GM and Volkswagen Recalls

  Automobile recalls have been in the news a lot lately, and unfortunately this blog post is no exception. GM and Volkswagen have recently issued several recalls in the latest development of faulty vehicle equipment, totaling more than 1.1 vehicles combined. Photo: Jochen Lübke/dpa   Volkswagen Recall Volkswagen released a statement on February [...]

By | 2016-12-27T10:15:30+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Who is Covered by Workers’ Compensation in California?

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 [...]

By | 2015-05-21T15:26:58+00:00 February 16th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

What to Do in a Hit and Run Accident

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 [...]

By | 2016-12-27T10:15:30+00:00 November 10th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Street Smarts: 7 Tips for Pedestrian Safety

Every day, 460 pedestrians are injured in traffic-related incidents. In the next hour, possibly while you are reading this, 1 pedestrian will be killed in a traffic-related incident. While motorists must always be on the lookout for pedestrians and do their part to maintain safe roadways by staying alert and in control, pedestrians should practice safe [...]

By | 2016-12-27T10:15:31+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Personal Injury Cases By the Numbers

"Personal injury" is a legal term that refers to an injury of the body, mind, or emotions caused by the negligence of another person. Other areas of personal injury cases can include workers compensation, slip & fall accidents, defective products, work injuries, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and more. If you believe that you've been a [...]

By | 2016-12-27T10:15:31+00:00 August 4th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Injury Prevention: Dog Bites

California law holds dog owners responsible for dog bite attacks. Adding a yellow ribbon to fearful or aggressive dogs is one way that dog owners can indicate that an animal should be given space in public.   If you or a loved one was injured by a dog running loose, a dog at the park [...]

By | 2016-12-27T10:15:31+00:00 May 5th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

A Recent Beauty Salon Case

At the Law Offices of Philip Cohen, our personal injury attorney recently settled a case for a young woman who suffered serious facial burns as a result of the negligence of a cosmetologist during the course of a facial treatment, and the misuse and unsafe exfoliation, with excessive application of glycolic acid.  This woman suffered [...]

By | 2016-12-27T10:15:32+00:00 July 12th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments