Slip and fall accidents: Proving fault

Slip and fall accidents: Proving fault

If you slip and fall on someone else’s property, the property owner may be liable for your injuries. Thousands of people are injured each year – some seriously – when they slip or trip and fall on a wet floor, defective stairs or a rough patch of ground. Sometimes the property owner is responsible for […]

Bankruptcy folklore and other tales of fantasy unmasked

Many people stay away from filing for bankruptcy because of inaccurate information they have received from friends, family, co-workers and the media. This misinformation usually stops people from seeking the assistance of a bankruptcy lawyer who can help them understand how bankruptcy can help their situation. These common concerns and myths have stopped many people […]

Mortgage fraud is a financially rewarding past time for crooks that can happen to you

Every day thousands of people nationwide are cheated out of money through questionable loan modification programs, false identifications by fakers claiming they are the true homeowners and other forms of fraudulent actions. The mortgage industry as a whole, including escrow and title companies, are under close scrutiny these days because of those questionable lending practices […]

A personal injury primer

A personal injury primer

If someone injured you through their negligence in driving a vehicle, you may have rights under the law. You want to protect those rights so you don’t end up paying for someone else’s careless driving. Here are the top 10 reasons why hiring an experienced attorney will help protect your rights. First, you have only […]

When should you consider suing a nursing home?

Although no one really wants to sue a nursing home or elder care facility because it is a place of good intentions and a provider of care primarily to the elderly, there are times, however, when the facility should be held legally accountable for their negligent or abusive conduct. For example, a lawsuit should be […]

When the question is, ‘Is bankruptcy right for me?’

For many people, declaring bankruptcy is not only a financial decision; but sometimes a personal one. Therefore, no one can really advise someone if bankruptcy is right for them. However, factors against it such as the stigma of filing bankruptcy have considerably lessened over the years. Moreover, the federal government has deliberately carved out a […]

Law Corner: The what, where and when motorists should record statements after a car accident

On occasion, individuals visit my office quite sometime after a car accident has occurred to discuss their case. During our conversation they inform me they have already provided a recorded statement to the other party’s insurance company. When I ask why a recorded statement was provided, the reply goes something like “well, the accident wasn’t […]

When Should You Consider Suing a Nursing Home?

When Should You Consider Suing a Nursing Home?

There are circumstances where a nursing home should be sued for a resident or patient injury. Although no one really wants to sue a nursing home, convalescent home, rest home, assisted care facility or elder care facility because it is a place of good intentions and the provider of care primarily to the elderly. However, […]

Legal separation and divorce in California

Legal separation and divorce in California

Most couples do not receive any real benefit from a legal separation than a divorce. It’s only suitable when you no longer want to be married, but for personal reasons, divorce is not an option. For example, you may want to keep your spouse on your insurance until everything else is resolved. In California, however, […]