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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 >>

A 60-year-old Wilmington man lost his life today when the garbage truck he was driving, collided with a semi-truck. Details of the crash are still being determined about the collision that the intersection of Broadway and Compton Boulevard in the Rosewood area of unincorporated Los Angeles County. According to the California Highway Patrol, county firefighters pronounced the garbage truck driver dead at the scene where he was found pinned beneath his vehicle. It is believed that the ... read more >>

Pokémon Go Causing Accidents and Injuries
There is no doubt that the times we are living in, are presenting us with new and unexpected challenges to public safety. Case in point is the recently released and wildly popular augmented reality game – Pokémon Go. Combining the Pokémon characters with a mobile phone's GPS capabilities, Pokémon Go provides players with an interactive gaming experience where the digital and physical worlds meet. Utilizing the phone's camera, the player sees Pokémon characters overlaying the physical ... read more >>

Reza Torkzadeh Giving Away a Bicycle Helmet
Celebrating our Nation's Independence At TorkLaw we are so thankful for the amazing country that we live in, and the incredible communities that our firm is a part of. As a firm, with multiple offices, we love that we still maintain the same close connection to the communities that we serve, as we did when our firm was first established. This past 4th of July weekend, our Irvine office (plus team members from our LA office) celebrated ... read more >>

Tesla Model S
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Yesterday, Thursday, June 29, 2016, that it has launched a preliminary investigation into a fatal accident involving a 2015 Tesla Model S. Investigators have opened the investigation because the vehicle was operating under the control of the automated driving system at the time of the accident. Reports indicate that a commercial truck made a left turn directly in front of the Tesla, at which point the roof of the ... read more >>

Bicycle Helmet Giveaway
It's almost time... We have hundreds of helmets ready to be given away to kids in our community, and we couldn't be more excited! This July 4th, TorkLaw launches it's "Put A Lid On It" campaign to promote bicycle safety in our communities. To mark the launch, our Orange County Personal Injury Office will be giving away hundreds of kids helmets at the 32nd Annual Concert on the Green & Fireworks Festival hosted by the Irvine ... read more >>

On Wednesday April 27, 2016, 39-year-old Jose Antonio Resendez was tragically killed in a bicycle accident near his home in South El Monte.  Jose is survived by his mother and four siblings. The Torkzadeh Law Firm is representing the family. We are currently helping raise funds to pay for Jose's memorial and funeral costs.  During these difficult times, any amount will help the family.  Please use the link below or click here.  All contributions will go directly ... read more >>

ralph nader
Recently, Ralph Nader penned an incredibly insightful article for Harper's Magazine regarding the idea of tort reform and how it relates to the justice system as a whole. We have a tremendous respect for Nader, and also feel strongly about tort reform and how it is a danger to justice in America.  It's not often enough that we see people speaking out loudly against tort reform we were quite pleased to see what he had to say on the topic.  Too ... read more >>

Terri Schmidt
Authorities have identified 53 year old Terri Schmidt as the victim of Friday's fatal limo crash on I-90 near Elgin. Schmidt and five other passengers were on their way to O'Hare Airport from the Madison area, when the limousine carrying them hit a construction barrier, flipping over and catching on fire. Authorities still are unclear as to what caused the limo to strike the barrier, and have not as of yet charged the driver with any citation. The driver, 20 year old Aaron ... read more >>


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