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Private School System in Hawaii Settles Sexual Abuse Lawsuit for $65 Million

A private school system in Hawaii settled a sexual abuse lawsuit for $65 million according to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.  The reports noted that the settlement is part of an $80 million settlement based on a 2016 case filed against the school, St. Francis Medical Center and the estate of Dr. Robert Browne. Victims filed the… read more

Review of Claims of Sexual Harassment Against Government Boards in San Diego County

A review of claims of sexual harassment made against cities, school districts, water boards and other local governments in San Diego County for January 2015 through 2018 showed few complaints of sexual harassment.  A story about the review by the San Diego Union Tribune is here. The results of the study seem shockingly low based… read more

Trucking Accident in Vista Results in Spilled Load

An 18-wheeler that was hauling lumber tipped over and spilled its load of lumber on the Vista Village overpass.  According to the San Diego Union Tribune, the accident resulted in substantial traffic on State Route 78 and a hazardous materials crew was called to the scene.  Fortunately there appear to have been no injuries. San… read more

National City Fatal Motorcycle Accident

A motorcyclist died in a fatal collision on the morning of October 11, 2018, in National City according to a story in the San Diego Union Tribune.  The accident occurred at the intersection of Mile of Cars Way and Transportation Avenue. Police reported that a minivan turned in front of the motorcycle and that the… read more

Electric Scooter Accident in San Diego Focus of CNN Article

A CNN story highlighted an accident in San Diego along with some of the serious concerns of injuries and accidents that are occurring as the electric scooter craze continues here.  According to the story, the accident involved a rider who was not wearing a helmet and crashed after hitting a bump in the road.  The… read more

Runner Killed by Drunk Driver – San Diego DUI Victim Lawyer

According to a story in the San Diego Union Tribune, a runner was killed by a drunk driver near Lakeside on Monday evening.  The driver reportedly lost control of his truck on North Woodside Road, swerved across traffic and struck the runner.  California Highway Patrol arrested the driver on suspicion of felony driving under the… read more

Fatal Bicycle Accident in Morgantown Hit-and-Run

A cyclist was killed in a hit-and-run accident on July 6 on Earl Core Road in Morgantown.  According to a story on the WDTV website, Divante Coles was struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene.  Monongalia County EMS and Morgantown Fire Department responded to the scene. Following a police investigation the vehicle that… read more

Semi Accident on I-15 in San Diego County Leads to Injury

A semi-truck accident occurred on I-15 earlier this morning near Miramar Road.  According to the CA Highway Patrol website, the crash involved a jackknifed semi and a van.  One person is reported as injured.  Other witnesses also reported several other vehicle crashes in relation to the truck accident.  The San Diego Union-Tribune also carried a… read more

Fresno Jury Awards $7.97 Million in Wrongful Termination Case

Last week a Fresno County jury awarded a former employee $7.97 million in a wrongful termination case filed against Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. According to a story in the Fresno Bee, the employee was terminated after being accused of stealing $626 in cash.  The company alleged that there was video evidence of the theft.  According… read more