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  • January 16, 2024

    4 Safety Benefits to Wearing a Motorcycle Helmet in California

    Wearing a motorcycle helmet has many benefits for riders. A motorcycle helmet is designed to protect riders from many different dangers. Some bike enthusiasts may believe wearing a motorcycle helmet is not important, but protection is vital since riders are left vulnerable to other elements. For starters, Californians are legally required to wear a motorcycle helmet. Vehicle code section 27803 states “a driver and any passenger shall wea...

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  • January 12, 2024

    4 Ways Dog Owners Can Help Prevent Dangerous Attacks or Bites on Pedestrians

    Dog owners can follow different steps to try preventing their pets from biting or attacking others. Dog owners represent a large percentage of households with a pet in the US. Studies estimate 38.4 percent of all households have a pet dog.  Walking around Los Angeles, it’s undeniable to see dog owners with their four-legged companions. From parks or even grocery stores, dog owners love bringing their pets with them around town.  Whi...

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  • January 10, 2024

    Big Rig Truck Crash on 5 Freeway Leads to Multiple Lane Closures

    Two big rig trucks collided on the 5 freeway Wednesday leading to multiple lane closures. The crash happened just before 7 AM on January 10th, 2024 near Smokey Bear Road by the Grapevine, about 30 miles north of Santa Clarita. The numbers 2,3,and 4 lanes have been closed for an undetermined amount of time. Any injuries have yet to be reported. Truck accidents can lead to serious injuries for those involved. Recent studies reveal over 2,...

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  • January 10, 2024

    Traveling in a Southern California Windstorm – 4 Methods of Safety

    If you or a loved one were injured in a Southern California windstorm, you may be entitled to compensation depending on the root of your accident. Traveling in a Southern California windstorm can lead to a higher risk for accidents and injuries. A windstorm sees gusts that exceed 34 miles per hour and are oftentimes strong enough to cause damage, including: Wrecking power lines Knocking down trees Moving vehicles, including big ...

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  • January 9, 2024

    5 Signs of Age Discrimination in the Workplace

    Despite laws to protect workers, age discrimination in the workplace still runs rampant.  According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), age discrimination is a major concern for older workers. 1 in 5 adults over 50 say they have experienced age discrimination since turning 40.  There are laws to help protect older workers. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 was created at the federal level. At the stat...

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  • January 9, 2024

    3 Ways to Help Determine Fault in a Head-on Collision

    While all motor vehicle accidents are, in simple terms, a vehicle or vehicles hitting each other, there are different types of accidents, including a head-on collision. A head-on collision occurs when two cars crash into one another from the front-end of each vehicle. According to the National Safety Council, about 28 percent of all car crash accident deaths were the result of a head-on collision.   A head-on collision can be a difficult...

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  • January 8, 2024

    California Party Bus Injuries – 5 Dangerous Accidents

    A California party bus accident may have catastrophic consequences for those injured. Riding in a California party bus for special events has trended in Los Angeles and across the country for about a decade. A party bus might be rented for occasions such as: Birthday  Wedding Bachelor/Bachelorette party Graduation Prom Homecoming Group outing to a Lakers game There are party bus regulations laid out by the Californi...

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  • January 3, 2024

    Do Independent Contractors Qualify for Workers’ Compensation? 5 Unique Differences With Employees

    Independent contractors are classified as a special type of worker. According to the IRS, independent contractors are generally defined by whether or not the “payer has the right to control or direct only the result of the work and not what will be done and how it will be done”. Simply put, independent contractors are hired to work for a company as a non-employee.  Independent contractors and employees have different sets of rules ...

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  • January 3, 2024

    3 Ways Distracted Employees can Injure Their Coworkers

    Many on-the-job injuries are self-caused, but distracted employees can injure not only themselves, but others as well. Distracted employees can pose a great danger for their colleagues.  70 percent of all workers admit to feeling distracted at work, with 16 percent saying they are “almost always distracted”.  There are a number of potential workplace injuries, including: Broken bones Neck pain and serious neck Injuries ...

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  • January 2, 2024

    How Are Premises Liability Cases Involving Trespassing Handled in California? 1 Surprise Factor That Could Change a Case

    Trespassing can lead to serious charges, such as a felony or misdemeanor. Under California Penal Code Section 602 PC, trespassing occurs when an unauthorized person enters another person’s property without proper permission or right to do so.  Imagine someone is trespassing your property. In the process of trespassing, they trip over an uneven walkway and break their ankle. Could you be held liable for their injuries? The answer may sur...

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      “If you are having to fight for your rights, this is where you want to go. My experience of going through my worker’s comp case was extremely stressful, but Michael Chakrain and his team were there for every phone call, every step of the way. I never worried for long. As for the results, the outcome far exceeded my expectations and I couldn’t be happier. From the receptionis...

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      “One word to sum up how I feel about C&B Law Group? AMAZING! They truly care about their clients and it shows. A phenomenal group of individuals; Leti, Veronica, and Sergio, just to name a few! Rest assured, if you have C&B on your side, you’re in good hands. They’re the best at what they do.”

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      “I am honestly extremely satisfied and would definitely recommend. Mike and the entire team really cared about me and maintained great communication skills throughout. Appreciative of all the updates along the way, each and everyone of the team always taking the liberty of explaining the process and giving us a great understanding of our options. We are very happy clients”

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      “I give C&B Law group 5 stars + 5 mores stars. They are a great law firm to be represented for my injury case. They worked hard to fight for me to get top $$$ in winning my injury case. I will highly recommend C&B law group to my family an friends who may need an awesome law group to represent them. Thank you!!! “

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      “So glad I came across this firm. Very punctual, professional, and trustworthy. The main focus throughout my case was my wellbeing. Truly a 5 star firm! Thank you!”

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      “Wow! I called up a number of law offices to see who can help me with my accident, a drunk driver hit me on the freeway very dangerously. Soon as I called, a very nice receptionist answered my call and warmly transferred me over to someone who got right to the point and was very thorough in explaining all details and aspects of what the next 6 months – 3 years might entail. They b...

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      “The entire staff over at C&B made me feel like family. Every time I called, they were courteous, friendly, and very thorough with their updates on my case. They showed they cared about both my mental and physical wellbeing by constantly checking up on me and my progress. Although my recovery was a lengthy one, it took over 1 year, they got me the best possible outcome. Thanks C&...

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      “Mike was a great lawyer he help my mom with a worker comp case we were up against a big company but Mike told us not to worry he would make sure everything will be fine. Mike was very responsive and professional the case closed and we are very happy with the pay out. Thank you very much.”

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      “One of the best law firms in LA! They are highly professional, caring as well as receptive. I am so grateful to have had Jack and his team represent me. I can honestly say the outcome positively surpassed my expectations. Thank you, Jack, for delivering on a promise to always strive for the best outcomes!”

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