South Bay personal injury law firm, Kirtland & Packard, has been selected for the 2018 Best of El Segundo Award in the Legal Services category. This recognition from the El Segundo Award Program is based on information gathered both internally and through third parties and is intended to give recognition to “those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and [who have] implemented...Read More
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Redondo Beach personal injury attorney Michael Louis Kelly has again been awarded the Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Rating. An AV Preeminent rating is the highest distinction an attorney can achieve from Martindale-Hubbell, a global network of attorneys whose rating system is widely seen as one of the most telling in the legal industry.
While Southern California is not known as a hotbed of fall colors, there are plenty of areas surrounding Los Angeles that will explode in color over the next few weeks. If you are a motorcyclist, these scenic trips are sure to please the eyes and tantalize the senses - just make sure to practicing safe driving to help avoid accidents and allow yourself plenty of time - particularly on more curvy roads - to get to your destination.
The Daily Breeze reports that police in Torrance are looking for the driver of a 2006-2009 tan or light-gold Toyota 4Runner that was involved in a fatal hit and run accident at 5 am on the 17th of September. The accident, involving the SUV and a cyclist, is still under investigation, but the 4Runner was captured speeding away, minus part of its bumper, by a home security camera in the 200 block of Hawthorn Street. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Torrance Police...Read More
RoundUp (Glyphosate), is a weed killer used by farmers, gardeners, landscapers, and homeowners. Monsanto, the maker of RoundUp, marketed its herbicide as non-toxic and safe to use. However, the use of Glyphosate causes great harm to human beings. According to the World Health Organization's intergovernmental agency, IARC, there is...Read More
Truck accidents are among the most deadly type of motor vehicle accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that in 2016, the last year for which totals are available, there were 3,986 fatal truck accidents in the U.S. This is 27% higher than 2009, the year that saw the lowest number of fatal truck accidents on record.
The NHTSA reports that 66% of the fatalities in truck accidents in 2016 were occupants of smaller vehicles and 16% were pedestrians, bicyclists,...Read More
Accidents involving drunk, distracted, and drugged driving increase during the summer months. No one is at bigger risk for serious or fatal injury from these accidents than teens. If you have a teen, talk to him or her about safe driving habits. If your teen is injured in a car accident, call our South Bay personal injury lawyers to learn how we can help.
Kirtland & Packard is a personal injury law firm located in Redondo Beach. Call us at 310-536-1000 to schedule a free consultation today.
Who can take legal action following a car accident in California? That depends entirely on the details of the case. Take our short quiz to test your knowledge or to see if you may be eligible to file suit.
Of course, a quiz can be informative, but is in no way a suitable alternative for a one-on-one consultation at our Redondo Beach office. If you have questions about your rights following involvement in...Read More
Once touted as a “healthy” alternative to conventional tobacco use, evidence that e-cigarettes pose significant dangers of their own is increasing. From exploding batteries to the poisoning of children and pets, e-cigarettes have resulted in hundreds of hospitalizations throughout the United States. Now, evidence that e-cigarette liquid (known as “vape juice”) is linked to...Read More
AAA has released its 2018 July 4th Travel Forecast and is predicting a 5.1% increase in car travel on and around the holiday. According to the forecast, 39.7 million people will travel 50+ miles by car, SUV, or truck between July 3rd and July 8th. Three of those days occur on weekdays when traffic is already difficult in and around Redondo Beach. This makes your behavior on the road during these times even more important.