The Two Exceptions to Hold a Landowner Liable for Another’s Negligence

Woodland Hills Personal Injury Attorney, Barry P. Goldberg, looks for all possible sources of recovery when his client’s are injured. Often, that inquiry involves “vicarious liability” for the negligent acts of an independent contractor. At common law, a person who hired an independent contractor generally was not liable to third parties for injuries caused by the contractor’s negligence…

What Do I Do After a Hit and Run?

As you may have experienced firsthand, hit and run accidents are all too common in the San Fernando Valley. What do you do if you or a loved one suffers a personal injury or property damage in a hit and run? Is there any chance for financial recovery? With the assistance from the right personal injury…

Is Your Judge Right for Your Case?

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney, Barry P. Goldberg, evaluates this question in every case he files on behalf of his injured clients. There is no magic formula for picking the right judge. More accurately, there is no set rule for which judge to reject and why. In Los Angeles County, judges are randomly assigned from the largest pool…

Los Angeles Auto Accident Attorney

Sidewalk Slip and Falls — Who’s Liable?

It may be suprising to hear, but many San Fernando slip and fall or trip and fall cases happen on sidewalks. Most of these claims are brought against municipalities and generally turn on whether the property owner or possessor acted with reasonable care so that slipping or tripping was not likely to occur. When the…

By Participating in a Sport this Summer, You are Probably “Assuming the Risk” of Injury.

As we approach summer and the beautiful Southern California weather, many of us are engaging in sports and recreational activities that could result in injury. Woodland Hills personal injury attorney, Barry P. Goldberg, examines whether an injured participant can recover for injuries sustained during these activities. Most claims are barred by the common law doctrineof “primary assumption of…

Los Angeles Auto Accident Attorney

Truck Accident Injuries & Statistics

Truck accidents are all too common in the San Fernando Valley. With the number of semi-trailers, garbage trucks, and crane trucks heading to and from construction jobs, it is hard to travel on our highways without seeing one. Unfortunately, sometimes these large vehicles can cause serious accidents that leave innocent victims catastrophically injured and scared. A trucking…