Happy Birthday, George Washington!

In honor of George Washington’s birthday, I have added a new page listing all of the court holidays for Sacramento Superior Court in 2011. What an honor! Sacramento Superior Court Holidays for 2011.

New Legal Guide: Motions to Compel in California

I have created a free guide on how to file a motion to compel discovery in California.  The guide includes information on compelling interrogatories, document requests, and requests for admission, as well as listing the applicable statutory authority. Check out my Legal Guide – Motions to Compel in Sacramento California.

California 2010 Election Results and Proposition Results

Not all districts have completed reporting, but as of this post, here are the election results and proposition results for California’s November 2, 2010 election: Election Results Governor:  Jerry Brown (D) 53.8% ||  Meg Whitman (R) (41.2%) Lieutenant Governor: Gavin Newsom (D) 50.2% ||  Abdel Maldonado (R) 39.4% Attorney General:  Kamala D. Harris (D) 46.1% […]

Alert: California Courts Raise Lawsuit Filing Fees

On October 19, 2010 Arnold Schwarzenegger signed California’s Budget Act of 2010. Part of this act included provisions raising lawsuit filing fees.

California Motorcycle Law: Splitting Lanes

What is Lane Splitting? “Lane splitting” is a maneuver that motorcycles can perform where they drive forward in the space between two other vehicles.  Lane splitting is usually done in traffic.  While cars are stopped for traffic, the motorcycle continues to move forward between the stopped cars. Is Lane Splitting Legal in California? In many […]

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Accidents As a personal injury lawyer, one of the areas of law that I practice is motorcycle accident law. This page gives an overview of some of the legal issues that individuals injured in motorcycle accidents may encounter. Who is At Fault in Motor Cycle Accidents? Motorcycle accident law follows essentially the same rules […]

Video: A World Without Lawyers

Video: A World Without Lawyer Please take a look at the following video prepared by the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC).    The CAOC, of which I am a proud member, is an organization of more than 3,000 attorneys who represent consumers and help them seek responsibility from wrongdoers. CAOC works to dispel urban myths about […]

Yanez v. Soma – A New Case About Recovering Medical Bills

The Court of Appeals for the first appellate district in California recently published a new case that will be of interest to Personal Injury Attorneys in Sacramento: Yanez v. Soma Environmental Engineering, Inc. Citation for Yanez v. Soma: (2010) 185 Cal.App.4th 1313 (Download a PDF of Yanez v. Soma) Click HERE to skip to the […]

Top 10 iPhone / iPad Apps for Lawyers

Top 10 iPhone / iPad Apps for Lawyers For any lawyers that actually decide to get an iPad after reading my post on iPads for lawyers, here are some useful iPad apps for lawyers: Netter’s Anatomy Price:  $39.99. Description:  It’s important for personal injury lawyers to understand how the body works, as we have to […]

iPad for Lawyers – Should Every Attorney Have an iPad?

As an injury lawyer in Sacramento, I find that one of the best ways to maintain a competitive edge is to stay on top of the latest technology. Apple’s new iPad is an excellent example of a device that can be extremely useful to lawyers. Top Lawyer Uses for iPads 1.  Carry All Your Files […]

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