Are Higher Rates a Good Reason Not to Raise California’s Minimum Auto Liability Coverages?

Woodland Hills Personal Injury Attorney andUninsured/Underinsured Motorist Expert Barry P. Goldbergadvocates raising California’s minimum Auto Liability Limits to keep pace with reality. More importantly, Mr. Goldberg has sounded an alarm that uninsured motorists are multiplying in California at a rapid pace. Recently, a reader, Richard G., commented in response to one of Mr. Goldberg’s articles; “wouldn’t increasing…

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Should California Provide Drivers” Licenses Regardless of Immigration Status?

Should California Provide Drivers’ Licenses Regardless of Immigration Status? A public safety and uninsured-motorist perspectiveand Los Angeles Uninsured/Underinsured motorist expert Barry P. Goldberg contends that regardless of whether one sides with various liberal immigration policies or stricter (yet seldom enforced) guidelines, it is now inescapable that illegal immigration is a major public safety concern on…

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California Bill Would Allow a Supplement to Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Los Angeles Uninsured Motorist Attorney Barry P. Goldberg advocates passage of California Assembly Bill AB 862. That Bill is a logical first step in empowering responsible California motorists to be able to adequately insure themselves against the epidemic of uninsured and underinsured drivers in the State of California. In short, the Bill will allow California motorists…

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Who is Really Protected by Uninsured Motorist Coverage?

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney really understands why California drivers have such a hard time understanding Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist coverage. That is why he is becoming known as the Los Angeles Uninsured Motorist Attorney. It is not hard to see that California Insurance Code §11580.2 (“the Uninsured Motorist Law”) is poorly written and not logically organized. More…

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Allocating Underinsured Motorist Losses among Multiple Insurers

Los Angeles Uninsured Motorist Attorney Barry P. Goldberg counsels those injured by “underinsured” motorists, and their attorneys, to become familiar with the Uninsured Motorist Statute and to always read the applicable insurance policies. After appropriately settling with the underinsured motorist, with all of the attendant conditions and proof, it can sometimes be a task to…

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Multi-Car Collisions and Underinsured Motorist Coverage– Equals Unfairness.

Los Angeles Uninsured Motorist Attorney Barry P. Goldberg is concerned that most insureds and many personal injury lawyers do not understand some of the unfair anomalies created when accident victims with excellent Uninsured Motorist Coverage are in multi-car collisions. Often an unfair result is created where the “at fault” party has insurance, but because of…

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