How to file an injury claim in Los Angeles

If you are the victim of a personal injury, California law recognizes your right to pursue compensation from an at-fault party. To do this, you must know who caused the injury, what they did wrong, and what practical and administrative hurdles you need to meet to pursue your claim. A key requirement is to file your insurance claim or lawsuit ...

How does comparative negligence affect a slip and fall case?

A slip and fall injury can leave you financially vulnerable. California recognizes the right of injury victims to recover compensation from individuals whose negligence caused the injury. However, a finding of comparative negligence can reduce the amount available. Whether a defendant was negligent or the plaintiff was comparatively negligent depends on the specific underlying facts. There are many factors to ...

Teenage girl killed in Friday Morning Collision

A teenage girl in Malibu was killed in a head-on collision Friday morning around 6:00 a.m. The collision required closure of the entire Pacific Coast Highway for several hours. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage. The collision is under investigation. Local News Coverage. If you ever find yourself in an auto accident do not wait to reach out to an experienced car ...

Fiery Crash off 101 in Woodland Hills Kills 26 year old

November 21, 2019, Woodland Hills- A 26 year old woman lost control and struck the center divider on the Northbound 101 freeway. After the collision, the vehicle came to rest in the number one and two lanes. The Driver exited the vehicle and stood in the number one lane. She was struck by the driver of a 2001 Nissan Frontier ...

Pedestrian Struck by Truck and Airlifted to Trauma Center

November 18, 2019, 8:00 p.m., a pedestrian injured by a when he was hit by a car near Main Street and Avenue G. He had severe injuries and was airlifted out via life flight helicopter. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Spokesperson, E. Moran indicated that the collision occurred when the driver of a Toyota pick-up was westbound in the left ...

Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Chatsworth

A female pedestrian was struck and killed Tuesday morning. The incident occurred just before 5:00 a.m. on Topanga Canyon Boulevard at Nordhoff. The woman died at the scene, and her name has not yet been released. It was not clear if the driver remained at the scene. All southbound lanes of Topanga Canyon were closed and the road was reopened ...

LaVerne Collision Kills 2, Injures 3 More

On August 30, 2019, 8:50 p.m., two people were killed in LaVerne, when their Toyota Corolla was struck by an Acura Integra the police were chasing. The collision occurred near White Avenue and College Lane. First responders extracted two people from the Corolla and three from the Acura. All five people were transported to a hospital. The two drivers died ...

2 Critically Injured when Car Crashes Into Carls Jr.

HUNTINGTON PARK-Five people were injured, three were transported to the hospital, and two of those are in critical condition. According to witnesses, a young female driver in her late teens or early 20’s slammed into the restaurant located at Santa Fe and Florence Avenue. She crashed through a hedge and the wall, striking a family who was dining there. A ...

Remembering my first client

Monday morning I checked my email just like I would any other day, when I saw an email from a former client’s (I’ll call him “Mr. M”) grandson telling me that Mr. M had passed.  Mr. M was one of my first client’s and my first insurance case.  Although we had fifty years between our ages, we developed a friendship ...