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Top FMCSA Violations By Truckers Are Shockingly Dangerous

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

No one in their right mind would operate a motorized vehicle while blindfolded, but driving without properly working lights is a similar scenario. Now imagine a truck driver behind the wheel of a massive 18-wheeler, semi, or other large truck, and think about the potential devastation of failed vehicle lamps. Shockingly, the most frequently… Read More »

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What Are The Top 3 Causes Of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) In The US?

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

When talking about the top causes behind traumatic brain injury (TBI), it is first important to understand the medical cause. The definition of traumatic brain injury used by University of California hospitals is any harm to the head and/or brain that disrupts normal brain activities, and which is the result of an external physical… Read More »

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Reasons To Avoid Settling A California Accident Claim Too Early

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Many people assume California personal injury cases will always involve litigation, so you might be surprised to learn that the vast majority of them settle. Statistics indicate that just 4 to 5 percent of accident claims go to trial by judge or jury, while the remaining suits are resolved by agreement between the parties…. Read More »

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Skiing And Wakeboarding Safety Tips For California Boaters

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

The weather around the Bay Area enables water skiing enthusiasts to enjoy their favorite sport year-round, from the Lower Jones Tract in the California Delta to Discovery Bay, Holland Riverside, and Orwood. However, the upcoming spring and summer months are among the most popular times to get out on the boat. That means the… Read More »

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Disturbing Data On Falls In California Nursing Homes

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

People are more prone to falls as they grow older, but the statistics on severe injuries and fatalities are eye-opening. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the top cause of fatalities among individuals 65 years and older. Millions of Americans in this age group take a spill… Read More »

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National Safety Stand-Down: OSHA Hosts Event To Prevent Falls In Construction

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Many people presume that construction is one of the most dangerous industries when it comes to workplace accidents, and the statistics support this theory. Around 20 percent of all on-the-job fatalities are in construction, at a rate of approximately 3 deaths per day. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that falls are… Read More »

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April 2022 Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Just a few short decades ago, the notion of talking on the phone while driving was so far off in the future that it did not warrant much attention as far as automobile safety. Now, with people being so connected to their cell phones, distracted driving is a familiar term, top traffic violation, and… Read More »

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Birth Injuries Caused By OB-GYN “Never Events”

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Parents-to-be have numerous concerns about raising their child while they anxiously await the baby’s birth, but one thing you should never have to worry about is mistakes by your California OB-GYN. These errors can cause serious harm to mother and fetus, and the most outrageous are classified as “never events.” As defined by the… Read More »

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Do California Dog Bite Laws Cover Mauling And Attacks?

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Getting bitten by a dog is a harrowing, excruciatingly painful experience that could require extensive medical treatment, cosmetic surgery, and even psychiatric treatment for the anxiety and emotional turmoil victims sustain. You might be aware that California has a dog bite statute that covers these incidents and enables individuals to seek compensation for their… Read More »

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Questions To Ask Before Hiring A California E-Scooter Accident Lawyer

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Even through complaints about increased traffic, controversies about safety, and a global pandemic, it is clear that e-scooters are here to stay in the US. These vehicles are practically a staple in large urban areas like Oakland, Alameda, San Francisco and San Jose, and ridership is expected to increase exponentially in the coming years…. Read More »

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