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July 2014 Archives

Multi-vehicle accident in California injures 8

Eight individuals were hurt in a multi-vehicle accident on California's 210 Freeway. A tractor-trailer allegedly caused the accident when it triggered a chain reaction after hitting a bus carrying three disabled people. A SigAlert was issued for three westbound lanes at 9:58 a.m., and all lanes were not opened until 1:41 p.m.

"Nightmare Nanny" a Fan of Frivolous Lawsuits

Many have probably heard about the "Nightmare Nanny" case out of Upland, California. A couple hired a nanny from a Craigslist ad they posted. The nanny was hired and began working for room and board in the couple's home. Three months after she moved in, the nanny either just stopped working or was fired for taking sick days, depending on whose story is to be believed. Then, nanny refused to leave the home and threatened to sue for breach of contract, wrongful termination and false imprisonment. Because she had established residency in the home, it could have taken months to evict her, after she stopped working and earning her room and board.

Two people killed in California wreck

Around midnight on June 24 in Cajon Pass, about 35 miles north of Riverside County, a dump truck collided with a PT Cruiser in a fatal accident off of Interstate 15. Authorities reported that the wreck injured three passengers in the car and killed two others. The deceased occupants, 18 and 16, were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck was not hurt in the accident.