Can Defense Doctors Take a Medical History at Defense Medical Examinations

In personal injury cases, the defense attorney is allowed to hire a doctor to examine the plaintiff and offer medical opinions at trial. Much like the doctors hired by the tobacco industry that routinely find that smoking is harmless, these “defense doctors” are routinely hired by the same defense firms and insurance companies, and routinely […]

Sacramento Court Civil Filing Guidelines

(Rev February 22, 2013) CIVIL FRONT FILING COUNTER The Civil Front Filing Counter ONLY accepts the following documents for filing: Application for Discovery Subpoena – Out of State Application and Order for Appearance and Examination Claim Opposing Forfeiture Ex Parte Applications with a Hearing Date Labor Commissioner Appeals Law and Motion Documents (Dept 53/Dept 54) […]

Absolute Risk vs. Relative Risk in Personal Injury Lawsuits

This article discusses how the concepts of Absolute and Relative Risk can be used in a courtroom to prove a plaintiff’s injuries.

New Legal Guide: How to Enter a Default Judgement in California

Head on over the the resources page to check out a new legal guide – How to Enter a Default Judgment in California Personal Injury/Wrongful Death Cases. If you have any question, feel free to contact Auto Accident Lawyer Noah Schwinghamer.

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.