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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.
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 […]
Commencing July 1, 2018, a California DUI law will go into effect making it illegal for drivers with a blood alcohol content level of .04 percent or higher to operate a vehicle that carries a passenger for hire. “Passenger for hire” is a legal definition meaning “a passenger for whom consideration is contributed as a […]
For at least the last few years, anyone tuned into national news is aware of what seems a wave of police brutality and cases of wrongful death by police shooting working through the newspapers and courts. The Los Angeles Police Department reported that 2017 was a record year for settlement payments, at nearly $81 million (not […]