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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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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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An F/A 18 Hornet similar to the model that crashed Wednesday flies through a cloudy sky

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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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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Crossing the street in Los Angeles hasn't improved much since 2015 when Vision Zero was implemented.

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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red and white candlelights

5 Lessons About Life After the Loss of a Loved One

The Art of Grieving and Its Importance When a loved one dies, it feels as if an essential part of you has been torn away, as if the world has stopped. Illusions of control, security and invulnerability are shattered, leaving you with a sense that things will never return to normal – and they may…

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