Defective Seatbelts in Hyundai Vehicles Trigger Massive Recall

Hyundai has issued a recall for nearly 978,000 of its 2011-2015 Sonata and Sonata Hybrid vehicles due to possible seatbelt defects. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said that the seatbelts in these vehicles may have the tendency to detach during a vehicular accident. The seatbelts were made by ZF-TRW, a manufacturing company based in…

Does Going the Wrong Way on the Freeway Lead to Wrongful Deaths?

Just recently on March 12, 2017, a Mini Cooper went the wrong way when it entered the freeway in Commerce early in the morning. According to a statement by Sgt. Manuel Rodriguez of the California Highway Patrol, the vehicle entered the freeway near Slauson Avenue, and it was traveling at a slow speed in the…

Wrongful Death Case Leads to $26 Million Verdict Against Starline Tours

In 2014, a crash involving a Starline tour bus resulted in the death of a 16-year-old high school student. The parents of the victim sued for wrongful death, and after a lengthy trial the jury awarded a $26 million verdict for the plaintiffs. What Happened in the Lawsuit? Mira Costa high school student Mason Zisette…

Frozen Pizzas Recalled by Wal-Mart Supplier

RBR Meat Company, which supplies Wal-Mart with frozen pizzas, has recalled 6,700 pizzas under the retailer’s Marketside brand in 11 states including California due to a potential listeria contamination. An estimated 21,220 lbs. of Marketside Extra Large Supreme Pizza that were sent to Utah, Washington, Nevada and California retail centers were recalled. The U.S. Department of…

Are Millennials the Most Dangerous Drivers?

But according to a recent study, a millennial who is now between 19 and 24 years old is the most dangerous age group for drivers. Their youth makes them more susceptible to irresponsible behavior, and they’re also more likely to be distracted by mobile tech devices while driving. Findings for Car Accident Study The study…

California Warehouse Fire Raises Legal Issues

A fire had broken out at a warehouse in Oakland, California and it led to the deaths of 36 people. This was a painful tragedy, to say the least. The fire occurred in the Ghost Ship warehouse, and what’s notable about this case is that the building was illegally converted to provide budding artists with a…