MAN DIES WHEN CAR PLOWS INTO SUV

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Personal Injury on Tuesday, July 17, 2012. A 23-year-old Sacramento area man died early Monday in Half Moon Bay after a fiery collision that packed enough wallop to toss an SUV 150 feet from where it was parked, police said. The man, whose name was not released, plowed his 1991 Honda Civic into a 2000 Honda Passport parked on the 400 block of Kelly Avenue around 3:25 a.m., according to San Mateo County Sheriff's Sgt. Jim Gilletti. The driver was rushed to Stanford hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Police said the Civic hit with sufficient power t ...

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HOW TO REQUEST A POLICE REPORT FOR YOUR CASE

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Personal Injury on Thursday, July 5, 2012. Depending on the type of report and/or record, request for reports can be made in person, by U.S. mail or by telephone. Police reports and records can be obtained in person at: SJPD Records Unit 201 West Mission Street San Jose, CA 95110 408-277-4261 Please fill out the Police Report Only Form or the Public Records Act Request Form before arriving at the station. Please know the victim's name, address, location of the incident and the case number, if possible. The report will not be released without this informat ...

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WASTE MANAGEMENT EMPLOYEE DIES IN JOBSITE ACCIDENT

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Personal Injury on Thursday, June 21, 2012. A 66-year old Waste Management employee died after being struck by a heavy piece of equipment at a transfer station in San Leandro. The 13-year employee, later identified as Evangelina Macias worked in the material recovery department at the transfer station, located at 2615 Davis Street in San Leandro. The victim was wearing all of the prescribed safety gear (including her yellow vest and hardhat) at the time of the accident and was engaged in her normal work activities of directing vehicles to the public drop off ar ...

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ACCIDENT ON HIGHWAY 25

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Personal Injury on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. An 18-year-old driver involved in a major accident on Highway 25 and Wright Road in Hollister has passed away. On the day of the accident, the teen attempted to turn from Wright Road onto Highway 25. He was T-boned by another vehicle traveling southbound on Highway 25. The impact smashed in the teen's front passenger seat. CHP found him unconscious behind the wheel. The other vehicle was driven by a 27-year old mother, who had her children with her at the time of the accident. It was said that she was unable to stop i ...

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Johnson & Johnson Reserve $600 Million of Second Quarter Earnings for Settlement

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Legal news on Thursday, June 14, 2012. The pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has set aside $600 million in anticipation of a possible settlement. The plaintiffs have alleged that Johnson & Johnson gave kickbacks to nursing homes that would purchase the Johnson & Johnson anti-psychotic medications, Risperdal and Invega as well as the respiratory drug Natrector. It is speculated that the $600 million is being used to finance a $2.2 billion dollar settlement. This set aside of $600 million comes on the heels of various 2011 recalls. Johnson &a ...

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DRIVER IN DEADLY CRASH MAY HAVE SEEN PEDESTRIAN TOO LATE

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Legal news on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. The driver who struck and killed a 63-year-old man as he crossed an East San Jose street Saturday night may not have seen the victim until it was too late to avoid the crash, police said. However, the cause of the 9:05 p.m. collision on Jackson Avenue, just south of Alum Rock Avenue, is still under investigation, said San Jose police Sgt. Jason Dwyer. Drugs and alcohol don't appear to be a factor for the driver in the crash, a 49-year-old man. The victim, whose name has not yet been released, was rushed to a hospital bu ...

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Elderly Man Gets Settlement After Tripping on Sidewalk

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Friday, May 25, 2012. A 70-year-old man was paid $450,000 by the City of Gilroy in a hushed $700,000 settlement after tripping on an uplifted sidewalk on Martin St. back in 2010; the culprit behind the accident being a 40-year-old Magnolia tree whose roots were tearing up the sidewalk. The San Jose resident was on his way to OD's Kitchen on March 26, 2010 when he tripped on the jagged concrete as he was walking from Monterey Street. The accident occurred in front of Garlic City Billiards, as the elderly man was walking, he tripped on the upl ...

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San Jose to adopt ‘social host’ law

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Legal news on Tuesday, May 15, 2012. San Jose is set to adopt a law holding parents liable for parties with underage drinking in their homes. The City Council is expected to approve the "social host" ordinance at their next Tuesday meeting. Under the "social host" ordinance, homeowners could face fines and other charges if underage partygoers gather and drink alcohol on their property. Although, there are laws, fines and penalties for adults that provide underage people with alcohol; the social host law would make homeowners liable for gatherings of four or mor ...

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The Five Essentials of Bicycling

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Thursday, May 3, 2012. A bicyclist's safety on the road depends on the five essential bicycling skills. These skills can reduce your risk of injury. Handling: Control your bike. Know how to handle (start, stop, turn, ride in a straight line, keep balance at slow speeds, check over should without swerving) your bike property so that a collision could be avoided. Also, equip your bike with the required safety features (brakes, front and rear reflectors and lights). Cooperation: Share the road. Bicyclists have the same responsibilities and righ ...

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Teen boy hit by pickup remains hospitalized

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Thursday, April 26, 2012. A 14-year-old San Jose boy remains hospitalized with a serious head injury after being struck by a truck last week on Tully Road, according to police and the teen's family. The boy's family identified him as Angel Hernandez Perez, an eighth-grade student at Ocala Middle School. On April 16, 2012, Angel was riding his bike west on Tully Road with the flow of traffic when he crossed the street near Sherlock Drive and into the flow of traffic heading east. Angel was struck by a Toyota pickup truck driven by a 34-year-old ...

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