Articles From Law Office of Leonard Matsuk

Dog Bites and Rabies

Thanks to stringent LA County control measures, rabies has pretty much become a thing of the past in Long Beach and the rest of the state (and nation for that matter).

Long Beach Bike Path to be Resurfaced

The cities of Long Beach and Seal Beach are entering a joint project to resurface the popular San Gabriel River Bike Path. The project is being done in three segments to allow use of the other ...

Unusual Product Recalls Should Spur Caution for Consumers

When we as consumers purchase products, more often than not we assume they are safe and have no anticipation there will be any problems. A majority of the time, problems do not arise, but due to a ...

Woman Critically Injured While Walking in Unmarked Crosswalk

Just four months ago a Long Beach woman was critically injured after she was hit by a vehicle while crossing in an unmarked crosswalk. According to the Press Telegram news report, the driver stopped ...

Pregnant Women, Antidepressant Drugs and Birth Defects

If you are pregnant or know someone who is and are taking antidepressants such as Zoloft, Paxil, Wellbutrin, Celexa, Lexapro or Effexor, you should be aware that these drugs have been linked to birth ...

Driver Fatigue Leads to Tragic Bus Accident

According to the Associated Press, just this past month, a tragic bus accident happened an hour before dawn in Virginia where the driver fell asleep at the wheel of a bus that was carrying over fifty ...

Product Recall on Ford F-150 Trucks Announced

The Ford F-150 is a popular truck and quite a few owners are most likely not very happy about a recent recall that was announced earlier this year.

Things You Should Know About Pedestrian Accident

If you or your children walk or jog on the streets in the city or country as a pedestrian, then you probably already know that you are at risk of getting hit by a car or other type of vehicle.

Attorney Sentenced to 4 Years For Dog Attack Turned Deadly

After a widely publicized incident that led to the death of a woman in her apartment building, a woman has been sentenced to four years in state prison for her role in the attack.

Attorneys Charged With Murder in Dog Attack

In a vicious attack by two dogs on January 26th, a San Francisco woman was fatally wounded in the hallway outsider her apartment, reports CNN.

Dr. Phil Faces Dog Bite Lawsuit

A skin care specialist has filed a lawsuit against talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw, saying she was bitten by his dog, according to the New York Post.

Judge Grants Delay In Fatal Dog Mauling Case

A couple has been charged with murder and manslaughter for a fatal dog attack on January 26th. An attorney considering their case was granted a delay so that he could familiarize himself with the ...

Motorcycle Collision injuries Deputy

In a high-speed collision in North Auburn, a police officer was thrown from his motorcycle and rushed to a hospital, reports the Auburn Journal.

Mom Faces DUI Charges In Santa Rosa

After an alleged argument with her husband, a mother crashed her vehicle into a guardrail, launching herself and two of her children from the car, Mercury News reports.

Man Dies In Long Beach Car Accident

A life was lost in a tragic automotive accident last February, reports the Press-Telegram.

Sacramento Could Charge “Crash Taxes”

In a move which has caused no small amount of controversy, Sacramento has joined many of it’s fellow cities in adopting a policy of levying fines for motorists who are found at fault for car ...

Understanding Wrongful Death Cases

Wrongful death can take on many forms but each has one thing in common - it should not have happened.

Sharing the Road with the “Big Guys”

Trucks and the trucking industry play a vital role in the transportation of goods in today’s society; in fact, we often take them for granted.

Product Recalls Reflect Inferior Design and Manufacturing Problems

Any one can look up the subject of product recalls on the internet and see for themselves the amount of products yearly that are recalled in just about every category you can think of.

Construction Industry Scaffold Accidents Can be Prevented

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) states that falls are one of the leading causes of traumatic occupational death and are responsible for 8% of all occupational fatalities resulting from ...
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