Dealing with Compensation for Medical Bills in California Personal Injury Cases

10/13/2017 16:03:24 PM

I have been practicing personal injury law for over 20 years and invariably every time I resolve a case for a client whether at trial or by settlement and inform them of the number and the question arises: “Does that include my medical bills.” ...

Filing a Whiplash Claim After a Los Angeles Car Accident

10/10/2017 13:27:59 PM

Car accidents are increasingly common in Los Angeles. In 2014, there were more than 75,000 car accident-related injuries and deaths in Los Angeles County. Victims who are involved in Los Angeles car accidents can suffer from a variety of de ...

Fallen Tree Limb Injures Children at Pasadena Daycare Center

10/09/2017 14:57:59 PM

Who can you hold accountable for damages sustained in an accident when mother nature is the apparent culprit? Several Pasadena families may be wondering who they can seek compensation from after their children were struck by a tree limb last ...

California Negligent Security Attorney – Making a Claim Against a Hotel or Venue for Negligent Security

10/06/2017 12:18:30 PM

Last week our nation suffered a horrific tragedy in Las Vegas. Stephen Paddock rented a hotel room at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, transported approximately 23 assault weapons to his room along with thousands or rounds of ammunition, ...

Pasadena Bicyclist Injured After Choosing Road Without Dedicated Bike Lanes

10/02/2017 04:00:23 AM

Despite having some of California’s most bicycle-friendly roads, bike-related traffic accidents are still a problem in Pasadena. In August, a bicycle rider was seriously injured after he collided with a car on Walnut Street. The city of Pasadena ...

Family Seeking Compensation for Death of Son in Pasadena Drunk Driving Accident

09/26/2017 15:56:54 PM

Last year, a 17-year-old teen was killed in a car accident when drove his car into a concrete post near the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The boy was reportedly on his way home from a house party and under the influence of alcohol at the time of the ...

Police Reports Can Help Your Personal Injury Attorney Maximize Your Recovery

09/07/2017 20:10:55 PM

If you are involved in a car accident you should immediately report the crash to the local police and request to have an officer sent to the scene. When the officer arrives, ask that they begin to complete a Traffic Collision Report. This report, ...

Conditions at Pasadena Park Potentially Dangerous

09/05/2017 16:11:24 PM

A group of soccer players narrowly escaped injuries when a 15-foot tree branch fell on their team bench in a Pasadena park last month. The players were seeking shade from the hot summer sun when the tree limb above them began to fall. All of ...

Anaheim Family May Consider Legal Action After Wrongful Death of Husband, Father

08/25/2017 19:26:22 PM

An Anaheim family is mourning the loss of a husband and father after a fatal accident outside of their home claimed his life. Tarek Hamed was turning into his driveway after work at around 3:00 AM when another car lost control and crashed into ...

Family of Lancaster Criminal Hit-and-Run Accident Victim Could Seek Civil Damages

08/09/2017 19:27:37 PM

A Lancaster, California hit-and-run accident has claimed the life of an 11-year-old girl. Last month, two cars collided in Lancaster near the intersection of 20th Street East and Lancaster Boulevard. Witnesses saw the driver of one of the vehicles ...

Elder Abuse On the Rise as Nursing Home Residents Get Younger

08/01/2017 16:52:35 PM

Nursing homes across the country are experiencing a shift in the age of its residents. In California, the number of nursing home residents under the age of 65 has increased 40% since 1994, while the number of residents over the age of 65 decreased ...

Los Angeles Pedestrian Injuries and Fatalities on the Rise

07/24/2017 14:50:49 PM

Los Angeles is a bustling city full of art, entertainment, sports, and culture. The city is home to more than 3.97 million people and welcomed a record-setting 47.3 million visitors in 2016. This news is great for the Los Angeles economy, but ...

How to File a Claim for Personal Injury Damages Against the Government

07/11/2017 20:52:52 PM

Most of us are aware that a statute of limitations sets a specific timeframe on when claims for personal injury damages may be filed in California. Did you know, though, that there is a separate (and much more time-sensitive) process for claims ...

California Personal Injury Statute of Limitations Overview

06/28/2017 17:57:08 PM

When you are injured in California you are permitted to file a lawsuit seeking monetary compensation from the at-fault party. California personal injury laws allow injured parties to recover damages to cover the costs of: Medical care, Hospital ...

