Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Does a Loss of Consortium Claim apply to the “Per Person” or “Per Claim” Policy Limit?

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney often has the unenviable task of explaining to clients that the courts recognize a spouse’s “loss of consortium” claim as a separate and independent tort.  However, for insurance purposes, a loss of consortium claim is considered “derivative.”  Therefore, under California Insurance Law, the “Per Person” limit applies—- not the “Per…

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Bicycle Crashes

Bicycle Accident Attorney When a car collides with a bicycle, occupants of the car are rarely injured. Bicycle riders, on the other hand, typically suffer serious — and sometimes fatal — injuries. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number of fatal crashes with bicyclists in the United States increased every year between…

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