Does a felony conviction impact your civil case?
What impact, if any, does a past felony conviction have on a civil case? Someone with a past felony conviction(s), which has not been expunged, sealed or otherwise made inaccessible to Read More
Steps to take immediately following an accident
The most important steps to take immediately following an accident What you do directly after sustaining a personal injury can have a major impact on any claim you make. Obviously, the Read More
What are my recovery rights in a product liability claim with no personal injuries?
Product liability claims can only be for property damage, however the recovery tends to be narrower and more strictly defined than when there is a personal injury. It is possible Read More
The driver who hit me fled the scene or was not insured and has no assets, what do I do now?
You may still be able to recover your damages if your own policy has an uninsured/under-insured motorist (“UM” and “UIM,” respectively) policy. You must first exhaust any worker’s compensation policies Read More
I was hurt by someone on private property, can I sue the 3rd party landowner?
Generally speaking, California law allows you to make a claim against the owners and/or possessors (e.g., lessees) of property who have “failed to take reasonable steps to secure its property Read More
Help for elders who are victims of violent crimes in California
If you are a California resident aged 65 or older and were the victim of a violent crime you may be entitled to compensation for expenses actually incurred from the Read More
Personal Injury Statutes of Repose
Victims of an accident are often shocked to find that, having waited too long to take action against the party responsible for their injuries, they are statutorily barred from doing Read More