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JML August Newsletter: These Justice Organizations Lead the Fight to Protect the Safety, Rights of All Americans

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here to view newsletter online. + SUBSCRIBE JAMES MCKIERNAN LAWYERS Winning For You! (800) 200-HURT (4878) August 2017 We‘re Proud to Join the Nation‘s Soldiers for Justice There are a lot of extraordinary people and organizations dedicated to protecting the safety and legal rights of Americans. Of course our […]

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Car Accident Liability: Lane Changing

Your safety is our first concern after you are in an accident. Getting to the hospital right away is essential if you are involved in a car accident liability case in order to have the records to back up your claims. After you are out of the hospital and feeling better, we will begin to […]

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Victim of Creston DUI crash identified as Artemio V. Pacheco

July 25, 2017 The California Highway Patrol has identified a 28-year-old Shandon man as the person killed when an intoxicated driver wrecked an SUV near Creston on Sunday. Artemio V. Pacheco died in the crash, while the driver, 31-year-old Eusebio Ruizluis of Shandon, survived with minor scrapes and cuts. Deputies booked Ruizluis into the San […]

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Bakersfield : Pedestrian hit, killed by truck

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A pedestrian was killed Friday morning by a vehicle in southwest Bakersfield, according to the Bakersfield Police Department. Officers were called to the 5000 block of Stockdale Hwy and upon arrival located an adult male in the roadway suffering from major injuries. Bakersfield Fire Department and Hall Ambulance personnel arrived at the […]

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Guadalupe, CA: Guadalupe Woman Killed in Amtrak Train vs. Car Crash

Authorities investigating collision on the railroad tracks near intersection of Highway 1 and West Main Street/Highway 166 A Guadalupe woman was killed when her vehicle was struck by an Amtrak train Monday afternoon.  The collision occurred around 3 p.m. at a railroad tracks crossing near Guadalupe Street (Highway 1) and West Main Street (Highway 166), […]

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What should you do as a passenger injured in a car accident?

If you were a passenger injured in a car accident, you deserve compensation. In most cases, you will have an easier case because one or both of the drivers may be liable. When dealing with a personal injury claim, the plaintiff needs to prove liability (party at fault) and damages (the injuries incurred by the […]

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Fatal car crash shuts down Creston Road near Hwy. 41 for about 2 hours

Update, JULY 23, 2017 8:04 p.m. The CHP website reports that Creston Road is open to traffic. Update, JULY 23, 2017 6:44 p.m.: The CHP has opened one lane of Creston Road for traffic control, according to its website, about two hours after a fatal crash. Original story: JULY 23, 2017 A fatal car crash […]

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JML July Newsletter: Beware the Insurance Company Three D’s: Delay, Deny, Defend

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here to view newsletter online. + SUBSCRIBE JAMES MCKIERNAN LAWYERS Winning For You! (800) 200-HURT (4878) July 2017 When the “Good Hands” Become Boxing Gloves We see insurance companies in action almost every day. While not all of them act in bad faith, many of the largest companies changed […]

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Pedestrian hit, killed on Foothill Blvd. in San Luis Obispo

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash that happened late Wednesday night in San Luis Obispo.A 42-year-old man was hit and killed by a vehicle at W. Foothill Blvd. and O’Connor Way, CHP says. The collision happened shortly after 10 p.m. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office had deputies on scene as […]

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The Troubling Facts About Bike Accidents in San Luis Obispo

California’s beautiful weather and awe-inspiring scenery encourage health-conscious cyclists to grab their bikes and enjoy the day. Unfortunately, California is the deadliest state in the U.S. for cyclists. Every year, approximately 113 Californians lose their lives in bike accidents. Many more cyclists are seriously injured in bike accidents in San Luis Obispo and throughout California. […]

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