October 13, 2021

California’s I-5 Named One of the Most Dangerous Roads in America

Freight Waves, the self-identified “nerve center of the global supply chain,” has named the five most dangerous roads in the United States for truckers, and Interstate 5 in California made the list. At nearly 800 miles long, the freeway runs from Oregon…

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October 4, 2021

Jackass’s Bam Margera Files Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Brandon “Bam” Margera, a skateboarder, stunt performer, television personality, and filmmaker best known for the “Jackass” television show and movie franchise he helped create, is suing to stop the September 2021 release of the show’s fourth film, Jackass Forever. Margera, who says…

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August 26, 2021

Carmichael Woman Dies After Fiery U-Haul Crash

A late April crash in Fresno County claimed the life of a Carmichael woman and seriously injured another, according to the Fresno County Sheriff Coroner’s Office. Summer Eitel, 39, was a passenger in a U-Haul truck that struck a tree and caught…

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August 20, 2021

UPDATE: Dixie Fire’s Growth Leads to New Evacuation Orders

UPDATE: Dixie Fire Containment Now in Reach The Dixie Fire – the second largest in the history of California – is finally within the realm of containment. Evacuation orders have been lifted or reduced in multiple counties, including Shasta, Lassen, and Plumas…

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August 17, 2021

Over 2,000 COVID-19 Employment Lawsuits Filed in the United States

According to data published by a litigation watch tracker, the number of COVID-19-related employment lawsuits in the United States recently passed the 2,000 mark. From the start of the pandemic back in early 2020, experts believed employment-related litigation regarding COVID-19 might be…

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August 10, 2021

Peloton Recalls 125,000 Tread and Tread+ Treadmills

In May, Peloton issued a recall of its Tread and Tread+ products, which were linked to reports of injuries, as well as the death of a child. This recall came after the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning regarding the…

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August 4, 2021

Wildfire Season Is Here and It Is Intense

With residents of California still recovering from a devastating 2020 wildfire season, this year’s is shaping up to look even worse, due to the abnormally dry winter and spring months. The current drought in the Southwest has set the stage for what…

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July 27, 2021

California State Employees Must Show Proof of Vaccination

Officials for the State of California, hoping to head off new coronavirus cases, have issued a mandate that all State employees and healthcare officials must show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination. California joins New York City and the Department of Federal Affairs…

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July 23, 2021

PG&E’s Plan to Bury Power Lines Shows the True Benefits of Lawsuits

In 2019, McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP was part of the legal team that helped secure a $13.5 billion settlement from Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) on behalf of wildfire victims. We are incredibly proud of our work and the work of…

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May 11, 2021

Experienced Attorneys Explain Pain and Suffering Awards

When you or someone you love suffer an injury caused by someone else’s negligence, you are eligible to seek damages for your losses through the court system. The person or party who caused your injuries may owe you financial compensation for things…

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