Liability After a Dog Bite

06/14/2017 02:30:36 AM

Earlier this year a Good Samaritan – after hearing cries for help – was able to pry the jaws of a pit bull from the neck of a much smaller dog. As Margo Delgado walked her mini Labradoodle down a Valencia street a man approached with his ...

Understanding Comparative Negligence

04/07/2017 16:58:35 PM

When you’re injured in an accident in California you’ll probably have a lot of questions. Who is liable? What compensation can you recover, and from whom? What happens if I’m partly to blame for the accident? What if I’m injured in an ...

Orange County Settles One Wrongful Death Suit, Vulnerable to Another

03/21/2017 16:42:56 PM

Last month, the body of an orange county woman was found hanging from her jail cell hours after her arrest for a misdemeanor drug charge. This is not the first time an inmate has died while in custody at the Orange County Correctional Facility. ...

Is Your Car Totaled?

02/25/2017 13:47:56 PM

A car accident affects your life significantly. Even if you escape physical injury, you still have the lingering effects of the trauma and, most often, the tedious aftermath of insurance claims, adjusters, rental cars, and car repairs. If your ...

Car Accident Attorney – What is My Car Accident Case Worth?

02/10/2017 16:05:11 PM

Car Accident Attorney – What is My Car Accident Case Worth? In my 20 years of practicing personal injury law, inevitably in my first meeting with a potential client the question will come up “What is my car accident case worth?”  Some ...

Car Accident Attorney – What is My Car Accident Case Worth?

02/10/2017 16:05:11 PM

Car Accident Attorney – What is My Car Accident Case Worth? In my 20 years of practicing personal injury law, inevitably in my first meeting with a potential client the question will come up “What is my car accident case worth?”  Some ...

Car Accident Lawyer – California Right of Way Rules

02/01/2017 22:35:07 PM

Car Accident Lawyer – Right of Way Rules Many car accidents involve rules of the road regarding right of way.  In my over 20 years of practicing personal injury law, many cases come down to whether the injured party had the right of way.   ...

Car Accident Lawyer – California Right of Way Rules

02/01/2017 22:35:07 PM

Car Accident Lawyer – Right of Way Rules Many car accidents involve rules of the road regarding right of way.  In my over 20 years of practicing personal injury law, many cases come down to whether the injured party had the right of way.   ...

California Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

01/17/2017 16:35:38 PM

California Motorcycle Accident Lawyer On Sunday January 15, 2017 a fatal,  auto accident in Los Angeles claimed the lives of two person riding on a motorcycle.  The collision took place at   2132 W. Florence Avenue.  It was reported that ...

California Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

01/17/2017 16:35:38 PM

California Motorcycle Accident Lawyer On Sunday January 15, 2017 a fatal,  auto accident in Los Angeles claimed the lives of two person riding on a motorcycle.  The collision took place at   2132 W. Florence Avenue.  It was reported that ...

Liability in Alcohol Related Auto Crashes

12/30/2016 01:32:22 AM

An intoxicated driver killed a preschool boy when she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a South Side apartment complex. Five other people, including the 23-year-old driver, were seriously injured in the crash. First responders and ...

Liability in Alcohol Related Auto Crashes

12/30/2016 01:32:22 AM

An intoxicated driver killed a preschool boy when she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a South Side apartment complex. Five other people, including the 23-year-old driver, were seriously injured in the crash. First responders and ...

Nursing Home Injuries in California

12/06/2016 12:37:14 PM

Making the decision to allow someone else to care for your loved one is difficult for any family. While many understand that they cannot provide the level of care and attention their loved one deserves, there can be an inherent distrust in nursing ...

Nursing Home Injuries in California

12/06/2016 12:37:14 PM

Making the decision to allow someone else to care for your loved one is difficult for any family. While many understand that they cannot provide the level of care and attention their loved one deserves, there can be an inherent distrust in nursing ...

California Negligent Burn Cases – Victims of Building Fire

12/05/2016 17:57:55 PM

In of the worst tragedies in the history of California over 36 people were pronounced dead after a deadly fire consumed a warehouse in Oakland, California. Investigators are still investigating the warehouse fire but early reports do not indicate ...

