When a worker in California dies due to his or her work-related injuries, survivors who were financially dependent on that worker are often able to file what's known as a "death claim."
The marijuana conversation is complicated because our state and federal laws differ. The passing of Proposition 64 legalized recreational and medical marijuana here in California. However, marijuana is still classified as a Schedule 1 drug under the federal Controlled Substance Act, making it illegal at the federal level.
Not many people actually understand what a wrongful death claim is -- and even fewer understand how they work.
Federal legislation enacted a new safety law aimed at keeping tired truckers off the road and ended up putting a lot of angry truckers on the road instead -- especially in California.
Whether you call it Halloween, trick-or-treat time or Beggar's Night, the annual event is one of the biggest secular holidays celebrated in the United States. It's also one of the most dangerous.
There is a freedom that comes with riding a motorcycle that is hard to describe. With this freedom, comes a certain amount of control that is necessary to stay safe while operating a bike. This control, along with a basic understanding of the common causes of motorcycle accidents, can help reduce the risk of a crash.