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Wrongful Death Claims When the Government Is at Fault

Government claims for a wrongful death are those that are filed by a family when a loved one died due to negligence by the entity in charge. A claim against a government entity is similar to those filed in other personal injury cases. However, important differences exist, which means that having a lawyer experienced in handling government claims is important. 

Hit-and-Run Near Chico Causes Injuries

At least one person suffered injuries during a no-contact hit-and-run near Chico on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Officials of California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicated that the crash happened on State Route 99 in the afternoon and that the missing driver and vehicle have not yet been located. Details about the severity of the injuries sustained during this incident have not yet been reported.

Fatal Car Accident on Interstate 205 in Tracy

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is investigating a recent fatal car accident that occurred on Interstate 205 in Tracy, CA. The incident happened on I-205 near the 11th Street offramp shortly before 2:40 p.m. A Ford F-350 pickup truck and a red Tesla Model 3 were involved in a collision on the highway for unknown reasons. The impact of the crash reportedly caused the Ford to overturn. At least one party was killed in the crash, authorities said. The identity of the decedent has been withheld due to pending notification of family members. An investigation into the incident is ongoing, and additional information about the crash has not yet been provided.

Semi-Truck Rollover in Eureka

On Monday, May 18, 2020, a semi-truck rollover in Eureka left one person with moderate injuries. This accident marks the second time in a week that a big-rig carrying a full load of peat moss overturned on a city road in Eureka at the same intersection. The injured truck driver was reportedly hospitalized following the crash but was expected to fully recover from his injuries. The cause of this accident is being investigated at this time.

Collecting Damages After a Personal Injury Accident

A personal injury is a sad and often tragic event where someone is injured due to the negligence or intentional act of another person or entity. When this happens, the entire family can be thrown into an uproar worrying about their injured family member and how they will face the financial debt that comes along with it. In California, when a personal injury occurs, the injured person may claim financial damages to pay for those outlying costs. Although it does not ease the pain and suffering the injured person endures, it can help by punishing the at-fault party and covering the financial loss. A lawyer who exclusively handles personal injuries is experienced in handling these types of cases. 

One Hurt in Redding Area Hit-and-Run

One person suffered trauma during a Redding area hit-and-run on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Reports issued by California Highway Patrol (CHP) state that a 55-year-old woman suffered serious injuries and was hospitalized following the accident. Police are still attempting to locate the missing vehicle and driver.

Driver Arrested for Stockton Hit and Run Accidents

A driver of a white Dodge Ram pickup truck wanted in connection with multiple hit and run accidents in Stockton, CA, was arrested on May 18th, 2020. The Dodge driver, a 40-year-old man, is facing eight charges. Some of which included driving under the influence (DUI), hit and run, and others, according to the San Joaquin District Attorney’s Office. The charges stemmed from a series of incidents that occurred over two days. On May 17th, the man was driving his Dodge when he crashed into a Mercedes-Benz carrying several occupants. He reportedly fled the scene and the driver of the Mercedes-Benz reported the incident and provided a description of the suspect vehicle to the Stockton Police Department. Several other cars were allegedly hit by the Dodge as well. Local authorities tracked down the Dodge the next day and set up surveillance in the area. They observed the suspect entering the vehicle, attempted to conduct a traffic stop, and later detained him after a brief pursuit. Details regarding the number of parties injured in the hit and run accidents he caused was not immediately available.

Yuba City Resident Dies in Motorcycle Accident

On Friday, May 15, a Yuba City resident tragically passed away after he was involved in a motorcycle accident. Sutter County Sheriff’s Office authorities identified the man on Monday, May 18, 2020, as 51-year-old Bobby Dale Fetty. The decedent was reportedly the only party involved in the accident.

Injuries Reported After Rollover Crash in Stockton

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported injuries after a rollover crash on Highway 120 near Stockton, CA, on May 21, 2020. The car accident occurred on eastbound SR-120 near the Main Street onramp shortly after 4:30 a.m. The collision involved two small sedans, one of which was described as a Scion HB and had rollover damage. The incident caused the No. 2 lane and part of the No.1 lane to be blocked while awaiting the arrival of emergency crews and tow trucks. One of the parties was found outside of their vehicle and on the ground, according to the CHP. Minor injuries were reported by first responders. Details surrounding the cause of the accident and the sequence of events leading up to it were not immediately released by officials.

Lawyers Appointed in Zantac Lawsuits

The Multi-District Litigation (MDL) against the manufacturers of Zantac and its generics is moving forward with lawsuits in Florida under federal District Judge Robin Rosenberg. There are more than 230 cases within the MDL, which is entitled IN RE: Zantac (Ranitidine) Products Liability Litigation.

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