California Negligent Burn Cases – Victims of Building Fire

12/05/2016 17:57:55 PM

In of the worst tragedies in the history of California over 36 people were pronounced dead after a deadly fire consumed a warehouse in Oakland, California. Investigators are still investigating the warehouse fire but early reports do not indicate ...

Dog Bite Injuries in California

11/29/2016 17:22:59 PM

Dogs have been known to be “man’s best friend” for ages. While these furry creatures provide lots of fun and entertainment, they can be loyal and protective of their owners, and sometimes they can cause harm to unsuspecting individuals. ...

Dog Bite Injuries in California

11/29/2016 17:22:59 PM

Dogs have been known to be “man’s best friend” for ages. While these furry creatures provide lots of fun and entertainment, they can be loyal and protective of their owners, and sometimes they can cause harm to unsuspecting individuals. ...

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Los Angeles

11/16/2016 05:55:37 AM

In a recent Los Angeles car accident, a car hit three pedestrians crossing the street in an area near downtown Los Angeles. A 46 year old Mother and her two children were suddenly and without warning struck by a car while crossing in the in ...

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Los Angeles

11/16/2016 05:55:37 AM

In a recent Los Angeles car accident, a car hit three pedestrians crossing the street in an area near downtown Los Angeles. A 46 year old Mother and her two children were suddenly and without warning struck by a car while crossing in the in ...

Third Party Liability In California

10/31/2016 18:14:02 PM

If the motor vehicle crash or other incident involved catastrophic injuries, the tortfeasor (negligent driver) sometimes does not have sufficient auto insurance coverage to pay all damages. California has one of the highest number of uninsured ...

Third Party Liability In California

10/31/2016 18:14:02 PM

If the motor vehicle crash or other incident involved catastrophic injuries, the tortfeasor (negligent driver) sometimes does not have sufficient auto insurance coverage to pay all damages. California has one of the highest number of uninsured ...

California Bus Accident Attorney

10/28/2016 12:44:14 PM

A tragic California bus accident occurred when a tour bus rear-ended a big rig tractor-trailer at approximately 5:00 a.m. in the morning in the Palm Springs area. On October 23, 2016, a tour bus coming back from the Red Earth casino in Salton ...

California Bus Accident Attorney

10/28/2016 12:44:14 PM

A tragic California bus accident occurred when a tour bus rear-ended a big rig tractor-trailer at approximately 5:00 a.m. in the morning in the Palm Springs area. On October 23, 2016, a tour bus coming back from the Red Earth casino in Salton ...

Fatal Crash in South LA Raises Liability Questions

10/23/2016 23:33:32 PM

Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who crashed into an SUV and pushed it into a South Los Angeles bus stop. The wreck occurred on West 54th Street in Vermont Square. According to first responders and witnesses, a Buick sedan rear-ended ...

Liability for Serving Alcohol in California

10/23/2016 23:32:35 PM

It is an unfortunate reality that law enforcement cannot catch and stop every drunk driver on America’s roadways. Every year, more than 10,000 people are killed in an incident related to drunk driving. There are many more who are injured in ...

California Child Wrongful Death Attorney

10/19/2016 00:09:40 AM

Recently a horrific accident led to the tragic death of an 18 month old toddler at a daycare in Fontana, California. On Wednesday, October, 5, 2016, Deacon Morin died at a child daycare center after choking on an amber teething Read More+ The ...

Fatal Crash In South LA Raises Liability Questions

10/08/2016 07:08:24 AM

Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who crashed into an SUV and pushed it into a South Los Angeles bus stop. The wreck occurred on West 54th Street in Vermont Square. According to first responders and witnesses, a Buick Read More+ ...

Liability for Serving Alcohol in California

10/05/2016 13:25:04 PM

It is an unfortunate reality that law enforcement cannot catch and stop every drunk driver on America’s roadways. Every year, more than 10,000 people are killed in an incident related to drunk driving. There are many more who are injured Read ...

Obtaining Relief for Your Injuries: California Worker’s Compensation

09/27/2016 12:24:26 PM

Each year, there are thousands of individuals injured on the job for a variety of reasons. Individuals that fall victim to workplace injuries soon find themselves in a downward spiral of financial debt due to added costs associated with medical ...

Multiple Vehicle Traffic Accidents in Los Angeles: A Tangled Web of Liability

09/13/2016 15:30:39 PM

Multiple vehicle accidents are one of the deadliest types of traffic accidents out there. A car accident between just two vehicles or even one and a stationary object can already end in tragedy. When multiple vehicles are involved, especially ...

