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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…

121,000 BMW SUVs Recalled Over Defective Driveshaft

Car Maker BMW has recently announced its plan to expand a May 2016 recall of SUVs to include 121,737 SUVs with a defective driveshaft. The recall includes X5 and X6 vehicles from model years 2011-2015. Based on the documents that were filed with the National Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), debris and water may penetrate the…