Vehicle Fires in California – Injury and Damages

At least one person recently died in a crash that occurred on Interstate Highway 800, which is located just north of Auto Mall Parkway. The accident involved a minivan/sports utility vehicle that collided with the center barrier causing the vehicle to overturn and catch fire. Motor vehicle operators and passengers who are in a vehicle are at risk of being seriously burned or killed when a vehicle catches fire. In some cases, people might survive the impact of a vehicle collision but have difficulty escaping the motor vehicle after it catches on fire. Continue reading “Vehicle Fires in California – Injury and Damages”

Justin H. King Honored by Inland Empire Magazine

Inland Empire Magazine, a local iconic publication produces a once yearly list of their “Top Lawyers”. This list is compiled of the very best and recognized attorneys that serve the Inland Empire communities including Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino, Riverside and surrounding. To make the list is not only an award but also an honor for any practicing attorney. Continue reading “Justin H. King Honored by Inland Empire Magazine”

Justin H. King – California Super Lawyer

Attorney Justin H. King in Ontario, CA Named to the 2017 California Super Lawyers List

We are pleased to announce that Personal Injury Attorney Justin H. King, managing partner at the Law Office of Justin H. King, has been selected to the2017 California Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in the state.

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I was injured in a recreational activity operated by a business, but I signed a release of liability before participating. Do I still have rights?

Many people are injured while engaged in recreational activities being hosted or operated by a commercial business.  So many of these recreational activities pose significant risks and the commercial business putting on that event can often be liable for the person’s injury because the injury was caused by some negligent act on the part of the commercial business that increased the risk of the activity beyond what is inherent in the activity itself.  However, in almost all cases, the commercial business that is putting on the event or hosting the activity will have participants sign a release of liability as a condition of participating in the activity.  The releasing language in these forms is often buried in a multi-page document and, like most of us, the injured person did not set aside two hours to read the 10 page release from front to back before participating in the activity. Further, the release is often drafted in complicated legalese so that even if a person had set aside the time to fully read the release, it is not likely that the reader would have fully understood what they were signing. Continue reading “I was injured in a recreational activity operated by a business, but I signed a release of liability before participating. Do I still have rights?”