On the afternoon of January 20, 2017, a severe thunderstorm rolled through the Southern California city of Chula Vista. During that storm, two boys from Chula Vista Middle School exited the school as they tried to get to their parents’ vehicle. That’s when disaster struck, and now two families are trying to find out if … Read More
Category Archives: Premises Liability
Did you get hurt on someone else’s property? Do you know what solutions are available to you to handle your damages? Our Bay Area premises liability attorneys have some notes.
When should a restaurant begin cleaning up, after or before closing time? For many in the food services field, the answer to that question is after hours, however, a Kern County Pollo Loco did just the opposite. Now, a Bakersfield brain injury victim is claiming that this negligence caused his symptoms. Will a jury agree? … Read More
Did you know that cruise lines are having a passenger safety crisis? Ships out of many ports have suffered outbreaks of illness, lost passengers, and even fatalities. Here is an update on what’s happening and some details you may need know if you are planning to take a cruise. Safety Issues: Can Cruise Ships Be … Read More
Las Vegas and the entire country are reeling over the horrific mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. At approximately 10 pm on October 1st, this Las Vegas country music festival became the site of America’s largest mass shooting to date. What Happened the Night of October First? As Jason Aldean sang for a … Read More
Six people died and seven others were seriously injured when a fourth-floor balcony collapsed during a birthday gathering early Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in Berkeley, California. This tragic incident occurred at the Library Gardens Apartment near the UC Berkeley Campus. Thirteen people fell from the balcony when it gave way. Four were pronounced dead at … Read More
While she was traveling in Ireland, newspaper Irish Independent sought Mary Alexander’s input concerning the Berkeley balcony collapse and the potential legal issues that could follow. Mary has represented victims and their families in balcony lawsuits involving very similar circumstances, including a case involving another residential balcony collapse that occurred in 2009. Mary noted to … Read More