Southern California Attorneys Regularly Consult with Barry P. Goldberg as the Uninsured Motorist and Underinsured Motorist Expert
Most personal injury lawyers in Southern California handle uninsured or underinsured motorist cases on a rare basis. Many of them claim expertise for their representation of these cases on their websites. However, handling this specialized legal issue is not simple and requires an intimate knowledge of insurance law, arbitration procedure, and real-world experience. Barry P. Goldberg has developed an efficient and aggressive approach to litigate cases of this nature that often results in faster and better results than most. He is a subject matter expert for a number of lawyers throughout the state of California, and he has even authored and lectured on the topic.
Less experienced attorneys often miss the significant opportunities for early policy limits settlements in uninsured and underinsured motorist cases. Cases can unnecessarily languish in the claims process while counsel and client are unaware that they could have arbitrated or concluded litigation in as little as 60 to 90 days.
There are a number of pitfalls related to There are many “mine fields” related to that the average personal injury lawyer may have difficulty navigating. Most in house insurance company lawyers know exactly how to exploit the inexperienced or unknowing personal injury lawyer. Those in house lawyers can defeat or limit an otherwise excellent case when matched against inexperience. See Barry’s published Article regarding Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Arbitrations.
The insurers keep track of the defense-oriented arbitrators and recommend them every time. Certain arbitrators tend to side with the insurers because they receive voluminous repeat business. It is important to find impartial arbitrators in order to level the playing field. After 35 years, Mr. Goldberg is well-known to many Southern California arbitrators and can level that playing field in many cases.
Uninsured and Underinsured motorist arbitration procedures are different than in regular third-party liability cases in many respects. Even experienced personal injury lawyers who have successfully handled many Uninsured and Underinsured motorist cases were and are unaware of these significant differences. Many lawyers are unprepared for the procedure differences when they arise all to the detriment of their clients.
Barry P. Goldberg often obtains favorable results on Uninsured and Underinsured motorist cases that others did not think were possible. Mr. Goldberg knows how to apply the maximum pressure on insurance adjusters and insurance counsel, within the confines of the law, to increase the chances of a maximum recovery.
“As a fellow attorney I got a chance to speak with Barry. Even though I live across the US in NYC, he made time to speak with and he is extremely knowledgable and pleasant. I would recommend him to any client or lawyer without hesitation.”