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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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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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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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Pictured: Partner and Lead Trial Attorney Colin M. Jones, Esq. of Wilshire Law Firm

Colin Jones Wins $3,375,000+ Verdict in LA County Motorcycle Accident Case

Wilshire Law Firm is thrilled to announce that a Los Angeles County jury has awarded client Michael Orrin Jr. a $3,375,000+ verdict. With the addition of $1,000,000 in costs and interest, the final amount recovered will total over $4,375,000. Partner Colin M. Jones, Esq. secured the verdict on Tuesday, August 6th, 2019. “This case is…

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Colin Jones Honored in The Recorder’s Top Verdicts & Settlements 2019 Edition

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2019—Wilshire Law Firm proudly congratulates Partner and Lead Trial Attorney Colin M. Jones, Esq. for his recovery of three verdicts and settlements each in excess of nearly $1,000,000 in 2018. First reported by The Recorder and recognized with other personal injury lawyers in the 2019 edition of Top Verdicts and Settlements…

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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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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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E-Cigarette Sales are Now Banned in San Francisco

San Francisco—Home of Juul Labs—Bans Sale of E-Cigarettes

Are smokers being driven back to cigarettes by anti-vaping laws? Or does the free sale of vaping products ultimately lead to more people smoking cigarettes? The city of San Francisco may be about to find out. The home of Juul Labs, which controls nearly 70% of the US vaping market, San Francisco will become the…

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Colin Jones Named Top 40 under 40 President-Elect

LOS ANGELES, CA. June 21, 2019 — Wilshire Law Firm is thrilled to announce that Lead Trial Attorney and Partner Colin Jones, Esq. has been honored as the 2020 President-Elect of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 Civil Plaintiff Lawyers. Past Presidents of the organization include Wilshire Law Firm Founding President and Managing…

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