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Hyundai Recalls Elantra Cars For Potential Power Steering Failure

By Brian Chase on March 5, 2015 - No comments

Hyundai recallHyundai is recalling nearly 205,000 of its Elantra cars because the power steering could suddenly stop working, making the vehicle more difficult to turn.

According to a report in The New York Times, the recall covers 2008-2010 Elantra and the 2009-2010 Elantra Touring.

Hyundai officials said the driver would still be able to steer the car if the power steering fails, but that it would take …Read the rest »

Posted in: Auto Recalls

 

Chrysler Recalls 467,000 SUVs For Possible Stalling

By Brian Chase on March 4, 2015 - No comments

Chrysler RecallFiat Chrysler has issued an auto defect recall for more than 467,000 Dodge and Jeep SUVs worldwide to fix a defective fuel pump relay said to be at the root of a potential stalling problem.

According to an Associated Press news report, the same problem called an earlier recall of 189,000 SUVs in September 2014.

The recall this week brings the total number of vehicles affected by the stalling issue to more than 656,000.

A safety advocate says the recall should be …Read the rest »

Posted in: Auto Recalls

 

Wage And Hour Violation Lawyer

By Brian Chase on February 27, 2015 - No comments

Wage Law LawyerEarlier this month, the Fourth Appellate District reversed a trial court judgment, stating that a wage order authorizing health care workers’ waiver of meal breaks on shifts longer than 12 hours was partially invalid.

In this case, Jazmina Gerard, Kristiane McElroy and Jeffery Carl, healthcare workers at Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center filed the putative class action against their employer.

They are alleging they all signed second meal period waivers and occasionally worked shifts longer than 12 hours without being provided …Read the rest »

Posted in: Employment Law

 

Car Plows Into Four Students Near USC Campus Gate

By Brian Chase on February 27, 2015 - No comments

USC Car AccidentFour students were injured, one critically, after a car struck them near a USC campus gate.

According to a City News Report, the pedestrian accident occurred around noon at Jefferson Boulevard and McClintock Avenue.

The sedan ended up on the sidewalk after crashing into a pole. One of the injured pedestrians, a 24-year-old woman, was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

The three other victims were treated at the scene and released.

Officials said the 23-year-old woman who was driving the sedan …Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accidents

 

28 Injured In Metrolink Train Accident In Oxnard

By Brian Chase on February 24, 2015 - No comments

los angeles metrolinkMore than two dozen people were injured, four critically, in a Metrolink train accident in Ventura County the morning of February 24, 2015.

According to an NBC news report, the Metrolink train was on the Ventura County Line tracks between Camarillo and Oxnard, about 70 miles west of Los Angeles, when it collided with a truck on the tracks and derailed.

Officials say the conductor of the Los Angeles-bound train …Read the rest »

Posted in: Train Accident

 

Government To Revise Nursing Home Compare Rating System

By Brian Chase on February 24, 2015 - No comments

Nursing Home RatingsThe federal government has revised how it will evaluate nursing homes in a way that makes it tougher for these care facilities to receive top scores.

According to news reports, Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare rating system is used to rate care facilities. The highest rating a nursing home can get in this rating system is five stars.

Last August, a New York Times investigation found that the star-rating system is flawed and is often …Read the rest »

Posted in: Nursing Home Abuse

 


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Hyundai Recalls Elantra Cars For Potential Power Steering Failure

Hyundai is recalling nearly 205,000 of its Elantra cars because the power steering could suddenly stop working, making the vehicle more difficult to turn. According to a report in The New York Times,

read article

Chrysler Recalls 467,000 SUVs For Possible Stalling

Fiat Chrysler has issued an auto defect recall for more than 467,000 Dodge and Jeep SUVs worldwide to fix a defective fuel pump relay said to be at the root of a potential stalling problem. According

read article

Wage And Hour Violation Lawyer

Earlier this month, the Fourth Appellate District reversed a trial court judgment, stating that a wage order authorizing health care workers’ waiver of meal breaks on shifts longer than 12 hours

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