We are always asked how can I maximize my personal injury award?
If you have been injured, generally you are dealing with an insurance adjuster. The unfortunate truth is that insurance adjusters do not look at us as humans. For them, we are all just a number, and they have a system by which they input all of the data including medical treatment, and loss wages and it assigns a value to the case.
Below are several factors that you could use to maximize your injury award:
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on this issue on January 9th, 2018. You can listen to the arguments by following the link below:
In our most recent litigation one of the mostly contested and litigated issues was whether the Regents of the University of California ("Regents") is considered a "business establishment" under California's Unruh Civil Rights Act ("Act")?
Since there is no direct case law on the issue, Regents tends to frequently make the argument that it is not and should not be considered a "business establishment" under the Unruh Civil Rights Act. Although the case that we have been litigating is not final, and no direct case law has been established yet that specifically addresses the issue, a San Diego Superior Court Judge denied the Regents' multiple attempts at arguing that it should not be held liable because it is not a "business establishment."
We cannot be any
happier today for our client, and to have the pleasure of representing him
against one of the biggest Universities in the country. We look forward to the
trial on this case, which is currently set to begin on September 29, 2017.
This morning San Diego Superior Court ruled that our client’s case against Regents of The University
of California, San Diego, would be heard by a jury. One step closer to
justice for our client against the Universities disgraceful attack on his disabilities.
The name of the case is Jazirian v.
Regents of the University of California San Diego. SDSC Case#: 2016-00007684.
It has been quite some time since I have been wanting to write about this topic. As a disability advocate and one who suffers from a disability, I have found it to be my calling to assist people who are in a similar situation.
As a student in college and later law school I did not receive any type of accommodation, despite having been diagnosed with a mental disability in my junior year of college. Simply put, I was ignorant and did not know anything about ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) or its counterpart the 504 Rehabilitation Act.
Both of these laws are federal laws that were passed by congress to level the playing field for people with disabilities in their use and enjoyments of services that a business offers. In its most broad...