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Hello my name is attorney Frank Penney and this is the Legal Minute. How long will your case take? A simple case can resolve within a few months, a complex case can take several years. You could attempt to settle a case that anytime but it’s not advised to do so until your medical care and treatment is finished. The insurance companies don’t like to paper future medical care and will greatly scrutinize such a claim. So it is best to take your time and get better.
A negligence-based lawsuit against a school can have unique complications, depending on the type of institution it is. Overall, teachers, school administrators, and other staff have a “duty of care,” meaning they must take reasonable steps to avoid and prevent circumstances likely to cause personal injury to a student. Some reasons you might want to […]
In February of this year, a bill was introduced by Assembly Member Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) that would have it illegal for law enforcement officials to engage in “motorcycle profiling.” The successful passing of this bill likely would have had a significant impact on future California motorcycle accident cases. Co-authored by Speaker Pro Tempore Kevin Mullin (D-South San […]
Laws about whether or not you can file a lawsuit against a school vary from state to state. In California you certainly can, but first you must file a Notice of Claim within six months of the date of injury. School districts are government entities and as such are protected by what is known as […]