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Monthly Archives: June 2022

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HOV Lanes In California: Key Laws And Safety Concerns

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Even if you have not taken the opportunity to use them, you are probably aware of the high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes along I-80, 280, 880 and 101, other main corridors in San Francisco and across Bay Area bridges. The California Vehicle Code allows officials to create these lanes, which got their name because of… Read More »

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National Bike Month Was In May: Protect Yourself From Common Risks

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Californians are lucky enough to enjoy bicycling all year long due to the temperate climate, but there is one event that appeals to those living in areas where Spring means the first ride of the year. May is National Bike Month, an occasion to remind bike riders about safety and help them get their… Read More »

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Overserving On California Cruises Puts All Passengers At Risk

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

When enjoying a beer, glass of wine, or cocktail, you know the effects of alcohol on your body. After just one drink, your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) rises and causes various implications for the human body. Speech is slurred, vision becomes blurry, and reflexes are delayed. The individual may become belligerent and moody, while… Read More »

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3 Laws That Apply To California Maritime Accidents

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Considering its location, temperate climate, and ease of access to major shipping routes, it is no surprise that the San Francisco Bay is among the busiest in the US and beyond. The Port of Oakland supports more than 84,000 jobs throughout Northern California, while the Port of San Francisco generates almost $125.5 billion annually…. Read More »

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California Psych Hospital Liable For Sexual Abuse Of Patients

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

A verdict in their favor cannot take back the devastating experiences of two victims who were sexually abused by employees at a California psychiatric hospital, but these victories serve as justice. A state appellate court ruled on April 5, 2022 that the Ventura based facility is liable to the victims for a total amount… Read More »

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Top Causes Of Spinal Cord Injuries In Children

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Children are active and inquisitive, so parents find themselves constantly reaching for bandages, ice, and tissues to wipe away the tears from minor injuries. However, some accidents can lead to serious bodily harm to major parts of the body. Injuries to the spinal cord are especially catastrophic because of its importance and crucial functions…. Read More »

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How Long Do I Have To Sue After A California Car Accident?

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

You may not have a legal background, but you are probably aware that there are time restrictions related to civil cases in California. These statutes of limitations exist to motivate plaintiffs to take action promptly, promote judicial efficiency, and reduce the potential for evidence to get lost over time – among other factors. For… Read More »

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HOAs Liability For Accidents On Property: Overview Of California Law

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

In California, much like the rest of the US, there are generally two views on living in a homeowners’ association (HOA): Either you appreciate the security, convenience, and amenities, or you find the environment to be too restrictive and “cookie cutter.” Regardless of your personal opinion, the community lifestyle is extremely popular in California…. Read More »

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What Victims Need To Know About Burn Injury Losses

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Burns are defined as damage to skin and other tissues caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight, or radiation, and these injuries are a common occurrence in the US. According to the Burn Incidence Fact Sheet published by the American Burn Association (ABA), around 486,000 people seek medical treatment for burn injuries annually. However, this… Read More »

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