Distracted Driving

Atlanta’s rush hour traffic consists of stop and go, stop and go, stop and go, etc. If you are travelling on I-85 and happen to notice that the person behind you is talking on his cell phone, you tend to not think much of it.  The fact of the matter is that it seems that…

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Gross Negligence is Required to Overcome a Liability Waiver.

Woodland Hills Personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg is regularly consulted for almost every imaginable way people are injured.  Sometimes potential clients are very seriously injured in voluntary activities they have undertaken for their own enjoyment or advancement.  However, many of these “activities” can be quite dangerous and serious injury or death can result. Also,…

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Waiving Uninsured Motorist Coverage— No Written Waiver is Required to Provide Uninsured Motorist Coverage Above the Minimum.

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney is an expert on all things “Uninsured and Underinsured” Motorist Law in California.  Although Mr. Goldberg never recommends waiving or reducing Uninsured Motorist Coverage, such coverage must be waived in a specific way or the coverage is deemed to exist even if it was not purchased. An interesting question arises…

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Torrential Rains Means Drivers at Risk

Torrential rains in Southern California are so uncommon that when they do occur, the roads become a nightmare. From car accidents to mudslides, motorcycle crashes to flooding, drivers in the San Fernando Valley are generally just not prepared for inclement weather and serious auto accidents result.

Impact of Weather on Drivers

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3 Facts About Motorcycle Accidents

In the San Fernando Valley, riding a motorcycle is a popular pastime — and form of transportation for many hoping to avoid the terrible congestion on the 101 or on the busier side streets. Unfortunately, accidents involving automobiles and motorcycles are quite common in this area and motorcyclists, without the steel casing of a car or truck to protect them, are at an increased risk of injury. If you or a loved one are injured in a motorcycle accident that was not your fault, know that California law is on your side. Indeed, if through no fault of your own, a vehicle hits you, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. An experienced motorcycle accident attorney can explain more.

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Hit by a Drunk Driver on NYE? You Have Rights

We have talked about the dangers of drunk or drugged driving at length. According to the CDC, 28 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver each day. This equals one death every 51 minutes — a tragic number that can be avoided.

Certain days of the years attend to attract drunk drivers. Those include the major “party” holidays, such as July 4 and NYE. With NYE just around the corner, we thought we would focus on driver and traffic safety, in the hopes of keeping our roads safer as we head into the New Year.

Holidays and Impaired Driving

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California Drivers: The Worst in the Nation!

Perhaps in the most unsurprising news of the year, California drivers have been named the worst in the United States. The results, which came from an annual study conducted by QuoteWizard, reiterate the importance of safe driving and avoiding drinking, texting, or otherwise engaging in negligent driving behaviors while behind the wheel. Indeed, the results…

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