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LA County firefighters injured in fall through burning roof

By Law Offices of Sef Krell |

Today’s incident regards a work related accident suffered by four LA County firefighters.  Apparently, the firefighters were dispatched to the Club Caribe Casino.  While fighting the fire the roof underneath them collapsed.  All the fire fighters suffered injuries including bruises, and a firefighter was burned. It is interesting to note that certain public employees,… Read More »

Bumble Bee Tuna employee’s death in an industrial oven

By Law Offices of Sef Krell |

I got the news today of an unfortunate employee of the Bumble Bee Tuna company based in San Diego. This unfortunate gentleman was cooked to death along with 12,000 pounds of tuna in an industrial oven. How truly tragic and sad. I am having a harder and harder time writing about all these tragedies… Read More »


IHSS denying overtime benefits to in-home health service workers

By Law Offices of Sef Krell |

I read in today’s paper that the state of California, which employs over 400,000 people throughout the state as in-home health services workers, has refused to provide overtime pay for in-home healthcare services workers. I find that interesting in that I represent an in-home health services worker who has a workers’ compensation claim who… Read More »


Workers injured in fall at the Commerce Casino

By Law Offices of Sef Krell |

At the Law Offices of Sef Krell, we continue to represent injured workers against Commerce Casino.  We note that on Saturday, January 3, 2015, workers at the Commerce Casino were injured when the scaffolding gave way.  Some of these workers fell as far as 15 feet and suffered minor injuries.  We have been bringing… Read More »


Vista Paint to pay injured workers nearly a million dollars for exposure to toxic chemicals

By Law Offices of Sef Krell |

A review of the news shows that Vista Paint, a company we have successfully represented injured workers against, has another claim against them for a job related injury. In this instance, the Orange County district attorney’s office had to get involved.  According to the article in the LA Times, Vista Paint, allows their workers… Read More »


Over 1,000 DUI arrests in Los Angeles County during the New Year’s holiday period

By Law Offices of Sef Krell |

I note that in today’s news that DUI arrests are still occurring at a very high rate in Los Angeles.  Los Angeles County CHP and other Los Angeles officers made over 1,000 DUI arrests during the New Year’s holiday period alone – almost twice as many as last year.  At the Law Offices of… Read More »


The Right to Compensation for Psychiatric Injuries Deriving From Physical Injuries

By Law Offices of Sef Krell |

Last week there was a recent string of news stories involving workers falling from great heights and suffering catastrophic injuries.  In San Francisco, a window washer fell from 11 stories and is still fighting for his life.  Also a tree trimmer in San Diego, who was 40 feet in the air, was killed when… Read More »


Tragic Bus Crash in Northern California – Many Injured Including the Driver

By Law Offices of Sef Krell |

I note that there was a tragic bus crash on Interstate 5 in northern California.  The bus driver may well have fallen asleep.  Sadly many passengers were also injured.  I wonder if the driver’s family knows that the workers’ compensation system is a no fault system? Even if he did fall asleep on the… Read More »


Jury Awards Woman $186 Million in Discrimination Lawsuit Against Autozone

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I recently noticed a news story about a pregnant woman who worked for AutoZone, and brought a claim against AutoZone for discrimination as a result of her pregnancy.  I note that that she was awarded $872,000 in actual damages and $185 million in punitive damages! Well… this shows that the courts can and do… Read More »


Passing of Prop. 47. – Change in California Criminal Law

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California law has changed!  Criminal cases previously filed as felonies for 2nd Degree Burglary (Shoplifting), Forgery, Writing Bad Checks, Receiving Stolen Property, Grand Theft, Petty Theft with a Prior, and Unlawful Drug Possession (§11350; §11357(a); §11377(a)) have now been reduced to misdemeanors. Wow, this is great news. The Draconian drug laws are finally being… Read More »

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