Premises Liability

Like most personal injury claims, the statute of limitations for premises liability lawsuits in California is two years from the date of the accident.  There are many ways premises liability can be incurred, but we only focus on two of them here: (1) slip and fall, and (2) trip and fall.  What is Duty of […]

Distracted Driving

Car accident with bicycle

The dangers and risks of distracted driving go beyond the law. The National Safety Council estimates that more than 3,000 people die each year on U.S. roads as a result of distracted driving. Talking or texting on the phone is recognized by the California Office of Traffic Safety as one of the most common causes […]

Children and Assumption of Risk

A grieving mother and her children from a wrongful death

“Assumption of the risk” is a legal doctrine which arises in personal injury claims regarding a person’s willingness to assume certain risks inherent in specific activities, such as the risk of being hit by a pitch while playing a baseball game. Assumption of the risk requires that a person knew about the danger involved in […]