(6) Crucial Things To Do After a Car Accident

The California Department of Motor Vehicles has released a great guide with things to do if you get into a car accident. If an automobile accident happens: Stop. Help or get help for injured people. Warn motorists (use flares, hazard lights). Call 911 to contact the police or California Highway Patrol if an injury or… read full post

How does Discovery work in a Civil Lawsuit?

Discovery is the formal process in a lawsuit where both parties exchange information about the evidence and witnesses that will be presented during trial. According to the American Bar Association, this phase of the trial has been implemented in order to avoid a “trial by ambush.” Meaning that one party would be caught off guard… read full post

Can Stuntmen or Actors Sue for Injuries?

Stuntmen may have the most dangerous job on a film set, they risk life and limb to enhance the cinematic experience. Many safety precautions are made on sets, but there are always unknown components such as faulty equipment, human error and more that can contribute to horrific injuries for stuntmen and actors alike. Although they… read full post

The Basics of Contingency Fee Agreements

The Law Office of Arash Khorsandi works on a contingency-fee basis, which means plaintiffs won’t owe any attorney or legal fees unless they win a settlement or court judgment in their case. Contingency fee agreements between lawyers and their clients makes pursuing claims accessible to all. It also helps lawyers hold negligent parties accountable for… read full post

What Is Defamation of Character?

We often explain to clients that they can receive compensation for both economic and non-economic losses. These losses include things like medical bills, lost wages, and even the emotional pain and suffering associated with the experience. However, many people suffer harm where losses are less tangible. Defamation can affect a person’s livelihood, standing in the… read full post

The Difference Between No-Fault and Fault Car Insurance

Car insurance laws are often confusing. Drivers often know that state law requires insurance coverage, but they don’t know to what extent or how to proceed following an accident. In fact, most drivers buy the policies their insurance companies recommend and give little thought to the matter after the fact. While a working knowledge of… read full post

The Dangers of the Trucking Shortage in California

Industries across the nation are suffering from a scarcity of people willing to drive semi-trucks. The trucking shortage affects the entire nation, as companies struggle to find talent to fill open positions. This particularly affects interstate and long-haul trucking, because workers don’t want to leave their families for long periods. The trucking shortage has implications… read full post