Top Slip and Fall Accidents in Winter
Los Angeles is known for its beautiful weather. With temperatures typically above 50, even in the Winter, we don’t have to worry about harsh weather during the winter. While Southern California is known for its beautiful weather all year, residents will often travel to other parts of the state the …Read More
Is a Slip and Fall Accident a Personal Injury?
Several thousand people each year are involved in a slip and fall accident and get injured. Sometimes the injuries are very serious, while others are not as concerning. If you …Read More
Premises Liability: Slip and Fall Accidents in Los Angeles
When you are on someone else’s property you have the right to expect a safe property. Property owners in California have an obligation legally to protect you from hazards. This …Read More
Los Angeles Rear End Collisions
Rear end accidents are the number one cause of car accidents in Los Angeles. Not just in Los Angeles, but Country wide. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, …Read More
Los Angeles Car Accident Statistics
Los Angeles can be a difficult place to drive. Dangerous even. LA residents and travelers alike need to be aware of their surroundings. The threat of a car accident, especially …Read More
California Car Seat Laws
If you will be driving in California with children it is important to be fully aware of California Carseat Laws. If you are traveling to California with children and will …Read More
What are the Chances of Winning a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
When you are injured by another person you will likely consider filing a personal injury lawsuit. Filing a lawsuit gives you the potential to recover compensations for your injuries. However, …Read More
Top 5 Driving Distractions
Driving distractions is one of the most common causes of car accidents in the United States. As new drivers learn driving skills, it is stressed to pay close attention to …Read More
How Long Do I Have To File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in California?
When filing a personal injury lawsuit there are several things you will want to keep in mind. If you sustain an injury from a car accident caused by someone else’s …Read More
Who Is Liable in a Rear End Accident in California?
It is no question that there are a lot of drivers on California roads each day. With many drivers comes several accidents. In fact, in 2019, Los Angeles County alone …Read More
Is Emotional Distress Considered a Personal Injury?
Personal injury claims can often go beyond property damage and physical injuries. Another type of damage that might be considered in your claim is emotional distress. Is emotional distress considered …Read More
Five Ways To Protect Yourself After a Los Angeles Car Accident
Car accidents can be scary and overwhelming. It is hard to keep calm and know how to protect yourself after a car accident happens. It is best to be prepared …Read More
10 Tips For Driving in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles has a reputation for being difficult to navigate. This is especially true if you are unfamiliar with the area. Between the large six-lane freeways, confusing carpool lanes, and …Read More
I Was Injured at Work, Now What?
Employers in each state are required to provide their employees a healthy and safe work environment. Occasionally despite the employers efforts, workplace injuries will occur. In other instances, if you …Read More
Why Should I Hire a Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer?
There are many benefits to hiring a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer. Whether you have been involved in a car accident, premises liability incident, or have a work related injury, …Read More
Should I Hire a Car Accident Lawyer After an Accident That Wasn’t My Fault?
A car accident can happen when you least expect it. It often leaves you, the driver, confused and unsure of what to do. Hiring a car accident lawyer, despite whether …Read More
4 Key Terms to Know for a Personal Injury Claim
With the rise in accidents and personal injury cases, it has become crucial that you understand the key terms. When dealing with a potential personal injury claim, there are some …Read More
What is the Statute of Limitations on Personal Injury in California?
If you have been injured by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. The Statute of Limitations on Personal Injury in California is different than it is in …Read More
What Are Compensatory Damages?
After an accident, you and your family are often faced with a lot of challenges. You may need medical care. You might have to inform your work that you need …Read More
How To Calculate Damages For A California Personal Injury Claim
If you or someone you love was harmed in an accident, you might be entitled to a personal injury claim. After an accident, you may have to deal with medical …Read More
I Was a Passenger in a Car Accident and Was Injured- What Are My Rights?
Unfortunately, car accidents happen. When you are a passenger in a car accident, it is important to know that everyone in the vehicle has a voice. The way the law …Read More
What is the Difference Between No-Fault and At-Fault States?
