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Bicyclist “Doored”

April 5, 2019

Our client, Stephen X, 49 years old, was riding his bicycle in the City of Chino when a passenger of a parked vehicle suddenly opened the door right into the path of Stephen and his bicycle. Stephen suffered lacerations and contusions and was suffering from post concussion syndrome for approximately three months. We were able…

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AgnewBrusavich Ranked on the 2018 “Best Law Firms” List by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

November 1, 2017

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® ranked AgnewBrusavich on the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list in Los Angeles for their work in personal injury litigation, product liability litigation and medical malpractice law. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that involves the collection of client and…

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AgnewBrusavich Featured in Cycle California! For Representation of Family in Hit-and-Run Death

October 2, 2017

As published in Cycle California! magazine, AgnewBrusavich is representing the family of John Bacon, a local cyclist in Palos Verdes Estates, who was purposely run down and killed by James Rahman in May 2016. Video footage shows Rahman tailing Bacon and then purposely speeding up to hit Bacon with his side mirror, knocking him to…

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Man who Purposefully Hit Cyclist with Pick-Up Truck

August 7, 2017

As published by the Daily Breeze, AgnewBrusavich has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against James Rahman, alleging he purposefully struck John Bacon with his car while Bacon was riding his bicycle in Palos Verdes Estates, killing Bacon. The hit-and-run crash involving a white Ford F-150 pickup truck, which detectives later identified as Rahman’s, was captured…

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AgnewBrusavich Sues Waste Management for Wrongful Death of UC Davis Professor

July 26, 2017

As published in The Davis Enterprise, AgnewBrusavich has filed a civil lawsuit against Waste Management, Inc. and its driver Craig Michael Tivey for the death of Kentaro Inoue, who was struck by a Waste Management garbage truck while bicycling to work. Tivey mistook the collision for previously reported engine problems, and continued to drag Inoue…

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Four AgnewBrusavich Attorneys Selected as 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers

February 3, 2017

Partners Gerald Agnew and Bruce Brusavich, along with Of Counsel Robert Stone and Attorney Terry Schneier, have been selected for inclusion on the 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers list for their work in personal injury. Agnew has been named a Super Lawyer for 12 consecutive years, Brusavich has been ranked as a Super Lawyer for…

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Video Evidence of Accidents May Not Help Cyclists: Gerald Agnew Featured in Cycle! California Magazine

January 30, 2017

In the event of a bicycle accident, it might seem that footage from a helmet camera would help the victim’s case. But often, video footage isn’t the case-winning evidence plaintiffs expect it to be—and in some cases, it may do more harm than good. Partner Gerald Agnew was featured in Cycle! California Magazine discussing the…

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Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Complain of Slashed Fees: Bruce Brusavich Featured in Daily Journal Article

July 6, 2016

Plaintiffs’ attorneys who represent minors and disabled clients on a contingency fee basis allege that judges often undermine their fee agreements, retroactively reducing contingencies and possibly discouraging attorneys from taking on cases involving children or the disabled. In the article “Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Complain of Slashed Fees,” Daily Journal turned to Partner Bruce Brusavich to weigh…

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The Complications Between Third Party Negligence Claims and Workers Compensation: Puneet Toor Authors Law360 Article

March 22, 2016

When an employee is seriously injured on the job because of a third party’s negligence, filing a personal injury lawsuit in addition to a workers’ compensation claim may result in unintended consequences for the client’s future medical care needs. In her Law360 article “Navigating Workers’ Comp and 3rd Party Negligence Claims”, Attorney Puneet Toor discusses…

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The Impact of Howell: Bruce Brusavich Authors Advocate Article

February 9, 2016

Partner Bruce M. Brusavich authored the Advocate article “Medical Liens and the Current Status of Howell” to analyze the Howell case and its lasting impact. In 2011, Rebecca Howell was insured with a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) when she was seriously injured in a traffic collision by a Hamilton Meats employee. Because of a pre-injury arrangement between…

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