Hit-And-Run Crash Severely Injures Man

When you are out walking in the Los Angeles or surrounding areas, you should not have to worry about getting hit by a driver. Unfortunately, we know pedestrian accidents happen regularly. At the Compass Law Group, we are ready to help. When you need a Los Angeles pedestrian accident lawyer, our knowledgeable and experienced team…

Electric Scooter Rider Killed In Hit-And-Run

We know that there are plenty of things you can get out and do in and around LA. Electric scooters, rideshare bikes, and other forms of transportation are becoming very popular, but we also know they can be dangerous. However, the last thing you expect is that you will be injured due to another person’s…

Boyle Heights Crash Leaves Injured Pedestrians

When a man attempted to flee the scene of an accident that caused injuries to pedestrians and a bicyclist, nearby good Samaritans were having none of it. A few weeks ago, at around 1 p.m. near the bus stop at First and Chicago streets, Joshua Garcia was in one of two vehicles that collided. His…

Pedestrian Dead After Being Hit by Train

Authorities with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department say a pedestrian was on the Expo Line platform of the 17th Street Station on Tuesday, Jan. 15, when he was struck and killed by a train. The early-morning accident resulted in the closure of the Expo Line in downtown Santa Monica to the 26th Street Station and…

Multiple Pedestrians Injured On South LA Street

The dangers faced by pedestrians are becoming more and more obvious on LA streets each day. Last week, four people were injured after being struck by a sedan at 84th Street and Western Avenue. Three of the four injured were taken to the hospital. One suffered a broken leg. Luckily, authorities say that nobody sustained…

Crash Into Taco Stand Kills 11-Year-Old Girl

Last week, we brought you a story about a man who collided with a Boyle Heights taco stand that sent two people to the hospital with injuries. Now, we bring you another unfortunate story about an incident that occurred nearly one year ago. On November 10, 2017, Joe Louis Perez was driving under the influence…

Truck Slams Pedestrians At Taco Stand

Patrons at a taco stand in Boyle Heights were put into a situation they did not want to be in over the weekend when a truck struck several pedestrians, sending two to the hospital. The LAPD says that the driver told them his brakes went out and he did not see the taco stand when…

Electric Scooters Companies Accused Of Abetting Assault

A class action lawsuit was filed last week in the Los Angeles County Superior Court on behalf of a group of people who say they were injured by e-scooters. They claim that the companies are “aiding and abetting assault” by failing to protect the public from injury. The lawsuit was filed against e-scooter companies Bird,…

Mother of Two Killed In Hit-And-Run

Last month, Yana Lavrenteva was crossing Ventura Boulevard at around 11:50 at night when she was hit by a vehicle heading east. The victim, a mother of two, was within a controlled, marked crosswalk at the time of the accident. The Los Angeles Police are now asking the public for help as they search for…

Family of Teen Killed at Crosswalk Awarded $6 Million

The family of a Highland Park teen who was struck by a truck while attempting to cross an intersection at a marked crosswalk has been awarded $6 million nearly three years after his death. The boy’s family sued the city of Los Angeles, alleging that the city driver who hit their sun was not qualified…