A bicyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle on Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica on Sunday evening. The Santa Monica Daily Press confirmed that the cyclist was hit by a car, and the driver drove away initially, but later returned to cooperate. The driver was unharmed, however, the bicyclist suffered severe trauma and succumbed…

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Dayna Ellsworth joined Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. this year and represents injured people and accident victims in the San Jose area. Dayna proudly attended the University of Utah to receive her undergrad degree. However, Dayna wasn’t done with school just yet. Her mother, a retired judge, inspired her to become an attorney. Dayna then attended California…

Authorities have identified a possible vehicle of interest associated with a hit-and-run crash that happened on September 22, 2017, According to NBC San Diego News Channel Seven, sheriff’s deputies are looking for a white 2016 Ford F-150 Platinum Edition pickup truck with a California license plate 83524A2. The wreck happened on Encinitas Boulevard and sent…

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Although we’ve all heard about how dangerous distracted driving is, it remains an ongoing, nationwide, public safety epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the U.S., approximately 9 people are killed and more than 1,000 people are injured in crashes involving distracted drivers every day. While texting behind the wheel…

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“I did not know what career path I wanted to follow, but in some way, my injury could have been the best thing that has happened to me.” Leo G. Twice a year, Harris Personal Injury Lawyers gives a $1000 scholarship to college students who have suffered a serious injury, and are committed to demonstrating…

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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently issued a press release about roadway fatalities at railroad crossings across the state. According to Caltrans, California is leading the nation for deaths at railroad crossings. Between 2015 and 2016, at-grade rail crossing fatalities went up 80 percent in California. Caltrans is calling on motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists…

On Wednesday morning, a worker fell down a 40-foot hole at the U.S.- Mexico border wall prototype worksite. According to ABC San Diego News Channel 10, the incident happened in Otay Mesa at about 10:00 a.m. The hole was reportedly about three feet in diameter, and the worker was able to extend his arms to…

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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) was recently raising awareness about the importance of remaining alert for wildlife on California roadways. During Watch Out for Wildlife Week, which ran from September 18-24, Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) worked to get the word out about roadway safety where wildlife is concerned….

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The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently issued a press release about their upcoming efforts for Child Passenger Safety Week. The CHP, along with other community safety partners, will be stepping up efforts to improve child passenger safety. This year, Child Passenger Safety Week runs from September 17-23. The CHP’s primary focus will be on car…

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Phil is one of Harris Personal Injury Lawyers leading trial attorneys. This month we’ve decided to spotlight Phil Alexander from our Oceanside location. Philip Alexander began his dream of becoming an attorney in high school. He was immediately inspired by his father and truly wanted to help people.  Phil completed his undergrad education at Brigham…

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