Most Common Slip and Fall Accident Questions

The Law Offices of Jacob Emrani has handled a lot of slip and fall cases over the years. Our experience has proven that each case is unique, as are the circumstances around each accident and injury claim. Clients often have a lot of questions. Slip and fall claims can be complex and liability can involve […]

Why Is Suing a Large Company So Difficult?

Any business can be liable for negligence, malpractice, a personal injury accident, etc. Suing a large company may be your only legal option if, for example, you’re injured in an accident caused by a truck driver, slip on a retailer’s slippery floor, are hurt by a defective product, or are harmed in the workplace. But […]

When Do You Pay a Los Angeles Injury Law Firm?

Many legal service providers charge upfront or hourly fees. However, personal injury lawyers usually do things a little differently. They typically work under a contingency fee plan. This means they get paid only if the plaintiff receives a financial award after winning their lawsuit. We’ll explain when you’ll be expected to pay a Los Angeles […]

Examples of Non-Economic Damages

In a personal injury lawsuit, you can claim various types of damages. These include economic damages, which are quantifiable and based on tangible losses. Another type is non-economic damages, or special damages, that aren’t as easy to calculate compared to documented financial losses, expenses, or charges. Non-Economic Damages Defined Non-economic damages are non-monetary losses. They are subjective and may […]

Do I Need to Notify the DMV If My Car Is Totaled in California?

You are required to notify the DMV if your car is totaled in California. It is an important step in filing an insurance claim, accepting a settlement, or keeping the car. Failing to notify the DMV may result in serious fines and penalties. In California, the general rule is as follows: A car is totaled if […]

When Will My Lawyer Tell Me How Much My Case Is Worth?

A personal injury lawyer should be open to all your questions. You are likely wondering, “When will my lawyer tell me how much my case is worth?” As any accident attorney would admit, this is an important question. But aside from a ballpark estimate, you may not get a precise answer; that’s because the exact […]

The Insurance Company Says My Car Is Totaled? What Does This Mean?

You were in a car accident, but the good thing is no one was seriously injured. However, the insurance company says your car is “totaled” (even though it doesn’t look destroyed). This term can be misleading, which is why we will explain exactly what this means. When a car is said to be “totaled,” the insurance company […]

What Are the Latest Bird Scooter Requirements?

As Bird scooters appear in cities across California, the potential for accidents is increasing. There are requirements in place to help you safely share the road and park your scooter. We’ll detail the latest Bird scooter requirements and how to have a safe, uneventful ride. How to Use a Bird Scooter Riding a Bird scooter requires downloading […]

What Are the Restitution Laws in California?

If you’ve been a victim of a crime that caused financial harm, California law entitles you to compensation. The court can issue a restitution order in which the defendant is required to cover medical bills, lost wages, or the value of stolen or damaged property. Other economic losses may be included as well, such as […]

What Is the Minimum Wage in California?

The state of California has specific minimum wage requirements. Many cities and counties have set their own minimum wages as well. Unless an exemption applies, employers must abide by the law or face serious consequences. Below, we’ll look at the minimum wage in California and how to proceed if you’re not being fairly compensated for […]