The Purpose of the Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Law was to allow Responsible Drivers to Protect Themselves—To Some Extent. It is now up to Responsible Drivers to Adequately Protect Themselves with Sufficient Coverage.

Los Angeles Uninsured Motorist Attorney, Barry P. Goldberg, argues that we are in almost the financial equivalent of 1959 California which led to the enactment of the Uninsured Motorist Statute in the first place. There are currently millions of uninsured motorists on the road and the state mandated minimums are too low to protect most California…

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You should be alarmed by the Decline in Vehicle Seizures in Los Angeles-More Illegal, Unlicensed and Uninsured Drivers are on the Road than ever before!

It is no coincidence that serious accidents involving uninsured motorists are on the rise. This dangerous situation is now being fueled by vague and misguided policies which eliminates vehicle impounds for unlicensed and uninsured motorists. The Los Angeles Times reported that vehicle impounds have dropped a whopping 39% in 2012 and there does not seem…

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The California Compulsory Financial Responsibility Laws are from the Disco Era!

The California Financial Responsibility Laws which were enacted to protect all California motorists are as outdated as bell bottoms, platform shoes and Saturday Night Fever. It should not make sense to anyone that California’s minimum policy limits are the lowest in the nation. The cost of living in California is among the highest in the nation and…

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Are Higher Rates a Good Reason Not to Raise California’s Minimum Auto Liability Coverages?

Woodland Hills Personal Injury Attorney andUninsured/Underinsured Motorist Expert Barry P. Goldbergadvocates raising California’s minimum Auto Liability Limits to keep pace with reality. More importantly, Mr. Goldberg has sounded an alarm that uninsured motorists are multiplying in California at a rapid pace. Recently, a reader, Richard G., commented in response to one of Mr. Goldberg’s articles; “wouldn’t increasing…

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Riding a Bicycle on the Sidewalk is Dangerous and the Laws are a “Jumble.”

Woodland Hills Personal Injury Attorney Barry P. Goldberg has analyzed the laws on sidewalk bicycle riding and advises his friends, family and clients to not ride on the sidewalks even if legal in certain places. Bicyclists are vulnerable to accident and injury even in the best of traffic circumstances. The injuries can be life changing or even…

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