Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg handles more than his fair share of drunk driving accidents and other “crime-related” losses. In these circumstances, it is not uncommon for there to be a criminal prosecution against the civil defendant. Criminal defendants are often required to pay “restitution” to the victim for their conduct or…Details
Chances are, you have heard of the new Pokemon Go phenomenon that is sweeping the nation. Pokemon Go is a game played on a smartphone that encourages people to walk around to collect 151 Pokemon and is based off the card game and hand-held Nintendo games of the 90s.
While a seemingly harmless game of augmented reality, Pokemon Go is turning into anything but. Indeed, the app — one of the most popular smartphone games of all time — is causing numerous car crashes and injuring innocent victims throughout the state and country.
Here are a few times the game has actually contributed to real world accidents:Details
Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg is called about every imaginable type of injury. Sometimes, clients are seriously injured at work and Workers Compensation is the “Exclusion Remedy,” with very few exceptions. Most notably, my office will take on such cases if the worker is injured by the negligence of a “Third-Party” unrelated…Details
If you’re injured in an auto accident, a slip and fall, or bitten by a vicious dog, and you report the incident to your insurance company, you will likely be asked to make a statement. These statements are taken — and recorded — by insurance companies in nearly every case.
We are often asked whether a recorded statement is really necessary and whether an accident victim needs to give one. Our advice: remember that you are being recorded and to speak with your experienced accident attorney before giving any statements to any insurance company — yours or the other party’s.Details
Woodland Hills car accident lawyer Barry P. Goldberg is well aware of both distracted driving accidents and the new Pokemon Go craze! As a father of two and as a personal injury lawyer, the potential for catastrophic accidents of the target generation of this game is downright scary. Of course, teens, twenties and all drivers…Details
Even though car accidents occur what seems like all the time, they can still be very overwhelming for those involved. In the aftermath, it may be difficult to determine what steps to take next; especially if there has been even a minor injury. Reading through these below tips, compiled by a trusted car accident lawyer,…Details
While a time for celebration, the long Independence Day weekend can also bring with it a number of serious personal injuries, including car accidents from drinking and driving, illegal firework injuries, and dog bites. Indeed, according to the National Safety Council, July 4th is the deadliest holiday in the United States. The patriotic holiday has also historically been the deadliest day on the road for Americans. Unfortunately, we saw several fatal auto accidents over the weekend that confirmed how dangerous July 4th can be for some.
If you or a loved one was injured by a negligent driver in an auto accident over the July 4 weekend, know that California law is on your side. If your injuries and/or property damage were the result of another driver’s reckless or careless behavior, you may be able to recover financial compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, emotional distress, and more.Details
If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident in the San Fernando Valley, your health should be your main priority. Some injuries can go undetected, but lead to major inconveniences down the road. Others are more apparent and require immediate medical assistance. Either way, an experienced healthcare professional will be able to guide you…Details
Personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg is a virtual lifetime resident of Woodland Hills and its surrounding communities. In fact, Barry P. Goldberg, A Professional Law Corporation is located in Warner Center in Woodland Hills. Although the prototype of suburban living, Woodland Hills joins other less fortunate communities with deadly street racing fatalities. On June…Details
Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the lower jaw joint that attaches to your skull next to each ear. It’s a hinge joint, and we use it to chew, talk, laugh or yawn. We even use it when we brush our teeth. The TMJ is used more than 2,000 times a day. It’s the most frequently…Details