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Monthly Archives: April 2024

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School District Sued After Student Breaks Leg in Playground Mishap

By Venardi Zurada |

The parents of a kindergartner have filed a personal injury lawsuit against the Palo Alto school district after their child broke his leg. According to the complaint, the kindergartner was near the slide on a playground when a second-grader jumped from the top of the slide and landed on the child, breaking his leg… Read More »

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California Woman Sues McDonald’s After Hot Coffee Burn Injury

By Venardi Zurada |

This case hearkens back to a case that made national headlines in 1994 when a woman spilled hot coffee on herself at McDonald’s. As a result of the spill, the woman sustained third-degree burns and required skin grafts. She successfully argued that McDonald’s served its coffee “too hot” creating an inherent danger to all… Read More »

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84-Year-Old California Man Claims He Sustained Burn Injuries from Firemen

By Venardi Zurada |

An 84-year-old man has filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles and the Fire Department after they forcibly removed him from his car. According to the lawsuit, the man alleges that the firefighters believed that he had overdosed on opioids and administered the drug Narcan, an opioid blocker, to revive him. The man claims that… Read More »

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Wife Sues After Husband is Injured on the Job at SpaceX

By Venardi Zurada |

The wife of a SpaceX worker has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Elon Musk’s SpaceX. According to the lawsuit, her husband’s skull was fractured during a 2022 rocket engine malfunction. According to Reuters, there have been 600 previously unreported injuries that have occurred at SpaceX including crushed limbs, amputations, electrocutions, head and eye… Read More »

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Former Berkeley Mayor’s Family Files Wrongful Death After Traffic Accident

By Venardi Zurada |

The family of Eugene “Gus” Newport has filed a personal injury wrongful death lawsuit against a transportation company alleging that the company’s driver was negligent in the accident leading to his death. The mayor’s widow, daughter, and son are all named as plaintiffs in the lawsuit. According to the lawsuit, Newport had an appointment… Read More »

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City of Clovis Pays $1.9M to Family of Individual Killed During Domestic Disturbance

By Venardi Zurada |

The City of Clovis has agreed to pay $1.9 million to the family of a woman who was killed during a police incident. The incident occurred on March 26, 2022, when officers were called to a Clovis residence for a “disturbance.” According to the Clovis police department, the woman suffered “a medical episode” while… Read More »

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