Car manufacturer Audi has recently announced a plan to help make more information available to drivers.

Jun 28, 2016 rooney 0 comments
DRUMMER KILLED IN PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT

Pedestrian accidents never seem to receive as much attention as a serious car or truck accident, although in many cases the injuries to the victim are just as severe. Drivers may not see those in crosswalks, leaving the victim defenseless against an oncoming vehicle. In pedestrian crosswalk cases, the pedestrian often takes the full impact […]

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Between the years of 2009 and 2012, pedestrian deaths throughout the country increased 15 percent.

Jun 27, 2016 rooney 0 comments
PEDESTRIAN FATALITIES DOWN IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2013

While the interaction between automobiles in a crash can result in traumatic injuries, this is even truer when it is a pedestrian involved in a crash. These situations often result in serious injuries to the pedestrian and sometimes even death. Until recently the number of these outcomes was on the rise. A recent report indicates […]

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As a result of the many injuries to children reported while playing at trampoline parks, in an effort to improve safety at the facilities, some states, including California are seeking to regulate the way in which they are run.

Jun 26, 2016 rooney 0 comments
AS POPULARITY OF JUMP GYMS GROWS, SO TOO DO INJURIES TO PATRONS

Trampoline gyms have experienced a high level of popularity throughout the state of California. Unfortunately, as the number of people visiting the trampoline parks has risen so too have the number of injuries suffered by park patrons. The patrons most likely to use the parks are children. The injuries suffered by the kids at jump […]

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A majority of the injuries that children suffered took place during months when kids are traditionally out of school-starting in May and running through September.

Jun 25, 2016 rooney 0 comments
CHILDREN PRONE TO INJURIES ON AMUSEMENT PARK RIDES

On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Personal Injury . With summer around the corner, many children look forward to doing fun things they were unable to do during the school year. For many, in California and beyond, that includes visiting locations where amusement rides are located. In addition to amusement parks these locations include […]

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Such injuries commonly result from car and motorcycle accidents and falls. Skiing accidents, horseback riding falls and off-road vehicle crashes can cause such injuries as well.

Jun 24, 2016 rooney 0 comments
BASIC FACTS ABOUT SPINAL CORD INJURIES

On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Personal Injury . According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC), nearly 12,000 people in the United States suffer a spinal cord injury each year. Approximately 265,000 people in the United States currently live with a serious spinal cord injury. Spinal cord injuries may result from […]

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In San Francisco, a recent pedestrian-bike accident occurred when a bicyclist hit a pedestrian tourist while she was crossing the street.

Jun 23, 2016 rooney 0 comments
PEDESTRIAN DIES FROM HEAD INJURY AFTER COLLISION WITH A BICYCLIST

Rooney Law Firm posted in Pedestrian Accidents. Bicycling is increasing in popularity throughout the country, including California. With more cyclists on the road, drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians in many communities must learn new habits to avoid serious pedestrian accidents. In San Francisco, a recent pedestrian-bike accident occurred when a bicyclist hit a pedestrian tourist while she […]

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Insurer Ends Coverage for Bites by Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Wolf Hybrids...

Jun 02, 2016 rooney 0 comments
INSURANCE COMPANY CHANGES DOG BITE COVERAGE IN CALIFORNIA

On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Property Owner Negligence . There is no doubt about it. Dog owners throughout the state of California love their dogs. For many, the animal is more than just a pet it is a part of the family. While often, these animals are loving toward humans, as we all […]

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The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) indicates that an increasing number of companies are failing to report potentially dangerous toys and other products...

Jun 01, 2016 rooney 0 comments
MORE COMPANIES FAILING TO REPORT DEFECTIVE PRODUCTS

On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Personal Injury on Wednesday, July 18, 2012. A recent report by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) indicates that an increasing number of companies are failing to report potentially dangerous product defects. Under federal law, manufacturers are required to alert the CPSC immediately when a […]

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Four children were injured on the ride after it collapsed, and were dragged on the ground for one-and-a-half revolutions.

May 31, 2016 rooney 0 comments
SETTLEMENT REACHED IN CALIFORNIA AMUSEMENT PARK RIDE ACCIDENT

On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Property Owner Negligence . A multi-million dollar settlement was recently reached in a two-year legal battle following an unfortunate amusement park ride accident in California in 2008. The Yo-Yo amusement park ride, with chairs that swing passengers round and round above the ground, requires regular and thorough maintenance. […]

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A common misconception is that an owner must know that his or her dog is dangerous in order to be liable if the dog bites another person. In California, this is not true...

May 30, 2016 rooney 0 comments
CALIFORNIA WOMAN DIES IN PIT BULL ATTACK

On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Personal Injury. A Pacifica, California woman died this summer after being mauled by her family’s pet pit bull. The woman suffered major trauma in the attack and could not be resuscitated, despite the best efforts of first responders on the scene. The dog, a two-year old unneutered […]

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