Whenever you are in a vehicle, there is a risk of being involved in a car accident. In some vehicular accidents, it is clear who is at fault. In other …Read More
Top 5 Causes of Pedestrian Accidents
In 2020, an average of 18 pedestrians a day were victims of a fatal automobile accident. The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) suggests that pedestrian fatalities continue to rise and …Read More
What Will My Car Accident Insurance Cover After a Car Accident?
So what expenses will your car accident insurance cover after you’ve been involved in a car accident? It depends. In a previous blog post, we addressed some of the basics …Read More
Who is Liable in a Car Accident in California?
Every day in California hundreds of car accidents happen. These accidents result in millions of dollars in economic damages. Traffic-related accidents leave victims facing lost income for missing work, medical …Read More
Injured in a Car Accident? What to Do Next
Car accidents are stressful and oftentimes traumatic situations that can dramatically impact one’s health. Physical injuries only add additional stress and trauma, which impact one’s decision-making skills. It is important …Read More
5 Things to Know About Slip and Fall Settlements
Slip and fall accidents happen – sometimes when the floor is slippery or recently mopped, and other times by tripping over our own feet. No matter what the cause is, …Read More
How Long do Car Accident Cases Take to Settle?
Sometimes, legal cases can seem to drag on forever. Between document and evidence collection, depositions with doctors, and any preparation necessary for trial, there can be numerous steps to take …Read More
Injured in a Rideshare Car Accident? What You Need to Know
Rideshare companies, also known as transportation networking services, have become a popular option in metropolitan areas around the country. Several of these companies, including Uber and Lyft, originated in California …Read More
Car Accidents in Parking Lots: What You Need to Know
Parking lots can be challenging places to drive. Some are vast, like those surrounding shopping centers and stadiums. In these parking lots simply finding your way in and out can …Read More
Delayed Injuries to Look Out for After a Car Accident in Los Angeles
It is no secret that injuries suffered from a car accident in Los Angeles are often painful, disruptive, and sometimes even scary. Between immediately noticeable physical injuries, vehicular damage, obtaining …Read More
The Different Types of Evidence Used in a Car Accident Case
Car accidents have major financial, physical, and emotional consequences. Victims of car accidents often file claims with insurance companies. Depending on the extent of their injuries, they may pursue a …Read More
Common Injuries Suffered in Construction Site Accidents
Construction sites are dangerous places with a high risk of construction site accidents. Because of the nature of the job, construction workers face a significant risk of injury while on …Read More
What Does it Cost to Hire a Los Angeles Car Accident Lawyer?
After you have been in an accident, you may be nervous to inquire with a Los Angeles car accident lawyer. Because of the misconception that you cannot afford a Personal …Read More
How Long Does it Take to Settle a Personal Injury Case?
Personal injury cases can seem to drag on forever. Between the document collection and the depositions with medical personnel and any additional necessary preparation for trial. There are a lot …Read More
Types of Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit
Preparing for a personal injury lawsuit can be a difficult and exhausting endeavor. Especially when it is compounded by the stress of a complicated legal system or financial difficulties related …Read More
Top 5 Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents
Despite the nervousness you may feel when passing a semi-truck on the highway, most large truck accidents are preventable. In 2007, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published an analysis …Read More
I Slipped and Fell – What to Do Next
If you have recently slipped and fell, it can feel overwhelming and difficult to accomplish your regular tasks – let alone navigating the steps you must take to help you …Read More
Why Having the Minimum Auto Insurance Policy is a Bad Idea
Searching for the best car insurance policy can be time-consuming and overwhelming. This is especially true if you aren’t sure how much coverage you need or if you feel like …Read More
Top 7 Causes of Car Accidents
Traffic accidents happen millions of times per year across the U.S. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), 6.5 million crashes are reported annually, with over a third …Read More
Top 5 Causes of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
According to the CDC, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a major cause of death and disability in the United States. Around 2.8 million people in the United States are diagnosed …Read More
Do Pedestrians or Cars Have the Right of Way in California?
