August 30, 2021

Determining Fault in a Pedestrian Accident and the Steps to Take Afterwards

In a pedestrian-vehicle accident, the majority of people automatically assume that the driver is at fault. However, many different circumstances go into determining fault in this scenario, some of which place the pedestrian wholly at fault. Pedestrian Fault Times at which the pedestrian can be placed all of the blame are circumstances such as jaywalking, entering the road while under…
Corona virus
October 7, 2020

Can You Recieve Compensation for Contracting Coronavirus?

Coronavirus Negligence After months of living in fear and lockdowns, there is still no known cure for COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus. People are becoming tired and irritated with the past stay at home orders, and society sets to slowly return to normal. But that does not mean that the virus has gone away. We see the number of…
September 3, 2020

Accidents Under The Influence

What Does Being Injured in a DUI Accident May Mean For You? You can control yourself and how you are as a driver, but you cannot control other people’s actions behind the wheel. Though you can hope and assume everyone else will do as you do and abide by the law and not operate a vehicle while under the influence.…
September 3, 2020

Does Being High Count as a DUI in the State of California?

Does Being High Count as a DUI in the State of California? One of the first and most important things you learn before you get behind the wheel is to never drink and drive. Luckily, ride-share apps such as Uber and Lyft make that situation easily avoidable, but it does not take away the possibility entirely. Though we are taught…
Car accident lawyer Newport Beach CA
May 29, 2020

Passenger Duty Of Care

To be a “backseat driver”, or not to be, that is the question. For anyone who may not be familiar with the phrase, a “backseat driver” is a passenger in a vehicle who tries to control the vehicle through excessive comments about the driver’s actions and decisions. Common subjects for backseat drivers include the vehicle’s speed or alternative directions to…
California Uber Accident
September 13, 2018

Lawsuit Alleges Uber Saved $500M by Misclassifying Its Drivers As Independent Contractors

In past blogs, we have written about the financial and legal incentives Uber has to continue classifying its drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. Indeed, we also extensively covered an important California Supreme Court decision that increased the likelihood Uber and Lyft drivers will become employees in the state of California. Months after we wrote about the highest California court's decision…
February 6, 2013


Every single year, thousands of children suffer a wide range of injuries while they are doing such things as bicycling, scootering, and skateboarding. Here in Southern California most kids spend hours and hours outside, playing and riding. That's a good thing. Recently there has been an alarming increase in personal injury cases related to youngsters, pre-teen and early teens. Many…