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Charter Bus Safety Standard Increase, Following a Northern California Accident with FedEx Truck
On Monday, the California State Assembly approved new safety standards to be imposed on charter buses. This new standard came about as a reaction to a motor coach accident that killed eight Los Angeles-area students who were visiting colleges in Northern California in 2014. The tragic 2014 incident occurred near Orland, when a FedEx tractor trailer crossed a median on Interstate 5 and collided with the bus. The impact of the collision rendered the door inoperable ... read more >>


$25K Award for Info Leading to Conviction of Duane Darling's Killer
The Torkzadeh Law Firm is offering a $25,000.00 cash reward to any individual who first provides credible information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a hit-and-run driver that killed 62-year-old Duane Darling of Moreno Valley. The Torkzadeh Law Firm has been retained to prosecute a wrongful death action in this matter on behalf of Mr. Darling's Family. On July 31, 2016, at approximately 8:35pm, Duane Darling was struck and fatally injured by a hit-and-run ... read more >>


Big Rig Truck Hauling Gravel, Collides with Pickup on PCH in Malibu
MALIBU, CA - Yet another horrific accident has occured on a now notorious stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway through Malibu. The stretch of road has been the site of a number of high-profile accidents and the location where too many people have lost their lives. According to officials, the latest accident happened Thursday morning when a pickup truck collided with a big rig gravel truck. The accident left the pickup truck pinned beneath the semi, ... read more >>


Cyclist Killed by Illinois Brick Company Truck
CHICAGO, IL - A 20-year-old woman from Rolling Meadows was fatally struck on her bicycle Tuesday morning by a semi-truck, as she rode through the West Town Neighborhood of Chicago's Northwest Side. The victim, Lisa Kuivinen, was a BFA student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Buffalo Grove. She was riding down Milwaukee Avenue in the green painted bike lanes towards downtown when she was hit by an 18-wheeler owned by the ... read more >>


Reza Torkzadeh - Best Lawyers in America 2017
The Torkzadeh Law Firm congratulates and proudly announces that principal and managing attorney, Reza Torkzadeh was again selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 for Plaintiff's Personal Injury Litigation. Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. ... read more >>


Costa Mesa Truck Accident Traps Injured Man In Corvette
COSTA MESA, CA - Following an accident on Thursday evening involving a pickup truck and a corvette on the southbound 55 freeway at Victoria street in Costa Mesa, one person was hospitalized. Costa Mesa firefighters and California Highway Patrol were called to the scene of the accident just after 5pm. Upon arrival, they found a white pickup truck on top of a corvette with an individual trapped inside. Firefighters had to cut the individual free from ... read more >>


Pickup truck runs over four men in park, injuring all
WESTLAKE, LOS ANGELES, CA - According to authorities, four men were injured after being struck by a pickup truck in MacArthur Park on Thursday afternoon, leaving two of the injured men in critical condition. Reports of the incident from the 600 block of Park View Street were received by the Los Angeles Fire Department at around 12:40 p.m. - the report indicated that four victims ranging in age from 24 to 35 were struck by a ... read more >>


FedEx Delivery Van
LOS ALAMITOS, CA—According to Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Larry Kurtz, a crash involving a pickup truck and a FedEx delivery van has left two men critically injured. The truck accident involving the commercial vehicle occurred at the intersection of Katella Ave. and Winner's Circle in Los Alamitos, CA. At this time, the circumstances of the crash are under investigation. The two men injured in the accident were taken to UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange ... read more >>


Toddler Killed in Crosswalk Accident
LOS ANGELES - A 10-month-old toddler was killed Thursday morning, when the child and mother were hit by a pickup truck at the intersection of Broadway and 59th Place in South Los Angeles. According to local police, 36-year-old Juana Oxlaj was crossing Broadway westbound at the north crosswalk of the intersection at 59th Place around 7:10 a.m. with her child. The driver, 38-year-old Esteban Carbajal of Los Angeles, hit the mother and child in the crosswalk ... read more >>


Gary Toback
A professor at the University of Chicago was struck by a car and killed early Wednesday while out on his morning jog near Jackson Park. According to the police, the man was struck by a vehicle around 6:40 a.m. at the intersection of 67th Street & Bennett Avenue, near the south end of the Jackson Park Golf Course. The accident occured after the driver lost control of their vehicle. Pronounced dead at the scene, 74-year-old Gary Toback, ... read more >>

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