After the unexpected and tragic death of a loved one people likely feel overwhelmed. The sudden loss of a loved one is terrible enough, but there are so many things that need attention right now. After funeral arrangements have been made and completed it is time to deal with the possibility that someone may be responsible, or partially responsible, for the death of a loved one.
An airplane may strike many people as a relatively safe place. There are certain security measures in place during every flight to ensure the safety of everyone onboard. In addition, there are flight attendants available if a passenger is uncomfortable or has a problem. However, last month tragedy struck when a passenger died while on board a Southwest Airlines flight flying over California. His widow has filed a wrongful death suit in response to the activities that occurred that day.
People who work along California highways put themselves at risk daily. They are often passed by fast moving vehicles. In some cases, the drivers of these vehicles might make unsafe moves or might end up having some problem that leads to a crash. Regardless of the cause of a car accident that leads to the injury or death of one of these highway workers, there might be legal actions that the family members or the injured worker can take through the civil courts. In some cases, this might mean a personal injury lawsuit but in others, it might mean seeking workers' compensation.
A recent news report out of Hesperia, California, is very tragic. A family of five was killed in a horrific car accident while they were on their way to Disneyland. The fatal accident occurred at the intersection of Main Street and Balsam Avenue.
Whether you live in San Bernadino or somewhere else in this country, police officers have protocols in place to protect citizens when crimes have been committed. Good cops might make a questionable judgment call in a particular situation, but the overall procedural standards are not usually discretionary.