In April 2012, The Judicial Council of California Advisory Committee on Civil Jury Instructions (“CACI”) amended its Jury Instructions to address the prevalence of electronic communication and social media amongst our jurors. …more
Woodland Hills Personal Injury Attorney Barry P. Goldberg has analyzed the laws on sidewalk bicycle riding and advises his friends, family and clients to not ride on the sidewalks even if legal in certain places. Bicyclists are…more
Woodland Hills Personal Injury Attorney and Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Expert Barry P. Goldberg advocates raising California’s minimum Auto Liability Limits to keep pace with reality. More importantly, Mr. Goldberg has…more
Woodland Hills Personal Injury Attorney Barry P. Goldberg recently published an article entitled “5 Inexcusable Mistakes Personal Injury Lawyers Make.” For some reason, the reception was overwhelming! The article chronicled…more
Woodland Hills Attorney Barry P. Goldberg warns his colleagues to have believable and accurate time records or risk receiving no compensation whatsoever from a reviewing court. Since the California Court of Appeal did not…more
The California Financial Responsibility Laws which were enacted to protect all California motorists are as outdated as bell bottoms, platform shoes and Saturday Night Fever. It should not make sense to anyone that California’s…more
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
While hit-and-run accidents are a nationwide problem, Los Angeles is leading the way with staggering figures. According to AAA, 44% of all reported traffic accidents in Los Angeles are caused by hit-and-run drivers. This…more
Los Angeles Uninsured Motorist Attorney, Barry P. Goldberg, argues that we are in almost the financial equivalent of 1959 California which led to the enactment of the Uninsured Motorist Statute in the first place. There are…more
Driving accident-free will keep your rates from going up. Woodland Hills personal injury attorney, Barry P. Goldberg sets out 4 surprisingly easy tips to reduce the chances of an at-fault accident many drivers may not have…more
The Great Recession has resulted in an alarming trend. More and more drivers who were able to maintain full insurance before the recession as required by law have become uninsured because of the economic downturn.
It is not uncommon for an insured handling his own case or an attorney who will not succumb to a low offer, but is loathe to engage in litigation, to be “pressed up” against the statute of limitations date in a California…more
Most dog attacks occur with dogs we are familiar with---a neighbor’s dog or a relative’s dog. Most clients who seek counsel on dog attacks are not so prepared to sue or make a serious claim against their neighbor or…more
Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg contends that most people involved in dog attack cases fail to consider some challenges that are often present in dog attack cases. Because dog attack cases are “strict…more
California Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist has unusual nuances that most personal injury attorneys miss and fail to properly utilize. Los Angeles Uninsured Motorist Attorney Barry P. Goldberg has pulled out three odd…more
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