How Auto Defects Can Cause Passenger Injury
Understanding Supplemental Spousal Liability Insurance in NY
Hailey French’s Story – When millions barely cover the bills.
What happens if more than one person is responsible for an accident?
Every time we help a client recover a multi-million dollar verdict, we hear some people say, “How can you justify millions of dollars for one person’s injury?” We used to say that if you really wanted to understand, you...more
When our client Hailey French was awarded a $5.5 million verdict in her personal injury case against a drunk driver and two government agencies that were also negligent, we heard some backlash from folks who couldn’t...more
A woman was recently killed at World Center Drive after the car she was in was rear-ended by a drunk driver. The 20-year-old drunk driver slammed into the back of the car, killing her and critically injuring the car’s driver....more
Tomorrow morning, the Illinois Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Rogers v. Imeri. Rogers poses the question when the Dramshop Act recovery cap applies and other defendants have settled, how is the maximum exposure of...more
Employer May Be Liable For Death Resulting From Drunk Employee's Automobile Accident -
Purton v. Marriott Int'l, Inc., 218 Cal. App. 4th 499 (2013) -
In December 2009, the Marriott Del Mar Hotel held its annual...more
Employer Liable for Employee’s Drunken Car Accident – After He Got Home -
According to a recent California appellate court decision, an employer can be liable for an employee who drank too much at a company party, made...more
Although it’s still summer, it’s never too early to start thinking about the annual company holiday party — the food, the conversation, the alcohol — and the liability that can flow from it. In Purton v. Marriott...more
In a case widely reported by the national media, the Washington State Supreme Court recently ruled that a governmental entity may face liability for faulty road design that leads to injuries in car crashes, even when the...more
Did you know that in 2010 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that one person dies every 51 minutes from alcohol-impaired driving crashes; resulting in the deaths of more than 10,000 people a year and...more
Few recent stories depict the downward spiral that can happen to your life if you are convicted for DUI better than what happened to John Goodman. Mr. Goodman, the multi-millionaire industrialist and founder of the...more
The issue in Johnson v. American United Life Insurance Co., decided last week by the Fourth Circuit. was whether the Plaintiff's husband's death from a car wreck while driving intoxicated was an "accident" under his life...more
A fatal accident is not what usually comes to mind when one hears "wrongful death." The term wrongful death often conjures up the image of someone being killed on purpose and with malice....more
A Mission Viejo man who was severely injured in a suspected Irvine DUI crash that claimed the life of his dog has also died, according to a news report.
Around 2 a.m. on New Year's Day, several car crashes occurred in the Huntsville, Alabama area. It is more than likely that many of these crashes were caused by negligent drivers following a night of too much celebrating and...more
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