Elder abuse is one of the most under-reported forms of negligence. According to one study, victims only report one out of every fourteen cases. The percentage could be even lower in home-based abuse cases. Many victims do not want anyone to “get in trouble.” Furthermore, many victims, in their advanced age, have mental impairments, so…Details
Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg is often called upon to advise clients regarding “Diminution of Value” of motor vehicles after an accident. In fact, Mr. Goldberg has authored several articles on the topic. Uniformly, the insurers fight against payment of diminution in value, except in the rarest of cases. In particular, when…Details
Woodland Hills personal injury attorney has noticed an increase in auto versus pedestrian accident cases. They say: “Never walk in Southern California!” This advice may be true given the high level of driver distraction. Also, a contributing factor is “pedestrian distraction!” As a lifetime resident of the San Fernando Valley, an anecdotal further factor is…Details
If you live or work in Woodland Hills, particularly around the Warner Center where more and more residents are turning away from cars and towards traveling by foot or bike, you should understand that while walking has many pros, serious injuries can happen if you’re involved in a pedestrian accident. A pedestrian accident happens when a pedestrian is struck by a vehicle, such as a car, truck, or even a motorcycle.
Here’s how you can protect yourself and reduce the risk of getting seriously hurt.Details
Barry P. Goldberg Quoted in Law360 Article “4 Ways To Save Injury Clients From Social Media Disasters”
Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg is often quoted in articles regarding, Uninsured Motorist Law, Tort Liability and and other personal Injury topics. However, more and more, the legal community is looking to Mr. Goldberg as an authority on legal marketing and Social Media. In a recent article by Y. Peter Kang of…Details
Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg is a frequent commentator on the C.C.P. § 998 Offer to Compromise process which allows a party in litigation to “reverse” certain costs if that party “beats” its offer at trial. In fact, Mr. Goldberg serves an Offer to Compromise in every case his office has in…Details
Motorcyclist can now legally ride in between lanes Many Californians are caught up in the recent legalization of marijuana, but another controversial topic came to the forefront recently: lane splitting. Also known as lane filtering, it is when motorcycles ride in between lanes of traffic. Motorcyclists lane split everyday. All drivers have seen motorcycle We…Details
Motorcyclists can overtake between two lanes of traffic, but they’re mugs to do it.Details
Multi-car accidents are often extremely frightening for all involved and increasingly common in high-traffic and heavy construction areas such as Woodland Hills and Canoga Park. When multiple vehicles, whether they be cars, trucks, big rigs, or motorcycles, are involved in a car crash, more of than not, several victims suffer serious injuries and property damage and some escape a multi-car accident without a single scratch.
One of the most common questions we are asked about multi-car accidents is: Who is at fault?Details
Attitudes about density and transit are changing—just in timeDetails