Takata Airbag Recall

By |2016-12-27T10:15:30-07:00May 26th, 2015|Blog, practice areas|

  If you've been watching or reading the news lately, you've probably seen some information regarding the Takata airbag recall. Takata is a global supplier of auto systems and have been under some scrutiny recently. The Department of Transportation (DOT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)have been investigating since the airbags have been linked [...]

Share the Road: Startling Stats and Tips for Safe Cycling

By |2016-12-27T10:15:30-07:00April 15th, 2015|Blog|

Cycling may be good for you, but is also dangerous, particularly if you are male, over 20 years old, and riding in California. Statistics show that between 2010 and 2012, over three hundred cyclists in California were killed in accidents involving motorists, the majority of them involving males of 20 years old. While California bicycle [...]

Car Accident Concussions: Symptoms, Precautions and Personal Injury Cases

By |2016-12-27T10:15:30-07:00March 6th, 2015|Blog|

A brain injury occurs once every seven seconds in the U.S. and 50% of all cases are caused by a motor vehicle (according to Brainline.org). Luckily, many of these traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are concussions which are fairly temporary and fully reversible. The classification of injury is made based on the amount of damage done [...]

Who is Covered by Workers’ Compensation in California?

By |2015-05-21T15:26:58-07:00February 16th, 2015|Blog|

Workers' compensation is a highly technical business, particularly in California. There are very fine lines between what injuries are and are not covered, and who is eligible to receive benefits. If you have been hurt on the job and/or denied workers’ comp benefits, it’s important to know your rights.   Here we’ll discuss how employees [...]

How to Prevent a Dog Bite Accident

By |2016-12-27T10:15:30-07:00February 13th, 2015|Blog|

We live in a society that harbors a great many pet pooches. The dog ownership trend is only increasing, and the number of dog bites is increasing as well. In 2013, the number of claims against owners for dog bites increased six percent.   When a pup gets out of line, a dog bite claim [...]

How to Report a Defective Product

By |2016-12-27T10:15:30-07:00January 14th, 2015|Blog|

What should you do when a product has a defect? Sometimes a defective product simply doesn’t work as it should and you can choose to exchange it or return it. However, some defective products can pose a health or safety hazard, and that’s when you know it’s time to report it and take legal action [...]

San Diego Pedestrian Deaths: How Can Drivers be Safer?

By |2016-12-27T10:15:30-07:00December 10th, 2014|Blog|

San Diego pedestrian deaths more than doubled during 2011 and 2012, from 11 to 23—and more than half of those occurred at crosswalks. This trend indicates that pedestrians are not the only ones that need to be more aware on the street—drivers are just as responsible. Even when pedestrians are crossing the street in designated [...]

Personal Injury Claims: How Will My Potential Settlement Be Determined?

By |2016-12-27T10:15:30-07:00December 4th, 2014|Blog|

When an unexpected injury occurs, the aftermath can be chaotic. Between medical intervention and financial worries, an injury can dramatically take over your life. Still, no financial settlement is ever guaranteed. It’s important to take an analytical look at what caused your injuries and determine if you need to seek legal advice. Understanding what type of [...]

What to Do in a Hit and Run Accident

By |2016-12-27T10:15:30-07:00November 10th, 2014|Blog|

A traffic accident is never a good thing. A traffic accident where the other driver is at fault and then leaves the scene is definitely worse, and is also a crime. Hit and run accidents can leave you feeling angry, confused, and unsure of what to do. However, there are steps you can take to [...]

Statute of Limitations California

By |2016-12-27T10:15:30-07:00October 2nd, 2014|Blog|

3 Things You Need to Know About the Legal Side of Car Accidents There are a lot of factors to consider when you find yourself in a car accident. First things first: you’re grateful to be ok. Second, you want to be sure to get the contact information of the other parties involved, call the [...]

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