Los Angeles Work-related Car Accident Injury Attorney

As a Los Angeles work-related car accident injury attorney, I know that many people in L.A. are required to drive for their jobs on either an occasional or routine basis. In some cases, people who are driving for work reasons are involved in car accidents. People who are working within the course and scope of their employment when their accidents happen are entitled to file workers' compensation claims with their employers' workers' compensation insurance carrier. In addition, if the other … [Read more...]

Unsafe Lane Change Accident Attorney Los Angeles

As an unsafe lane change accident attorney in Los Angeles, I know that, despite Mayor Garcetti's Drive to Zero initiative, traffic accidents in Los Angeles have been increasing. In 2016, for example, 260 people were killed in Los Angeles accidents. The city also experienced an overall increase of 7 percent in the total number of vehicle collisions from 2015 to 2016 with a total of 55,350 collisions happening in 2016. Across the state, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports … [Read more...]

Los Angeles Bicycle Pothole Accident Attorney

As a Los Angeles bicycle pothole accident attorney, I know that the City of Los Angeles does not always inspect and maintain its streets as often as it should. While a pothole may damage a motor vehicle but, not harm the occupants, bicyclists are especially vulnerable to having accidents that are caused by defects in the roadways such as potholes which end up causing serious bodily injuries. While cyclists may be able to avoid these accidents by being alert, potholes frequently are not noticed … [Read more...]

How much is my brain injury claim worth in California?

What Is my Brain Injury Claim Worth in California? As a California brain injury attorney, this is a question that I get a lot. Traumatic brain injuries are some of the most severe types of injuries that people might suffer in accidents in California. If you or your loved one has suffered a TBI because of the negligent or intentional conduct of another person or entity, you may need to retain the services of an experienced Los Angeles, California personal injury lawyer so that you can hold the … [Read more...]

How much is my spine injury claim worth in California?

How much is my California spine injury claim worth? When people suffer spine injuries in accidents, they might be left to face a lifetime of disability. Spine injuries may range in severity and include everything from bulging discs to partial or complete severing of the spinal cord itself. If you have suffered a spinal injury that was caused by the negligence of others, it is best for you to talk to an experienced personal injury lawyer for help with recovering the damages that you … [Read more...]

How do I handle my medical bills after a car accident in California ?

How do I handle my medical bills after a car accident in California?  As an attorney that has been representing victims of auto accidents in the Golden State for over 20 years, this is one of the questions that I get asked a lot.  Unfortunately, it is a question without a simple answer because there are a lot of factors that go into how to deal with health care related expenses that stem from being injured in a motor vehicle accident.  These involve issues of legal fault, various types of … [Read more...]

Los Angeles Uber and Lyft Driver Injury Attorneys

As Los Angeles Uber and Lyft driver injury attorneys, we know that the Uber and Lyft apps offer a great way for people to supplement their incomes. When you are approved to be a driver, you are able to make extra money by picking up people who use the ride-share app. At the same time, being an Uber or Lyft driver means that you will spend more time on the road. The more that you drive, the greater the chance that you have of being involved in an accident. When an Uber or Lyft driver is injured … [Read more...]

How do I calculate the value of pain and suffering in a personal injury case?

How do I calculate the value of pain and suffering in a personal injury case?  This is one of the most common questions I get asked as a personal injury attorney.  If you have suffered an injury because of the negligence of another person or entity in California, you normally are able to pursue compensation from the defendant's insurance company. In order to recover damages, you will need to be able to prove that the defendant is at fault. You will then need to prove that you suffered financial … [Read more...]

Los Angeles Lyft Passenger Injury Attorney

As a Los Angeles Lyft passenger injury attorney I know that the use of ride-sharing apps has skyrocketed in Los Angeles, and many residents and visitors alike are choosing Lyft to get them to their destinations. Overall, the number of people who used this service in L.A. during 2017 reached 23 million, which was double the number of riders in 2016. As the app becomes increasingly popular, it is important for riders to know what to do if the vehicle in which they are riding is involved in an … [Read more...]

Can I get fired for filing a workers compensation case in California?

Can I get fired for filing a workers compensation case in California?  Hundreds of thousands of Californians are injured while they are working every year. In 2014, more than 460,000 nonfatal injuries were reported by employers in the state, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. When people are injured while they are working on the job, it is illegal for their employers to fire them because of their injuries. Despite this, employers in California fire workers because they have … [Read more...]