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Bobby Saadian Guest Speaker at CAALA

  Wilshire Law Firm’s very own founding president and managing attorney Bobby Saadian was a featured speaker at the 2018 CAALA (Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles) Convention in Las Vegas over the Labor Day weekend. Bobby was invited to make a legal ethics presentation on the ever-evolving topic of Marketing and Social Media to…

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As Transportation Alternatives Boom, So Do Safety Concerns

New transportation alternatives are popping up in California on a seemingly weekly basis. Dockless electric scooter and bicycle rentals are now vying with bike sharing companies in several cities throughout the Golden State. Ideal for the use of e-bikes and e-scooters for navigating crowded city streets may seem, safety and accident concerns have also surfaced.…

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Filing a Police Report Has Never Been Easier

Planning ahead will get you far in life, especially in terms of traffic collisions. According to the California Office of Traffic Safety, there were 2,651 reported collisions in Riverside involving car accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, and bicycle accidents; all of which resulted in injuries or death in 2015. This doesn’t take into account traffic…

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Whistleblower Rights Extended in California

There are many improvements that need to be made in employment law, especially in California’s state capitol in Sacramento. One such improvement was passed yesterday in the California Senate. The senate passed Assembly Bill 403, co-authored by more than half of senate lawmakers, with a 38-0 vote. This bill will extend whistleblower protections to legislative…

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Motorcyclist Dies in Crash

Motorcyclists are vulnerable compared to drivers and passengers in cars. The Mercury News reminds us of this. Yesterday, around 5:24 p.m., a motorcycle accident occurred at Lundry Avenue and Chen Street in San Jose. A white Toyota driving north on Lundry attempted to make a left turn on Chen. Due to traffic at the time,…

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Two Injured in Three-Car Collision

Driving codes governing how drivers travel around schools are in place to protect children as well as other motorists. Drivers should never have to be reminded why these laws exist. If only that was always true. The Modesto Bee reported yesterday a three-car collision in front of a high school in Modesto around 11:25 a.m.…

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Car Collision Kills One and Injures Two

Every day, people drive without incident. Drivers fall into a false sense of security because of this. But one slip-up can have deadly consequences. A story that VC Star broke reminds us of this. Yesterday, around 4:30 p.m. on Highway 126, 29 miles from Ventura, one person died in a car collision. A collision between…

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DUI Collision Kills Toddler

The law is clear: you cannot, legally, drive while under the influence. It doesn’t matter how deserted a road may be, what time you’re driving at, or how familiar you are with your route, it only takes one act of negligence to cause serious harm. One driver, Rodney Klamerus, had to learn this the hard…

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Thousands of Lives Could Be Saved by Lowering the Legal BAC Limit

We have been ingrained with the idea that driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) above a 0.08 percent is not only illegal, but dangerous. And, yet, every day, 29 people die in the United States from drunk driving1. Drunk drivers are especially prevalent in California’s cities. Take Los Angeles, for example. In 2015, drunk…

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Wrong-Way Driving is About to Get Right

Wrong-way driving accidents are almost always catastrophic. Although they only make up 1 percent of the total number of traffic fatalities in the United States, they result in 300 to 400 deaths a year. California has made attempts to decrease wrong-way driving collisions by installing over 7,000 signs1 on freeway offramps, telling drivers when they’re…

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