Who has the right of way on our roads: pedestrians or drivers? The short answer is the pedestrian. In California, in most instances, if a driver observes a pedestrian, the …Read More
Common Injuries from Car Accidents
Injuries from car accidents are painful, disruptive, and at times, downright scary. Unfortunately, injuries resulting from car accidents are common: the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics estimates that 2.74 million …Read More
Understanding Insurance Policies in a Car Accident Case
Being involved in a car accident can be a very overwhelming experience. Unfortunately, dealing with an insurance company can add to the stress. Taking the time to understand the different …Read More
How Long After a Car Accident Should I See a Doctor?
When it comes to the severity of damage, car accidents can appear anywhere on the spectrum. Some car accidents only cause minor damage to the vehicle(s) involved. Unfortunately, other car …Read More
5 Forms of Employment Discrimination You Should Be Aware Of
You may already know some types of discrimination, especially in the context of employment. These can be on the basis of race, age, and sex, which are all illegal in …Read More
A Step-by-Step Look at the Personal Injury Lawsuit Process
Personal injury lawsuits can be intimidating. They are physically, mentally, and sometimes financially draining. However, you don’t have to take on that burden alone. An experienced personal injury attorney can …Read More
What Happens if You Are Involved in a Car Accident While Working?
What happens when you are involved in a car accident while working? Car crashes are often complicated. Work-related car crashes can be even trickier to navigate. What happens after the …Read More
Top 5 Grounds for Wrongful Termination Lawsuits in California
California and federal employment laws protect workers from being fired unfairly. An experienced employment lawyer can help you determine if there are grounds for you to file a wrongful termination …Read More
10 Things Not to Do After a Car Accident in Los Angelas
A car accident in Los Angeles is often very traumatic and disorienting. This makes it difficult for car accident victims to know what steps to take immediately following a collision. …Read More
9 Things to Know About Personal Injury Lawsuits
Suffering an injury due to someone else’s negligence can be a devastating and traumatic experience. An experienced personal injury lawyer can help you get the compensation you need to recover …Read More
9 Things Insurance Companies Don’t Want Car Accident Victims to Know
After getting into a car accident, it’s important to know what steps to take to ensure you receive the settlement that you deserve. Unfortunately, insurance companies often make it very …Read More
7 Legal Rights You Have as a Renter or Tenant You May Not Know About
As a renter or tenant, you have a variety of rights designed to protect you and your family from health hazards, abuse, discrimination, and other factors that contribute to an …Read More
5 Reasons You May Want to Consider Hiring an Employment Lawyer
As an employee, it’s important that you know your rights. Equally it is is important to understand what steps to take if these rights are violated. A Los Angeles employment …Read More
6 Reasons You May Need to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney
Suffering a severe personal injury can be traumatizing and have a significant impact on your life. Beyond the injury itself, you also have to deal with medical bills, paperwork, and …Read More
7 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney
Hiring an experienced personal injury attorney is the best way to ensure you receive the representation you deserve after experiencing a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence. Insurance companies …Read More
Mark Bloom Named to Annual Super Lawyers List for 2nd Year in a Row
Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Southern California. Super Lawyers are recognized via a patented multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation. B|B …Read More
7 Reasons Your Cell Phone is an Important Tool in a Personal Injury Case
After suffering a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence, it’s important to carefully plan your next steps. With proper planning you will increase your chances of winning your personal …Read More
What to Know About Social Media and Your Personal Injury Case
Suffering a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence can be a very painful and frustrating event. Beyond the incident itself, pursuing damages can lead to more anger and frustration. …Read More
9 Things Not to Say to an Insurance Company After a Car Accident
One of the first things you should do following a car accident is contacting your insurance company to file a claim. Doing so is the only way to get the …Read More
The Most Common Habitability Infractions Made by Landlords
As a rental tenant or member of an HOA in California, it’s important to understand your rights as they pertain to the health and safety of your living environment. Be …Read More
Why Uber & Lyft Drivers Should NOT Sign the Class Action Suit
We believe Uber and Lyft drivers are being exploited and underpaid by ridesharing companies. As these companies classify drivers as independent contractors, they are able to avoid paying drivers a …Read More
5 Signs You Are Being Exploited by Uber / Lyft
As their business models appear to be designed to exploit independent contractors, Uber, Lyft, and other companies have received scrutiny for their mistreatment and underpayment of drivers. Uber and Lyft …Read More