California Amusement or Water Park Personal Injuries

09/02/2016 17:42:04 PM

Recently you may have heard or read about the horrific wrongful death of 10 year old Caleb Schwab. Caleb was enjoying himself at a water park in Kansas when he was allowed by the park to ride a raft down a very steep Read More+ The post ...

West Covina Woman Killed in Negligent Driver Accident

09/02/2016 17:41:04 PM

Last month, a West Covina woman lost her life in a tragic accident just outside of Covina, California. The accident was the result of another woman failed to stop at a red light, striking the deceased’s pick up truck. These tragic Read More+ ...

California Amusement or Water Park Personal Injuries

08/24/2016 11:20:03 AM

Recently you may have heard or read about the horrific wrongful death of 10 year old Caleb Schwab. Caleb was enjoying himself at a water park in Kansas when he was allowed by the park to ride a raft down a very steep and high water slide. The ...

West Covina Woman Killed in Negligent Driver Accident

08/22/2016 13:51:13 PM

Last month, a West Covina woman lost her life in a tragic accident just outside of Covina, California. The accident was the result of another woman failed to stop at a red light, striking the deceased’s pick up truck. These tragic accidents ...

Understanding Joint and Several Liability

08/16/2016 01:31:55 AM

In the state of California, injured parties can recover a monetary award for damages suffered as a result of another individual’s negligent or reckless conduct, or in cases in which laws impose strict liability for defective products. In these ...

Understanding Joint and Several Liability

08/16/2016 01:31:55 AM

In the state of California, injured parties can recover a monetary award for damages suffered as a result of another individual’s negligent or reckless conduct, or in cases in which laws impose strict liability for defective products. In these ...

Diminution of Value of Vehicle After Car Accident

07/30/2016 17:31:15 PM

How to Get Compensated for Damage to Your Car After and Accident You are driving along one day minding your own business when you get rear-ended by another vehicle. It’s a pretty bad impact with heavy damage to your car. Read More+ The post ...

Diminution of Value of Vehicle After Car Accident

07/30/2016 17:31:15 PM

How to Get Compensated for Damage to Your Car After and Accident You are driving along one day minding your own business when you get rear-ended by another vehicle. It’s a pretty bad impact with heavy damage to your car. You have insurance ...

Standing and the Statute of Limitations in Personal Injury Actions

07/11/2016 02:32:45 AM

After a tragic injury, accident victims’ lives are thrown into a whirlwind. Not only do victims suffer from a variety of pain and emotions that accompany an unexpected injury, but many find themselves on the brink of financial ruin. In Read ...

Standing and the Statute of Limitations in Personal Injury Actions

07/11/2016 02:32:45 AM

After a tragic injury, accident victims’ lives are thrown into a whirlwind. Not only do victims suffer from a variety of pain and emotions that accompany an unexpected injury, but many find themselves on the brink of financial ruin. In many ...

Three Persons Killed in 405 Freeway Crash — Liability of DUI Drivers Causing Car Crashes in California

07/05/2016 14:31:43 PM

Recently a chain reaction car accident occurred on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles near Carson when a person suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol. The negligent driver struck a Chevy truck pulling a trailer causing the truck Read ...

Three Persons Killed in 405 Freeway Crash — Liability of DUI Drivers Causing Car Crashes in California

07/05/2016 14:31:43 PM

Recently a chain reaction car accident occurred on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles near Carson when a person suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol. The negligent driver struck a Chevy truck pulling a trailer causing the truck to ...

Product Liability Claims in California

06/28/2016 01:55:44 AM

Each day, Americans encounter a variety of products that surround and assist them in completing the functions necessary for their lifestyles. Many individuals use these products every day without even recognizing all of the laws and safety ...

Defective Brakes and Truck Accidents

06/24/2016 17:28:03 PM

Around 411,000 cases of large truck accidents were reported in 2014, according to a recent study of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). 70% of these accidents involved a truck colliding with another motor vehicle, which ...

California Has the Most Pedestrian Related Fatalities

06/07/2016 15:27:19 PM

Whether walking, biking, or using another form of personal transportation, we all like to be outside as much as possible in the summer months. A recent report from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association reminds us all that we need to Read ...