Amputations resulting from a car accident or pedestrian accident injury or a dog bite are not uncommon. If your doctor has informed you that you, or your loved one, will need to undergo an amputation, know that you are not alone. In fact, about 1.8 million Americans are living with amputations, many of those individuals…Details
Medical Payments Coverage Can be Excluded if Your Car is neither “Owned” nor “Non-Owned” Under the Policy!
Woodland Hills Personal Injury Lawyer has an in insurance coverage expertise and sometimes has to explain the seemingly “unexplainable” to accident victims and insurance policyholders. Medical Payments coverage is a great asset which essentially provides “no fault” medical insurance for anyone injured in an insured vehicle up to a stated limit. The cost is minimal…Details
Woodland Hills Personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg has seen insurer trends over the past three decades of representing injury victims. Early in his days of practice, insurers often utilized the “Drop Check” to attempt to side track negotiation and to settle cases cheaply and quickly. The “Drop Check” is a tactic whereby the insurer…Details
From pedestrians hit while crossing the street to catastrophic truck accidents, collisions with motor vehicles often leave innocent victims struggling with injuries. More often than not, these injuries require medical attention that typically result in expensive medical bills. Sometimes, these injuries are fatal. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2014,…Details
A Plaintiff without Medical Insurance Can Still Establish the Reasonable Value of Medical Services Rendered—- the Medical Bills are Admissible for That Purpose.
Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg is frequently challenged to establish the reasonable value of his client’s medical bills even though they are not paid by health insurance. The “challenge” is presenting a trial without incurring large and arguably unnecessary expert fees merely to have someone testify that medical bills in a particular…Details
According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the majority of us will suffer a shoulder injury during our lifetimes. Many times, these injuries are caused by auto accidents or slip and fall accidents. And while some of these will be relatively minor strains or separations, others will be more serious and result in long-term…Details
With all of the increases in technology (cars can park — and drive! — themselves!), one might think that our roads have become a safer place for us to travel on. Unfortunately, the opposite is true. Auto accidents are on the rise and if you or a loved one was injured in a car accident…Details
Attorney Barry P. Goldberg, who was recently elected as a Trustee to the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, has served as a Co-Chair of the Arbitration Committee for four years. Read on to learn about recent upgrades to the system, including a newly designed website. Read Full Valley Lawyer Article Here.Details
With the holidays just around the corner, more and more shipping trucks will be on the roads delivering food, presents, decorations, and more. Combine that with more cars on the road, as many of travel to visit family and friends for holiday celebrations, and you have a potential recipe for disaster. Last year, the American…Details
While we often hear about drunk driving and the damage it causes, there is another terror on the road, one that is not as well known but is on the rise: drugged driving. According to a 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 9.9 million people aged 12 or older reported driving…Details