1. California Car Accident

    Proposition 213: The Basics

    In 1996, Californian voters passed Proposition 213 (“Prop 213”), which is also known as the Personal Responsibility Act.  Prop 213 has had a profound effect on the recovery California drivers can receive for injuries sustained in an auto accident.  In effect, Prop 213 prohibits drivers who are…Read More

  2. Landlord Liability for Dog Bites in California

    California is one of a few states in the United States that has a “strict liability statute for dog bites”. Specifically, California Civil Code section 3342 states: “The owner of any dog is liable for the damages suffered by any person who is bitten by the dog while in a public place or lawful…Read More

  3. Nursing Home Negligence in Southern California: A Case Study

    Many of our loved ones, whether family or friends, live or will live in a nursing home at some point in their lives. Nursing homes are supposed to provide useful services such as housing, housekeeping, personal care, skilled nursing and other medical care. Additionally, nursing homes often include s…Read More

  4. Determining Liability for Injuries in Crashes Involving Bicycles

    Despite Los Angeles’ reputation for high-density highways and congested streets, Los Angeles is also home to thousands of bicyclists. Some Los Angelinos use bicycles as their primary means of transportation while other Los Angeles residents use bicycles for exercise and pleasure. Indeed, anyone wh…Read More

  5. Are You Liable for Car Crash Injuries if You Lend Someone Your Car?

    There are many amazing things about living in or visiting Southern California. San Diego’s Zoo, Orange County’s beaches, Los Angeles’s entertainment industry, Ventura County’s surf, just to name a few. Connecting all these amazing places are Southern California’s interstates, highways, and…Read More