What was in my Personal Injury Retainer Agreement?

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg is a constant critic of accident lawyers that insert unfair provisions into Retainer Agreements. No wonder why prospective new clients are weary of signing attorney fee agreements and have a distrust of plaintiff lawyers! Usually, my biggest complaint are provisions granting the lawyer “Power of Attorney” to…

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Hit and Run Bicycle Accidents are Too Common—and Are Covered!

At Barry P. Goldberg Injury Lawyers in Woodland Hills we are seeing so many Hit and Run accidents that it is hard for us to keep up with them. Especially distressing are the Hit and Run Bicycle accidents.  It would seem obvious that the injuries to bicyclists are disproportionate because they are no match for…

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Using Expert Accident Reconstruction Evidence at Trial

Woodland Hills Trial Attorney Barry P. Goldberg addresses questions relating to trial tactics and admissibility of expert accident reconstruction evidence on a regular basis. First, in order to lay the foundation to admit expert reconstruction evidence, an expert must show the court that the evidence is relevant and that expert testimony is based on the…

How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer

Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg is quizzed by prospective new clients regularly in their desperate attempt to ask the right questions which might possibly provide enough information for them to choose a personal injury lawyer. Sometimes they ask all the right questions. Sometimes they ask questions which could not possibly give them…

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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How to Stop the “Hit and Run” Epidemic in Los Angeles!

Woodland Hills car accident lawyer Barry P. Goldberg is an expert on all things “hit and run.”  For years, Barry P. Goldberg has written numerous articles regarding accessing Uninsured Motorist benefits whenever a deserving client is injured in a hit and run accident.  However, very little has been written on how to actually STOP the…

How to Protect Yourself from Being a Victim of a Pedestrian Accident

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.

How to Protect Yourself from a Pedestrian Accident in Woodland Hills

For many residents of Woodland Hills, including those who live near the Warner Center, you are able to enjoy a “pedestrian” lifestyle, meaning you can walk to restaurants, shopping, movies, and, for a lucky few, even work! While there are many benefits to walking, including those related to health and the environment, there can also be a downside — pedestrian accidents. A pedestrian accident occurs when a pedestrian is struck by a vehicle, such as a car, truck or even bicycle.

Unfortunately, an individual can be seriously injured when involved in a pedestrian accident.  Read on for how you can protect yourself and reduce the risk of getting involved in a pedestrian crash.

Auto vs Pedestrian Accident in Canoga Park: Who Is at Fault?

When a pedestrian is struck by an automobile in Canoga Park, serious injuries can — and often do — occur. The injuries can happen not just when the vehicle strikes the pedestrian, but when the person is thrown to the ground or into tree or other object. If you or a loved one were injured in a pedestrian accident by a negligent driver, California law is on your side.

The obvious cause of severe injuries from an auto vs pedestrian accident in Canoga Park is the force of the hit. An individual crossing the street or walking on a sidewalk isn’t as protected from a hard impact as someone driving in a vehicle. Injuries can range from broken bones to long-term brain trauma and paralysis.