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14 Sep: Right-of-Way Rules

Do you come to a full stop at a stop sign? A rolling stop is a violation of California Vehicle Code 21802. Vehicles are required to come to a complete stop when approaching a stop sign and to yield to all vehicles at an intersection controlled by stop signs until it is safe to proceed. Right-of-Way Rules are published as a matter of public interest and information.  It is important to review the Rules of the Road from time to time. The Following is from the California Driver Handbook – Laws and Rules of the Road: GENERAL INFORMATION Right-of-way rules, together with courtesy and common sense, help to promote traffic safety. Never assume other drivers will give you the right-of-way. Yield your right-of-way when it helps to prevent collisions. It is important to respect the right-of-way of others, especially pedestrians, motorcycle and bicycle riders. Respecting the right-of-way of others is not limited to situations such as yielding to pedestrians in crosswalks, or…

29 May: Nicholas J. Peterson Admitted to the Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court

We are proud to announce that KCEH Senior Associate Nicholas J. Peterson has been admitted to the Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court. The American Inns of Court are dedicated to promoting the highest levels of professionalism in the practice of law, with a mission to inspire the legal community through example, education and mentoring. The principal purpose of the Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court is to instill and cultivate the best qualities of the great trial advocates: honesty, courage, industry, judgment, eloquence, wit, and fellowship. Nicholas Peterson represents corporate and individual insurance policyholders seeking coverage and bad faith damages. He also assists clients in pursuing claims in both federal and state court related to various commercial disputes, contract matters, personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, elder and dependent adult abuse, product liability, intellectual property and employment disputes. His clients include patients, doctors, architects, engineers, hotel owners, and financial advisors,…

29 Jan: KCEH Clients Injured in Bay Bridge Melee

Guy O. Kornblum interviewed on KTVU Channel 2 regarding our Bay Bridge Case involving the Pettys. KCEH CLIENTS INJURED IN BAY BRIDGE MELEE In November 2015, 34-year-old Kerrie Morgan drove the wrong way on the Bay Bridge in a stolen cab. Under the influence of methamphetamine in a stolen car and an unlicensed driver, Morgan slammed head-on into one vehicle and sideswiped two more. She drove westbound in the eastbound lanes of the Bay Bridge for nearly two miles. As a result, our clients had to be extracted from their vehicle using the Jaws of Life. Angie Petty was critically injured. “She had fractured her skull, fractured both legs, fractured her right arm…She had torn all of the ligaments in her neck. They had to restructure her neck,” Mr. Kornblum told KTVU. On January 25, 2017, San Francisco’s District Attorney George Gascon announced that Morgan was found guilty on all counts by a jury. Morgan earned three felonies…