An Explanation of a Wrongful Death Action

Car Accident Lawyer Though death will come to everyone, it is never easy to cope with when a loved one passes. You’ll experience grief, sadness, and stress. The person’s passing may even leave you without a means of support. If your family dies in an accident where another party is to blame, you should think…

What is shoulder dystocia and Erb’s Palsy?

Personal Injury Lawyer As a leading birth injury lawyer, we have handled a broad range of birth injury cases, including shoulder dystocia and Erb’s Palsy.  If your child suffered one of these issues, and you believe it occurred because of an error made by a nurse, doctor, or other medical professional, please call [law firm…

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…

California Supreme Court Clarifies a Common-Sense Victory for Policy Holders and Injury Victims.

Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg has advanced expertise in insurance coverage law.  This expertise is a critical compliment to a personal injury practice.  Mr. Goldberg has been tracking the Liberty Surplus Ins. Corp. v. Ledesma & Meyer Construction Co., Inc. (S236765; 9th Cir. No. 14-56120) case for several reasons. On June 4,…

Important New Case—An Insured Plaintiff that Treats with Providers Outside His Insurance Plan are Considered “Uninsured” for the Purpose of Determining Economic Damages.

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg has been vigorously fighting to obtain fair compensation for his clients in light of recent California Supreme Court decisions that severely limit the admissibility of medical bills to the very low negotiated rate of a health insurer.  Many accident victims chose to reject their own health insurance…