Lawyers can be Heroes!

Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg is trying to fight the negative lawyer stereotypes by attempting to live up to high ideals.  By being active in the San Fernando Valley Bar Association as an elected trustee and performing with the Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic and Big Band of Barristers, Mr. Goldberg meets several…

“Baby You Can Drive My Car—Yes I’m Gonna Be a Star”

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg is regularly consulted on accident cases where the driver involved is driving someone else’s vehicle.  “Baby you can drive my car” might have some unexpected consequences.  After an accident, consumers always ask “Does the Automobile Insurance follow the car or the driver?”  The answer to this question…

California Court Again Reinforces Mediation Confidentiality Hindering a Client’s Ability to Sue His Lawyers!

Woodland hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg encourages mediation in almost every case he handles.  In California, what is said and communicated in the mediation context is privileged and cannot be used in subsequent matters.  Many attempts have been made to circumvent the privilege without much success.  Recently, another attempt to use evidence or…

What to Expect When Meeting Your Personal Injury Attorney for the First Time

Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg understands that most people are nervous about meeting a lawyer for the first time because most people have been able to avoid legal disputes most of their lives.  When you have met a lawyer, it is usually for “bad news” and is (almost) always expensive.  Besides that,…

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Hire a Lawyer—or Go It Alone?

Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg meets with hundreds of prospective clients who have questions whether it makes sense to hire a lawyer or “do it on your own.”  Most often, the decision focuses on the amount in controversy.  If the amount in dispute is $10,000, or less, a prospective client can usually…

Protecting Your Interests After a Car Accident: Tips for Anticipating a Personal Injury Lawsuit

After an automobile accident in the San Fernando Valley, a number of pressing thoughts are often racing through your mind.  Am I okay?  How much damage is there to my car?  Should I get an attorney?  Will I be sued?  There are a number of issues that can come up following an automobile accident, in addition to addressing and recovering from any physical injuries that may have taken place.  This article will serve as a primer to addressing some common situations that occur after an automobile accident, and help you with anticipating issues that arise in anticipation of a personal injury lawsuit.

Steps to Take After a Car Accident