Strict Liability for Failure to Warn is Still a Viable Theory in California

Failing to warn about a potentially dangerous product or condition has become a “disfavored” cause of action in California. Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg believes that “failure to warn” should not be overlooked and can create the cornerstone of a successful case. Logic dictates that an injured person should see some obvious dangerous condition and that…

Do You Know the Statute of Limitations in an Underinsured Motorist Case?

Los Angeles Uninsured Motorist attorney Barry P. Goldberg is regularly asked this question because his article “Effectively Preserving the Statute Of Limitations in Uninsured Motorist Cases” is one of the most viewed resources on the topic by both lawyers and the public. If you look at the article closely you will find that it does not answer the question how…

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Obtaining Damages for Future Pain and Suffering

Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer,Barry P. Goldberg, warns his clients that it is not automatic that a jury will award “future pain and suffering.” In fact, juries today are tougher and tougher and look for reasons not to award all items of damage at trial. It takes an experienced trial lawyer, careful presentation of the evidence and…

Car Accidents Caused by Texting & Driving

Distracted driving is the act of driving while performing some other activity that takes your attention away from driving. As you would expect, distracted driving increases the chances of a motor vehicle accident in San Fernando Valley. How Many People Are Affected by Distracted Driving Accidents? According to a 2013 survey by the AAA Foundation…

Should You Rely on Your Insurance Agent or Read Your Insurance Policy?

As part of his regular practice, Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg reads insurance policies every day and will take on an insurance company when it wrongfully denies coverage. But, what is the average consumer to do? Most insurance policies are impossible to read or interpret unless you are an insurance coverage lawyer or enjoy reading arcane language…