Can Scary Halloween Pranks Get You Sued?

Halloween can be somewhat of a double-edged sword because the things that make it fun are also the same things that make it frightening. There are scary costumes, haunted houses, and spooky decorations, but can scary Halloween pranks get you sued?   Tort Liability Many of the prank videos that we see on YouTube are […]

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GILROY, CA - Man Killed after Struck by Car on Highway 101 near Monterey Road

Halloween Safety And Child Pedestrian Accidents

As we all know, children love going trick-or-treating on Halloween. Unfortunately, Halloween is also one of the deadliest nights of the year when it comes to pedestrian accidents. When trick-or-treaters are out running from house to house, they often forget that drivers aren’t necessarily keeping an eye out for them on the road. Below are some […]

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Are You Liable If Someone Gets Hurt On Your Property?

Premises liability is the legal responsibility of owners to ensure their property is safe and free of hazardous conditions. Examples include cleaning up slippery floors, removing tripping hazards, and making sure outdoor areas are properly lit. But are you liable if someone gets hurt on your property?   There are three types of visitors: licensees, […]

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MENIFEE, CA – Child Injured in Pedestrian Accident on Stillwater Drive near Halcyon Court

Can A Driver Be Sued For Road Rage?

Road rage can be considered assault and battery in some cases. This is because road rage involves intentional acts, not accidents. If a driver threatens to hit your vehicle, he can be found guilty of assault. If the driver actually touches you or strikes your vehicle on purpose, he can be found guilty of battery. […]

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5 Steps To Take If You’re Hit By A Drunk Driver

Every 51 minutes someone dies and every 90 seconds someone is injured as the result of alcohol-related car accident. Thankfully, since 1991, fatalities caused by drunk driving accidents have declined 35 percent because of increased national efforts to fight drunk driving. Here are 5 steps to take if you’re hit by a drunk driver.   […]

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Are Hidden Nanny Cams Actually Legal?

Nanny cams are small cameras that are sometimes disguised as basic items that might be found in a home, such as a teddy bear. In divorce proceedings, parents are often concerned about the care of their children. They know it may not be in their child’s best interest to spend time with the nanny or other […]

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What Policyholders Should Know About Homeowners Insurance in Case of a Wildfire

What Policyholders Should Know About Homeowners Insurance in Case of a House Fire

In light of one of California’s deadliest wildfires, homeowners have been rethinking their insurance policies: My house was burned; am I covered under my policy? How about my belongings? Are labor and materials both covered?   As the wildfires continue to rip across Sonoma and Napa counties – leaving at least 40 people dead, over […]

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BAKERSFIELD, CA - Man Injured in Two-Car Crash on Highway 99 at California Avenue

58 Las Vegas Mass Shooting Victims Identified and Remembered

Some were mothers while others were husbands; many were just shy of their 30s and dozens others traveled miles from states like Massachusetts, Tennessee and Alaska. The dastardly act of Stephen Paddock on the final night of the Route 91 Harvest Festival left many families in despair and heartbreak.   The 58 lives Paddock claimed […]

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Lynn Lemire Suffers Injuries Following Atwater Pedestrian Accident on First Street

How Communities Can Support Those Affected by the California Wildfires

Over the past few weeks, networks and publications have been overwhelmed with reports surrounding the wildfire devastation in the Sonoma and Napa counties. Firefighters continue to wrangle with the unruly fires that have claimed more than 40 people’s lives and displaced thousands of others.   On October 8, more than 40,000 people were forced to […]

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What Policyholders Should Know About Homeowners Insurance in Case of a Wildfire

Who Can File A Wrongful Death Claim?

According to California law, only certain people are allowed to file a lawsuit for the recovery of money following the intentional or negligent death of another. If you don’t qualify under the statute, you will most likely not be authorized under the law to bring a lawsuit. But who can file a wrongful death claim? […]

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