Discovery Sanctions Issued Against Defense Attorney for Sexist Comment

Federal Judge Paul Grewal from the Northern District of California recently issued an order in a civil rights case against the defense counsel on a Motion Seeking Sanctions and to Compel Discovery when the defense counsel, during a deposition, said it was not “becoming of a woman” to raise her voice during a contentious deposition.…

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Nursing Home Neglect: When to Get An Attorney

Elder abuse can come in many forms: neglect, improper dispensing of medications, improper use of restraints or power, causation of emotional distress, or failure to provide care in a timely manner. The signs of elder abuse can be obvious or subtle and some find the idea of broaching the topic of possible abuse overwhelming, understandably…

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Insurance Warning

Do You Know Your Rights? According to the California Highway Patrol’s 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System, there were 188,551 collisions on state highways in 2007.  Of the 188,551 collisions, 184994 resulted in injury.  Following these collisions, most vehicle owners report the accident to their insurance company and have their vehicles repaired.  Once the vehicle…

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GM & Chrysler

Bankrupt and No Longer Liable for Injuries or Death from Defective Products from Pre-Bankruptcy Days In what seems a futile attempt to save the crumbling economy, the U.S. poured a great deal of tax dollars to keep the auto-industry afloat.  The car company GM received $49.8 billion dollars and Chrysler received $15.5 billion.  In addition,…

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