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You were involved in an auto accident in the San Fernando Valley, but thankfully it seemed relatively minor. You didn’t break any bones or suffer a concussion, and your car only has minimal damage. So should you just avoid...more
I.M. Dense, a stockbroker employed by BI Lough was driving to a non-business event when he struck and injured a motorcyclist. On personal time, in a personal vehicle and using a personal cell phone, Dense admitted that he was...more
Are you concerned about an elderly loved one’s determination to remain mobile and independent and not give up the keys to their car? Were you injured in a San Fernando Valley car accident caused by a senior citizen who...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has issued an important decision on expert testimony, Hughes v. Kia Motors.
Patricia Hughes filed a wrongful death action against Kia Motors after her daughter,...more
Kincaid v. Allstate Prop. and Cas. Ins. Co., No. 2:13-cv-014030, 2014 WL 3733758 (11th Cir. Jul. 30, 2014) -
The Eleventh Circuit holds that under Florida law, negligence does not equate to bad faith, and under the...more
In SafeCo Ins. Co. v. Beare, 2014 Fla. App. Lexis 14364 (Sept. 17, 2014), the Fourth District addressed a challenge to the trial court’s order abating rather than dismissing a premature bad faith claim. In 2011, Beare filed...more
In Hughes v. Kia Motors Corp., No. 13-10922, the Eleventh Circuit recently affirmed the district court’s exclusion of the plaintiff’s expert witness in a motor vehicle product liability case. Allene Hughes, the plaintiff’s...more
Because the problem of texting while driving is so significant, various agencies including the Federal Communications Commission have been working to create greater public awareness of the dangers related to this practice....more
Because many automotive manufacturers or parts suppliers reside in or do business in Michigan, products liability cases arising from car accidents are frequently litigated in Michigan. These cases can be extremely...more
Residents and drivers in the greater Los Angeles area are no strangers to police chases. We seem to see one on the news on weekly basis! Have you ever wondered what happens in the cases when the driver trying to get away hits...more
The Court of Appeal, in Matheson v. Lewis, [2014 ONCA 542] recently held that an All Terrain Vehicle ("ATV") is an off-road vehicle that must be insured while on a roadway.
The Plaintiff was injured in an accident as...more
What if a truck drivers' union tried to set standards for when juries could conclude that a driver was negligent in causing a motor vehicle wreck? Or what if a trucking company could defend its driver falling asleep at the...more
Car accidents are an unfortunatel reality of modern times and urbanized life. After you are involved in a car accident, a number of concerns might be running through your head; including taking care of your health, repairing...more
In California, if you let someone borrow your car, you are also essentially lending that person your car insurance, as car insurance generally follows the car and not the driver. Even if the friend who is borrowing your car...more
The Financial Services Commission of Ontario ('FSCO") decision by Arbitrator Osundi in Jama and Aviva Canada Inc. (FSCO A13-004308) (“Jama”) is the most recent decision considering the territorial limits of the Statutory...more
After he was rear-ended by a driver without insurance, the plaintiff in Maslo v. Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance, No. B249271 (Cal. App. Ct. June 27, 2014) incurred $64,000 in medical expenses, but he filed a claim with his...more
Alabama residents may be interested to learn that GM is facing yet another wrongful death lawsuit that was recently filed in another state, following the 2012 death of a man driving a 2011 Chevrolet Express 2500 van. The suit...more
In December 2010, after sharing a few drinks with his classmates, Josh began driving a dump truck that didn’t belong to him. The police of Stow, Ohio, asked Josh to pull over, but he led them on a 50-mile chase at speeds up...more
Lewison v. W. Nat’l Mut. Ins. Co., Civ. No. 13-4031-KES, 2014 WL 3573403 (D.S.D. July 21, 2014).
The District of South Dakota grants in part and denies in part an insurer’s motion for summary judgment on two...more
If you have had the misfortune of being involved in a crash or incident where you have aggravated a pre-existing physical condition, do not believe the insurance representative if they attempt to persuade you into thinking...more
Barry P. Goldberg sometimes has to analyze circumstances that may or may not be covered both to obtain insurance coverage for his clients and to effectively access insurance coverage from the adverse party. One area of...more
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202-742-1500 - A product defect in a car isn't just bad for the car, it's also bad for the passengers. Hear DC lawyer Patrick Malone discuss this in more...more
Our office manager occasionally runs errands during the day such as delivering something to a customer or picking up lunch for a meeting. We reimburse her at the IRS rate for mileage. Yesterday, on her way...more
When a fatal accident occurs, the motorists involved who survive are expected to remain on the scene. In fact, it is illegal for them to leave without first speaking to the appropriate Alabama authorities. Additionally, most...more
Client arrested for felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter after being involved in a fatal collision with a pedestrian. After the investigation determined the victim was most likely attempting suicide by intentionally walking...more
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