Judge’s Ruling Allows Germanwings Crash Lawsuit to Remain in U.S.

A federal judge ruled late last week that the family of two victims from Virginia who perished in the 2015 Germanwings crash can sue the airline in the United States. Last Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Gerald Bruce Lee ruled that the “Court has personal jurisdiction over Germanwings because the [...]

New SFO Asiana Crash Footage Appears on YouTube

Four years ago, Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed on final approach to land at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The Asiana crash and subsequent rescue response killed three teenage girls and left over 180 others with injuries. New video footage of the incident surfaced today on YouTube, showing a zoomed in [...]

By | 2017-07-13T11:45:15+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Top Stories, Blog, Ronald L. M. Goldman, A. Ilyas Akbari|

Record Number of Attorneys from Baum Hedlund Aristei and Goldman Recognized in Southern California Super Lawyers

Los Angeles, February 2, 2016 - - Attorneys across Southern California have given high votes to eight lawyers at Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman, listing them among other outstanding attorneys in the current issue of Southern California Super Lawyers®. Super Lawyers® uses a patented selection process to create a trusted list [...]

Best Lawyers in America Awards

Baum Hedlund is Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 Our lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America®2016  A. Ilyas Akbari, Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs | 2016 J. Clark Aristei, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs | 2016 Michael L. Baum, Personal Injury Litigation – [...]

AP: Railroads beat back new safety rules after derailments

A pair of train derailments in 2012 that killed two people in Maryland and triggered a fiery explosion in Ohio exposed a little-known and unsettling truth about railroads in the U.S. and Canada: No rules govern when rail becomes too worn down to be used for hauling hazardous chemicals, thousands of [...]

By | 2016-10-17T11:44:53+00:00 December 5th, 2015|Train News, Ronald L. M. Goldman|

Ventura County Failed to Eliminate One of the Most Dangerous Rail Crossings in California

An overpass planned more than 15 years ago would have prevented Tuesday’s tragic Metrolink train crash in Oxnard, according to government officials. The planned overpass, projected to cost Ventura County between $30 and $35 million, has been delayed for many years due to lack of funding. It would carry traffic over [...]

By | 2016-10-17T11:47:21+00:00 February 26th, 2015|Train News, Ronald L. M. Goldman|

Dozens Injured After Southern California Metrolink Commuter Train Hits Truck and Derails in Oxnard

A Metrolink train derailed early in the morning on February 24, 2015 after a fiery collision with a truck on the tracks in Oxnard, California. Twenty-eight people aboard the Ventura County Line train bound for Los Angeles were taken to area hospitals following the 5:44 a.m. crash at Rice Avenue.   [...]

By | 2016-10-17T11:47:24+00:00 February 24th, 2015|Train News, Ronald L. M. Goldman|

Did the Asiana Crew Fail to Monitor Air Speed?

Within hours of the crash landing of Asiana flight OZ214 at San Francisco’s airport, National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) chairman Deborah Hersman was on the scene. Over the next five days she gave daily briefings to the media on how her agency’s investigation was proceeding and what they had found. [...]

By | 2016-10-17T11:52:57+00:00 July 18th, 2013|Aviation News, Ronald L. M. Goldman|