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Mr. Serrano has been admitted to practice before California State and Federal Courts. He was named to the Super Lawyers’ 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Southern California Rising Stars List, an honor awarded to no more than 2.5% of attorneys in Southern California each year. View Attorney Jean-Simon Serrano's Attorney Bio Here.

Pacquiao-Mayweather fight — Was the Public Defrauded?

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

May 2, 2015, the fight many boxing fans had been clamoring for took place.  Dubbed the “fight of the century” between world-champion boxers Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., the fight ultimately turned out to be rather boring and prompted a class action.  Here’s why: April 15, 2015, Pacquaio tears his rotator cuff in… Read More »

Types of Construction Site Accidents & Related Compensation

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

If you are a construction worker or work in the field, you likely are already aware that your place of work is not always a safe one and can be very dangerous. According to recent reports published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), over 20 percent of work-related casualties occur in the… Read More »

Investigations Conclude: California Hospitals Make Hundreds of Thousands of Medical Mistakes

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

According to NBC News, state records indicate that California hospitals account for an astonishing amount of medical mistakes, or as labeled adverse mistakes. According to the findings, these adverse mistakes are the leading cause of fatality in the nation after cancer and heart attacks. A study published by the Journal for Patient Safety found… Read More »

Design Immunity: Court of Appeal tells Plaintiff “Look Where You are Going”

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

“The rule deciding this case is ‘look where you are going’.” the Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District cavalierly stated on October 16, 2019.  The case, Dobbs v. City of Los Angeles (2019) 2019 Cal. App LEXIS 1027, involved injuries sustained by Ms. Dobbs when she struck a concrete pillar, or bollard,… Read More »

Court of Appeals rules “Common Carrier” Civil Code Section 2100 does not apply to commonplace hazards in a train Station

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Alice Churchman sustained injuries when she fell when she lost balance while attempting to board a railway car run by the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART).  She alleged several factors combined to create a confusing situation on the rail platform: The opening and closing of doors of opposite sides of the cars Partially inaudible… Read More »

Fight for Your Rights After a Prenatal Misdiagnosis in California

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Even with the advancement in medical technology, a misdiagnose in the prenatal stage can still occur. When the misdiagnosis occurs because of medical negligence and this ultimately leads to the injury of the fetus or mother, there can be a potential for a medical malpractice claim in the State of California. Parents of an… Read More »

Shopping Center Liable for Assault in its Parking Lot?

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

On the evening of March 31, 2012, Plaintiff Williams was a drummer performing at a bar known as the Peacock Lounge.  After Williams’ band finished playing, around 1:30 a.m., Williams and a friend went out to the parking lot to get something from their car.  As they returned, they saw a patron from the… Read More »

No Insurance for Medical Treatment? You Have Options.

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

After an injury, such as those sustained in a vehicle collision, it is important to get prompt treatment.  A common scenario we see as personal injury attorneys is that of the injured person who does not have medical insurance and doesn’t know how or where to get medical treatment.  First and foremost, it is… Read More »

Choking Hazards in Children’s Toys: File a Lawsuit for Damages

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

A choking hazard claim is a specific subcategory of a products liability claim, which is usually filed by the guardians or parents of an injured child on behalf of the injured child. If the child dies as a result, a wrongful death case may be in order. Parents who have ever bought a board… Read More »

How to Protect Your Rights After a Birth-Related Injury

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Any injury that takes place during the prenatal care and/or delivery of a baby can be serious and has the potential to cause life-long harm to the infant. All injuries, despite the size or gravity of the injury, can lead to severe conditions, and even permanent disability (or death). Although birth injuries can be… Read More »

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