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The California Financial Responsibility Laws which were enacted to protect all California motorists are as outdated as bell bottoms, platform shoes and Saturday Night Fever.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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Anatomy of a Good Personal Injury Case—Part 1

Woodland Hills Personal Injury Attorney Barry P. Goldberg was recently hired to represent an 18 year old traffic collision victim who was violently rear ended on the freeway—A very serious accident to be sure. During the initial interview, discussion about expectations with the victim and her family, it occurred to Mr. Goldberg that the topics addressed may give important…

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Should California Provide Drivers” Licenses Regardless of Immigration Status?

Should California Provide Drivers’ Licenses Regardless of Immigration Status? A public safety and uninsured-motorist perspectiveand Los Angeles Uninsured/Underinsured motorist expert Barry P. Goldberg contends that regardless of whether one sides with various liberal immigration policies or stricter (yet seldom enforced) guidelines, it is now inescapable that illegal immigration is a major public safety concern on…

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California Bill Would Allow a Supplement to Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Los Angeles Uninsured Motorist Attorney Barry P. Goldberg advocates passage of California Assembly Bill AB 862. That Bill is a logical first step in empowering responsible California motorists to be able to adequately insure themselves against the epidemic of uninsured and underinsured drivers in the State of California. In short, the Bill will allow California motorists…

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Who is Really Protected by Uninsured Motorist Coverage?

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney really understands why California drivers have such a hard time understanding Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist coverage. That is why he is becoming known as the Los Angeles Uninsured Motorist Attorney. It is not hard to see that California Insurance Code §11580.2 (“the Uninsured Motorist Law”) is poorly written and not logically organized. More…

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