Are you worried that your elderly family member might be the victim of elder abuse? Sadly, it is far more common in Los Angeles than many people think.  In the United States, the 2010 Census recorded the greatest number and proportion of people age 65 and older in all census history: 40.3 million, or 13%...
If you have been injured by a pharmaceutical drug, you are probably angry, confused, and ready to sue. However, due to a US Supreme Court decision, you may not be able to. Even though nearly 80% of prescriptions filled in the United States are generic prescriptions, our Supreme Court has essentially said if you suffer...
General Motors has been in the news a lot lately, and likely not for reasons the auto manufacturer enjoys. Instead, several major defects in their automobiles have come to light. In fact, the company finally issued an auto defect recall for many of its vehicle models for five different safety defects. A NY Times report...
What happens if you slip and fall or trip and fall in a Los Angeles department store, grocery store, or mall? Can you sue the owner or business? Should you contact a lawyer? In California, slip and fall accidents are generally considered “premises liability” cases. Did the property owner or possessor act with reasonable care...
If a personal injury lawsuit is filed on your behalf, you can expect that at some point during the discovery process, you will have your deposition taken. In California, discovery is the pre-trial phase in a lawsuit where a party can obtain evidence from the opposing party by means of various discovery devices; including depositions....
General Motors is facing some serious pressure from the US government and consumers to provide both safer vehicles and answers to the reasons behind a recent wave of product recalls. In February of 2014, GM recalled more than 1.6 million small cars for defective engine switches. The defect is already linked to over a dozen...
As we know, the various social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+), are constantly updating their terms of service. As consumers, we tend to not read those updated terms and therefore, are not aware of how the changes may affect our privacy and related rights. There are laws in place that limit the amount of information...
The American Burn Association reports that there are over 1 million burn injuries each year in the United States and an estimated 45,000 hospitalizations. It is also estimated that one third of these burn injury victims are children.  A burn is a type of injury to flesh or skin caused by heat, electricity, chemicals, friction, or...
In a case heard around the world, or at least amongst the numerous men and women of driving age in the great state of California, a CA appellate court has ruled that it is not against the law for drivers to use GPS-devices on their smartphones while behind the wheel. This means that holding and/or...
If you have been injured by a negligent or reckless driver and are pursuing monetary compensation, such as by hiring a auto accident attorney to file a lawsuit on your behalf, the insurance company will likely require that you take an ‘independent medical examination, or IME. While allegedly ‘independent’, IMEs are conducted by doctors who...
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