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Many People Are Accidentally Poisoned by Roundup and Glyphosates Today

You can be accidentally poisoned by Roundup and glyphosates quite easily, if you are anywhere in the vicinity of where these dangerous chemicals are being administered and used in outdoor applications. Roundup is commonly used as an herbicide to manage weeds in residential and commercial settings. The herbicide Roundup is especially potent, and can be deadly if ingested or exposed to it. You can be “minding your own business” and still be exposed to glyphosates. That is because once it is unleased into the environment, it is highly toxic and can affect you if you are even exposed to it for a short amount of time. Glyphosates are dangerous in all types, and can cause serious reactions to anyone exposed to these hazardous chemicals. Many times, there will be some concern with the exposures to Roundup, in regard to know how to treat the exposed areas or to manage any poison control if the herbicide is accidentally ingested. This concern is because the formulas for glyphosates and surfactants can vary widely by manufacturer and by herbicide, it is difficult to know the exact formula that is used in any one application. Children as well as adults are susceptible to poisoning from Roundup and glyphosate use and applications in the environment.1

People are accidentally poisoned by glyphosate when it gets into their food, on their hands and they touch their mouths or food resources or it is airborne and they inhale it in contaminated environments. Anywhere that there are agricultural and industrial uses of Roundup, as well as in residential home environments where weed killers are used, there is a risk of an accidental poisoning of glyphosate. Technically, whether you are outside or inside, you can still be susceptible to being poisoned by Roundup, if it is stored in an area that you may be near, pass by, or have access to in a storage area. This can apply to an area where the chemicals are stored in a commercial or residential area. That means, if you are working in an office or near a home, you can accidentally be poisoned by someone else using Roundup and glyphosates in that environment. A person can accidentally ingest Roundup in any season, summer and winter included, when there is an improper storage of the chemicals and containers of the herbicide.

Why Is Roundup a Serious Environmental Hazard for Humans?

Monsanto Roundup is a pesticide that uses an active ingredient called glyphosate, that is shown to be carcinogenic to humans. The glyphosate chemical can stay in the environment for days, months or even years, creating a health hazard for people exposed to this toxin. If this is now what you or a loved one is dealing with– get in touch with one of the best Los Angeles Roundup Law Firms at Walch Law NOW!

Glyphosate Secretes a Toxic Effect on the Neurotransmission in Human Cells

Do I have a Woodland Hills Personal Injury Claim?

Do I have a Woodland Hills Personal Injury Claim?

Though you may try to be as cautious as possible, personal injury accidents of all types can and do occur all the time in Southern California.  If you have been injured in an accident, your recovery can be physically, emotionally, and financially draining. A single trip to the ER can cost upwards of $10,000! You may be wondering if there is any way you can receive compensation for your injuries. A personal injury claim can be the key to helping you get the financial recovery you deserve for damages you suffered in an accident, so it is important to know if you have a claim.

First, Do you Have an Injury?  

A recent Oxnard work accident has resulted in the death of one construction worker, and the serious injuries of another. The Los Angeles Times reported that a crane collapsed while in operation at a construction site, causing the fatal incident.

Apparently the crane was “lifting part of a concrete wall when it failed and collapsed, and part of  [the crane] struck the man.” This worker, a 54-year-old carpenter from Palmdale, was pronounced dead at the scene due to the hit. Another worker injured his hands in the incident and was taken to the hospital. The site is now closed while investigators look into what may have caused the collapse.

Unfortunately, construction sites and working with heavy machinery can be very dangerous. However, in a situation like this, where a worker was killed and another injured by the failure of heavy machinery at work, there are ways for the victim or their family to be compensated financially. This is possible by filing legal claims against the responsible parties. Possible claims include:

A recent car accident in Sun Valley resulted in the deaths of two people and injured three others. According to ABC 7 News, the incident occurred just after 7:00 p.m. at the intersection of Lankershim Boulevard and San Fernando Road. The driver of a Toyota Corolla was making a left-hand turn when a speeding white Dodge Charger smashed into the car.

Emergency personnel immediately responded to the scene to help. Police identified

59-year-old Olivia Enriquez and her husband as the victims killed in the incident. Three people from the white Dodge Charger were taken to the hospital with injuries.

