If you have been involved in a car accident with another driver, and you make a claim against the other driver's insurer (or your own), you may find yourself dealing with the flip side of the insurance industry coin: instead of the way that they portray themselves in advertisements (a good neighbor with whom you are in good hands because they are on your side), they can become experts at playing hardball negotiations.
Just because police officers may be acquitted of criminal wrongdoing in an incident involving the death of an individual does not necessarily mean that they may not be liable for civil charges. This is a conclusion that may be drawn from a case out of Santa Ana involving two police officers and the death of a homeless man.
We make no secret of it: our attorneys at Callahan & Blaine have helped some of our clients who have suffered traumatic brain injuries to collect substantial sums of money, sometimes amounting to millions of dollars. But how do we do it?
Texting and driving laws in California are tough. Stopping at a red light or at a stop sign might seem like a safe place to take a peek at your cellphone to check your text messages, but you might end up with a ticket if you are spotted by a police officer, and the police are watching.
A popular Orange County theme park has responded to customer lawsuits by initiating changes to its rides and facilities. When confronted by allegations of hazardous conditions, management of the park took immediate steps to repair or completely renovate the ride or area of the property where accidents and injuries could occur.