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Uninsured Motorist

What are my rights if I am injured by an uninsured motorist?

  • May 29 2018

California law requires all drivers to show financial responsibility over the vehicles they own. Financial responsibility is evidenced by auto liability insurance for injuries and property damage in case of an accident. However, not all drivers in California have insurance cover. This complicates matters for people who do have insurance cover but have collided with another driver who doesn’t have any cover. What do you do?

If you’ve been involved in an accident with an uninsured driver, there are avenues you can take to claim against your own insurer or even the other driver at fault.


Was Deadpool 2 Stunt Double in Too Deep?

  • May 27 2018

Can a stunt double sue for on-set injuries?

Los Angeles movie-set accident attorneys know firsthand the price that stunt double actors pay for the personal injuries or death they suffer on-set when a stunt goes wrong.

While stunt double actors may expect to suffer an occasional broken bone or bruising in the course of the normal workday, stunt double actors don’t sign up to die on-set. So, when an actor is killed during the shooting of a movie scene,


5 Ways Car Drivers Can Reduce California Truck Accidents

5 Ways Car Drivers Can Reduce California Truck Accidents

  • May 25 2018

What can car drivers do to decrease truck accidents?

Statistics show that of the 8.9 million people in America who are employed in “truck related jobs” approximately 3.5 million of them are truck drivers. And those truck drivers are “logging over 288 billion miles a year.”

That would explain why these big rigs are ever present on U.S. highways and shed light on why California truck accidents are so common.

According to a 2009 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”) report,


American Airlines Plane

Another Airline Feeds into the Narrative: Airlines Don’t Care About Their Passengers

  • May 16 2018

American Airlines is the latest airline to come under fire for passenger misconduct. The latest incident being reported took place over two years ago, but a lawsuit has only recently come to fruition. According to NBC-DFW, the family of Brittany Oswell, is suing American Airlines for wrongful death. They are claiming that the airline refused to make the emergency landing that was necessary to save Brittany’s life; even after it was requested by a doctor who was onboard the flight.

What Happened on the American Airlines Flight?


Desert in Israel

10 Israeli Teens Die on a Hiking Trip

  • May 14 2018

In Jerusalem, it is common for teenagers to take a year off between high school and fulfilling their military requirements. Leading up to the gap year, the teens work towards gaining acceptance to an educational academy. They spend their gap year learning about a variety of subjects.

Academy Instructors Took a Chance With the Lives of Young Adults

According to the Washington Post, a group of 25 teenagers were taken out for a hiking trip by three academy leaders.


Olympic Rings

Olympian Brothers Are Being Sued for Sexual Assault

  • May 10 2018

From Triumph to Tragedy

As a country, we have a sense of pride about the Olympics. They only come around every two years, alternating between winter and summer. The Olympics are a show of unity, it’s where countries go to prove their strengths to the world. Often, gold medalists are treated like heroes. Unfortunately for a world champion taekwondo participant and his coach, the end is near as they freefall from the top of their profession to the seat of a chair in front of a judge as they await a ruling that may change their lives forever.


A man smoking an e-cigarette by a school.

E-Cigarettes Are Now Infiltrating our Schools

  • May 1 2018

There is a new craze making its way into high schools across the nation, the Juul e-cigarette. This outbreak has been covered by Newsweek and various other media outlets. The Juul is an e-cigarette that looks like a flash drive. The device vaporizes nicotine, and other chemicals and flavorings that gives you the feel of smoking a cigarette, without the harm of smoking a cigarette. Well, that was the plan at least. As it turns out, inhaling any kind of smoke or vapor (that is derived from chemicals) is not too great for your lungs..


What is the Statute of Limitations on Airplane Accident Cases in California?

  • Apr 30 2018

Much like an airline, lawsuits operate according to a schedule. However, if an airplane arrives late, it simply inconveniences the passengers. If a lawsuit arrives late, it will find itself with nowhere to land. That’s because of time limits set by a statute of limitations. For this reason, if you have been injured in an airplane accident, you have little time to delay in calling a personal injury attorney.

What is a Statute of Limitations?

A statute of limitations is simply a law (or “statute”) that establishes a timeline for lawsuits to be brought to court,


How Often Do Car Accident Cases Go To Trial in California?

  • Apr 24 2018

Most people have heard that the vast majority of lawsuits that are filed never go to trial.  That’s generally true, with one of the most common claims being that more than 90% of cases are resolved outside of a courtroom.  But the actual statistics can vary widely depending on a number of factors, including what kind of claims are involved and where the relevant incidents occurred.  These variables make pinning down exact statistics on how often car cases go to trial difficult, but California tracks and publishes data that can be helpful for creating an estimate.


Wrong-Way Accidents in L.A.

  • Apr 20 2018

What causes wrong-way collisions?

Recently, four people were killed in two different wrong-way car accidents in Los Angeles.  The first accident occurred on the 118 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley.  Authorities report that a 30-year-old man was heading east in the westbound carpool lane after midnight.  He collided with another vehicle, killing the driver and critically injuring a passenger.

A short time later, another wrong-way crash occurred in the southbound lanes of the 605 Freeway in Irwindale.  Officials report that a 35-year-old woman entered the freeway using the off-ramp and drove north,