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.

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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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The Uninsured Motorist Law is “Stacked” Against Us! Time to Allow “Stacking” in California.

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg has become a leading authority on Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law in California.  “Stacking” Uninsured Motorist policies is not permitted in California and the “Underinsured” motorist issues created are extremely unfair to injured and insured drivers. The law in this area is tricky and unfair. As a…

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How Are Motorcycle Accidents Investigated in California?

San Fernando Valley motorcycle accidents can be extremely serious in nature. Because motorcycles offer less protection for the driver, motorcycle accidents can cause permanent injuries and even death. Motorcycle drivers, their passengers, and family members (in the event that the driver or passenger is killed) may be eligible to receive financial compensation if a motorcycle accident is found to be the fault of another driver or condition. Here’s what you need to know about how California motorcycle accidents are investigated.

Determining Fault

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What You Need to Know about Car Accidents in California

Car accidents in Woodland Hills can be minor, causing little to no damage to vehicles or injury to drivers and passenger. These accidents, though certainly an inconvenience, are a blip on the radar when compared to more devastating auto accidents that result in serious personal injuries and major property damage, such as totaled cars.

If you or a loved one are involved in an auto accident, know that California law and our experienced accident attorneys are on your side. Read on for what to do immediately following an accident.

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