Product Liability

Thousands of injuries each year occur due to defective or dangerous products being released on the market. One of the more recent cases that got a lot of media coverage is the “hover boards” that were catching fire due to a design flaw. These types of injuries fall under the Product Liability Law which sets a […]

Dog Bite Liability in California

In California, owners of dogs are statutorily strictly liable for any injuries their dog causes. This dog bite statute makes the owner of the dog strictly liable for any dog bite from the moment the ownership begins, provided that the victim was not trespassing, provoking the dog, injured by his employer’s dog while on the […]

Head Injuries

What is a Head Injury? Every year in America, there are nearly 2 million traumatic brain injury related emergency room departments, hospitalizations, and deaths. Traumatic brain injuries aren’t always cause by high speed impacts. Severe brain injuries can result from car accidents, sports, falls, and work-related accidents. Any kind of injury to the head or […]

Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury

Have I suffered a traumatic brain injury? Accidents can have a wide range of consequences, some of them quite severe and to the brain. Among the most severe and debilitating injuries an accident can cause are traumatic brain injuries. A traumatic brain injury, can be broadly defined as any trauma or blow to the head […]

Clarification on Definition of Professional Negligence in Hospital Settings

Recently the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of a hospital over a whether non-medical negligence occurring in a hospital is “professional negligence” or “ordinary negligence.”  This case shows that these details can be the difference between dismissal on statute of limitations or not. In Flores v. Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, there were bedrails raised […]