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Attorney Barry P. Goldberg Discusses Pot Cookies Case

An unfortunate and unique incident occurred when Jo Ann Nickerson, a 72 year-old customer at Blush Salon who had just gotten her nails done, suffered a serious reaction/injury as a result of eating ...
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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in California?

A "wrongful death" claim exists when a person dies as a result a negligent, careless, intentional, or reckless act of another person or entity. In other words, when your loved one dies due ...
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What Constitutes "Use" of a Motor Vehicle?

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg sometimes has to analyze circumstances that may or may not be covered both to obtain insurance coverage for his clients and to effectively ...
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Texting and Driving: Is It Time for Tougher Laws?

With more and more cases of serious auto accidents caused by texting and driving making news headlines, it seems that many Americans seem to be in favor of stronger distracted driving laws, tougher ...
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Dog Bite Victims and Owner Liability

Dog bites are far more common – and dangerous -- than many San Fernando Valley residents realize. On average, insurers nationwide pay out over $1 billion in claims related to animal bites each ...
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Auto Accidents Caused by Defective Products

Each year, thousands of vehicles in California and across the country are recalled for various reasons. You may remember the recent large-scale recalls by General Motors and Toyota. While many of ...
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Pedestrian Accidents in the San Fernando Valley

Accidents involving pedestrians happen more often than one might think. In fact, pedestrians make up the second largest category of motor vehicle accident deaths, after vehicle occupants. The numbers ...
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Subsequent Remedial Repairs may be Admissible---but, not to Prove Liability

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney, Barry P. Goldberg, is confronted from time to time with dangerous situations that cause a serious accident and is later repaired by a defendant. Logically, ...
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Wrongful Death Lawsuits and Car Accidents

In California, a wrongful death lawsuit is brought on behalf of an individual who dies due to the legal fault of another person or entity (such as a drunk or otherwise negligent driver). If your loved ...
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Fail to File the Right Document after your Accident-Lose Your License!

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney, Barry P. Goldberg, has found that most clients are shocked when they learn that they could lose their licenses after an accident---even if they were not at ...
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What Happens When You Get In A Car Accident With An Animal?

One might think it is a rare and unusual occurrence to get in a car accident with an animal – let alone a horse or a deer or a coyote, but there have been hundreds of these reported accidents ...
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So----You Want to Sue Your Relative?

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney, Barry P. Goldberg, is asked from time to time whether it is possible to sue a relative and obtain a recovery. While there are definitely times when we would ...
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Auto Accidents Caused by Trucks

Unfortunately for drivers in the San Fernando Valley and their passengers, truck accidents are a fact of life on the 101 -- and elsewhere. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation ...
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Uninsured Motorist Benefits are reduced by Workers Compensation

Los Angeles Uninsured Motorist Attorney, Barry P. Goldberg, has seen almost every argument which attempts to access Uninsured and Underinsured motorist benefits. Creative lawyers sometimes attempt to ...
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Injured in a Car Accident When Your Friend Was Driving?

Personal injuries, especially those suffered in auto accidents, can expensive, debilitating, and life changing. In many cases, it can be friends, neighbors, and colleagues who cause our personal ...
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Let's Go to the Video!

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney, Barry P. Goldberg, recognizes that more and more cases are being decided by video evidence from many different sources. The cost of surveillance video and ...
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Bus Accidents and Financial Recovery

Each year, thousands of California municipal and city bus riders are seriously injured or killed in bus accidents. Due to their often cumbersome size and weight, buses cause especially catastrophic ...
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SUV Rollover Accidents

Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) are quite popular in Southern California and are considered 'safe' by many people, including the parents of teenage drivers. Unfortunately, because of a higher ...
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Summer Months and Related Injuries

All of the great things about summer: long days, warm weather, and (hopefully) time off of work or school, are also the very same reasons that summer in the San Fernando Valley can be the most ...
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How Do I Know When I Need to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Being injured in a car or other type of auto accident (such as a truck accident or motorcycle accident), can be a traumatizing experience. Unfortunately, certain portrayals of attorneys have also made ...
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What is a Contingency Fee?

You were seriously injured in a car accident in the San Fernando Valley and as a result, you have decided to meet with a few lawyers. They've told you that they will take your case on a ...
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Is The Employee Who Injured Me Responsible for My Injuries?

A tort is a civil wrong that causes an individual to suffer harm, loss, or other injury. Generally speaking, the person who commits the tortious act is legally responsible for the victim's ...
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Strict Liability for Dog Bites in California

If you or a loved one is the victim of a dog bite in the San Fernando Valley, you may be able to recover compensation for your damages. Consult an experienced and qualified personal injury attorney as ...
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Can You Protect Yourself from California's Outdated Financial Responsibility Law?

Los Angeles Uninsured Motorist Attorne y, Barry P. Goldberg, represents insured accident victims on a regular basis. Many of these insured clients honestly believe that they have "full ...
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Employee Injured On the Job

As an employee in the San Fernando Valley, you should be aware of your employment-related legal rights. For example, if you were injured on the job or while performing work duties, workers' ...
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