15 09, 2014

Hanford Sentinel: Civil Lawsuit Filed Over Sexual Assault at Avenal Community Health Center

By |September 15th, 2014|In the News|

AVENAL, CA – A lawsuit was filed last week against the Avenal Community Health Center, alleging negligent supervision of it’s employee Jeff Sabino. Sabino was arrested in August 2013 and is facing 36 criminal charges including sexual battery and forcible penetration. Read the story in the Hanford Sentinel here.

 

11 09, 2014

Former Dehesa Elementary School Teacher Arrested and Charged with Molestations

By |September 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|

EAST COUNTY SAN DIEGO – Robert Noel Anderson, 58, was arrested early Thursday morning at his Allied Gardens home, the San Diego Union Tribune and NBC San Diego reported. Anderson is charged with eight counts of child molestation over a 10-year period. The early morning arrest came one day after the San Diego District’s Attorney’s Office issued a criminal complaint against Anderson Wednesday. A warrant for his arrest was issued the same day.

According to NBC, the cases were reported to have occurred between 2003 and 2013. Anderson reportedly retired in 2010 but officials at the Dehesa School District said [...]

10 09, 2014

Special Needs Students and Teacher Struck by Car on Sidewalk in San Mateo

By |September 10th, 2014|Pedestrian Accidents|

SAN MATEO – Three special needs high school students and a student teacher were struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning on West Hillsdale, NBC News reported. The September 10th injury pedestrian accident happened at about 10:30 a.m. when a black Acura,  which was travelling west, veered north onto the sidewalk and struck the four pedestrians.  The car was estimated to be going about 30 mph when it swerved off the road and struck the group. Two of the students and a student teacher, a woman in her 20s, suffered serious injuries. The students were on their daily walk when [...]

2 09, 2014

New NHTSA Website Provides Consumers with Vehicle Recall Information

By |September 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

A new, free online search tool allows consumers an easy way to see if a vehicle has been directly impacted by a recall, the U.S. Department of Transportation has announced. Car buyers, owners and even renters can visit safercar.gov/vinlookup and see if their vehicle is subject to an uncompleted recall.

You can find your vehicle identification number (VIN) on the dashboard on the driver’s side of the vehicle, or on driver’s side door post where the door latches when it is closed.

28 08, 2014

Woman Killed in Bus Accident at Burning Man Festival

By |August 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|

NEVADA – A woman was tragically killed shortly after midnight Thursday morning at the Burning Man festival, multiple news outlets reported. The victim died after falling under a bus carrying participants.  The fatal incident occurred at the entrance of Center Camp close to the Keyhole near Center Café.  Pershing County sheriff’s investigators said more information would be provided as it becomes available.

The Burning Man festival is an annual week-long art festival in the Nevada desert. In 2013, the event drew a record 68,000 people. It is held in Black Rock Desert about 110 miles northeast of Reno, in Pershing [...]

27 08, 2014

Hyundai Agrees to $17 Million Fine for Delayed Recall

By |August 27th, 2014|Defective Products|

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said earlier this month that Hyundai Motor Company agreed to pay a $17.35 million fine for delaying the recall of 43,500 vehicles. The fine is the maximum allowed by law at the time of the violation.  According to a Wall Street Journal report, the South Korean car manufacturer did not notify regulators that certain components of 2009-2012 Hyundai Genesis sedans were at risk of corrosion. Reportedly, Hyundai came to know of the problem in 2012 but did not recall the vehicles until October 2013. The HNTSA said that General Motors vehicles had [...]

26 08, 2014

What to Do After a Car Accident

By |August 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|

The aftermath of a car accident is chaotic and unfamiliar, and very often emotionally charged and overwhelming. It is good to generally know what to do if you are in a car accident before it happens.  In any stressful situation, it is important to remain calm and focus on what needs to be done. The information below details what you should do after a car accident.

Immediately After An Accident

Call Authorities: If there is property damage, injuries, or death, you need to call police. The police report will provide a detailed account of the who, what, where, why and how, [...]

14 08, 2014

Mike Bomberger Appears On 10 News To Discuss Fiesta Island Wrong-Way Crash

By |August 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Yesterday, Mike Bomberger appeared on KGTV 10 News to discuss the wrong-way crash on Fiesta Island that injured eight bicyclists. In the video below, see what charges the driver faces and what victims can do to obtain compensation for their injuries.

http://youtu.be/TjobQspahLU

Bicycle accident lawyers at Estey Bomberger represent victims who were hurt in accidents of all kinds, including cycling accidents and DUI-related incidents.. To speak with a lawyer about your potential case, call (800) 925-0723. We provide free consultations.

 

6 05, 2014

Your New Tires Might Not Actually Be New At All

By |May 6th, 2014|Blog|

May 6, 2014

Yesterday, San Diego’s 10 News released an investigative reporting that indicated new tires being sold in San Diego, and nationwide, may not be new at all.

There is no state or federal regulation to stop salesmen from dumping old and potentially dangerous product with a “new” label onto you.  This leaves the burden to you, the consumer.  How can you tell if your tires are new to begin with?  This is an important question to ask, because when a tire is between 6-10 years old it runs the risk of a sudden “tread [...]

6 05, 2014

HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO: A MESSAGE FROM OUR STAFF

By |May 6th, 2014|Blog|

HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO: A MESSAGE FROM OUR STAFF

May 5, 2014

Summary: Many Americans see Cinco de Mayo as a good excuse to hit the bars, but the event also preserved our democracy.  Cinco de Mayo is a holiday worth celebrating; if you plan to celebrate tonight, have a plan to get back safe.

We don’t mean to bore you with a history lesson before many of you throw back a couple of Dos Equis tonight to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, but first we’d like to bust the common myth that its Mexico’s Independence Day (September 16); however, that would be [...]