Practice Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Much of my practice involves the law of personal injury and recovering money damages for those who have been injured or the families of those who have died as a result of the carelessness and negligence of somebody else. I represent injured victims and the families of deceased victims of auto accidents. Auto accidents consist [..]

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Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclists are on two wheels rather than four, so they’re certainly not as stable as other vehicles, and they present a different and smaller profile in traffic. Motorcyclists do not have a steel body and frame around them to help absorb an impact. There are no specially designed crumple zones, restraint systems or air bags [..]

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Truck Accidents

Fully loaded trucks can be well over 60 feet long, and they can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. On dry pavement they take 20 percent longer to stop than passenger vehicles, and on wet pavement, they can take up to 50 percent more road to come to a complete halt. Occupants of passenger vehicles are [..]

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Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents

With the best weather in the continental United States, San Diego has an abundance of bicyclists and pedestrians, but they’re often hit by vehicles that fail to yield the right-of-way, especially in intersections when motorists are turning in either direction. Pedestrians even get hit in parking lots or on sidewalks. Because they’re unprotected, both bicyclists [..]

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Premises Liability

These types of cases involve injuries suffered in grocery or big box stores, amusement parks, swimming pools, hotels, restaurants or homes. The types of accidents include but aren’t limited to: Slip and falls and trip and falls Falling merchandise Wet floors or spills on floors Poor lighting or no lighting in hallways and walkways or [..]

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Wrongful Death

If you are a surviving family member or domestic partner of a person who died as a result of the carelessness and negligence of somebody else, I might be able to bring a wrongful death claim against the person or entity that caused their death. Damages typically payable to the estate of the person who [..]

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Unsafe Products

Manufacturers of products have both a social and legal obligation to provide consumers and users with products that aren’t dangerously defective. When products are dangerously defective and injure or kill people, product liability lawsuits can be filed. I’m committed to getting full compensation for my clients who have suffered severe injuries from dangerously defective products. [..]

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Employment

The law governing employers and employees in California is as vast as California itself. It consists of hundreds if not thousands of state and federal statutes and regulations that cover all aspects involving the rights and duties of both an employer and an employee. These rights and duties can include wage and hour laws, workplace [..]

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Sexual Harassment

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act prohibits harassment involving sex or gender. Any employer in California has a legal duty to prevent sexual harassment, and pursuant to Government Code section 12940(k), an employer “must take all reasonable steps to prevent harassment from occurring.” Penalties for sexual harassment violations are severe. Whether there has been [..]

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Wage and Hour Law Violations

California’s minimum wage is $10.00 per hour while federal law only requires $7.25 per hour. Some California cities like here in San Diego even require a minimum wage rate that’s higher than the state minimum. Employers might violate California wage and hour laws by: Not paying the state minimum wage Paying a salary that translates [..]

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