How long does an underinsured motorist claim take?

At Barry P. Goldberg injury lawyers in Woodland Hills, we handle all things “Uninsured” and “Underinsured.” A frequent question we get all the time is “How long does an underinsured motorist claim take?” It is a great question because the answer is not obvious and implicates earlier actions and procedures. Nobody—not even Barry Goldberg—The UM…

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Hit and Run Bicycle Accidents are Too Common—and Are Covered!

At Barry P. Goldberg Injury Lawyers in Woodland Hills we are seeing so many Hit and Run accidents that it is hard for us to keep up with them. Especially distressing are the Hit and Run Bicycle accidents.  It would seem obvious that the injuries to bicyclists are disproportionate because they are no match for…

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Using Expert Accident Reconstruction Evidence at Trial

Woodland Hills Trial Attorney Barry P. Goldberg addresses questions relating to trial tactics and admissibility of expert accident reconstruction evidence on a regular basis. First, in order to lay the foundation to admit expert reconstruction evidence, an expert must show the court that the evidence is relevant and that expert testimony is based on the…


Suing an Insurance Company Before the Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Arbitration

Los Angeles attorney Barry P. Goldberg is a self-proclaimed Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist law and arbitration “guru.” In his practice and advising other lawyers he sees almost every possible uninsured and underinsured motorist scenario imaginable. Recently, our office subbed in on a “bad faith” and breach of contract case that had been litigated against the…

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The California Supreme Court Clarifies Standard for Evaluating Third Person Liability.

As a top personal injury law firm, the law office of Barry P. Goldberg in Woodland Hills receives many inquiries from victims who have been injured in an accident—often wondering who can be held liable.  The responsibility of persons directly involved in the accident is often clear: of course, they can be held liable. What…


A CCP 998 Offer to Compromise Must be in the Proper Form

Woodland Hills car accident attorney Barry P. Goldberg has written several articles regarding the use of Code of Civil Procedure section 998 Offers to Compromise. In fact, his west San Fernando Valley personal injury law office uses 998 Offers to Compromise in every case in litigation, including uninsured and underinsured motorist arbitrations in order to…


Hand-Off Errors

As a medical malpractice lawyer, Mishkind Kulwicki Law Co., L.P.A. will review medical journals on an ongoing basis in order to stay current on medical standards of care. After all, medical negligence is defined as medical care that falls below accepted standards of medical care. These standards can sometimes be found in professional guidelines, recommendations…


How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer

Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg is quizzed by prospective new clients regularly in their desperate attempt to ask the right questions which might possibly provide enough information for them to choose a personal injury lawyer. Sometimes they ask all the right questions. Sometimes they ask questions which could not possibly give them…


The 6 Top Reasons Why It Is Worth Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg is asked by prospective new clients on a regular basis; “Is it worth hiring a personal injury lawyer?”  Believe it or not, the answer varies with the circumstances. On many simple fender-bender accidents with very minor property damage and very moderate injuries, it may be preferable to…