Hollywood Drone Pilot Arrested and Facing Federal Charges After Crashing Into a LAPD Helicopter


Andrew Rene Hernandez, a 22-year-old Hollywood man was arrested on a Felony misdemeanor count of unsafe operation of an unmanned aircraft after crashing his drone into the Los Angels Police Department helicopter. If convicted, he is looking at a significant fine and up to one year in jail. It’s also believed this is the first criminal case in the nation on this type of allegation.

It’s worth noting that this week is National Drone Safety Awareness Week, which is sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration and seeks to promote drone safety.

Let’s be safe out there!

Mitch
A fellow #drone pilot and lawyer 😉

This is What Fraud Looks Like

This cashier’s check is fake.

I received a phone call from a potential client, Jeffrey Miller (not his real name), who allegedly had settled an employment discrimination and harassment claim against Walgreens for $101,580.00. It had been about a month since the settlement, and he hadn’t received the funds. He claimed that Walgreens’ told him that because of COVID-19, everything was put on hold. He wanted to retain my firm to get paid without further delay.

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Great Chat During This Morning’s Workout

Thanks for joining me!

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Morning thoughts…

Normal wasn’t working.

This is an opportunity for change.

Let’s rise up, improve things, and move forward.

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” ―Nelson Mandela

HOW TO FIND AND HIRE A GOOD LAWYER- Trial lawyer Mitch Jackson shares 34 years of tips to help you make the right decision

Finding an experienced lawyer and law firm to help you with your case can be challenging. In this interview, Mitch shares 3 ways to find a great lawyer and, 9 specific questions you should ask each lawyer you interview. He also shares the answers you need to hear to each question.

While this interview revolves around catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, the ideas and approaches Mitch shares work in all different types of legal cases. If you need a good lawyer to help you fix a problem or, find a legal solution, take a few minutes and listen to this interview.

One service that compliments what Mitch talks about is LegalShield. It’s kind of like the Uber of law and Mitch has been using the service and has been a member for years.

It’s inexpensive and using your phone, email or app, it allows you to have access to legal counsel in all 50 states. If you’re an individual or business (online or offline) and need easy access to a good law firm, take a look at LegalShield.

If you’re in California and have a question, please feel free to connect with Mitch here at the blog, at his firm website or on social media. To listen to more podcast episodes, click here.

COVID-19 BUSINESS INTERRUPTION INSURANCE CLAIMS

You Purchased Business Interruption Insurance

The smartest thing you’ve done in the last 15 years of owning your own business was getting business interruption insurance. When the state ordered you to close your doors, you knew that you were protected and that your insurance company would reimburse you for your Coronavirus related loss of business income and related expenses.

The first of the month is coming up, and your bills are due. Your employees want to get paid, and you advanced thousands of dollars to have your company cleaned and sanitized. You also purchased face masks for everyone and provided a dozen laptops to team members, along with high speed Internet service, so they could work from home and keep things running.

As you open the mail on your desk, you come across an envelope from your insurance company. While opening it you think to yourself, “I’m glad the check arrived. I don’t know what I would have done if I didn’t have business interruption insurance coverage.”

Your heart stops when you see the check… (click here to read my full article on LinkedIn)