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Italian Cruise Ship Disaster

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Legal news on Thursday, January 19, 2012. On Friday January 13, 2012, a loud bang indicated that something was going terribly wrong on the Costa Concordia Italian cruise ship. The 4,000 people on board began to panic as the ship quickly came […]

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Choosing a Motorcycle Helmet

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Personal Injury on Thursday, January 12, 2012. While motorcycling is an inherently dangerous activity, and it is likely that most personal injury attorneys would advise against riding on a motorcycle, if you are insistent on biking, please pick out a safe helmet. […]

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7-year old girl dies at school of peanut allergy

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in General Health on Thursday, January 5, 2012. A 7-year old girl died on Monday from a suspected peanut allergy at school. First grader Ammaria Johnson broke out in hives and complained of shortness of breath at recess. Approximately 8% of children have […]

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2012 Brings New DUI Law into Effect

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Legal news on Thursday, December 29, 2011. California legislators are trying to remove drivers, who are repeat offenders of DUIs, off the road. Under a new law, AB 1601, which will take effect on January 1, 2012, will allow a judge to […]

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Safety recall with children’s products

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in General Health on Friday, December 23, 2011. In the most recent lawsuit against Toys R Us, it stated that Toys R Us knowingly stocked a baby product that had caused serious injuries. Bumbo is a simple molded plastic seat that is more upright than a bouncy […]

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New Year, New Car Seat Requirements

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Legal news on Thursday, November 17, 2011. New California law makes requirements much stricter for those children who want to kiss their booster seats goodbye. Currently, California law allows children by age 6 or 60 pounds to leave behind their booster seats. On October 4, 2011, […]

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Playground Accidents & Safety

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Personal Injury on Friday, December 16, 2011. Playgrounds include a variety of recreational equipment such as monkey bars, tire swings, jungle gyms, see-saws, swing sets, merry-go- rounds and overhead ladders. This variety of equipment holds an unlimited potential of fun and adventure […]

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2011 Survey Indicates Drivers’ Top Fear

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Legal news on Thursday, December 8, 2011. On July 1, 2008, two laws dealing with wireless phones went into effect. The first law (VC §23123) prohibited all drivers from using handheld wireless telephones while operating a vehicle. Motorist 18 years of age or older were able […]

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Man hit by truck, killed while crossing San Jose Road–INFORMATION SOUGHT

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Legal news on Tuesday, December 6, 2011. A 34-year old man was struck by a large pickup truck and killed Monday evening while crossing Monterey Highway in San Jose, police said. Officer Jose Garcia said the unidentified victim died at the scene shortly after 6:36 p.m. […]

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Dangers of Buses

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Personal Injury on Tuesday, November 22, 2011. Many do not think twice when they get on a bus – whether it be on a commercial bus for a short trip instead of taking an airplane, getting on a bus for a church outing, or putting their […]

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