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Pedestrian Fatalities Continue to Rise over 2-Year Period

It’s a cool brisk afternoon and a stroll around the neighborhood is the perfect way to unwind from your long work day.  You walk down the sidewalk shedding the worries of the day humming to the music thumping in your ears.  The air caresses your face and the crunching of leaves surround you with every […]

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Drowsy Driving Causes 328,000 Crashes Annually

Each year, 6 percent of crashes are caused by drowsy driving. That makes up approximately 328,000 crashes, including 109,000 crashes with injuries and 6,400 fatalities. Drowsy driving doesn’t just cause thousands of deaths, it’s responsible for billions in societal costs annually. That includes the cost of emergency services, insurance administration, medical and legal services, and […]

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Makkabi Law Group, APC Settles Auto Accident Case for $6,200,000

CASE NAME:  Auto v. Auto Driving Under the Influence (Confidential) AMOUNT:  $6,200,000 FACTS: On Nov. 6, 2015, plaintiffs were driving on State Route 85 when defendant was driving the wrong way on State Route 85 and crashed head-on into plaintiffs’ vehicle. Prior to said accident, defendant drank several shots of vodka, was under the influence […]

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Makkabi Law Group, APC Settles Product Liability Case for $5,800,000

Case Name: Plaintiffs Automobile Driver and Passengers v. Plaintiff’s Automobile Manufacturer and Defendant Automobile Driver (Confidential) Amount: $5,800,000 Facts: On October 6, 2013, at approximately 2:00 a.m., plaintiff was driving a vehicle northbound in the City of Los Angeles. Also in the vehicle were 3 other plaintiffs. The plaintiffs were on their way to the […]

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Plaintiff Attorney, David F. Makkabi Esq., Settles Case, Legal Heirs v. Homeowners, for $500,000

Legal Heirs v. Homeowners January 18, 2014 Facts: Prior to incident, defendant homeowners had actual knowledge that their son used dangerous narcotics. On January 18, 2014, homeowners had 20-year-old decedent sleep at their property. On this date, homeowner’s son used crystal meth with decedent, causing Decedent to subsequently lose consciousness. Thereafter, homeowner’s son called 911, […]

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10 Hurt, 1 Critical After Vehicle Crashed Into Little Caesars

August 18, 2014 On Van Nuys Boulevard, a car smashed into the glass storefront of Little Caesars. Around 6 p.m. on August 18th, a white Toyota Rav4 injured 10 people when it rammed through the front window of the restaurant. Seven out of the ten victims were adults, who sustained minor injuries. The other three […]

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Girl Killed, 14 Injured In Chain Reaction Crash On 60 Freeway

August 14, 2014 A shocking collision occurred on the morning of August 14th involving 11 vehicles. A milk transporting tanker was unable to decelerate for immobile traffic while traveling westbound on the 60 Freeway. The semi truck lost control, causing his vehicle to hurdle over the center divider and commence a chain reaction of collisions […]

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4 Injured In WeHo After Assault, Hit-and-Run

August 7, 2014 In West Hollywood at approximately 2 in the morning, four people were injured outside of a parking structure. Near Robertson Boulevard and El Tovar Place, a small party of females, in their 20s, were provoking a man who was intoxicated. Lieutenant Michael White reported that, “He ended up assaulting them with his […]

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Teen Pedestrian Killed, Brother Injured In Possible NoHo Street Race

July 31, 2014 A 17 year old pedestrian was fatally hit, by a vehicle involved in a possible street race, while crossing the street with his brother. At around 8:30 p.m. on July 30th, Milton Marquez, 17, and his brother Daniel Menjivar were walking home after an errand to the pharmacy when they were struck […]

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7 Injured, 4 Critically, After Head-On Collision Near Beverly Hills

August 3, 2014 At around 2:30 a.m. on August 3rd, seven people were injured during a two vehicle collision. The incident took place in the 1300 block of Benedict Canyon Drive and Beverly Estates Road in Beverly Hills. An Infiniti that carried five passengers was driving northbound and after taking a turn at an accelerated […]

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Man Killed, 6 Injured In Crash On 10 Freeway Near Culver City

August 3, 2014 Around 3 a.m. on the morning of August 3rd, a two vehicle collision occurred, proving fatal for one person and injuring six others. Going westbound on the 10 Freeway at Manning Avenue a Toyota Camry and a Honda crashed. A passenger named Anselmo Hernandez  in the Toyota was taken to the hospital, […]

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Driver could face DUI, manslaughter charges in deadly Corona crash

July 21, 2014 Around one in the morning on July 20th, Julio Reyes, a 34 year old driving a Lexus sedan, was believed to be under the influence when he collided with another vehicle in Corona. Going southbound on the I-15 at 95 mph, Reyes rear ended a Toyota. Flames erupted from the Toyota when […]

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1 Dead, 2 Seriously Injured in Car Vs. Pedestrian Crash in Koreatown

July 28, 2014 Early Monday morning on the 4000 block of Beverly Boulevard, three cars and three pedestrians were involved in a deadly crash. A white pickup truck ran a red light, clashed with a grey Toyota Camry, hopped the curb, and hit three pedestrians. The Toyota continued to collide with a BMW, which received […]

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2 Killed, 2 Injured in Rollover Crash on 405 Freeway

July 26, 2014 Around 2 a.m. on July 26, a fatal crash occurred, causing two deaths and injuries to two other passengers. A tan Toyota Camry exited the Avalon Boulevard off ramp on the 405 Freeway, turned right and hit the left side of a parked big rig. The Toyota lost control, went through the […]

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Bombs Kill Two and Injure More Than a Hundred at Boston Marathon Finish Line

With thousands of runners still on the course, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013 killing three (3) people, injuring at approximately one-hundred-and-thirteen (113) and turning the city’s most celebrated event into a horrifying spectacle of shattered glass, blood and screams.  Hospitals reported that at least […]

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Memorial for Two Cyclists Killed in Hit-and-run Accidents

More than 1,000 cyclists pedaled around Newport Beach on Sunday, October 28, 2012 in memory of two riders who died last month in separate hit-and-runs. Bicycle accidents are very dangerous since People of all ages participated in the mile-long ride, which aimed to spread awareness about and raise money for bicycle safety, as well as […]

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