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4 Dead in Merced County Tour Bus Crash

Tour Bus Accident in Merced County Four people died and nearly two dozen were injured in Merced County, Tuesday August 2nd after a tour bus crash. The charter bus accident happened around 3:30 a.m. on Highway 99 just south of Livingston, CA when the bus crashed into a sign pole. The tour bus carried at […]

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11 Million Vehicles Affected By Volkswagen Recall

Volkswagen Recall Volkswagen is dealing with a worldwide recall of all 11 million diesel vehicles. The vehicles were equipped with software designed to cheat on emissions test. Deceptive software was installed on vehicles sold in the US, Germany, Australia and Sweden. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of California notified VW that it […]

When Can You File a Claim for Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees after a work injury. When a workers’ compensation claim is eligible, the employer or insurance carrier must pay the injured employee for time away from work and medical expenses related to the work injury. Workers’ compensation laws are complex […]

Los Angeles Workers Compensation FAQs

Los Angeles Workers Compensation FAQs Q: I was injured at work, now what? A: Step 1: Report the injury or illness to your supervisor, manager or Human Resources department as soon as possible. The sooner you report your injury or illness, the easier it is to avoid problems and delays in receiving benefits, including medical […]

Defective Airbag Toyota Recall

Defective Airbag Toyota Recall Toyota has announced the voluntary recall of approximately 4,971 units of passenger airbags. According to the National Safety Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) the vehicles are being recalled due to a defect in the Occupancy Classification System (OCS) that activates or disables the air bag. In the event of a car crash […]

Chrysler Recall

Chrysler Recall Affects 26,000 Units Due to Automatic Transmission Trouble Approximately 26,000 Chrysler units have been recalled recently due to a defect in the automatic transmission in Chrysler 200 vehicles. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) the voluntary recall stems from an issue that occurs when drivers shift gears into parking mode […]

Preliminary Statistics Show 46,200 AB 60 Applicants

What is AB 60? In 2013 Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 60, The Safe and Responsible Driver Act into law. AB 60 requires the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to issue a driver’s license to any California resident who is eligible for a driver’s license, regardless of their immigration status. Under the new law taken […]

California Leads Nation in Bike Accident Injuries and Deaths

Bike Accident Injuries and Fatalities on the Rise According to The California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS) 2012 Annual Report of Fatal and Injury Motor Vehicle Traffic Collisions there were 152 fatalities and 13,861 injuries associated with bike accidents in California alone. These numbers have risen every year since 2008. California leads […]

Actos Side Effects

What is Actos®? Actos (pioglitazone) is an oral anti-diabetic prescription drug used to help regulate blood sugar for the treatment in adults of Type 2 diabetes. Since its introduction in 1999, Actos has been surrounded by continuing controversy stemming from numerous allegations pointing out to an association with a risk of bladder cancer. Failing to […]