Mastering Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Arbitrations Initiating arbitration, conducting discovery, obtaining an enforceable award, and recovering allowable costs in UM/UIM arbitrations. Uninsured and underinsured motorist arbitrations should be relatively straightforward and self-executing. However, they are not. The California Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Law, Insurance Code section 11580.2, set out to provide a prompt and relatively inexpensive resolution…Details
Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg is trying to fight the negative lawyer stereotypes by attempting to live up to high ideals. By being active in the San Fernando Valley Bar Association as an elected trustee and performing with the Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic and Big Band of Barristers, Mr. Goldberg meets several…Details
Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg gets this question all the time. In fact, sometimes the failure to obtain a police traffic collision report is the motivating reason why accident victims decide to contact a personal injury lawyer in the first place. Because the traffic collision reports are more than just information, this…Details
Attorney Barry P. Goldberg, who was recently elected as a Trustee to the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, has served as a Co-Chair of the Arbitration Committee for four years. Read on to learn about recent upgrades to the system, including a newly designed website.
Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg frequently reminds his clients that the heart of our civil justice system has deep roots from the inception of our nation. Protecting a client’s right to a jury trial is as important as vigorously pursuing a fair recovery in an individual case. In our office, we are…Details
Article Summary There are many strange twists and turns in handling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Arbitrations. This article highlights some of the unique nuances in handling these arbitrations and suggests a model for an agreement to use certain statutes and rules in addition to Insurance Code §11580.2. With adequate planning, agreement of counsel at the…Details
Article Summary The modern trial lawyer shoulds not disregard the effect of Facebook and other social media when presenting a case to a jury. This article discusses the Court’s attempt to deal with social media through revised jury instructions and developing case law. With adequate acknowledgement that social media is pervasive and here to stay,…Details
A Public Safety and Uninsured-Motorist Coverage Perspective Published in the Advocate 2013 Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg believes California has a growing problem with record numbers of unlicensed, and therefore uninsured, drivers on the road. Undocumented immigrants drive every day and present a deadly risk to California motorists because they cannot get…Details