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Personal injury

Facts withheld from evidence? Still…be careful what you argue: Jackson v. Park

July 30, 2021 Blog,Personal injury

There are many reasons a Trial Court may not allow attorneys to present evidence to Jurors—perhaps because it’s not relevant, because there’s no foundation, because it’s too prejudicial given the case.

California Civil Code Section 998 – The Settlement Code

By Eric Ganci

California Code section 998 is a tool to promote settling cases.  Albeit deep and nuanced, there are several aspects of section 998 that I want to discuss and how they play out in two court decisions: the 2019 decision in Licudine v.

How to “pop a policy” in a California personal injury case

July 23, 2021 Blog,Personal injury

By Eric Ganci

This question comes in many times with California personal injury cases: if I’m injured from someone else (like in a car accident or car crash), can I get more compensation than the Defendant’s policy limit?

California Supreme Court weighs in on a minor’s statute of limitations: Shalabi v. Fontana

July 21, 2021 Blog,Personal injury

By Eric Ganci

Time matters. And in the Law, certain time frames apply when an injury occurs to when a lawsuit must be filed. If you fall outside that “statute of limitations,” the Court may time-bar your claim which may leave you with no justice because you missed the deadline to file.

What Do You Do if You Were Injured by a Defective Product You Purchased?

Being injured by a defective product can be a terrifying and unexpected experience. The steps you take after can significantly impact the success of your potential claim. After being hurt: 

Get Medical Care

Your health is the first priority.

Elmiron Lawsuit : What is Pigmentary Maculopathy?

June 7, 2021 Blog,Personal injury

The Elmiron® lawsuit grows as more individuals experiencing side effects of the drug come forward.  Studies have found that some people who take Elmiron® (pentosan polysulfate sodium) have developed pigmentary maculopathy, a condition characterized by eye damage.

Why Are People Filing Elmiron® Lawsuits?

June 7, 2021 Blog,Personal injury

Elmiron® (pentosan polysulfate) is a medication used to treat interstitial cystitis, a condition that causes chronic pelvic discomfort and urinary problems. As it is the only drug approved by the FDA to treat the condition, an estimated 25 percent of the one million+ people in the U.S.

How to pick the best law firm: Determining the value of a personal injury case

April 29, 2021 Blog,Personal injury

Clients often ask, “What is the value of my case?” It is a good question to ask a potential lawyer or law firm to help in picking the best representation for you.