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An Overview of Wrongful Death Lawsuits

By Dennis Stout |

Wrongful death laws are statutory and thus vary from state to state. In California, only specific, enumerated, parties have the legal standing to bring forth a wrongful death claim. Some general examples of those who may make a claim for wrongful death are: The victim’s surviving spouse; The victim’s surviving domestic partner; or The… Read More »

Product Liability Claims Concerning Motor Vehicle Defects

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

If you or someone you know has been injured due to a defective truck, car, sport utility vehicle, ATV, motorcycle, or other type of motor vehicle, there may be an opportunity to file a product liability claim. A product liability claim is not limited to the complete defect of a motor vehicle. A claim… Read More »

Nursing Home Responsible for Adenovirus Outbreak

By Sara Morgan |

A recent federal report regarding an outbreak at a New Jersey nursing home highlighted several disturbing failures on the part of the nursing home staff.  Between 09/26/2018 and 12/11/2018, over 33 children and 1 staff member were sickened by adenovirus, ultimately resulting in the deaths of 11 of the sickened children.  According to the… Read More »

CALIFORNIA FREEWAY DRIVING

By Dennis Stout |

Freeway driving in California can be stressful, considering the speed of vehicles and the presence of large vehicles and semi-trucks.   California has passed laws not only limiting the speed of trucks, but also the lanes of travel that these larger vehicles and trucks are permitted to use. The larger vehicles are generally limited to… Read More »

Causes of Pharmaceutical Error and Malpractice

By James Heiting |

Every day, thousands of prescriptions get filled by professional pharmacists. This could be at your primary care, at a hospital or even your local drug store.  While most prescriptions may be filled correctly, mistakes are unfortunately inevitable.  Faulty prescriptions may have devastating and long lasting consequences. These errors may leave one with lifelong, debilitating… Read More »

What to do After a Motorcycle Accident

By Sara Morgan |

Motorcycle accidents are some of the most dangerous accidents as motorcycle riders typically have less protection than a driver of a car or other vehicle. No amount of caution or preparation can completely protect a motorcyclist from the negligence of another driver. If you are a motorcycle enthusiast, you should consider the following information…. Read More »

Writ Of Claim and Delivery

By Sara Morgan |

I recently read an article about the dispute over a 1959 Remy Martin guitar once owned by Kurt Cobain, which discussed the efforts of Courtney Love to recover this guitar from her daughter’s ex-husband.  It reminded me of a procedure sometimes used by parties in disputes over personal property called a “writ of possession”… Read More »

Premises Liability Claims in the State of California: Injuries Caused By a Fire

By James Heiting |

Unfortunately, wildfires in the State of California are nothing new. Just recently, California experienced some of the most devastating wildfires it has seen. Many people lost their lives and an even greater amount of people found themselves without a home as the fire destroyed without reservation. A wildfire can be devastating and can be… Read More »

Death Benefits,Things You Should Know (Part III)

By Richard Irwin |

As a follow-up to parts I & II of this subject, the extent of dependency, whether total or partial, is very significant issue in death cases as it affects the amount that the “dependent” will receive under the law based upon that classification. Most of the time, this is determined by first seeing if… Read More »

Catastrophic Injury Law: What You Should Know About Amputation Injuries and the Law

By Sara Morgan |

When a person has undergone an amputation, he or she faces a long and troublesome road to recovery. Amputations cause serious and life-altering consequences to every victim. Due to the great impact they have on individuals, amputation injury cases require the legal support of highly specialized, dedicated, and caring attorneys. Qualified lawyers well versed… Read More »

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