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Ms. Morgan obtained her Juris Doctor from Chapman University School of Law in Orange, California. She contributes to the improvement of both the local and legal communities, having provided pro- and low-bono legal services, and volunteering at legal clinics and other programs serving the community. View Attorney Sara Morgan's Attorney Bio Here.

NO SUCH THING AS “ROUTINE SURGERY”

By Sara Morgan |

While the meaning of the word “routine” is commonly known, the phrase “routine surgery” is a misnomer and frequently misunderstood by the general public.  As any medical malpractice attorney would agree, there is no such thing as a routine surgery. Every surgery involves risks to a patient.  Some may be as benign as the… Read More »

How Long Should I Expect My Personal Injury Case to Last?

By Sara Morgan |

You got injured, and you’re considering hiring a personal injury attorney to help you with your claim. You’re also wondering: how long should I expect my personal injury case to last? You don’t want this lawsuit to go on for years and you’re hoping to get back to your life as soon as possible…. Read More »

Swimming Pool Gates and Liability in California

By Sara Morgan |

Swimming pools can be very dangerous, especially if there are little children around or someone doesn’t know to swim. If someone was recently injured because of, or involving, a swimming pool, you may be wondering about swimming pool gates and other forms of liability. Plus, you want to know whether or not there is… Read More »

Roundup on the Roundup Cases

By Sara Morgan |

As you may be aware if you have watched television in the past 3 or 4 years, the weed-killer Roundup has been associated with causing cancer, including non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.  According to the Mayo Clinic’s website, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma “is a type of cancer that begins in your lymphatic system, which is part of the body’s… Read More »

WHAT IS UNINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE AND DO I NEED IT?

By Sara Morgan |

If your initial reaction to this title is “what is that”, then you must immediately contact your auto insurance company to discuss your coverage. This is the type of automobile insurance coverage you have to protect yourself and maybe even your passengers in case someone who causes you injuries is either uninsured (no valid… Read More »

WHAT IS A “THIRD PARTY” CASE? WHERE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION AND PERSONAL INJURY INTERSECT

By Sara Morgan |

Generally, any time a worker in California is injured at work or while performing their job duties, they are limited to filing what is commonly referred to as a “Work Comp” claim or case.  This type of claim can help an injured worker get medical help needed for their injury and wages while they… Read More »

Negligent Security for Outdoor Events: Who Is Responsible for an Injury?

By Sara Morgan |

When you go to an outdoor event, you expect it to be not only enjoyable, but safe as well. The last thing you would think was that you’d suffer from an injury at one of these events. However, if that happened to you, then it’s time to research more on it and seek out… Read More »

ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR UNIFORMED MEN AND WOMEN SUFFERING FROM MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

By Sara Morgan |

I recently read an article in the Daily Journal about medical malpractice claims made against the military.  The article discussed the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act in 2020, which allowed uniformed service members to pursue injury or death claims against Department of Defense health care providers, and the Pentagon’s passage just this… Read More »

CALIFORNIA COURTS HAVE JURISDICTION OVER CONDUCT OCCURRING WITHIN THE STATE

By Sara Morgan |

The California Court of Appeals has recently re-affirmed that California courts have proper jurisdiction over actions that occur within the state, regardless of whether the defendants are residents of California. In the matter known as Doe v. Damron, the plaintiff and defendant were residents of the state of Georgia, and had been married there. … Read More »

EVIDENCE OF VEHICLE VALUE CAN COME FROM KELLEY BLUE BOOK

By Sara Morgan |

Surprisingly, a recent Court of Appeal ruling  from the Fourth Appellate District about a criminal case could possibly have some benefit to people seeking recovery or reimbursement for property damage to their automobiles. The underlying case, referred to as The People v. Tyrus Jenkins, G059110, involved criminal charges against Mr. Jenkins for a variety… Read More »

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