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California is the Leading State for Dog Bites

They’re called man’s best friend for a reason. For thousands of years, dogs have lived alongside humans, providing companionship and protection. Dogs are now so much a part of our lives that we often forget where they came from — the wild. As much unconditional love as they might give us — and with 89.7 […]

December 7th, 2018|Dog Bite Injury, Dog Bite Lawyer, Dog Bites|0 Comments

Update: Rain is on the Way. Are You Prepared?

There are weeks where it feels like one thing after another. Just as the Woolsey Fire is snuffed out, we learn that rain is on the way — it’ll be here tonight. For most parts of the world, a downpour would seem like a good thing. For a state that’s still in the throes of […]

November 21st, 2018|Auto Accidents, California Driver, Rainy|0 Comments

Pardon My Turkey-Day Chaos: A Quick Guide to a Safe Thanksgiving

Turkey Day is nearly upon us, and if you’re like our family here at Howard Blau Law, you’re no doubt looking forward to some quality time with your loved ones. There’s a lot to be grateful for this year, and a lot to reflect upon as well — and considering the events of the past […]

November 19th, 2018|Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Safety|0 Comments

Following Devastating Wildfires, Ventura County Finds Community in Heartbreak

All eyes were on California last week — at first for the mass shootings, and then for the deadly wildfires that followed. It’s been six days of tragedy and heartache for residents at both ends of the state. First came the Camp Fire up north, which ignited shortly after dawn on November 8th some 20 […]

November 14th, 2018|Hill Fire, Ventura County, Wildfires, Woolsey Fire|0 Comments

The 13 Tricks to Treating Your Kiddo to a Safe Halloween

It’s that time of the year again, parents:  when superheroes, and ghosts, and princesses (or ghost-princess-superheroes, thank you) all hit the town on their little feet, hot on the trail of one thing… self-actualization. Er, CANDY! Halloween is supposed to be a little bit spooky, and a lot a bit fun, but that doesn’t mean […]

October 31st, 2018|Halloween, Halloween Safety|0 Comments

Halloween ‘18: Where to Get Your Spook On in the Los Angeles Area

Halloween is supposed to be a little bit grim and kind of scary, but there are ways to embrace the spirit of the holiday without taking on unnecessary risk. In our last post we covered the {hazards and horrors} that families across the country face when trick-or-treating, but we didn’t want to leave you without […]

October 25th, 2018|Halloween, Halloween Events|0 Comments

Halloween Safety: How One Poor Choice Could Haunt You Forever

Halloween is supposed to a little spooky, but for a handful of unwitting families this year, a night of costumed innocence will turn into a nightmare from which they’ll never wake — the ghost of one poor decision haunting them for the rest of their lives.

The scary truth is that children are twice as likely […]

October 24th, 2018|Halloween, Halloween Safety, Safety|0 Comments

A Look Back On National Child Passenger Safety Week

As autumn marches onward, and as parents across the nation settle wholly back into a routine of shuffling the kids off to school each morning, it hardly crosses our minds that some of those children might never return home. Ideally, this thought should never have to.

Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among […]

Scooting Under the Influence? Meet the DUI’s Newest Sibling

Driving under the influence has a new baby brother, and his name is Scooter. In a precedent-setting case, Los Angeles prosecutor Mike Feuer has secured a misdemeanor conviction for a man arrested after he hit a pedestrian while operating an electric scooter under the influence of alcohol.

The incident occurred in West Los Angeles, an area […]

October 5th, 2018|DUI, Pedestrian Safety|0 Comments

September 2018 Product Recalls

We don’t like it when people get sick or injured, and neither does the government, so every few months we like to do a deep dive into the most recent product recalls and share with you the ones we think you should be aware of. September has been a busy month for fire hazards, choking […]

September 27th, 2018|Product Recalls, Recalls, Toy Recall|0 Comments