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California medical malpractice laws (MICRA) will finally change to benefit the public

Good News! Your world is about to get safer! The outdated and unfair California laws regarding medical malpractice known as MICRA are about to finally be changed to benefit the public.

How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer For Beginners: Firehosed by Personal Injury TV Advertising

Should you hire a personal injury lawyer because they run a lot of TV commercials? What type of lawyer spends millions of dollars on advertising? What should you know about the personal injury lawyers who inundate us with TV commercials? In this article, we are going to explore what you need to know before you hire your personal injury lawyer.

Don't Do These Things if You Are in a Car Accident in California!

If you’ve been injured in a serious car accident, you are going to be making an insurance claim, and maybe even filing a civil lawsuit, so it’s really important not to jeopardize your case before you hire a personal injury lawyer. In this article, you'll learn the top 10 things you should NOT do if you are in a car accident in California.

Unpaid Wages is Wage Theft! Fight Back and Get What You are Owed.

When you work you expect to be paid for your work. But billions of dollars are not paid to American workers every year. Don't let that happen to you. In this article, I will show you how to fight back!

Helping California Whistleblowers 101

Blowing the whistle on your employer is a big and ofter scary decision. This article provides a great summary of tips and information you need to hire the right Los Angeles whistleblower personal injury lawyer.

How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer For Beginners: Higher Legal vs. Avvo.com

There are many ways you can find a personal injury lawyer in California. It's important for you to find the best personal injury lawyer for your particular type of case. This is the second article that will help you understand the different ways you can search for your perfect personal injury lawyer.

How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer For Beginners: Higher Legal vs. AllLaw.com

There are many different ways to find a personal injury lawyer in California. What is the best way for you to find your personal injury lawyer? This is the first in a series of articles that will describe some of the various methods you can use to find your best personal injury lawyer.

Understanding the Fairness for Injured Patients Act

What is the "Fairness for Injured Patients Act" and how might it affect you and your rights? Who is in favor of this ballot initiative and who is against it? This is the next article in an important series about ballot initiatives you may see when you vote in November 2022.

Age Discrimination in California Employment Law: You Might Be Protected!

Knowing your rights as an employee is important. Don’t let your employer use your age to discriminate against you, harass you, or retaliate against you. This article will show you how to protect yourself and how to identify when there might be a basis for you to file a lawsuit against your employer.

Should you go to a doctor your personal injury lawyer sends you to and receive medical treatment on a lien?

If you hire a personal injury lawyer and the lawyer gives you the name of a doctor to see right away, should you go to that doctor and receive your treatment on a lien basis, or should you try to see a doctor on your own health insurance plan? In this article, I'll discuss the pros and cons of each choice so you can make the decision that is best for you.

Understanding the Pre-Lawsuit Notice and Opportunity to Settle Act

What is the "Pre-Lawsuit Notice and Opportunity to Settle Act" and how might it affect your legal rights? Who is in favor of this initiative and who is against it? This is the next article in an important series about ballot initiatives you may see when you vote in November 2022.

What law applies to your California personal injury case?

Knowing the law can give you a lot of power. In this article, I am going to show you an easy way to discover the law that applies to your California personal injury case. Once you see how it works, you’ll be able to look up the laws on many other important topics.

Should you file your own personal injury case in California without a lawyer?

Is it smart to handle your own personal injury case without hiring a lawyer? In this article, I am going to give you some pros and cons of taking this approach and give you some tools to help you decide if hiring a personal injury lawyer in your case will be an investment or a rip-off.

How can you find court records in California?

Do you ever wonder how the news media finds so much information about high-profile legal cases? In this article, I am going to show you an easy and legal way to access court records in some of the most interesting legal cases in California. You'll find this both interesting and useful in your business and personal life.

Should non-lawyers be allowed to practice law in California? Understanding the California Paraprofessional Program Working Group (CPPWG)

The California State Bar wants to know if you think that non-lawyers should be able to practice law in California. The comment deadline is January 12, 2022.

Understanding the Consumer Legal Fee Protection Act

What is the “Consumer Legal Fee Protection Act”? How might it affect your legal rights? Who is pushing the measure and who is against it? This is the first article in a series that will cover the “Business vs. Consumers” initiatives we may see on the ballot this November.

Top 10 Things You Must Do After a Car Accident in California

If you’ve been seriously injured in a car accident, you are going to be making an insurance claim, and maybe even filing a civil lawsuit against whoever caused the accident, so it’s really important to take the right actions to protect your case and to do them right from the start. In this article, you'll learn the top 10 things you have to do to protect your rights.

What is a personal injury contingency fee agreement in California?

A contingency fee contract can be an excellent way for you to get a great deal from your personal injury lawyer, or it can be a disaster and a way for a lawyer to take advantage of you. This article will give you the tools you need to understand contingency fee contracts and get the most out of your personal injury case.

Personal Injury Medical Bills and Liens for Total Beginners!

Many personal injury clients wonder who is going to pay their medical bills. In this article, I'll explain what you need to know to make sure your medical bills get paid.

The McDonald's Coffee Case: The Real Facts

Everybody knows about the McDonald’s Hot Coffee case (Liebeck vs. McDonald's), but almost nobody knows the true facts. It's possibly the most famous court case in history, as well as the most misunderstood. This article gives you the true facts, without any of the spin.

How much should you pay a personal injury lawyer in California?

Too many personal injury clients complain their lawyers receive more money from their cases than they do. Here are some practical tips to help you avoid that in your personal injury case.

How to calculate the value of your California personal injury case

In this article, I’m going to answer the most asked question I’ve heard in my 35+ years as a California personal injury lawyer - "How much is my injury case worth?"