Immigration Personal Injury

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Client Alert: Disclosure of Plaintiff’s Status as Undocumented Alien to Prospective Jury Panel Grounds for Mistrial

In Velasquez v. Centrome, Inc. (No. B247080, filed 1/30/2015) the Court of Appeal, Second District, held that a trial judge’s disclosure to the panel of prospective jurors of plaintiff’s status as an undocumented alien was...more

Status Updates - December 2014

Between a lock and a hard place. Should search engines be responsible for verifying the legitimacy of the companies they include in their search results? A locksmith in Lorton, Virginia, is claiming that they should. Mark...more

Should California Provide Drivers' Licenses Regardless of Immigration Status? A public safety and uninsured-motorist perspective

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney and Uninsured/Underinsured motorist expert Barry P. Goldberg contends that regardless of whether one sides with various liberal immigration policies or stricter (yet seldom enforced)...more

Insights - Spring 2013: Employment Law Update

In This Issue: - Ohio Intentional Tort Update - Criminal Background Checks and Federal Contractors - New Family and Medical Leave Act Regulations - I-9 Form Changes - Excerpt from Ohio Intentional Tort...more

Construction E-Note - March 28, 2013

In This Issue: - The Emperor’s New Economic Loss Rule - The Architect's Role in the Construction Project - USCIS Introduces New Form I-9 - Considering Construction Delivery Methods on Public Works - The...more

You should be alarmed by the Decline in Vehicle Seizures in Los Angeles—More Illegal, Unlicensed and Uninsured Drivers are on the...

It is no coincidence that serious accidents involving uninsured motorists are on the rise. This dangerous situation is now being fueled by vague and misguided policies which eliminates vehicle impounds for unlicensed and...more


In California, illegal unlicensed aliens are three times more likely to cause a fatal collision than the rest of the motoring public. This recent statistic has revived public outcry to have all California drivers licensed...more

Violence Against Women Act Not Reauthorized but Backers Hope to Revive It

On January 2, 2013, the United States 112th Congress officially ran out its term and did not vote the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) for reauthorization. VAWA, drafted by then-Senator Joe Biden and signed into law by...more

Internet Browser Beware

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (the “USCIS”) recently issued a warning to the public regarding illegitimate Websites that purport to be government related or otherwise helpful in assisting people to complete...more

The Double-Dip Recession is Here - Top 10 Ways It Will Affect You

We're definitely in a double-dip recession, and it will affect consumers clients in divorce, credit cards, bankruptcy, real estate, traffic tickets, job discrimination, litigation, immigration, wills and crime....more

Worcester Attorney Releases Publication to Help Attorneys and Clients

A Worcester attorney provides two publications to teach attorneys how to optimize their business and to teach clients how to get the most out of their attorneys. He also sends out a monthly ENewsletter providing breaking...more

Christina Toala Memorial Scholarship and Ceremony presented by Worcester Attorney

Learn about our 2012 Christina Toala Memorial Scholarship avaible to seniors at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School and Nipmuc Regional High School. An awards ceremony for last years winner will take...more

Court finds that an illegal immigrant can assert a lost wage claim in connection with a personal injury lawsuit

In Kalyta v. Versa Products, et. al., a federal judge found that an illegal immigrant can assert a lost wage claim in connection with a lawsuit for personal injuries. In this matter, plaintiff had entered the United...more

Is a Plaintiff’s Immigration Status Relevant In a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

The United States District Court recently issued an interesting decision in an Illinois personal injury case. In Zuniga v. Morris Material Handling, Inc., 2011 WL 663136 (N.D.N.Y 2011), the plaintiff was injured while...more

U.S. Employee Files Lawsuit Against Infosys Claiming the Indian Outsourcing Giant Is Committing Fraud by Using Incorrect Visas

A U.S. employee of Infosys Technologies, one of India’s largest IT outsourcing providers, has filed a lawsuit against the company, claiming that Infosys has been circumventing U.S. visa laws to send Indian individuals to work...more

Is It True No Federal Estate Taxes in 2010?

MISSSION STATEMENT My mission is to be my client’s essential and trusted advisor , helping them make smart estate planning decisions through uncompromising integrity, trust and personal service” Comprehensive...more

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