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Tae-Yoon Kim Obtains $1,500,000 Settlement Agreement for Motorcycle Accident Victim

September 11, 2019
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Dozens Killed in Boat Fire off Santa Cruz Island

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Bobby Saadian Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 Edition

Pictured: Potato Harbor, a Santa Cruz Island cove near where the fire started.

Dozens Killed in Boat Fire off Santa Cruz Island

In one of the worst maritime disasters in California history, the 75-foot commercial scuba diving vessel Conception caught fire early Monday morning, appearing to claim the lives of dozens of passengers. A total of 39 people were onboard the Conception at the time of the incident—6 crew members and 33 passengers—with 5 crew members the…

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Bobby Saadian Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 Edition

LOS ANGELES, CA. August 29, 2019 — Wilshire Law Firm warmly congratulates Founding President and Managing Attorney Bobby Saadian, Esq. on being named among The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 for his excellence in the area of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. One of the legal industry’s most prestigious honors, this year marks Mr. Saadian’s…

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Wilshire Law Firm Reaches Settlement in Firefighter FLSA Suit

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2019 — Wilshire Law Firm is happy to announce that senior attorney Justin F. Marquez, Esq. and lead employment attorney Nicol Hajjar, Esq. have secured a successful settlement for Retired Division Chief Ronald Pelham in his Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA) suit against the City of Monrovia, California. Pelham, a…

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Pictured: Wilshire Law Firm Supervising Attorney Tae-Yoon Kim, Esq.

Tae-Yoon Kim Secures $1,000,000 Wrongful Death Settlement

LOS ANGELES, CA. August 20, 2019 – Wilshire Law Firm is pleased to announce that personal injury lawyer Tae-Yoon Kim, Esq. has negotiated a successful $1,000,000 wrongful death settlement on behalf of a Visalia, California family whose son was struck and killed in a May 2019 automobile v. motorcycle collision. The victim, a 21-year-old Visalia…

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Navy Jet Crash Injures 7 in Death Valley

Seven visitors were injured in Death Valley National Park Wednesday morning following a Navy jet crash near Father Crowley Vista Point and Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. The area, commonly referred to as Star Wars Canyon, has been used for training by the Air Force and Navy since the 1930’s. With planes flying low…

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How Much is Your Personal Data Worth? It’s Still Not Clear

We’ve known for a while that tech companies like Facebook and Amazon track and collect data from internet users, but the picture’s murkier when it comes to how much companies profit from the selling of this data. But 2 Senators—Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) & Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO)—are aiming to change that with a…

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Pedestrians in the US Are Dying, But Governments Have Been Slow to Respond

While cars have gotten safer over the last twenty years, being a pedestrian has actually become more dangerous. A recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report found that 5,987 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the United States in 2016, the highest figure since the early 1990s and a nine percent increase over…

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Road Rendered Impassable By Earthquake Damage

Driving During an Earthquake? DON’T Do This

Since the Northridge earthquake in 1994, Los Angeles and Southern California have been rather lucky when it comes to significant seismic activity. But that period of relative quiet ended with some fireworks this Fourth of July when a magnitude 6.4 quake rocked communities from Las Vegas to Baja California, with aftershocks continuing into Friday. What…

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White Semi Trucks Lined Up For a Potential 17 Hour Day

Truckers Want Longer Hours. Is That A Good Idea?

Trucking industry interest groups may have finally gotten their way. The United States Department of Transportation is considering weakening current hours of service regulations to provide motor carriers and truck drivers with greater flexibility. The move comes at an interesting time, with the most-recent Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reports indicating that fatal crashes…

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Minimum Wage Workers are Getting a Pay Raise, But It May Not Be Enough

Minimum Wage Raised in LA County, But Not For Everyone

Although the California minimum wage is now $12.00 per hour for large employers and $11.00 per hour for small employers, that hasn’t stopped many counties and municipalities across the state from increasing their minimum wages. Starting July 1st, 2019, workers in the City of Los Angeles and Unincorporated Los Angeles County received a small bump…

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