Last year, California became the first state in the nation to allow lane-splitting for motorcycle riders, a practice that had long be legal in many countries in Europe and Asia. Lane splitting, also sometimes called lane sharing or stripe-riding, is riding a motorcycle between lanes or rows of slow moving or stopped traffic moving in the same direction. Lane splitting in California does not give motorcycle riders a free pass to ride recklessly and should be performed with care and caution.
Attorney Barry P. Goldberg recently wrote a spooky article for the San Fernando Valley Bar Association’s monthly publication, the Valley Lawyer magazine. His article, A Scary Lesson: Terror in the Courtroom, discusses a 2015 California Court of Appeals decision that says haunted houses and other scare events can frighten you and your friends to the point of serious injury — and not be held liable for your injuries.
Barry knows that many of you will be heading out to haunted houses and fright festivals this Halloween season and provides some caution when doing so! Read the full article here.Details
Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg is fortunate to associate with top legal and financial professionals. The question often arises about what happens when there is BOTH a criminal and personal injury matter at the same time. Consider Mr. Goldberg’s recent Article;”Does an Award of “Restitution” Affect my Personal Injury Settlement?” For a…Details
Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg recommends to his clients to not cave in to an insurer that denies or low balls a perfectly legitimate claim. Unfortunately, we are seeing more of insurers wrongfully denying claims, attributing “fictitious” comparative fault to claimants or offering such a low-ball mount that the claimant would actually…Details
Recently, a father of 5 was riding his bike along PCH when he was struck and seriously wounded by a hit and run driver. While the man did survive, his injuries are so severe and life-changing that he will require 24/7 care and monitoring for the rest of his life. Our thoughts are with the hit and run victim and his family.
Bicycle hit and runs are all too commonDetails
Boo! Halloween is just around the corner and that mean trick or treating! If you live in the San Fernando Valley, you will probably be participating in the trick or treating activities to some extent, either as a candy-passer, or a candy-grabber. Read on for a few suggestions on how trick or treaters of all ages can stay safe and injury-free this Halloween.
Providing Safe Conditions for Trick or TreatersDetails
Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg analyzes serious car accident cases on a daily basis. Often, the issue is not whether the defendant was at fault or whether the plaintiff was seriously injured. Rather, the most important inquiry is whether there are viable sources of recovery to pay for the substantial damages. Many…Details
Congratulations to Barry P. Goldberg and Team BPG. For the second year in a row, Team BPG, led by Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg, has been named as one of the Fastest Growing Law Firms in the country! With an almost 77% rate of growth over the last year (wow!), Barry attributes…Details
Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg is asked this question with great frequency— what happens when you are injured at a health care facility? It is not uncommon for patients to fall while at the hospital for unrelated ailments. The injuries can be extremely serious and life threatening particularly if the patient is…Details