Barry P. Goldberg, A Professional Law Corporation

Whiplash Risk Factors

Whiplash occurs when a person’s neck is whipped backward and forward very suddenly. While this injury most commonly occurs in a rear-end car collision, it can also result from physical abuse, sports injuries, or amusement park…more

| Personal Injury

An Award of Future Medical Damages is Not Automatic

Barry P. Goldberg counsels his clients that an award of future medical damages is not automatic. In fact, future medical expenses must be carefully presented both at the claim stage and in litigation. Not only must the future…more

| Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

Employer Liability for Car Accidents

You just got in a car accident and the driver of the other automobile (who was at fault) was driving a company car or in his own vehicle but on the clock at work. Who's liable for your damages: the other driver and/or his…more

| Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury

Statute of Limitations for Hit and Runs in California

A hit-and-run accident is an auto accident where at least one party fails to stop to exchange information after the accident occurs. If you were present at the scene of the accident, it is important to try to immediately record…more

| Personal Injury

Car Accidents Caused by Texting & Driving

Distracted driving is the act of driving while performing some other activity that takes your attention away from driving. As you would expect, distracted driving increases the chances of a motor vehicle accident in San Fernando…more

| Personal Injury

Obtaining Damages for Future Pain and Suffering

Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer,Barry P. Goldberg, warns his clients that it is not automatic that a jury will award "future pain and suffering." In fact, juries today are tougher and tougher and look for reasons not to…more

| Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

What Are Punitive Damages?

Have you been seriously injured in an auto accident in San Fernando Valley by another person's negligent or unlawful behavior? If you answered yes, and the actions of the person that hurt you were atrocious (or outrageously…more

| Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

California Car Insurance Laws

California laws regulate the car insurance industry. Some, such as the uninsured and underinsured motorist laws are too confusing in multi-car collisions and should be changed. Another states the minimum liability coverage…more

| Personal Injury

Help for Hit and Run Accident Victims in Los Angeles

After declining for years, the number of hit-and-run accidents in California is increasing. In fact, 50% of all accidents reported to the LAPD are hit and runs. What's more, the number of hit-and-run related deaths in the state…more

| Personal Injury

What Can I Recover in a California Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

According to the latest data from the National Safety Council, unintentional fatal injuries are the fifth leading cause of death in the US, exceeded only by heart disease, cancer, stroke, and chronic lower respiratory diseases…more

| Personal Injury

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