A Sherman Oaks truck accident last night caused injuries to the occupant of the pickup truck and to the driver of another vehicle. The Sherman Oaks accident occurred at about 11:40pm when, according to the Los Angeles Times, a woman crashed into a light pole and took down the pole as well as high voltage power lines. The driver of the truck was arrested based on a suspicion of DUI.

According to Los Angeles KTLA news, a bystander heard the Sherman Oaks truck crash and helped the woman escape from her vehicle. The bystander said the woman was in shock as the truck went up in flames. The driver of another vehicle also sustained what the fire department described as minor injuries in the Sherman Oaks car accident.

Given the nature of this collision, with downed power lines and a truck fire, including a possible burn injury, it is very lucky that the injuries were not more serious. Downed power lines pose particular dangers and must always be avoided. Anyone who spots down power lines should immediately call 911 for emergency assistance.

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Halloween is fast approaching – October 31, 2011 — and the last thing any of us want is for our children to have an injury accident. Having a child injured any day of the year is horrific and the last thing any of us want is for a child to be injured on a holiday or special day, such as Halloween.

Accidents on holidays or specials days like birthdays, anniversaries, the Fourth of July, Christmas or Halloween tend to always be remembered by the injured child or family, possibly ruining the enjoyment of these special days for years to come.

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Our Los Angeles personal injury law firm is pleased to announce the publishing of our new injury website, located at The new look website, featuring upgraded and expanded content, is designed to help guide injury victims to obtain the help that they need without delay.

Our team of California personal injury lawyers and support staff strives to give every client the personal attention they need and deserve. We constantly receive compliments about how friendly and helpful our staff is.

Over the more than thirty five years we have been handling injury claims, we have helped all types of injury victims, from Van Nuys car accident injuries, to Woodland Hills burn injuries, San Bernardino truck accident injuries, North Hollywood slip and fall injuries, Los Angeles bus accident injuries, Hermosa Beach premises liability injuries, Thousand Oaks bicycle accident injuries, Pomona motorcycle accident injuries, Sherman Oaks dog bite and dog attack injuries, etc. Many of these cases involve fractures, surgery and wrongful death claims.

We also handle hit and run, uninsured motorist and underinsured motorist claims. If the person responsible for your injuries does not have insurance, it does not necessarily mean you do not have a viable claim. It is always best to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney right away.

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According to the Los Angeles Times, the weather service has reported that there will be rainstorms, as well as snow as low as 3,000 feet, which should last until this Sunday. The weather will likely cause Southern California rain accidents.

As our readers know, rain accidents in California lead to many serious injuries and deaths every year. We wish to remind everyone to be extra safe and cautious when conditions are bad, such as when driving in rain, snow or icy conditions, to prevent a serious car accident injury.

It is further advised that, whenever possible, avoid driving in these conditions all together. Even the best driver cannot always avoid the careless or reckless actions of other drivers, and can be injured in a rain accident in California.

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A work accident in Studio City, California, has resulted in a construction worker being killed when the trench he was working in collapsed. It is unclear at this time what caused the Studio City work accident death.

When an employee is injured on the job, he or she is usually entitled to California workers’ compensation benefits, which California employers are lawfully required to for. According to the California Department of Industrial Relations, workers’ compensation provides for six basic benefits: medical care, temporary disability benefits, permanent disability benefits, supplemental job displacement benefits or vocational rehabilitation and death benefits.

Occasionally, an injured worker will have both a workers’ compensation claim as well as a personal injury claim against the responsible party or entity that caused the injury. While workers’ compensation is designed so that fault for the injury does not need to be proved, the personal injury claim depends on who carries the fault, or liability.

If the driver of a big rig truck is injured in a car accident in California, the driver will usually have a workers’ compensation claim against his employer’s workers’ compensation coverage. However, if the accident was caused by the other driver, the injured truck driver may also make a personal injury claim against the responsible party.

In situations like this, it is usually beneficial for the injured worker to have a workers’ compensation attorney and a personal injury attorney who can work together and share information to maximize the financial recovery for all injuries and damages.

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