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 ...

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 ...