Claim settlement

How Long Does It Take For A Car Crash Claim To Settle?

Most car crash claims do settle before trial, but it may take months or even years for the claim to conclude, depending on many factors including whether liability (fault) is disputed and the nature and extent of the injuries you’ve sustained.  If you have brought a claim for injuries from a car crash, you are […]

It’s A Strategy Thing

When you’ve been the victim of someone’s negligence or intentional wrongdoing, your most prudent next step is to hire a lawyer to properly represent your interests in order to get you the compensation you deserve.  You may wonder, after hiring the lawyer, what she does to ensure that your rights are protected.  While I choose […]

How Did I Get Here?

While at California Western School of Law in San Diego from 1985-1987, I had no idea where the Juris Doctorate degree would take me.  I did know I loved living in San Diego so, while I toyed with the notion of staying in Southern California and embarking on my legal career there, the offer of a […]

The Benefits of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) describes the process in which your lawyer and the lawyer for your adversary take steps to attempt to resolve your litigation claim before it goes to trial.  ADR will ultimately result in a hearing, usually before a retired judge that both sides agree on, from which will come a decision on […]