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Personal Injury - Bisnar Chase Blog

The field of Personal Injury expands to any injury suffered due to negligence and that could have been prevented. This includes car accidents, premises liability, dog bites, defective products, and more. Bisnar Chase provides information about personal injuries suffered specifically in Southern California so as to keep readers aware and up to date on the news of the community. If you have information or comments about the stories contained here please feel free to leave a comment.

Los Angeles Leads Nation in Dog Attacks Against Mail Carriers

By Brian Chase on June 12, 2020 - No comments

Los Angeles Leads Nation in Dog Attacks Against Mail Carriers

Los Angeles is second in the nation, right behind Houston, when it comes to dog attacks against mail carriers. According to a news release issued by the U.S. Postal Service, employees attacked by dogs nationwide fell to 5,803 in 2019, about 200 fewer than in 2018 and more than 400 fewer since 2017. The U.S. Postal Service released these statistics just before Dog Bite Awareness Week, which runs Sunday, June 14 through Saturday, June 20. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Dog Bites

 

Los Angeles County Sees Increase in Dog Bites with More Kids Staying Home

By Brian Chase on June 5, 2020 - No comments

Los Angeles County Sees Increase in Dog Bites with More Kids Staying Home

We all know that more children are staying home from school because of closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to a news report, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has been witnessing an alarming increase in the reporting of dog bites to children during this period. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Dog Bites

 

Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Tyson Foods After Coronavirus Death

By Brian Chase on May 28, 2020 - No comments

Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Tyson Foods After Coronavirus Death

A family in Texas has filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against Tyson Foods after a woman suffered a work-related injury, contracted the coronavirus and died. According to a news report in Click2Houston.com, Pwar Gay worked as a meat cutter at the Tyson meatpacking plant in Amarillo, Texas. Her family said Gay tripped, fell and injured her knee in a job-related accident. Tyson reportedly sent Gay to its company clinic where she received first aid and was sent back to work. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Wrongful Death

 

Study Connects Concussions to Loss of Inhibition

By Brian Chase on May 11, 2020 - No comments

Study Connects Concussions to Loss of Inhibition

A study that conducted separate tests on Canadian university football players found that concussions or traumatic brain injuries suffered while playing the sport could lead to loss of inhibition. According to Medicalxpress.com, these findings open new doors to predicting the impact of these debilitating injuries and raise questions about the long-term impact of contact sports. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Brain Injury

 

Walmart Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over Worker’s Death from the Coronavirus

By Brian Chase on April 23, 2020 - No comments

Walmart Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over Worker's Death from the Coronavirus

The estate of 51-year-old Wando Evans, who contracted the coronavirus and died from the illness last month, has sued his employer, Walmart, alleging it failed to provide workers with protective masks and gloves and failed to properly disinfect the store. According to a report on Marketwatch.com, Evans was employed by Walmart for 15 years at a store in Evergreen Park, Illinois, and died March 25 as a result of COVID-19. Four days later, Evans’s co-worker at the store died from complications of the coronavirus. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Wrongful Death

 

Update for Our Clients, Consumers and Other Attorneys on Bisnar | Chase During the COVID-19 Crisis

By Brian Chase on March 30, 2020 - No comments

covid-19 update

As we all deal with the restrictions of the Covid-19 pandemic we wanted to share what our firm is doing and what you can expect from us.

We are committed to staying in tight communication with all of our clients and colleagues throughout the country. For over 40 years Bisnar Chase has been a guiding light in assisting those most at risk and that still stands today.

In doing our part to slow the spread of the virus our entire staff and attorneys are standing by and fully ready to assist in any way possible. We are using our case management technology and working remotely to process all cases as usual.

Whether you are a client, potential client, or a colleague please reach out if there is anything you need, including updates on your case or to speak with an attorney. You can contact us by email, direct message, chat and phone.

We are committed to continuing to providing superior client representation and are available to help.

From all of us at Bisnar Chase please stay safe and take care of each other.

Posted in: Personal Injury

 

Study Shows Recovering from a Concussion Could Take Longer Than Expected

By Brian Chase on March 30, 2020 - No comments

Study Shows Recovering from a Concussion Could Take Longer Than Expected

Less than half of patients with a sports-related traumatic brain injury such as a concussion recover within two weeks. The new research study challenges current perceptions that most people with sports-related head injuries recover within 10 to 14 days. The research’s authors at Axis Sports Medicine in Auckland, New Zealand, analyzed recovery time in nearly 600 patients in New Zealand treated during a two-year period for sports-related traumatic brain injuries. More than three out of four were male and their average age was 20. About 7.5% were under the age of 12. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Brain Injury

 

Dog Attacks on USPS Mail Carriers Could Increase as More People Shelter at Home During Coronavirus Pandemic

By Brian Chase on March 27, 2020 - No comments

Dog Attacks on USPS Mail Carriers Could Increase as More People Shelter at Home During Coronavirus Pandemic

In 2019, 5,714 postal employees were attacked by dogs and in a report conducted by City Watch LA stated that Governor Gavin Newsom’s shelter-at-home order might lead to an increase in dog attacks against mail carriers. The strict isolation requirements exempted essential workers such as those employed in law enforcement and certain other public service jobs and critical infrastructure industries including the United States Postal Service. Postal workers will still observe social distancing and sanitize hands and surfaces as they sort and process mail. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Dog Bites

 

Los Angeles and Orange County Courts Scale Down Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By Brian Chase on March 18, 2020 - No comments

Los Angeles and Orange County Courts Scale Down Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Both Los Angeles and Orange County courts will scale down operations significantly over the next few weeks amid the coronavirus pandemic that has gripped the entire nation and the world. In Los Angeles, Presiding Judge Kevin C. Brazile announced that starting March 16, the court will begin scaling down operations to achieve social distancing in all 38 courthouses. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

 

Six Basic Protective Measures to Take Against the New Coronavirus

By Brian Chase on March 18, 2020 - No comments

Consumer Class Action Lawsuits in the Time of COVID-19

From scouting stores for toilet paper to lining up outside the supermarket at 5 in the morning, the global pandemic known as the  “coronavirus” or “COVID-19” has changed our lives dramatically. Schools, businesses, dentist offices, theaters, gyms, bars and restaurants are closed to patrons. Restaurants are only allowed to deliver and offer takeout. Life, as we know it, has changed within a matter of days.

…Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

 



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