks […]

This Week In The News (04/22-04/26)

This Week In The News April 22nd to April 26th 2019

NRA Sues Los Angeles Over Law Requiring Disclosure of Ties to Gun Rights Group Wednesday, April 24 (Reuters) – On Wednesday, the National Rifle Association sued the city of Los Angeles over an ordinance introduced on April 1. Companies are now required to disclose NRA contracts or sponsorships in order to get city contracts. The […]

This Week In The News (04/08-04/12)

This Week In The News April 8th to April 12th 2019

Avenatti Charged with Embezzlement, Fraud, Cheating on Taxes Thursday, April 11 (AP News) – Attorney Michael Avenatti, 48 was indicted late Wednesday on 36 counts of stealing money from clients, bank fraud, not paying personal income taxes, and lying in bankruptcy proceedings. The 61-page long indictment contains allegations Avenatti embezzled money from five clients. Other […]

This Week In The News (04/01-04/05)

This Week In The News April 1st to April 5th 2019

Los Angeles Reckons with the Loss of Nipsey Hussle Wednesday, April 3 (The Fader) – On Monday, April 1, crowds gathered at a shopping center at Crenshaw and Slauson, where rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed Sunday. The location is where his “Hussle In The House” video was filmed and where he frequented while […]

This Week In The News (03/11-03/15)

This Week In The News March 11th to March 15th 2019

Lori Loughlin Arrested in Los Angeles in College Admissions Bribery Scandal Wednesday, March 13 (NY Daily News) – Actress and “Full House” star Lori Loughlin, 54, and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Gianulli, were arrested Wednesday in Los Angeles for their alleged participation in a college admissions bribery scandal. Prosecutor allege the couple paid $500,000 […]

Common Legal Terms You’ll Hear in a Personal Injury Case


Every personal injury case is unique, but you’ll hear common terms that may be confusing, often referred to as legalese. Your Los Angeles personal injury attorney will explain everything. While your main focus is to get compensation for your injuries, medical costs, loss of work, etc., these legal terms can help make the process seem less intimidating […]