File a Law Suit if you have a Good Case and the Insurer Denies or Low Balls Your Claim

Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg recommends to his clients to not cave in to an insurer that denies or low balls a perfectly legitimate claim.  Unfortunately, we are seeing more of insurers wrongfully denying claims, attributing “fictitious” comparative fault to claimants or offering such a low-ball mount that the claimant would actually…

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Injured in a Bike Hit and Run?

Recently, a father of 5 was riding his bike along PCH when he was struck and seriously wounded by a hit and run driver. While the man did survive, his injuries are so severe and life-changing that he will require 24/7 care and monitoring for the rest of his life. Our thoughts are with the hit and run victim and his family.

Bicycle hit and runs are all too common

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Keeping Your Kids Injury-Free While Trick or Treating

Boo! Halloween is just around the corner and that mean trick or treating! If you live in the San Fernando Valley, you will probably be participating in the trick or treating activities to some extent, either as a candy-passer, or a candy-grabber. Read on for a few suggestions on how trick or treaters of all ages can stay safe and injury-free this Halloween.

Providing Safe Conditions for Trick or Treaters

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What to Do if You Slip and Fall in a Woodland Hills Grocery Store

A slip and fall injury, or trip and fall, is a premises liability claim. This type of personal injury suit can be filed when a person slips, trips, or falls as a result of a dangerous or hazardous condition on a third party’s property. Grocery store slip and falls often occur as a result of a spill or wet spot, abrupt changes in flooring, poor lighting, or a hidden hazard, such as a gap or fallen produce. If you or a loved one have been injured in a trip and fall in Woodland Hills, you may be able to recover financial compensation for your injuries.

Read on for what to do after you slip and fall in a grocery store.

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3 Things Steps to Take if You Have Whiplash from a Car Accident

One of the most common injuries following a Woodland Hills car accident is whiplash. Whiplash may sound rather harmless, and many people try to brush it off as a ‘fake’ injury, but the truth is that whiplash can cause serious discomfort — and be a symptom of something even more serious. For more information on the signs and symptoms of whiplash, click here. 

If you believe you are suffering from whiplash resulting from an auto accident, read on for 3 things you should do.

See Your Doctor

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Distracted Driving Means More Car Accidents

California is cracking down on distracted driving, especially in the form of texting and driving. If you are behind the wheel in California, you are now no longer able to hold your cell phone in your hand for any reason. This new law is intended to make it easier for police to determine if someone is unlawfully using their phone while driving, as well as reduce the number of auto accidents caused by distracted drivers.

Majority of CA Car Accidents Caused by Distracted Driving

A recent study by the California Office of Traffic Safety showed that 80% of California car accidents happen because of distracted driving. Distracted driving is serious and preventable. Examples of distracted driving include:

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