The 6 Top Reasons Why It Is Worth Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg is asked by prospective new clients on a regular basis; “Is it worth hiring a personal injury lawyer?”  Believe it or not, the answer varies with the circumstances. On many simple fender-bender accidents with very minor property damage and very moderate injuries, it may be preferable to…

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Underinsured Motorist Time Limits and Deadlines.

Woodland Hills car accident lawyer Barry P. Goldberg is known as an expert in Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist law and arbitration. Recently, he was consulted by another personal injury lawyer regarding the outside time to complete an Underinsured Motorist arbitration and whether there are any time requirements for prosecuting an Underinsured Motorist arbitration. Unfortunately, many…

Does a Loss of Consortium Claim apply to the “Per Person” or “Per Claim” Policy Limit?

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney often has the unenviable task of explaining to clients that the courts recognize a spouse’s “loss of consortium” claim as a separate and independent tort.  However, for insurance purposes, a loss of consortium claim is considered “derivative.”  Therefore, under California Insurance Law, the “Per Person” limit applies—- not the “Per…