Personal Injury

What Happens if a Dog Bites Someone on Your Property?

Dog bites can cause severe injuries. The dog owner and/or the property owner could be liable for damages. As a property owner, it is important to understand the California dog bite laws and premises liability laws if you have a dog on your property.  California Liability Laws for Dog Owners  Some states have a “one… read more

4 Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case

If you’ve suffered an injury and another party was to blame, it’s natural to want to seek compensation for the damages. It can be disheartening to have your case — and hopes for a payout — dashed when a personal injury lawyer refuses to take on your case. It can also be confusing.  But it’s… read more

What to Expect at an Initial Legal Consultation with an Attorney in North County San Diego

If you’ve slipped and fallen at the grocery store, been bitten by a dog, had a car accident, or gotten hurt at work, you may be considering filing a personal injury case for damages.  There are a lot of personal injury law firms in North County San Diego, which can make it challenging to find… read more

Tips for Delivering a Package to a House with a Dog

The stereotype of the dog running off a delivery person is a stereotype for a reason. Dogs don’t like strangers coming onto their turf. How can you do your job safely when the house you are supposed to deliver to has a dog? Here are a few quick tips. Don’t wear earbuds – Music can… read more

5 Ways You May Accidentally Antagonize a Dog

Dog attacks are common, and if you want to avoid bites, you need to be careful, especially with a dog you have never met before. Here are a few ways in which you may unintentionally cause a dog to get his hackles up (literally). Raising your voice – Yelling makes a dog anxious. It doesn’t… read more

3 Questions Your Lawyer Will Want Answers to for a Personal Injury Case

If you have been injured in a car accident, slip and fall, dog attack, or in any other way that involves the fault of someone else, you need the assistance of a personal injury attorney. Having a lawyer on your side can help you to maximize a settlement, especially when an insurance company is involved…. read more

Can a Person Be Sued for Failure to Render Aid?

Most of the time, whether or not you choose to help a person who is in trouble is completely at your discretion. If you have the ability and can safely render aid, you may decide to help a person who is stuck on the side of the road or facing some other form of danger… read more

Can Organizations Really Get Sued Over Donating Food?

Food banks and other non-profit organizations have to careful about what goods they serve. Restaurants have to be careful about the food they donate. If you work for a restaurant looking to donate food, or a non-profit looking to distribute food, contact a personal injury attorney to ensure that you are not exposed to any… read more

What Do I Do If Someone Gets Hurt at My Wedding?

People slip and fall. And while you hope nothing like that would ever happen at your wedding (birthday party, anniversary, or business meeting), sometimes people get drunk, rowdy, or careless. Accidents happen, and if you’re not careful, you could be become a defendant in an expensive civil case. If you are hosting an event at… read more

Dog Park Liability

Dog parks are not a liability-free zone. While dog parks may be a place where the city suspends its leash laws, the laws that govern liability for human or animal injury still apply. In addition, dog parks are not the place for un-neutered male dogs, aggressive dogs, or un-socialized puppies. Dog parks exist so that… read more