Jacob’s Guide to Getting the Most Out of a Car Accident Settlement

Getting the maximum value out of your car accident settlement requires seeking medical treatment. After an accident, insurance companies look at when and how many times you went to the doctor and specialists such as orthopedists or neurologists. Your medical expenses allow your personal injury lawyer to explain how much the insurance company needs to […]

Can You Sue Someone for Giving You COVID?

A range of legislation has been passed to help protect the public during the pandemic. The answer to the question, “Can you sue someone for giving you COVID?” is— Yes. In an age of social distancing, mask wearing, and quarantines, you could file a negligence lawsuit if your claim meets certain criteria. At the most […]

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind (12/14-12/20)

LA County Shatters COVID-19 Case, Death, Hospitalization Records Thursday, December 17 (CBS Los Angeles) – On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Department of Public Health reported 22,422 new COVID-19 cases and 138 deaths. While health officials reported about 7,000 backlog cases were included in that total, it raises the total cases countywide to 566,005 and deaths […]

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind (12/07-12/13)

2 Weeks After Thanksgiving, L.A. County Sees Another Record-Breaking Day of New COVID-19 Cases Thursday, December 10 (KTLA 5) – A record-setting 12,819 new COVID-19 cases were reported Thursday in Los Angeles County, as were 74 new deaths, including the first virus-related death of a child. The staggering count follows the previous record high on […]

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind (11/30-12/06)

Gov. Newsom Announces New Stay-At-Home Order in California Friday, December 4 (ABC 7) – On Thursday, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a new regional stay-at-home order covering Northern California, Southern California, Greater Sacramento, Bay Area, and San Joaquin Valley. The move is considered an “emergency brake” to curb the spread of COVID-19 as ICU hospital […]

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind (11/16-11/22)

California to Impose ‘Limited’ Stay-At-Home Order, Curfew in Purple Tier Counties; All SoCal Counties Impacted Thursday, November 19 (KTLA 5) – In a Thursday afternoon announcement, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a limited but mandatory stay-at-home order and overnight curfew for most residents starting Saturday night. The measure is an effort to slow a spike […]

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind (11/02-11/08)

Gatherings Likely to Blame for Coronavirus Case Number Uptick in L.A. County: Health Official Monday, November 2 (KTLA 5) – Officials reported 1,400 new COVID-19 cases Monday amidst an uptick in infections across Los Angeles County. A weekly survey from the University of Southern California Center for Social and Economic Research found an increase in […]

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind (10/26-11/01)

As California Warns of Coronavirus Uptick, Gov. Newsom Names Vaccine Ethics Panel Tuesday, October 27 (KTLA 5) – Governor Gavin Newsom issued new warnings on Tuesday as cases of COVID-19 started to increase, resulting in an uptick of coronavirus-related hospitalizations. Los Angeles County is one of three counties in Southern California that is under one […]

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind (10/19-10/23)

Widespread Community Transmission of Coronavirus is Keeping L.A. County in Restrictive Reopening Tier, Officials Say Monday, October 19 (KTLA 5) – Los Angeles County officials say a continued high rate of community transmission of coronavirus is preventing the county from moving into a less restrictive tier for reopening. There were 923 new cases reported on […]

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind (10/12-10/16)

The Lakers Are Champions Again. LeBron James Lifts LA Past Miami to Win Record-Tying 17th NBA Title Monday, October 12 (NBC Los Angeles) – On Sunday, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Miami Heat, 106-93, in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Their win marks a record-tying 17th NBA championship, 11 years after Kobe Bryant […]