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On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Personal Injury on Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Have you been injured recently in an accident? Was your life placed at risk while you were on the job due to your company's failure to follow safety procedures? Was your newborn baby harmed during birth because of a mistake the doctor made? These are just a few of the possible incidents that can happen today as a result of the negligent and wrongful acts of another person. People of all ages are being injured and killed every day because of situations like these, which is why Shea & Shea has dedicated their firm t ...

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Propane Powered Refrigerators

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Public Safety on Monday, November 12, 2012. There are many locations in the United States where refrigerators are power with Liquid Propane Gas (LPG). The benefits of such an appliance are apparent in locations where electrical power is frequently interrupted. However, the dangers of such a product is that, by design, the refrigerator produces Carbon Monoxide (CO) which is an insidious poison that is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. In lower concentrations, CO can cause headache, dizziness and fatigue. In higher concentrations CO is fatal. Some LPG refrige ...

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On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Firm News on Wednesday, November 7, 2012. When you are injured in the state of California, you need representation from the best. That's why a lawyer at Shea & Shea is right for you. At Shea & Shea the California personal injury attorneys have been defending victims in the San Jose area since 1966. They are dedicated to helping in any personal injury case, but have been named specialists in the areas of brain and spinal cord damage from car accidents. The lawyers at this firm also do an excellent job at representing surviving families who have been ber ...

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Chinese Teacher Beats Student: Results in Severe Brain Damage

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Personal Injury on Monday, November 5, 2012. Tragedy struck in China, when a preschool teacher lost her temper while punishing a child. According to the Huffington Post this teacher threw a 4 year old preschool student to the floor, kicking her and then continued the cycle. As a result child was knocked unconscious, and taken immediately to the hospital. Fortunately the surveillance cameras at the school caught the teacher on film, and the police were able to locate who is responsible. The young girl was rushed to the hospital for treatment and the doctor knew r ...

Categories: Brain Injury

Dog Bites Are A Lot More Dangerous Than We Realize

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Public Safety on Thursday, November 1, 2012. Dogs truly can be man's best friend. Whether it is always having someone excited when you walk in the door, or it is your kids biggest play buddy, dogs can be a lot of fun in the family home. Many times, we grow so accustomed to our family dogs, we let them jump all over us and sometimes even lick us. Particularly for children, growing so fond of their own family pet can often lead to them acting that way towards strangers dogs, who may not be as desiring of the extra attention.Dog bites are extremely common today, ...

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DANGEROUS BMW RECALL: POSSIBLE PASSENGER EJECTION

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation on Thursday, October 25, 2012. There have been a high amount of automobile recalls in the recent months due to malfunctions that could place the very lives of the people in danger. According to Motor Trend a specific model from their 2005-2007 cars have been called in, the BMW 7 series. This make of car is known to have special software programed in it that allows the car doors to softly close, rather than slam shut. This technology is helpful for families with children especially, making them less able to get hurt by a fast slamming door.The soft close automatic door a ...

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9 BIG RIGS INVOLVED IN HIGHWAY CRASH

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in worker's compensation on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Near Santa Clarita, California, nine big rigs were involved in a recent accident on the truck route near the Newhall Pass. According to the local ABC station, the crash happened on the southbound 5 Freeway at the 14 bound Freeway connector. About nine big rigs were involved in the catastrophe, which was made up of two separate crashes near each other. The beginning of the calamity occurred when a dump truck lost control and crashed, causing four big rigs to rear end each other behind the swerving vehicle. As a re ...

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ARE CALIFORNIA WORKER’S GETTING THE COMPENSATION THEY NEED?

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Legal news on Monday, October 15, 2012. California recently changed Worker's Compensation laws, but this could have a negative impact on those who are injured on the job and are unable to work due to -permanent workplace injuries. According to PR Web, Senate Bill 863 declares that there will be significant changes to California's Workers' Compensation system in the next few years. The bill will reform the system by changing how benefits are calculated for workers. Now, insurance companies will look at whether or not the victim suffered temporary or permanent damag ...

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TIME SENSITIVE ISSUES IF YOU HAVE BEEN IN AN ACCIDENT

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Personal Injury on Friday, October 12, 2012. If you have been in an automobile accident, you may know that they can be unnerving experiences. You might not always be thinking clearly in the immediate aftermath. (Presumably you are more concerned with the well-being of those involved in the incident rather than legal considerations.) However, there are several things you may wish to keep in mind that are time sensitive if you or a family member or friend unfortunately find themselves in a serious accident. Preservation of evidence It is important to preserve ...

Categories: Personal Injury

Pediatric Spinal Surgery Uses Products Not Approved for Children

On behalf of Shea & Shea - A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, October 9, 2012. When you send your child in for surgery, you want to rest assured that all the products have been tested and approved for use and that the doctors know exactly what they are doing. That is why it is so concerning when a report announces that doctors have been going against protocol. According to Yahoo News nearly one in ten U.S. children who undergo spinal fusion surgery is injected with a bioengineered bone-growth protein that is supposed to help heal them. Unfortunately, this product has never been approved for ...

Categories: Medical Malpractice

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