Are Parents Liable When Their Child Inflicts Harm?

Are Parents Liable When Their Child Inflicts Harm?

June 28, 2023

Just like numerous other states, California enforces laws regarding parental responsibility that can potentially make parents or legal guardians liable when a minor causes property damage or personal injury under various circumstances, including but not limited to “willful misconduct” and vehicular accidents. Liability of Parents for a Minor’s Deliberate Misconduct in California Such liabilities are […]

Understanding the Scope of Rideshare Insurance

Understanding the Scope of Rideshare Insurance

June 21, 2023

As a modern and rapidly evolving industry, ridesharing has seen astronomical growth in the recent past. Owing to its unprecedented development and unique business model, insurance providers and governmental authorities have been forced to adapt swiftly to its realities. Those who drive for companies like Lyft, Uber or other similar enterprises may assume that they’re […]

The Impact of Pre-Existing Injuries on Personal Injury Claims

The Impact of Pre-Existing Injuries on Personal Injury Claims

June 19, 2023

The legal universe surrounding personal injury claims is a labyrinth filled with complexities that only become more intricate when pre-existing injuries enter the picture. These are injuries or medical conditions that a person had before the accident that led to the personal injury claim. Given the potential complications such pre-existing conditions may introduce, it is […]

Navigating the Complex Terrain of Traumatic Brain Injuries: Understanding, Claiming, and Coping

Navigating the Complex Terrain of Traumatic Brain Injuries: Understanding, Claiming, and Coping

June 13, 2023

Introduction Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) are a serious health concern that can result from a wide variety of incidents, causing significant physical, emotional, and financial burdens. As per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 2.87 million TBI-related emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and deaths occur in the United States each year. Of […]

When is the Right Time to Settle Your Personal Injury Case?

When is the Right Time to Settle Your Personal Injury Case?

May 22, 2023

You may often find yourself wondering, “When should I bring my case to a close?” This question is commonly asked by individuals involved in personal injury cases. The truth is, there is no fixed timeline for settling such cases. However, several factors should be taken into account when deciding whether to settle or proceed to […]

Overcoming Liability Waivers

Overcoming Liability Waivers

May 10, 2023

Participating in activities that involve some level of risk, such as skiing, scuba diving, or even going to the gym, often requires signing a liability waiver. This waiver serves to release the venue or service provider from any responsibility in the event of injury or harm, protecting them from legal action. However, it’s important to […]

Smoke, Ash, & Soot Damage Claim

Smoke, Ash, & Soot Damage Claim

May 3, 2023

Wildfires can cause significant damage to property, but the smoke and ash from a wildfire can also be a major risk. Smoke damage can cause permanent discoloration and unpleasant odors, and can also lead to respiratory problems and other health issues. If your property has been affected by smoke damage from a wildfire, you may […]

Update to California’s law on Design Immunity

Update to California’s law on Design Immunity

May 2, 2023

Under the Government Claims Act[1], a public entity can be held liable for either creating a dangerous condition on its property[2] or failing to protect against such a condition when the entity had notice of the danger and sufficient time to remedy the situation[3]. The statutory defense of design immunity, however, precludes liability for injuries […]

Filing a Fire Damage Claim

Filing a Fire Damage Claim

April 27, 2023

Fires can be devastating and have the potential to cause significant damage to homes and businesses. In the aftermath of a fire, it can be difficult to know where to turn or how to begin the process of filing a fire damage claim. At Avian Law Group, our experienced attorneys have helped numerous clients recover […]

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